Commercial Director – Rail construction | Jobs in Dubai, UAE by Guildhall

Guildhall has been requested on behalf of an international Joint-Venture working on a 92 km rail project to identify a new Commercial Director.

This is an urgent requirement and will require someone who is experienced coming in mid-way through projects and correcting issues. It is critical for applicants to have demonstrated experience in cultural intelligence, a professional demeanour and integrity.

Requirements also include:

• Prepare and maintain the Commercial Management Plan

• Develop the commercial strategy for the works and ensure widely communicated and updated as required, including implementation of project specific commercial procedures, particularly correspondences, notices, insurance, variations and claims

• Provides at any time a reliable and understandable contractual and commercial analysis of the project

• Interpretation of the Contract to ensure that obligations are clearly understood and adequately discharged; whilst working closely.

• Acting, under the direct authority of the Project Director, as the main and focal point of contract with the Legal team of the Employer.

• Conducting contractual negotiations with the Employer.

• Monitoring the execution of invoicing and payment processes.

• Establishing and implementing project specific commercial procedures particularly regarding correspondences, notifications, insurances, variation requests/ orders preparation files

• Acting as a primary interface to key stakeholders in order to provide the project team with post contract commercial support – manages insurance matters in liaison with Partners central insurance organisation

• Reports to the Project Director related commercial / finance / contract / procurement status/issues/reports of the project.


50,000 to 65,000
per month inclusive of fixed allowances.

In order to be shortlisted for this role, candidates should have the following qualifications and experience:

– Degree in Engineering or Commercial related field

– 1 major rail track related project as a Commercial Manager

– Previous employment with a reputable organisation

– Clean criminal record

– 2 references from previous employer

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