• Title
    Commercial Engineer (Contracts and Cost)
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    AE-Abu Dhabi
    Department / Discipline
    Commercial / Contracts
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Purpose / Role:


    Provision of effective commercial / contract co-ordination / administration and cost for various projects in UAE, in accordance with all relevant WOOD commercial policies and procedures.


    Prime responsibilities and duties:

    • Ensuring that projects operate in accordance with all relevant WOOD commercial policies and procedures
    • Ensuring that project invoicing is carried out in accordance with terms and conditions of contract and that cash position maximised
    • Ensuring that cost / value reporting and end life forecasting on project are undertaken in accordance with WOOD policies and procedures and that the appropriate values are reflected in the management accounts
    • Submission of variation and contract amendment requests and claims in accordance with contract requirements
    • Agreement of final accounts and close out of contracts in accordance with contract requirements
    • Placement and management of sub-contracts in accordance with relevant WOOD policies and procedures and in a manner which optimises WOOD’s commercial position
    • Ensuring that sub-contract documentation is in accordance with WOOD policy and procedural requirements
    • Evaluation and settlement of sub-contractor claims
    • Provision of commercial and contractual advice to Project Managers and Commercial Manager
    • Ensuring that cost reports to Client in respect of the project are provided
    • Ensuring that KPI schemes are administered in accordance with the terms of the relevant contract
    • Ensuring that revised contract rates are built up and submitted in accordance with the terms of the relevant contract
    • Ensuring that bonds and guarantees are released in accordance with their terms
    • Ensuring that project costs are effectively controlled
    • Ensuring that payments to WOOD are made in accordance with the terms of the contract
    • Ensuring that risk management techniques are applied on projects
    • Preparation of correspondence in connection with project contractual matters



    Skills / Qualifications

    • Bachelor degree in business administration, commerce, quantity surveying, or similar discipline
    • Minimum 8 years in commercial field with 3 years’ experience in a similar role
    • Strong Contract Administration and cost experience within UAE Major oil and gas and construction clients
    • Individual should have work experience in the industry which would allow understanding of and exposure to key contracting concepts and principle
    • Good working knowledge and experience of commercial administration and procedures
    • Experience in drafting and interpretation of contractual documentation
    • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office such as Excel, PowerPoint is an advantage


    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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