As an Abu Dhabi-based private real estate investment and development company, this Firm takes its financial capability, expertise, and extensive relationships to drive the creation of large-scale, master-planned communities, with a blend of facilities that will elevate local economies, support holistic living and working solutions, while catering to both tourists and residents. We are looking for a Head of Commercial & Contracts, to be based in (Rabat) Morocco.
Key Accountabilities : - Supervise the processing of internal payment certificates; - Direct the implementation and regular update of Oracle Financial Administration module, including installation of budgets, approval of contracts and approval of contract price adjustments; - Ensure the development and regular review of new and /or improved Company Standard Operating Procedures and Standard Forms (including revisions to Standard Consultancy and Construction Contracts); - Apply risk assessment and management principles and processes; - Manage the interface with Development and Finance Departments to provide regular cost, payment and contract advice and assistance; - Oversee the interfaces with Project Managers, Consultants and Contractors etc. in identifying operating risks of each development to assist in the project's achievement of its profit objectives; - Apply quality management principles and processes to the services provided by the Contract Management and Procurement teams; - Manages the Tender & Board approval process; - Ensures the effective administration of tender, advance payment and performance bonds; - Lead in the Tender Committee meetings to ensure the implementation of Standard Operating Procedures in line with the Company's policy; - Participates in project team meetings and other management meetings; - Supervise the review of formal contract documents; - Facilitates the contract award of approval process; - Review and verify existing budgets and cost management plans prepared by the Client; - Liaise with the planning engineering to forecast and monitor cash flow; - Facilitate and participate in value engineering exercises; - Audit level review and final recommendation of all commercial documentation on the project submitted by the Contractor and reviewed/ recommended by the Commercial/Contract Managers; detailed review/recommendation for all commercial documentation submitted by Consultants to ensure contractual compliance; - Oversee the procurement plans, RFP and award of contracts and ensure contractual compliance and protection; - Ensure accurate finalization of accounts, provide substantiated recommendations for variations and ensure contractors and consultants are paid in accordance with contract schedules; - Proactively identify potential problems, conflicts, design, contractual and procurement issues using risk management tools and skills to mitigate impact on the program; - Assess contractual implications of site decisions and optimization of practical contract conditions.
Required Skills : - At least 10 years of previous experience in Construction, Civil Engineering or Real Estate; as Head/ Director of Contracts or Head/ Director of Commercial. - Civil Engineer diploma. - French & English Speaker (Any French speaking national). - FIDIC, Pre Contracts, Post Contracts etc.