Senior Commercial Manager, Qatar

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Middle East

Linum Consult’s client is currently seeking a chartered Senior Commercial Manager with a background in railway projects to oversee all commercial aspects of their substantial programme delivery department in Qatar.


  • Identifying and advising on all project commercial matters, including payment, securities management, change management, evaluation of claims & assessments, and quantification of risk
  • Liaising with the programme delivery department for the review, assessment, and evaluation of contractors’ and consultants’ performance in relation to commercial tasks
  • Ensuring all contracts are managed commercially and contractually according to the established rules, procedures, and regulations
  • Identifying any issues and proposing mitigation actions at the earliest opportunity
  • Leading and managing the cost reporting, ensuring adherence to schedule. Reporting cost forecasting, anticipated final costs, cost of works done, gross billing, and current contract values
  • Overseeing the production of applications for payment and/or invoices to the supply chain department in accordance with the relevant funding agreements
  • Coordinating with the legal department to ensure all commercial aspects of the programme are carried out according to legislation and regulation


  • At least a Bachelor’s degree qualification in Quantity Surveying, Construction Economics, or Engineering, with a professional membership to RICS, CIArb or equivalent
  • At least 12 years’ experience managing the commercial aspects of large, complex infrastructure projects, with a strong focus on railway projects including metro railway systems and rolling stock
  • Strong relationship management skills with supply chains and internal clients
  • Working knowledge of the FIDIC suite of contracts
  • Previous history of working internationally would be preferred


To apply, please send your CV to for the attention of Fatima Rodriguez, detailing your current financial package and notice period.

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