Commercial Manager Jobs in Jeddah at SNC-Lavalin

Title: Commercial Manager

Company: SNC-Lavalin

Location: Jeddah

SNC-Lavalin is an International Integrated FM service provider operating in the GCC, providing Total FM services across prestigious clients. We are currently seeking to recruit a highly experienced Commercial Manager with significant facilities management education market sector experience required to lead a team of multi-functional/multi-cultural staff on our Tatweer Schools PPP (Wave 1) Contract based in our new Project Office in Jeddah.

The role is a blend of the Financial, Procurement and logistical disciplines and will deputize for the Project Director whenever needed.

Job description / Role
Reporting directly to the Tatweer Schools PPP Wave 1 Project Director, the Commercial Manager will be responsible for the following:-


Preparation of, and delivery on time to the client, accurate financial reports derived from the Payment Mechanism contained within the contract.
Operating financial controls in accordance with in the SNC standard method of financial accounting
Management of the Project budget in accordance with the contracted bid model, preparing timely and accurate internal financial reports.
Preparation of annual budgets and forecasting.
Identification of financial risks and mitigation action plans
Liaison with SNC central financial functions


Responsibility for the selection of and management thereafter of all outsourced sub-contractors in supporting the self-delivery operation, including regular formal documented performance reviews with accurate performance metrics.
Ensure that all sub-contractors are formally engaged that are back-to-back with our own contractual obligations, including all customer service satisfaction measures that are needed in the contract.
Management of all costs in accordance with the formal arrangements put in place.
Develop a sustainable supply chain strategy to meets all current and future needs of the contract.


Responsibility for the total contract logistical arrangements for the supply of goods, materials, spare parts, tools, accommodation and transport needs of the contract.
Maintain an accurate inventory management system of all supplies required and consumed on the contract.
Ensure that stock out occurrences that cause financial deductions are avoided at all times.
Operational responsibility of 2 no. satellite warehouses in Jeddah and Mecca


Responsible for the development of all business processes to support the contractual requirement of obtaining ISO9001 accreditation within 18 months of the operational phase of the contract.
Selection of and management of team members in support in all of the above.
Operate in accordance with all internal SNC working practices.


Desirable – Experience of working within a PPP Contract and/or GCC Educational sector.
10 years Facilities Management experience in both Hard and Soft Services.
Excellent management, motivational and organizational skills to ensure its team delivers all contractual obligations.

Minimum of five (5) years in the role of Commercial Manager.
Must demonstrate a flexible and can-do attitude to ensure the needs of the Contract are met.
Saudi Arabian/Arabic speaking candidates are preferred.

Core Competencies
Commercial/Contract Management Cost Management & reporting Strategic Planning Risk Management Supply Chain Management / Procurement Strategy Contract and Project Reviews Developing / Maintaining Commercial Relationships Both Upstream (Client) and Downstream (Suppliers) Managing Teams Advising Client on Cost and Commercial Issues Development, Implementation, and Governance of Commercial Policy, Process, and Procedures Commercial Benchmarking Metrics – SLA/KPI Facilities Management Mentoring (Junior staff)

Minimum Qualifications/Membership
Degree Qualified

Rewards & Benefits:

We offer an excellent package which includes:

A competitive salary
Transportation allowance
Medical and life insurance cover
Annual leave
Company gratuity scheme
Discretionary bonus scheme
Annual flight allowance to point of origin
Employee Assistance Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants.

SNC-Lavalin Projects and O&M Services is a business unit of SNC-Lavalin Group. We provide a full range of project management, programme management, construction management, engineering services, consulting services and operation and maintenance services across the MENA region. Active in the Middle East for over 40 years, we have offices in the Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Oman, and Egypt. for transportation and other infrastructure programmes.

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin’s employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including PPP, capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance to international clients. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. http://www.snclavalin.com/

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