Contracts/Commercial Manager

Accounting / Finance Engineering & Maintenance Full Time
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Engineering & Maintenance
  • Full Time
  • Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive Salary AED / Month
  • Salary: Attractive Salary
  • BSc Degree in Quantity Surveying and have a minimum of 15 years’ experience

Website Hill International

At Hill International, it is our mission to continue growing a global team of technical experts who consistently exceed expectations through collaboration with clients, suppliers, and stakeholders.

Contracts/Commercial Manager


  • Ensuring that the requirements of the contract documents are implemented and maintained throughout the Contract period
  • Assist in the review of contractual notices of claims and providing contractual and commercial advice to the Project Director.
  • Interaction with the Client representatives, the Project Management Consultant, and relevant Contractors in respect of all contractual and commercial matters
  • Assists in the drafting of commercial terms for design, engineering and/or construction services for approval by the Project Director
  • Reviews all contract documents to ensure congruity and to minimize patent and latent ambiguities
  • Assists with administration of on-going Contracts, including monitoring different Consultants and Contractors and commission compliance with the Contract documents
  • Investigates problems and recommends corrective action
  • Prepares correspondence and maintains records necessary to ensure the effective administration of all Contractual matters
  • Facilitates the preparation of Contract change and prepares the relevant variation orders
  • Facilitates the contract close-out procedures to ensure that all terms and conditions of contracts have been complied with prior to final payment to different Consultants and contractors
  • Ensures that all contractual procedures are implemented and maintained
  • Assists on all contractual and commercial matters
  • Assists in the review of Contractor’s claims in accordance with the provisions of the Conditions of Contract and ensures the Client’s interests are protected
  • Ensures all warranties, bonds, insurances, guarantees, etc. are in place and maintained and updated in accordance with the Contract and are in compliance with the Clients requirements
  • Assists the Estimation and Project Control teams in respect of contractual implications of change orders
  • Prepare for review Recommendations for Release of Retention and Bonds
  • Prepare monthly Contract and Commercial Reports for review
  • Assist in the preparation of Monthly Progress Reports
  • Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of Engineer’s Instructions, Variation Orders and Claim Logs
  • Attends Commercial Meetings and records minutes of meetings


  • BSc Degree in Quantity Surveying and have a minimum of 15 years’ experience
  • Professional Membership such as RICS, and training in construction contract law are required
  • Proven claims background
  • Experience as claims writers
  • Worked for previously for claims/ consultants
  • Preferred Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
  • Preferred  Member of Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB)
  • Preferred Member of the Society of Construction Law
  • Preferred LB (Hons)
  • Essential MRICS professional qualifications
  • Legal qualification and / or Construction law ideal
  • Preferred Airport Experience

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