Green Park

Interim Dubai Expo 2020 Procurement Team - Commercial Manager

Green Park
London (Greater)
£500 plus
02 Jan 2019
16 Jan 2019
Procurement, Strategy
Contract Type
Contract / Interim

Role Specification

The Dubai Expo 2020 Procurement team are seeking an interim resource that can work as part of small team to be involved in delivering the strategy procurement requirements, which have been identified below.

  • Project Management and Cost Control – awarded March 2018
  • Design Competition – awarded September 2018
  • Hospitality – awarded October 2018
  • Build, Fit-Out, Operate, Takedown (Legacy) – to be awarded March 2019
  • Event Management – to be published January 2019
  • Staffing of the UK Pavilion – to be published early 2019

The interim commercial manager will be responsible for the appointed a supplier to build, fit out, operate and take down the UK Pavilion with an estimated contract value of c£17m reviewing costs/performance measures and establishment of contract management plans and processes under a FIDIC Red Book contract.

Skills & Experience:

  • To have procurement/commercial experience within major projects, particularly in construction and FM
  • To have a track record of delivery and managing strategic, high value tenders at pace to extremely tight deadlines
  • Have an excellent working knowledge of construction contracts, such as NEC contracts although some knowledge on the FIDIC Red Book contracts would be beneficial
  • To be able to establish excellent working relationships with internal/external customers and suppliers to ensure positive communication and achievement of collective goals
  • Track record of contract management ensuring all governance and assurance structures are embedded
  • To have an excellent understanding of cost control and pricing structures
  • Assessing and monitoring of commercial risks across the project in relation to suppliers, contracts budgets
  • Able to demonstrate strong commercial negotiation skills
  • Have a good contract law knowledge
  • Able to use e tendering systems
  • MCIPS qualified

Key Competencies:

  • Professional, honest and open approach
  • Committed, and ability to drive objectives to successful completion
  • Good communicator, ability to communicate well with all levels, and ability to break down barriers to resolve and unblock issues
  • Be able to work as part of small team to achieve joint delivery of procurement requirements
  • Leads ‘from the front’ and sets a good example which others follow
  • Innovative and creative in approach and delivery of objectives
  • Ideally the interim resource should have the necessary security clearance
  • Will be based at Victoria Street, London with one possible visit to Dubai

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