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Parsons Corporation Commercial Director in Tabouk, Saudi Arabia

Job Description:


The Commercial Director will have proven experience and achievement in the review, management and implementation / applying commercial and contractual aspects of large complex multiple project packages construction projects and evidence of successful negotiations of substantial claims and variations.

The main responsibilities include supervising commercial teams to ensure consistency and compliance with all commercial aspects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Play the leading and pivotal role in supporting the project executives, leaders and project directors in monitoring and controlling the performance of contracted services to ensure services are effective, meet statutory requirements and deliver the desired outcomes.

  • Regularly monitor compliance with processes and where possible identify areas where improvements can be made

  • Manage with other managers, commercial and procurement resources to ensure project requirements are fulfilled

  • Assist in negotiations to facilitate the placing of Major Contracts.

  • Responsible for the overall cost of the Project (Budget and Forecasts).

  • Ensure all costs are captured in the regular weekly and monthly reports

Key relationships:

  • Supervision Received - Program Director

  • Supervision Given - Contract Administrators; Administrative support staff, Quantity Surveyors

  • Internal Contacts - All employees in Division; other departments

  • External Contacts - Clients’ Contract Administrators; Suppliers; Govt. Agencies


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Quantity Surveying , or related field

  • 20+ years of experience is required

  • Experience on mixed use development projects

  • Experience in PMO/PMC projects.

  • MRICS, MCIPS, or equivalent

  • Requires a comprehensive knowledge of industry business practices and the negotiation of prime contracts

  • Incumbent must also possess strong written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills

  • Working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with contract administration.

  • Ability to perform in a management capacity is also required

  • Experience in FIDIC contracts

  • Advise Client on all contractual issues with the various Contracts

  • Negotiate and clarify contractual requirements in meetings with consultants and contractors.

  • Manage a team of both pre and post contract commercial staff

  • Review Payment Certificates prepared by the PMCM for recommendation to SBF

  • Review and recommend Payment Applications / Certificates produced by consultants

  • Oversee Change Management

  • Attend meetings and advise Client on all Commercial issues.

  • 20+ year local GCC experience on projects across Civils, Infrastructure, Buildings and Utilities. + MRICS, or equivalent

  • Risk assessment,

  • Tender analysis & evaluation,

  • Any other task requested by the Client.

  • Provides technical guidance to assigned personnel and ensures proficiency and timeliness of contract administration. Makes staffing assignments and reassignments as Company and project needs arise. Recruits, interviews, and evaluates prospective employees. Collaborates with Division and project management to ensure proper support contract negotiations and administration.

  • Reviews requests for proposals to identify risks and contractual terms not conforming to Company policy.

  • Negotiates the more difficult, or complex, contractual issues

  • Interact act with different departments within the PMO, SBF and others to enable proper execution of services.

  • Maintains an active participation in related professional societies to keep abreast of relevant contractual issues.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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