Commercial Lead

Job Overview

At Mace, our purpose is to redefine the boundaries of ambition. We believe in creating places that are responsible, bringing transformative impact to our people, communities and societies across the globe. To learn more about our purpose, culture, and priorities, visit our strategy site.

Within our consult business we harness our unique combination of leading-edge practical expertise and project delivery consultancy to unlock the potential in every project.

The project:

PMO implementation for A mixed use development in Oman, comprising 19 of neighbourhoods over 1,480 hectares of undeveloped land in a suburb of greater Muscat. It will comprise of mainly residential, retail areas and large areas of public realm.

Our values shape the way we consult, and define the people we want to join us on our journey:

  • Safety first – Going home safe and well.
  • Client focus – Deliver on our promise.
  • Integrity – Always do the right thing.
  • Create opportunity – for our people to excel.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Ensures preparation of contract documents, warranties, bonds and licenses and assist formal execution by the appropriate parties.

    Provides comprehensive technical expertise on administration of the terms of building contracts.

  • Actively measures and provides valuations of the work carried out and adjust variations in accordance with the terms of the contract to agree with contractor.
  • Utilises expertise to ensure adequate cost control and reporting services during the contract.
  • Develops financial reports for the clients in the form and at the frequency required.
  • Manages all costs associated with design changes, contract awards, construction activities and client charges.
  • Oversees and engages in the evaluation of claims for delay and additional costs made by the contractor and any nominated subcontractors/suppliers.
  • Provides expertise on the issuing of certificates of practical completion and ensure that final accounts are negotiated and agreed.
  • Provides expertise on the issuing of certificate of making good defects and final completion in accordance with any requirements relating to completion, submissions and approvals.
  • Identifies and implements continuous improvement plans/identifies key business improvements.
  • Develops and maintains a series of both internal and external relationships.
  • Manages and influences key/senior stakeholders.
  • Works collaboratively towards the common goal of net zero carbon transition and share responsibility for the proactive identification and management of the associated carbon emissions and reductions during the delivery of work.

You’ll need to have:

  • Degree in quantity surveying/cost management (or equivalent).
  • Professional membership of MRICS/RICS or equivalent demonstrable professional or personal development.
  • Good communications skills.

You’ll also have:

  • Strong Bidding and business development experience.
  • Strong commercial and financial acumen.
  • Sound knowledge of value engineering, life cycle costing, contract law and contractual frameworks relating to construction.
  • Management experience within large, diverse teams.
  • Experience of managing relationships with key senior stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of how carbon and sustainability considerations will shape the outlook of the projects you are working on.

Mace is an inclusive employer and welcomes interest from a diverse range of candidates. Even if you feel you do not fulfil all of the criteria, please apply as you may still be the best candidate for this role or another role within our organisation.