Commercial Manager

Job Location(s) Kuwait
Posted Date 3 months ago(4/19/2020 7:51 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Cost/Commercial/Quantity Surveying





KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration, through conceptualization, to realization of design or project delivery in the built and natural environments.


For over 50 years we’ve led with vision, contributing to many of the world’s most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities. As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 200 International Design Firms; a Top 20 International PM firm; and 44th largest global architecture firm.


We draw from the expertise from over 60 nations, bringing experience from every major market of the globe. With over 2,500 multidisciplinary professionals and staff, we are an international professional consulting services firm.


We are now seeking an exceptional Commercial Manager to join our award winning team based on our project in Kuwait.


This critical role will be responsible for ensuring that the requirements of the contract documents are implemented and maintained throughout the contract period and to assist in the review of all commercial aspects. 


Paramount to success within this varied role will include:

  • Ensuring the right resources are utilized effectively at the right time across the team and projects.
  • Ensuring adequate systems and procedures are in place to enable the team to operate efficiently and effectively.
  • Providing overall guidance and training to project staff and managers on Commercial issues and best practice contract management. 
  • Ensuring all Project Managers and Project Directors are accurately reflecting progress made in month and forecasting income in line with the latest and best information available at the time of completion so the Project Managers and Project Directors have a full picture of the future performance of their project and senior management can see the up and coming resource requirements.
  • Reviewing all opportunities for additional fees recorded by the relevant Project Managers and Project Directors and assists in the submission to the Client.
  • Maximizing positive project cash flow through highlighting invoicing opportunities and providing proactive support in the collection of outstanding invoices.
  • Inputting all financial models developed in pricing of prospects to ensure all items are covered and an offer price is derived that will enable KEO to win and deliver opportunities, consistent with the strategy.
  • Promoting best practice in project and bid management by assisting Project Directors and Project Managers in line with what is defined by QMS and established KEO Project Management Policy and Procedures Manual (PPM). 
  • Ensuring all non-standard contract conditions are notified to the Cost/Commercial Manager and relevant Director.
  • Overseeing the settlement and resolution of client and contractors claims.
  • Analyzing reports and makes recommendations for performance improvement to achieve budget.


To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision that you will bring a minimum of 15 years career experience with a Bachelor in Quantity Surveying or equivalent.


Chartered status with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors or FRICS  will be viewed favourably. 


KEO’s performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. We embrace diversity and recognise its’ contribution to client success wherever we work.

Our generous remuneration packages are bespoke and provide a wide range of additional benefits to support both national and expatriate employees and their families. We take pride in offering long term and dynamic career opportunities and invest in our people through our global learning, development and leadership programs.

We are excited to hear how you can partner with our award winning team and treat all expressions of interest confidentially.


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