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GM Commercial Management needed for Futtaim Group

Develop, maintain, and expand the Al Futtaim Group Real Estate (AFGRE) Egypt business and act as the Director of Commercial Management Services.
Al-Futtaim Group Egypt | New Cairo | 15.10.2012

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We are currently looking for a Commercial Management Director to provide Commercial Management Services across multi-program work in locations worldwide and setting commercial and project control strategy and policy for implementation

Key Responsibilities of the role will be:

* Develop, maintain, and expand the Al Futtaim Group Real Estate (AFGRE) Egypt business and act as the Director of Commercial Management Services
* Implement cost management, contractual project control and planning systems and processes for the AFGRE business
* Manage and direct the Commercial Management services department to ensure implementation of budget, cost and risk management across team
* Develop strategy for procurement of projects and consultancy services to meet lime, quality, and cost requirements of the development plan
* Manage resolutions of claims and disputes using outsourced and internal resources dependent on complexity, size claim and resources available in compliance with contractual terms and timescales
* Ensure the production, maintenance of accurate budget reporting on a monthly basis
* Maintain appropriate levels of staff for proper Commercial Management Services as well as direct the Administration team
* Able to manage and implement Planning Services and Project Services
* Advise on risk allocation for development progress including the progress through contractual and insurance means to offset commercial risk whilst ensuring compliance with the Delegation of Authority
* Develop and implement key project controls including development of stage gate approach
* Provide support to feasibility and development teams in life cycle costing and preparation of investment case feasibilities and strategies

To apply for the role you should have the following skills and experiences:

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:
* University Graduate in Construction, Economics, Quantity Surveying, or equivalent
* Profession qualifications (MRICS, MCIOB)
* Proficient in MS office (MS Excel/Word/PowerPoint) and knowledge of Primavera, Expedition preferable
* Fluent in English

Minimum Experience:
* +20 years' experience in senior position and/or directorship in commercial role (contractors, clients, consultants, and developers) in the real estate or construction sector

Job-Specific Skills:
* Able to effectively take on a leadership role
* Extensive knowledge of the real estate development and construction sector
* A good communicator, listener and have an understanding of conflict management
* Able to make sound, concrete decisions and set the commercial and project control strategy and policies