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Commercial Officer

ID# 307705 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Due to continuing success and growth of our AESG team, a fantastic opportunity has opened up at our award-winning Specialist Consultancy, Engineering and Advisory Firm.

We are headquartered in London, Riyadh, Singapore and Dubai, working throughout the Middle East, Europe and Asia. Our areas of expertise are represented in four core verticals: Building Engineering, Planning and Infrastructure, Strategy and Advisory and Commissioning, Handover and Asset Management.

We pride ourselves in being leaders in the industry in each of the services that we offer. We have one of the largest dedicated team with decades of cumulative experience in sustainable design, fire and life safety, façade engineering, commissioning, building performance, waste management, environmental consultancy, carbon management and acoustics.

Job Description

We are looking for a Commercial Officer with a track record in contractual and commercial management across the consultant / sub-consultant engineering & construction industries to join our thriving team in Dubai.

This fast-paced role offers an excellent opportunity to work across various commercial and contractual tasks in an efficient, reliable, accurate and timely manner. Reporting to the Commercial Manager, this role will be working on high-profile multidisciplinary projects in the Middle East and Europe whilst ensuring an exemplary level of quality, organisation, coordination, and communication skills are maintained throughout the commercial process.

If you are passionate, committed to excellence, self-driven and great with time and task management skills, you could be a part of our team.

The ideal candidate fits the below profile:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Motivated and self-driven (entrepreneurial outlook)
  • Committed to technical excellence
  • Good relationship builders (internal and external)
  • Collaborative personality

Essential Skills

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Quantity Surveying or similar
  • Minimum of 5 (five) years’ experience across contract / commercial management within engineering consultancy or construction sector
  • Experience in reviewing contracts to identify business risks and addressing those contractual risks by proposing basic amendments or alternatives to the contract clauses
  • Managing contract review requests, coordinating internally & externally, and maintaining appropriate records
  • Task and time management
  • Providing outcomes of contract reviews and comparisons with similar pre-agreed terms, reviewed previous contract revisions, issued proposals, and RFPs to the Commercial Manager to facilitate quick and effective decision making
  • Significant attention to detail
  • Validating payment milestones in the invoicing system with the contracts to ensure consistency
  • Work on all matters relating to commercial tasks mainly related to invoicing, payments, and contracts
  • Confident in using all aspects of Adobe Acrobat Pro – preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, and Outlook – Essential

Why join AESG?

AESG is a multidisciplinary specialist consultancy, offering a consultancy service and work environment like no other.

Through our world class reputation for innovative thinking, pushing projects to out-perform expectations through smart application of planning, engineering and architectural solutions, our project portfolio includes some of the world’s most forward-thinking and exciting new developments.

The success of our company is built on the success of individuals. Our ability to achieve what we have is because our staff are driven, passionate and love what they do.

Through our progressive, lively and collaborative environment, we identify, foster and nurture the greatest strengths of our staff, and allow them the opportunity to flourish by offering positions of responsibility at an early stage, and providing clear career progression pathways for all.

As an employee of AESG you can expect:

  • Great career opportunities with access to huge variety of projects and incredible clients – make your mark in a growing company and accelerate your career.
  • Working on some of the world’s leading developments and tackling our client’s greatest challenges
  • Commitment in building on your areas of specialism and focal interest points, supporting your professional development through a structured training and mentorship program.
  • Highly collaborative approach across the different technical service offerings
  • Internal and external training opportunities – where do you want to take your career? We’ll help you get there!
  • Promotion of the importance of health and well-being of the team, including team-building fitness activities, social events and the provision of a healthy work environment
  • To be part of a dynamic and motivated team with an amazing team culture
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