Commercial Strategy Specialists – HKA

Company: Full Time Jobs in Qatar
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: January 24, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

HKA is one of the world’s leading privately owned, independent providers of consulting, expert and advisory services for the construction, manufacturing, process and technology industries.

As trusted independent consultants, experts and advisors, we deliver solutions amid uncertainty, dispute and overrun, and provide the insights that make the best possible outcomes a reality for public and private sector clients worldwide. Our experts have testified across the globe on many of the largest quantum, delay, engineering and commercial damages matters.

As Part Of The HKA Team, You Can Expect

  • To be a part of a rapidly growing team and be part of driving the future success and development of our global business
  • Opportunities to lead complex commercial negotiations
  • A professional and dynamic environment where differing views are valued

The Opportunity

We are seeking a Lead Consultant to join our growing team within HKA, based within Middle East Region. We are ideally looking for someone who has front-end procurement, transaction and strategy development experience.

HKA’s Commercial Advisory business in Middle East provides advice to a range of organisations from large government entities, developers through to construction and engineering contractors.

Reporting to a Director within Commercial Advisory, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading complex commercial negotiations in relation to construction contracts
  • Developing infrastructure project delivery and contracting models and procurement strategies for major, complex, and/or high-value construction projects
  • Delivering procurement transactions in mining, energy, water, road, rail, oil & gas, housing or other relevant engineering construction sector
  • Developing initiatives and contributing to the growth of the business

Skills And Experience

Ideally, you will possess the following skills and experience:

We are seeking individuals with proven project experience, in-depth knowledge of construction commercial principles and a willingness to learn and develop.

Ideally, You Will Possess The Following Attributes

  • Degree qualification in engineering, business, quantity surveying, law, commerce, or another relevant discipline
  • Leadership and management skills, with the initiative and eagerness to develop strategies to overcome challenges
  • Willingness to support and contribute to the professional development of others within the team
  • Experience developing procurement strategies for the commissioning of engineering design, site investigations, construction or other related services and works
  • Experience developing (with legal support) robust standard form or bespoke contracts, and negotiating with suppliers to achieve competitiveness and risk reduction
  • Experience managing the tendering process from requirements gathering through to contract award, including developing all procurement documentation
  • Create trusting and lasting relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Ability to prioritize and manage own time in an environment with several competing requirements,
  • Sound working knowledge of public sector procurement and probity principles

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