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Date: 19-Apr-2018

Location: Cairo, EG

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

About the Job:

  • Provision of Commercial Management Services for a portfolio of works or single large project.
  • Preparing a report on portfolio costs, budgets and risks on a monthly basis.
  • Providing commercial advice to the AFGRE/AFRED Team.
  • Advising Team Leader / Development manager on procurement of projects and consultancy services to meet time, quality and cost requirements of the development plan.
  • Managing claims and disputes using outsourced and internal resources dependent on complexity, size claim and resources available in compliance with contractual terms and timescales.
  • Providing commercial advice to design management and development divisions to ensure in all respects that risk is minimized, best value is achieved and to maximize the return in investment on projects developed.
  • Assisting in the preparation of project development feasibility studies and presentations prepared by the development team.
  • To adapt standard form contracts, in accordance with Group legal, in production of consultant and contractor agreements, and agreements of purchase.
  • Managing pre and post contract Quantity Surveying Services for the portfolio including, without limitation, cost estimating, monthly accounts, review of cost and budget forecasts, quantum analysis of claims and variation submissions, and final account settlement.
  • Monitoring and ensuring project insurance policies are maintained in relation to portfolio construction works (Professional Indemnity, Contractors All Risk, Third Party, Other contract insurance requirements)
  • Complying with and using AFGRE forms and processes to ensure internal approvals are obtained in accordance with group policies and the Delegation of Authority.
  • Assisting in prequalification of Contractors and Consultants.
  • Preparing Requests for proposal and participate in the negotiations analysis with contractors and consultants.
  • Preparing tender evaluation reports and advising on selection of tenderers.
  • Preparation of Post Contract administration services for Consultancy and Contractor agreements as supervised by line manager & as per AFGRE forms.
  • Monitoring Portfolio payment and budget commitments in accordance with Cost Management Services Team.

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • Professional qualification (MRICS, MCIOB), Bachelors Degree in Engineering/Quantity Surveying or equivalent from a reputable university. Knowledge of construction process, procedures, preparing cost estimates, managing construction cost and administering contracts gained through formal training or work experience in large projects

Minimum Experience:

  • 10+ years’ experience in in senior position of commercial role (Contractors, Clients, Consultants and Developers) in real estate development or construction sectors

Job-Specific Skills:

  • Proficient in MS office (MS Excel / Word) and Knowledge of proprietary.
  • Experience in measurements methods, form of Contracts Fidic.
  • Fluent in English - reading & writing


Behavioural Competencies:

Initiative, Teamwork, Communication skills, Professional Knowledge and Attention to detail

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