AECOM Commercial & Contracts Manager - Expression of Interest in San Pedro,

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Commercial & Contracts Manager - Expression of Interest

Côte d'Ivoire - Bas-Sassandra

San Pedro

Job Summary

Due to our strong pipeline of projects in Ivory Coast, San Pedro within the transportation field we may have an opening for an experienced Commercial & Contracts Manager .

If you would like to be the first one to hear about this opportunity when it will arise, submit an expression of interest now and let’s stay in touch.

The Commercial & Contracts Manager develops and supervises a team of commercial and contracts discipline staff and is responsible for developing and implementing procurement and contract management strategies, systems and procedures for internal and external clients.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Commercial & Contracts Manager (CCM) is responsible for:

  • Developing and implementing procurement and contract management strategies, systems, procedures and guidelines for internal and external clients

  • Ensuring that commercial and contract management staff provide professional reports to senior management throughout the project lifecycle

  • Managing the process of preparing project agreements/contracts/sub contracts

  • Confirming that appropriate internal and external contract management processes and procedures are in place and are effective.

  • Managing the commercial and contract management staff including hiring, developing, mentoring, recommending appropriate training, retention and succession planning.

  • Overseeing the administration of consultancy, supply and construction contracts throughout the design, tender, execution and closeout stages of contracts.

Minimum Requirements


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in commercial/contract administration environment

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in tender document preparation and tendering processes for private companies

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a leadership position overseeing commercial/contracts personnel on major projects or programmes

  • Minimum 3 years of experience on major infrastructure programme during construction phase

  • Minimum 12 years of experience in civil infrastructure industry

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the employ of an engineering consulting firm

  • Experience working in the employ of a major international construction contractor is an advantage

Specific skills required:

  • Resolution of disagreements through negotiation

  • Commercial letter writing

  • Particular conditions writing

  • Progress report writing

  • Commercial risk assessment and mitigation

  • Change management

The CCM must be able to demonstrate a high level of competency in the administration of the following:

  • FIDIC White Book

  • FIDIC Yellow Book

  • FIDIC Red Book

Personal Specification:

  • Team leader / decision maker – ability to identify skill gaps in team members and implement appropriate development

  • Focused on client delivery – attention to detail and quality with a capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Empathy towards staff and colleagues – collaborative management style

  • Communication of complex matters in simple terms

  • Personable – ability to develop collegial relationships with Client team

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum BTech in a related field, i.e. Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Business, Finance, Accounting.

  • Member of professional organisation.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Côte d'Ivoire

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187082BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.