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Senior Commercial Manager - Bahrain / Bahrain

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Location: Bahrain
Salary:Excellent Salary + Expat Package


Join a leading construction group with a stellar reputation in Bahrain, known for its commitment to excellence and innovation. With a diverse portfolio of building and civil engineering projects, the group pride themselves on delivering quality results while fostering a collaborative and supportive work environment.


Position Overview:

Reporting to the CEO, the Senior Commercial Manager heads the Group’s Commercial and Procurement function overseeing all contracts / projects across multiple industries (building, civil, mechanical, manufacturing). As the Senior Commercial Manager, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring profitability and driving growth opportunities for the Group in one of the most relaxed Gulf States.



  • Manage all Group commercial issues in line with business expectations.
  • Oversee monthly applications / invoicing process with clients through to payments.
  • Provide leadership and technical guidance to commercial and purchase staff.
  • Able to handle Contract Administration issues with regards to contractual arguments and claims.
  • Identification of variations and compiling entitlement submissions.
  • Ensures that all contractual notices are issued as required by the contract.
  • Able to introduce and implement cost controls and planning techniques.
  • Work closely with General Managers, Project Directors and commercial staff on sites
  • Assist the business with tenders/contract management services.
  • Strategic and operational management of procurement function to support single / multiple group divisions.
  • Leads the Procurement team introduces and implements best procurement practices.
  • Develop and maintain relationship channels with suppliers, vendors, internal stake holders, and inter-group / joint venture partners, with ability to understand their needs and develop quality procurement strategies and plans accordingly.
  • Support the bidding / tendering activities.
  • Lead role in supplier contract negotiations, pricing, commercial, competitive structure packages for mega projects / commercial infrastructure and building projects.
  • Ability to develop and monitor the Quality Management Systems to ensure efficiency and increased productivity within the teams.


  • Bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Proven experience in a commercial management role within a Tier 1 contractor.
  • Middle East experience is advantageous, but not a prerequisite.
  • Strategic mindset with a results-oriented approach and a track record of delivering successful outcomes.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Excellent negotiations skills with previous client facing experience and
  • Strong understanding of commercial, contractual and legal principles, with the ability to manage risk effectively.



  • Competitive ‘tax free’ salary package commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including accommodation, car, flight tickets and health insurance.
  • Opportunity to work with a reputable construction group on exciting projects.
  • Supportive and collaborative work culture with opportunities for professional development and advancement.

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