Commercial Advisor Jobs In Abu Dhabi | Wood


Commercial Advisor Jobs In Abu Dhabi | Wood

About the job

Overview / Responsibilities Wood is currently inviting expressions of interest for a Commercial Advisor role to be based at our office in 

Abu Dhabi. Please be advised that at this stage this position is subject to project award.

Job Objective

As Wood continues to grow and diversify to meet the demands of an ever-changing world, the commercial function plays a leading role in ensuring we unlock our full potential, capture the value we create, and are correctly rewarded for this by our clients.To achieve this we challenge the norm and look for new ways of working, we are curious and seek out value add innovation, we embrace change, and we are courageous and confident in managing risk. At the heart of everything we do is the application of good commercial acumen and governance for which we are well known and respected.At a high level, the job objectives are, under limited supervision;


  • Maximise commercial performance while managing business/project risk (pre and post-contract)
  • Commercialisation of a sub-Business Group service offerings to support business growth and strategy
  • Developing team members with in-depth commercial and cross-functional expertise to support the assigned business
  • Ensure compliance with relevant commercial/contracting policies
  • Resolution of disputes/claims and cash collection issues
  • Embedding effective commercial governance and assurance across the sub-Business Group / Project / Portfolio of Projects
  • Supporting the tender governance process for the sub-Business Group

Key Accountabilities And Responsibilities


  • Promote and demonstrate safety leadership behaviors
  • Always act ethically and with the utmost integrity
  • Champion and promote the application of the Financial Management Framework guidelines
  • Champion and follow the relevant DOA and commercial / contracting policies
Leads the management of:


  • Pre-award activities including support to the proposals team in terms of performing a commercial review of tender documents, reviewing commercial proposals prior to submission for internal approval, preparing pricing and commercial qualification
  • Defined activities within the Tender governance process
  • The development of rates, estimates, pricing, and commercial models
  • The administration of risk management processes pre and post contract
  • The management and administration of Bonds / LoCs, Collateral warranties and PCGs
  • The timely and accurate submission of contracting policy approval requests, in conjunction with the Contracts function
  • Main contract administration, including correspondence management, management of change and the development/implementation of commercial strategies and profit improvement plans in accordance with client contracts and Woods policies and procedures
  • The administrative maintenance of delegations of authority (DOA) and processing of DOA approvals
  • The administrative development and maintenance of Commercial Handovers and Plans
  • The preparation of project cashflow forecasts, expenditure, invoice preparation, and expediting of payments
  • The preparation and analysis of inputs to key contract and internal project reporting requirements
  • The preparation of main contract close-out requirements

Assists and delivers under supervision


  • The coordination of contract reviews and the development of qualifications/redlines in conjunction with the Contracts function
  • Information/data gathering and analysis required to support Woods assertive claims and/or defending claims against Wood

Working Relationships Internal: Commercial / Contracts, G&D, Finance, Tax & Treasury, Legal, Ethics and Compliance, Project Management, Project Controls, Operations

External: Clients, Suppliers, External auditors

Level of Influence & Decision making Authority


  • Functionally responsible for commercial personnel within Sub-BG / Project Team
  • Accountable for governance and assurance of commercial policies and processes within assigned business/project and commercial delivery on tenders/project (s)

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