1+ months

Senior Project Commercial Manager

New York, New York 10005

At Arup, we are dedicated to shaping a better world. For more than 70 years, we have helped bring to life groundbreaking projects across the globe, from the Sydney Opera House to the 2nd Avenue Subway in New York City. We believe that great design comes out of a commitment to quality, creativity, and intensive cross-disciplinary teamwork. Arup is a global engineering and consulting firm of 16,000 creative minds. We are searching for those rare individuals who are as smart and visionary as they are bold. If this sounds like you read on.

We’re currently looking for a Senior Project Commercial Manager to join our team to work on various projects in the New York City office and support projects across the region, including large design-build and P3 infrastructure projects. You will provide strong commercial support to project managers, directors and business administrators. You will be reporting to our Infrastructure Practice Leader and help oversee our current Project Commercial team in the New York office as well as staff in other East Coast locations. Travel to other offices will be required on occasion.

Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:

• Manage and oversee the performance of the regional commercial management/project controls team located in various offices throughout the USA and Canada
• Responsible for the effective performance of the team
• Develop, refine and manage commercial management policies and procedures for projects.
• Coordinate resourcing of projects and utilization of staff within the team along with work sharing across the Region to maximize utilization
• Ensure consistency of commercial approach across project bids and adherence to bidding guidelines and bid procedures, prepare material for the decision to bid and bid reviews.
• Advise on bid strategy, contract terms and fee levels for major projects including Design-Build and P3
• Monitor and analyze financial project performance, costs and other performance parameters including Earned Value, provide advice in determining corrective actions to address poor financial performance.
• Drive regional improvements in implementation of sound commercial management processes to ensure project commercial goals are achieved
• Oversee the preparation of project schedules and integration of WBS resourcing requirements
• Assist in monitoring and managing scope changes; maintaining change and risk registers, preparing fee claims and negotiating changes
• Participate in claims analysis and resolution
• Participate in contract negotiations with both clients and subcontractors
• Oversee management of subcontractors


• Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, construction management, or similar field.
• PMP certification or equivalent
• Minimum of 15 years of relevant professional experience in design or construction industry on major projects. Experience on large infrastructure projects preferred.
• Commercial management background and significant experience in project controls approaches, tools, methodology and systems.
• Significant experience of project contractual matters, earned value analysis, change management and project procurement methods.
• Contract and change management negotiation experience with clients and contractors
• Proven track record of successful commercial management of projects
• Strong interpersonal, skills essential for team-based working
• Ability to relate and work well with the team and people at all levels within the region, as well as externally with clients.
• Must have solid analytical and reasoning skills and proven ability to develop solutions to complex problems
• Have advanced knowledge of Excel, data manipulation and spreadsheet design to communicate results

Salary Details

We are employee-owned, and offer an excellent benefits package including healthcare, 10% 401k match, 5 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO), 9 paid public holidays, and bonus compensation in the form of Profit Share.



  • Engineering
Posted: 2019-06-13 Expires: 2019-07-28

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