Commercial or Contracts Manager

Last Updated: 31st January 2018 (over 4 years ago)

United Arab Emirates


Phone Number


Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level

English, Filipino


A mission driven and result oriented professional and team player with a proven ability to manage complex and multiple projects contractually, commercially and administratively.


Technological Institute of the Philippines - Manila
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

   Jun 1984
— Apr 1989

Graduated with a Diploma in Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering


Romeo Interiors LLC
Commercial / Contracts Manager

   May 2015
— Current

Focal point for any commercial, contractual and project issues, such as claims, valuation, negotiation, delay analysis, risk assessment and dispute resolution. Advise and assist Project Managers in the management of project through proper documentation of any delays event, substantiation of entitlements, claims for variations and timely issuance of notifications. Very competent in handling and resolving any project’s issues.

Managed the Subcontract Works for Paramount Towers by Damac (AED 47M), Akoya by Damac (AED 10M), JKAH Housing in Jeddah (SAR 29M), KAP2/KAP4 Projects in KSA (SAR 118M), DQ Marriott Hotel (SAR 21M), MBR City Dubai (AED 21M)

Knights Wood LLC
Commercial Manager

   Aug 2014
— Mar 2015

Managed the commercial team and responsible in scrutinizing all the tender proposals, negotiating all contracts terms and conditions between the company and its Clients as well as Subcontractors. Focal point for all commercial and contractual issues.

Managed the following projects for Carpentry & Joinery Works, Palazzo Versace Hotel (Dubai), Adnoc Headquarter – Abu Dhabi, Dubai Airport Terminal 1 & 2, and Mixed Used Development in Tanzania, with combined project value of approximately (AED 80M)

Spazio Design & Build International SAL
Head of Quantity Surveying & Contracts

   Feb 2013
— Jul 2014

Managing a team of QS and Contracts Administrator in dealing with all commercial and contractual issues, negotiating with Clients and Subcontractors the terms and conditions of the contract. Ensuring that the Commercial Team is fully aware of all the variations and contractual implication on the project that require to be claimed. Assisting and advising the project team particularly the Project Manager in the proper safekeeping of contemporary records which are very crucial in case of dispute. Review and approved all commercial and contractual correspondences being issued.

Managed the execution of Interior Fit-out works for the Packages 4 & 5 of a Confidential Iconic Project in Abu Dhabi – UAE (AED 400M) and the Design & Build Fit-out of a Private High-End Palace in Abu Dhabi, UAE (AED 140M)

United Design International LLC
Head of Estimation, Procurement & Contracts

   Oct 2004
— Mar 2013

Managed the Tendering, Estimation, Procurement and Contracts Departments, ensuring that project estimation from concept design to execution is carried out at the earliest possible time, approving tenders and the selection of subcontractors. Negotiating prices and the terms & conditions of contract with the Clients. Monitoring the project’s progress and addressing all issues with commercial and contractual implications. Projects risk assessment and mitigation. Preparing all commercial and contractual correspondences including project’s day to day issues.

Managed the execution of the following projects; Design & Build Fit-out of High End Private Villas in Abu Dhabi (AED 75M), Design & Build Turn-key of Private Villa in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi (AED 141M), Design & Build Fit-out of Judiciary Office (AED 35M), Design & Build Fit-out of Government Office (AED 50M), Design & Build Fit-out of Underground Communication Facilities (AED 25M), Design & Build Fit-out of Al Ain Airport VVIP Area (AED 7.5M), Design & Build Fit-out of Private Villa in Al Ain (AED 40M), Design & Build Fit-out of 2 high end Villas at Al Barari Dubai (AED 25M).

Saudi Oger Ltd.
Quantity Surveyor

   Feb 1992
— Sep 2004

Participate in the quantity take-off, tendering, negotiation and selection of suitable Subcontractors for the company’s projects and involved in the post contract administration processes. Negotiation of prices and payment terms with Subcontractors during the tender evaluation process. Responsible for proper preparation of tender documents prior to its issuance to potential tenderers, which includes but not limited to Tender Instructions, Subcontract Agreement and other documents necessary for proper reception of competitive tenders. Preparation of Payment Claims and Payment Certificate.

Projects involvement is for the Turnkey Design & Build of Al Yamama Palace Complex (SAR 2BN+), Turnkey Design & Build of Royal Guard Housing Complex – Jeddah (SAR 1BN+), Turnkey Design & Build of Kajima Palace – Jeddah (SAR 900M), Turnkey Design & Build Build of Arriyadh Development (SAR 2BN+), Turnkey Design & Build of Agadir Palace Complex – Morocco (SAR 1BN+), Design & Refurbishment of King Khaled International Airport (SAR 500M), Fit-out Refurbishment of Sheraton Hotel Riyadh (SAR 450M), Turnkey Design & Build of Al Kharj Air Base (SAR 1BN+), Turnkey Design & Build of ABF Palace Complex (SAR 2BN+), Turnkey Design & Build of 5000 Air-conditioned Tents for Hajj Pilgrim in Mecca (SAR 1BN+)

US Navy Public Works Center
Cadet/Field Engineer

   Jan 1989
— Jul 1991

Supervised the renovation works of the US Naval Base Housing Project at Binictican as well as the renovation work for the Naval Air Station (US$ 25M)

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