Commercial Director Rail Qatar

We have an urgent vacancy for a Commercial Director of Rail for a position in Qatar in the Middle East UAE . This is a full-time permanent position with a world-class well-known Construction Consultancy for their offices in Doha Qatar in the Middle East.

This is a senior management vacancy and we are seeking someone who can not only manage service delivery of Rail projects but in addition someone who can manage a team of Quantity Surveying professionals. So ideally you will have experience at a Senior Level doing this

Ideally, previous Middle East or overseas experience is required for this role. But our client will still consider candidates from anywhere in the world as long as they have at least 15-20 years Rail projects experience with strong service delivery  Preference will be given to candidates with previous Middle East experience of Rail projects and FIDIC contracts experience.

Our clients are one of the premier Construction Cost consultancies in the Middle East and indeed across the globe. This is a Commercial Director role and requires a significant background of Quantity Surveying in a Consultancy environment.

The requirements for this role are very strict, as with all roles in Qatar, they are very popular, so please ONLY apply if you meet ALL the requirements listed below.

If you are seeking jobs and careers in the Middle East or International Jobs for Quantity Surveyors visit our International jobs page for all our other Overseas Cost Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management vacancies. We have live current roles in Saudi, KSA Qatar, the USA and New Zealand.

PLEASE NOTE: It is becoming increasingly difficult for our clients to obtain visas for expats over the age of 60 for Qatar.

Requirements for the Commercial Director Rail job Doha, Qatar


  • Stafford Lawrence is seeking a Commercial Director or Director or Cost professional for this vacancy in Doha Qatar. So, you should have experience working with a Construction Cost Consultancy in a very senior-level position. The role will be based in Doha Qatar providing service delivery for Rail projects along with overseeing a Team of Quantity Surveyors.
  • Strong dynamic client liaison experience is a requirement.
  • In addition to Senior Level experience with a consultancy,  you will have at least 15 years experience as a Quantity Surveyor or Cost Consultant with a cost consultancy organisation.
  • MRICS Chartered status is a requirement for this role. Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. This is essential. We are not considering candidates for this role without MRICS.
  • You must also have experience of managing a team of Quantity Surveying professionals
  • In addition, a  BSc degree qualification specifically in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management is also an essential requirement.
  • We are also seeking specific experience of Rail projects but in addition experience of Civils or Roads and Highways or Land Reclamation would also be useful
  • This role is urgent, therefore we are seeking someone who can be available in 1-2 months.

PLEASE NOTE: Our client cannot provide visas for expat candidates over the retirement age of 60

Salary for the Commercial Director/ Director of Cost Rail job vacancy- Qatar

An excellent total package salary is available for this Commercial Director- Rail job vacancy in Qatar.

  • 60,000- 70,000 QAR per month total package
  • Plus medical insurance is provided on top
  • One Professional membership
  • Bonus as per Qatar Law, which is a percentage of your basic monthly salary paid per annum

Our client is slightly flexible on the salary banding mentioned, for someone who meets all requirements

To Apply for this job vacancy for a Commercial Director in Doha

Email an up-to-date CV to Please quote reference CD/RAIL/QAR and please provide the following documentation with your application.

  1. A copy of your MRICS Certificate
  2. A copy of your Degree Qualification in Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management

OR Call in confidence +44208 638 8857

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We have a number of other Senior Level permanent full-time cost and commercial job vacancies for the Middle East. Please click on the link below to go to our International jobs page.

Cost and Commercial job vacancies in the Middle East

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CV writing for Middle East roles – Jobs and Careers for Commercial Management professionals

  • Please ensure that you provide your Date of Birth and Nationality on your CV, along with your contact detail, telephone number and email address.
  • A professional picture. Ideally a picture of you in a professional setting. Please do not provide photos of yourself in a local bar or dancing at a party, or in fancy dress!
  • Please ensure that you provide dates on ALL of your qualifications and the place where you studied your BSc Quantity Surveying and detail if it was full or part-time.
  • Please make sure that you provide your MRICS Membership number and the date you attained MRICS. If that is a requirement for the role.
  • Where possible provide information on the projects you have worked on and their value as well as your particular involvement and who you reported to, and anyone you were responsible for.
  • In addition, provide detail on your notice period and availability.
  • Above all, please do not use coloured text or logo pictures on your CV, keep it simple.

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