Contract Specialist

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is conducting a search for an experienced Contract Specialist with strong vendor management experience to join one of our BC based clients. Our client requires a candidate with experience managing large engineering services and equipment contracts, including managing complex change orders and vendor performance metrics. This permanent position is working on a long term project portfolio and presents and excellent career opportunity.


  • Manage high profile / complex post award vendor relationships
  • Negotiate all change orders, claims and scope inquiries
  • Manage vendor performance with reference to legal terms and conditions, as well as construction planning and schedule constraints
  • Track project budgets, performance metrics, and schedules for contract portfolio
  • Liaise with legal team, project managers, engineers and construction / site managers to ensure vendors are completing work to schedule and to required quality levels.


  • University level degree ideally in law, engineering or construction management disciplines.
  • 10+ years of experience working in a project environment, ideally within an EPC environment.
  • 8+ years of experience working in Mining, Construction, Utilities Oil & Gas etc.
  • Electrical and / or telecom infrastructure experience an asset.
  • 10+ years of experience in contract administration / contract management
  • Must have proven experience negotiating complex engineering services contracts, managing vendors and major change orders
  • Customer service focused approach to contract management
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain