Contract Specialist

  • Location

    Calgary, Alberta

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is conducting a search for a professional with proven experience as a Contracts Specialist, contract administration and claims management. The Contracts Specialist will work on a consulting basis focusing on major complex GCC contracts for our high-profile Alberta clients large scale oil and gas project. 


  • Prepare draft contract terms and conditions for the acquisition and delivery of construction services
  • Manage supplier / contract negotiations to ensure terms and conditions conform with client requirements
  • Manage changes and escalations for any issues that surface during the life of contracts
  • Evaluate RFx bids and conduct negotiations to put contract agreements in place
  • Manage GCC claims and change orders during lifespan of the contracts
  • Manage and review contractual obligations of parties involved ensuring all terms and conditions are met
  • Act as a primary contact between each business unit and legal team, ensuring all legal contractual matters are dealt with efficiently 


  • Degree in Business Administration or Engineering with a Supply Chain Management focus (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • Experience in pipeline construction
  • Experience managing contracts for complex construction services
  • Experience dealing with high value contracts (over 500 million)
  • 8-10 years progressive experience in contract management related roles
  • Experience evaluating competitive bid documents (RFP, RFQ etc)
  • Previous experience working in an EPC/M environment is highly desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communications and negotiations capability
  • High level of diplomacy, tact and the ability to push issues along in a complex environment
  • Ability to travel on short (one to two day) site visits from time to time

**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.