Contracts and Commercial Director

  • Location

    Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. has been engaged to assist our client source an experienced Contracts and Commercial Director. This is an opportunity to join a large operation in the engineering and construction space as they continue to add new projects to their portfolio. Our Client is looking for a Director level candidate with experience managing a complex portfolio of contracts and commercial requirements with specific experience managing government contracts. This role will be the primary client-facing contact and will require extensive knowledge of construction T&C's, indemnities and contract law with proven experience managing relationships with clients on high profile projects.


  • Providing contractual advice to the project teams.
  • Lead contract and commercial functions including all negotiations relating to major client contracts.
  • Risk identification and mitigation of all commercial risks.
  • Development and implementation of commercial procedures.
  • Project Controls, commercial reporting, and analysis of project financial position.
  • Claims management (client facing)
  • Liaise with subcontract and procurement departments to ensure client contractual requirements are being met but vendors / subcontractors.
  • Ensure governmental and HSE compliance with all contractual agreements. 
  • Coordinate proposal and contract negotiation process


  • Significant technical expertise pertaining to contracts, contract formulation, and negotiations
  • Excellent communication, team building, and leadership presence.
  • 10 years of commercial and contract management experience on major projects.
  • 5 years of experience within a government environment
  • 5 years’ experience as a commercial director or senior executive with a large construction/engineering organization.
  • Proven track record on delivering commercial success on major projects.
  • Experience managing large commercial negotiations for complex, high profile projects.
  • Ability to travel within Canada

**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.