Horizon Recruitment is conducting the search for a Manager, Contracts and Procurement for our large Vancouver, BC based client. This role will manage the prime EPC contract as well as key major equipment procurement responsibilities for a large construction project, representing the owners interests throughout the planning and construction phase. You will lead a small team and will be responsible for all contracting and vendor sourcing strategies for this unique capital project and will be a key leader tasked to deliver this project on schedule.
- Develop contract strategies to minimize risk
- Manage vendor sourcing activities
- Manage all post award vendor relationships with large EPC service providers
- Lead small procurement and contract management team
- Act as owners representative in all contractual interactions with key vendors.
- Negotiate all change orders, claims and scope inquiries
- Track project budgets and schedules for contract portfolio
- Assist with the development of scope of work and RFx for construction tenders
- Liaise with 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 engineering or construction management disciplines.
- 10+ years of experience working in a project environment, ideally with experience managing EPC/M contracts.
- 8+ years of experience working in Mining, Construction, Oil & Gas etc.
- 8+ years of experience in contract administration / contract management
- 5+ years leadership experience
- Strong pre-award sourcing / procurement experience.
- Experience with Risk assessment and risk management
- Exceptional communication skills; both written and verbal.
- 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.