Procurement and Contracts Lead

  • Location

    Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

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Horizon Recruitment is conducting the search for a Procurement and Contracts Lead for our large Vancouver, BC-based client. This role will manage EPCM contracts for a large construction project, representing the owner's interests throughout the planning and construction phase. Initially a 12-month contract this role is likely to receive extensions as additional projects are approved.


  • Develop contract strategies to minimize risk
  • Manage vendor sourcing activities
  • Manage all post-award vendor relationships with large EPCM service providers
  • Act as owners representative in all contractual interactions with EPCM vendor.
  • 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.
  • 8+ years of experience working in a project environment, ideally with experience managing EPCM contracts.
  • 5+ years of experience working in Mining, Construction, Oil & Gas etc.
  • 5+ years of experience in contract administration/contract management
  • 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.