Procurement and Contracts Lead

  • Location

    Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Horizon Recruitment is conducting the search for a Procurement and Contracts Lead for our large client. This role will manage contracts for an established operation as well as a large construction project. The position will represent the owner's interests throughout the planning and construction phase while ensuring day to day operations are maintained with high efficiency.

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 service providers, equipment and materials vendors

  • Act as owners representative in all contractual interactions.

  • 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 both operations and project related 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.