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.