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Procurement and Contracts Lead

  • Location

    Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Temp

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    JO-2106-13245

  • Expiry date:

    2024-12-31

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.


Responsibilities:

  • 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.


Requirements:

  • 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.