Contracts Lead

Canada - Oil, Gas & Mining - Mining - Cost Control & Procurement - Professional Bachelor

An outstanding opportunity exists for an enthusiastic professional to join our client's team on a fly in fly out basis based in Saskatoon. This role leads the project contract activities associated with the Final Liner Contract, including formation of new contracts, administration of existing contracts, governance of contractors and support/guidance for effective contract management by nominated contract owners and the interface with the Supply function for the execution of contracting processes.

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Tori Pearson, Account manager

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About this role

  • Coordinates the preparation and presentation of the submission of contracts related materials to governing committees such as Project Steering Committees and Capital Review Committees;
  • Identifies the relationship between work packages, contracts and subcontracts including responsibilities between prime and subcontractors.
  • Coordinates the contracts management and administration processes;
  • Identifies schedule requirements for the contracting work, for inclusion in the project schedule;
  • Monitors adherence to qualification standards, tendering protocols, and negotiating tactics that align with project drivers and contracting strategies;
  • Coordinates efforts and manages resources to resolve contractual issues in a timely manner and minimize claims and disputes;
  • Coordinates changes and claims, formal communication with contractors and contractor performance & warranties;
  • Communicates the process for contracts management and administration with stakeholders;
  • Ensures the contract administration plan and related action/notice list is maintained and updated as required;
  • Monitors all commercial documents, i.e. formal correspondence with a contractor, are properly archived and stored at all stages of the contract life cycle;
  • Leads, coaches and mentors team members to ensure delivery against performance targets;
  • Maintains an awareness of relevant central agreements and/or relationships and ensures that they are appropriately leveraged on the project;
  • Identifies and implements improvement initiatives, including programmatic opportunities for increased capital efficiency and productivity in the function;
  • Provides contracts input to value improvement practices for the program scope;
  • Leads audits of contractors compliance with contract terms & conditions i.e. cost plus arrangements on behalf of the contract owner;
  • Support the project management team to manage the contract in line with the agreed project execution strategy;
  • Coordinates the day to day project contracts resources on a project and acting as a single point of contact for the Project manager for all project engineering deliverables and inputs;
  • Coordinates the provision of data to Project Services for project reporting & control;
  • Interfaces with the Supply Category Management and Purchasing sub-functions for the execution of Contract strategies;
  • Assists Contract Owners in monitoring of progress and cost according to contractual terms;
  • Monitors contract owners’ adherence to Contracting procedures.

About you

  • Bachelor Degree in Administration and Management or Commerce, Law, Engineering or related disciplines;
  • 7+ years’ experience in a large project environment (mining, power, oil & gas, construction);
  • 3+ years’ previous experience leading and managing diverse teams;
  • Demonstrated experience in leading large and complex contracts.


  • Vacancy number: PUB183592
  • Location: Canada
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Mining
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Cost Control & Procurement
  • Closing date: Sunday, December 9, 2018
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Tori Pearson

Account manager Brunel Energy Canada Calgary

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