Contract Negotiation Lead


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Branch: Mining
  • Area of Expertise: Cost Control & Procurement
  • Location: Saskatoon

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Sunday, 30 October 2022

About this role: Contract Negotiation Lead

Brunel is seeking a Contracts Negotiation Lead to work collaboratively within a Mining project team to implement and manage contracts according to the approved strategy with an overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility and sustainable development.


  • Lead the sourcing, formation and execution of new contracts and manage contract variations compliant with the company’s Charter, Code of Conduct, Group Level Documents (GLDs), Functional Level Requirements (FLRs) and relevant statutory obligations.
  • Take the lead in facilitating meetings with internal and external stakeholders to foster deeper relationships with all supply chain partners.
  • Liaise with other teams within the company’s supply on collaborative tendering strategies that deliver spend aggregation benefits.
  • Monitor performance of work under contract, at both project and portfolio levels, in line with contracted Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Lead and review the documentation and review/ approval process for the execution of variation/ amendment requests for contracts, to meet company guidelines.
  • Review and respond to potential new vendors with suitable responses to business development enquiries.
  • Issues RFx in alignment with sourcing/contracting strategy
  • Escalate contractual issues to relevant stakeholders and coordinate the resolution process including the facilitation and resolution of issues arising from claims, invoicing and rebates.
  • Makes business decisions when working with international stakeholders/ organizations based on an understanding of other countries' norms and cultural nuances



  • Quantity Surveying/Procurement, Engineering, Business, or Law qualifications are preferred or similar, with experience within the mining and mineral resources industry
  • 10 years’ experience on the Contractor side (engineering/technical consultancies or construction) with a demonstrated understanding of project delivery and team leadership.
  • Demonstrable analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Experience in applying your strengths in analysis and problem solving in order to develop business solutions;
  • Significant stakeholder management experience;
  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team based environment;
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities;
  • Team building and team leadership in a physical and / or virtual environment;
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational management skills;
  • Experience with establishing tender packages, bid evaluation and award of agreements;
  • Proficient in the MS Office Suite of products, specifically Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project;
  • SAP / GCMS / Procon / Smart Plant experience and experience in a mature Contract Management System (CMS) is preferred;
  • An inquisitive nature and flexibility to work in a team distributed across time zones
  • Ability to have fun in a fast paced, high standard environment.


Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

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Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Brunel provides the global recruitment and workforce services you need to lead your industry. With 45 years of market experience in Renewable Energy, Automotive, Oil & Gas, Life Sciences, Mining and Infrastructure, we help you finish major projects safely, compliantly, on-time, within budget and at the highest quality, so you can keep growing — anywhere in the world.

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Cherie Taylor
Brunel Canada - Calgary

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