Contracts Manager

Vancouver, BC - British Columbia - Canada - Oil, Gas & Mining - Mining - Cost Control & Procurement - Professional Bachelor

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Rory Lyden, Account manager

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About this role

  • Analysis all contracts including the conditions, scope, and other
    Works information to identify requirements and deliverables and to
    highlight areas of risk such as ambiguities, conflicts, or deviations from
    the scope of work. Makes recommendations to the Project Managers on
    the mitigation of these risks. Closely monitors and supports
    remedial actions and implements appropriate actions.
  • Engage Project Managers and Project Procurement Managers to ensure
    project development plans, requisitions, contracts and payment systems are
    implemented in accordance with the company’s established policies,
    procedures and business practices.
  • Manage contract services with project management teams and external
    contractors or suppliers to develop workable terms that provide maximum
    protection for the company within necessary time constraints.
  • Develops and manages appropriate mechanisms to monitor compliance
    with contract terms and conditions.
  • Supervises and provides guidance to other project team members to
    ensure technical competence and consistency of administration across
    several contract packages and to ensure that customer-related actions or
    inactions which could result in constructive contract changes are
    identified and make recommendations on their resolution.
  • Develops and manages procedures to recognize and identify contract
    claims as they develop and manage the timely resolution under the changes
    provisions wherever possible, obtaining claims and legal expertise as
  • Maintains a good working relationship with Construction,
    Engineering, Project Controls, Procurement, Legal, Project Management and
    Risk Management to facilitate organizational interfaces to support
    contract administration
  • Provides the Project Manager with reviews and
    analysis of the contract commitment data and payments position and assists
    Project Controls in the development and maintenance of overall cost
  • Manages contract insurance provisions and
    implementation of all requirements. Completes risk analysis for any
    changes to these provisions and manages these risks through contracting
    strategy, tracking and reporting.
  • Develops processes to ensure the Project
    Management team adheres to all requirements of good corporate
    governance. Takes early actions to correct any deviations from good
    governance practices and mitigates risk for future incidences.
  • Manages contractor reporting and provides
    contract management expertise to the Project Management team.

About you

  • High School diploma or GED and fourteen (14) years experience in Supply Chain or the
    related fields of Business, Accounting, or Engineering, OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or the related fields of
    Business, Accounting, or Engineering and ten (10) years experience in Supply Chain or the
    related fields of Business, Accounting, or Engineering
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of commercial contracts
  • Work involves frequent travel, international assignments, and
    relocation to the site of work
  • Proficient in the use of personal computers in a business
    environment. MS Word, Excel, Outlook, essential

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with large copper production and related facilities
  • Prior EPCM experience preferred
  • Heavy industrial construction commercial management experience
  • Working as a team member (Client, EPCM & Contractors)

About us

In 1975, from a small office
in The Netherlands, graduate engineer Jan Brand found a temporary job for a
fellow engineer. This first placement was the beginning of an era in worldwide
temporary employment. Today, we’ve grown into a global service provider with
over 10,000 employees in 104 offices across 35 countries.


  • Vacancy number: PUB210252
  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 50
  • Branche: Mining
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Cost Control & Procurement
  • Closing date: Monday, April 29, 2019
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Rory Lyden

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