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Our client, a Calgary based company that provides a range of industrial services and modular construction solutions, is looking for an experienced Contracts Administrator to join their team for a two month contract. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing contract management advice though out the lifecycle of the project.  If you have a background in construction, and are analytical and detail oriented, this may be the opportunity you have been waiting for.  

Job Responsibilities 

  • Procure and appraise quotes from potential subcontractors
  • Conduct negotiations of commercial terms and conditions 
  • Administer the execution of the subcontract to ensure compliance
  • Assess and check accuracy and process subcontract progress payments
  • Interact with other departments to ensure compliance with terms and amendments
  • Prepare draft notice correspondence where non-compliance with the subcontract is observed
  • Manage subcontract claims with the Manager of Supply Chain and the Project Manager along with other stakeholders
  • Conduct final account review and process back charges
  • Ensure all documentation is received, deficiencies are taken care of and subcontracts are closed out
  • Responsible for providing claims identification, development and presentation and to support the project team 
  • Work with the project controls team to investigate causes of delays and loss/expense and the construction of recovery strategies and plans leading to appropriate compensation

Candidate Qualifications 

  • Degree in a related field, SCM related professional designation such as SCMP is preferred
  • Five+ years of experience in contract administration
  • Experience in a construction environment, ie electrical, plumbing etc
  • Understanding of Project Management processes
  • Understanding of the various construction contract models that may include lump sum, reimbursable, time and materials and others
  • Knowledge of contracts and ensure compliance to the agreed terms and conditions 
  • Commercial, cost control, risk management and contract requirements awareness
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Detail oriented with a very analytical mindset
  • Excellent organization, documentation and planning skills
  • Advanced planning and communication skills
  • Class 5 Drivers License with clean drivers abstract
  • Ability to work within a team and independently within a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics and Great Plains ERP system would be an asset


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