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Procurement Contracts Specialist / Lead

Calgary, Alberta · Architecture/Engineering
Lead / Senior - Procurement & Contracts  - Calgary
Competitive Compensation & Benefits

Other Similar Titles:
- Procurement / Contracts Manager
- Senior Procurement / Contracts Specialist

This newly created Procurement Contracts Specialist /  Lead opportunity with an innovative company with newly proven technology breakthroughs needs to add to their team to fully operationalize these successes; ideal candidates will see this new professional opportunity as "the glass half full" with the added bonus to make your mark by filling the rest of the glass!

Some Key Responsibilities are:
  • Manage sourcing processes - RFQ packages preparation & issuance, supplier / contractor communications throughout duration of the bid, negotiate commercial terms & conditions, track bids progress & prepare bid summary / evaluation documents including letters of recommendation
  • Recommend procurement plans & strategies for acquisitions of engineered packages, materials, equipment & service agreements
  • Advise on project purchasing strategies & procedures
  • Source & recommend suppliers in Canada, US & worldwide to provide technical solutions & required equipment
  • Pre-qualify & prepare lists of bidders, interviewing potential suppliers / contractors & make recommendations
  • Prepare financial analysis in support of alternative purchasing strategies, initiate quotations for technical packages
  • Co-operate with engineering & other departments regarding modifications to equipment, product spec’s & delivery dates
  • Post Award administer of PO’s & contracts ie, filing, correspondence, change management & performance measurement
  • Monitor performance & conformance to commercial terms, approving/attesting progress invoices
  • Responsible for on time delivery of vendor supplied equipment & documentation to job site, after placement of PO’s
  • Establish & maintain regular contact with all suppliers to obtain reliable information on their status, track shipments, completing shipping releases, MRR’s, OS&D’s,...
  • Arrange inspections & site visits when required
  • Resolve project specific issues as they relate to procurement including review & process claims against suppliers/contractors for unsatisfactory materials / equipment
  • Attend planning meetings & liaise with other disciplines
  • Participate in contract termination, claims / dispute settlements & process back changes
  • Educate other team members in the actions required of a supply chain professional
  • Formally close out of PO’s and contracts
  • Prepare reports for clients & management, including reporting / tracking of hours, expenditures & savings
Ideal Procurement / Contracts Lead candidates will likely have most of the following:
  • 10+ years progressive procurement contracts project & operations skills & experience with relevant & significant experience in Canada
  • 5+ years leading teams would be an asset
  • Prior experience in an EPC environment is an asset
  • Thorough knowledge of current vendor capabilities within the Alberta market
  • Ability to establish & maintain professional workplace relationships, cooperate in a small team environment is essential including solid experience coordinating work with other engineering disciplines & interaction with equipment fabricators & construction teams
  • Track record of meeting deadlines & manage priorities, strong analytical & problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic, positive, self-motivated & able to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills including excellent english - verbal & in writing
  • Education & Qualifications: a relevant degree (ie, BComm, Eng), and a SCMP designation or equivelant preferred
  • Eligible to work in Canada
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