Contracts Administrator

Location: 

Laval, Quebec, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA

Requisition ID: 171942 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Kiewit Supply Network 

Department: Supply Chain Management 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

 

Position Overview

Would you like to negotiate, draft, and administer contracts with subcontractors, or suppliers during project execution? Individuals with experience in a construction-related role with previous experience in mitigating risk, following time schedule, and monitoring costs and budgets is desired. We’re looking for a team player with the ability to work independently and collaboratively to meet deadlines, milestones, and objectives. Someone who is detail-oriented, proactive, and highly motivated with the ability to effectively manage time. Join a growing team with an opportunity to play a key role in projects supported by continuous training programs. #LI-HM1

District Overview

Kiewit Supply Network group specializes in providing comprehensive procurement services to clients across the construction and engineering industries in multiple markets, including transportation; water/wastewater; power; oil, gas and chemical; building; and mining. Our key objectives are to offer clients a world-class service focused on ensuring equipment, materials and services are consistently estimated and procured at the right price. We strive to offer an appropriate level of quality and ensure materials and services are delivered on schedule and in compliance with the client’s specifications and expectations.

Location

This role is based in Laval.

Responsibilities

  • Review and assist in the negotiation of design service agreements of subconsultants:
  • Terms and conditions constituting flow downs from prime contract utilizing Kiewit’s prescribed Contract Review Process.
  • Regular interface with business line manager, project sponsors, area managers, estimating team, tax, treasury, legal, and risk management.
  • Coordinate and assist Contract Manager to finalize all agreements for subconsultants prior to pursuit submission
  • Working with applicable business lead and legal, support project lower-tier negotiations with consultants, subcontractors, and suppliers.
  • Support project personnel as needed for contract interpretation and execution as needed.
  • General administration support for the Contract Manager for all assigned design service agreements within his/her area including routing of documents, request for approval, drafting of internal memos and department workflows.
  • General administration support for the proposal documents of the pursuits and qualifications as required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, construction management, engineering, business administration or law or related; equivalent experience will be considered
  • 3 years of experience in contract administration in a construction environment, preferred
  • A thorough understanding of procurement and subcontract management is required
  • Demonstrated customer service and collaborations skills; with the ability to connect and build relationships with others inside and outside the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate with a variety of corporate departments and districts to assist in the delivery of proposals.
  • Ability to work independently and think analytically with minimal oversight.
  • Ability to think innovatively to offer practical solutions while achieving targeted risk profile.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational, time management and attention to detail skills.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook & Teams).
  • Other software working knowledge such as SharePoint, SmartSheet and SAP (desired but not required). 
  • Functional knowledge of English (written and verbal) is considered as an asset since mobility across provinces in Canada is required. Lessons can be provided as needed.

#LI-GH

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.


There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.


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