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Contract Manager, Proposals & Project Execution in Pointe-Claire at Andritz

Date Posted: 4/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Pointe-Claire
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/15/2018

Job Description

The Contract Manager role is part of the proposal team responsible to prepare technical and commercial proposals generally in response to client Requests for Proposals. The Contract Manager works in close collaboration with the proposal managers and the finance and legal departments ensuring a robust and winning contract strategy. The Contract Manager will also support the project execution teams on risk management, and contractual matters and interpretation. The Contract Manager will report to Contract Risk Manager

The Contract Manager’s tasks are of a commercial, financial, risk management and legal nature:

  • Drafting, reviewing and commenting on project contract terms and conditions, subcontracts and consortium agreements for final legal department review and approval;
  • Completing Andritz Hydro sales contract minimum requirements checklist for final legal department review and approval;
  • Supporting counterparty risk assessments for customers, partners, subcontractors and suppliers (cooperation with finance department);
  • Supporting in establishing strategy for insurance and taxes (cooperation with insurance & tax department);
  • Supporting in establishing strategy and cost for foreign currency exchange management (cooperation with treasury department);
  • Supporting in establishing strategy and cost for financial securities and credit risk assessment (cooperation with finance dept.)
  • Actively participating with the project execution teams on risk management, and contractual matters and interpretation (as required);
  • Participating in contract negotiations with customers, partners, subcontractors and suppliers.

The ideal candidate is an individual that is commercially astute, able to meet tight deadlines and understands construction project risks, and EPC, construction and engineered industrial product type contracts.

Job Requirements

  • University degree in Business Administration or Law or Engineering (or significant relevant experience);
  • Effective communication skills (oral  & written), energetic and results oriented;
  • 5 to 8 years of experience in contract, project and/or construction risks management;
  • Fluency in English and French;
  • Construction, EPC and engineered industrial product contracts knowledge;
  • Knowledge of business and construction related commercial and financial risks and issues;
  • Experience in supporting construction and industrial product manufacturing project management teams (an asset);
  • Ability to travel occasionally.

* Legal status to work in Canada is required.