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CONTRACTS MANAGER

 

Reporting to the Director of Maintenance, the Contracts Manager, ALPS will be responsible for Contract Administration; including, but not limited to: drafting, reviewing and interpreting contract agreements with the support of Legal Counsel to ensure accuracy and completeness, monitoring timely progress of contractual obligations and commitments, and resolving complex issues as they arise throughout the project life-cycle. In addition, this role has the potential to progress into scheduling, estimating and approving project invoices as the position evolves.

 

The ideal candidate will have the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with key-stakeholders by ensuring excellent communication, time-management and organizational skills. The Contracts Manager will be required to address and resolve contractual issues by applying their extensive knowledge and dispute resolution techniques as well as ensuring compliance with all regulations, contract terms and conditions.

 

MAIN RESPONSILBITIES:

  • Manage all contract activity including the drafting, review and interpretation of contractual agreements with the support of Legal Counsel to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Perform contract management activities through evaluating contractor productivity, schedule adherence, contract change management, and project invoicing
  • Interface with the project team to confirm overall project requirements are being achieved
  • Organize and document communications with contractors relating to change requests, back charges, contract amendments and notices
  • Process and verify contractor requests for progress payment, release of hold back and final payments
  • Perform close-out of contracts, including finalizing outstanding contract issues, invoices and contractor performance evaluations
  • Identify contractual risks with the ability to address and resolve complex issues as they arise

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Self-motivated, articulate individual who possesses strong organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with key-stakeholders and staff at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking abilities, as well as a high level of energy and ability to provide an exceptional level of client service to internal and external stakeholders
  • Knowledge of contract terminology, practices and concepts
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Effective oral and written communications skills
  • Bilingualism (English and French) is considered an asset

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Business Administration, Commerce, Procurement, or related field
  • 5-10 years of experience in contract administration with a strong focus on contractual interpretation and strategic planning
  • 10+ years of experience drafting contract terms with a focus on Construction and Engineering
  • Experience with construction projects is considered an asset
  • Strong understanding of contract principles, legal terms and conditions
  • Experience with contract negotiation is a strong asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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