Senior Contracts Specialist

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WestCorp Solutions is looking for a seasoned, Senior Contract Specialist to assist in the development and execution of procurement of site projects for our valued client in Saskatchewan. A candidate with a high level contract resource with significant experience with major capital projects; specifically EPCM agreements. The successful candidate will provide senior level support to the client site’s Major Projects team. Support will also be provided, as needed, to other facilities. Candidate must have demonstrated experience in developing and executing major procurement and contracting strategies for capital projects including design, equipment, and services. This is an exciting opportunity for an experiencedcontracts specialist professional.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Interfacing with Project Engineering, Plant Leadership teams and Business Unit executives at multiple sites.
Manage supplier relationships
Development of Procurement/contract strategies for assigned projects.
Leading the development of various Rfx documents and bid evaluation criteria.
Evaluating proposals, making recommendations and negotiating the final award of a contract.
Aggressively negotiating to ensure best value for the client.
Leading vendor performance evaluations and documenting process improvements.
Maintaining databases for contracts, labor rates and reporting.
Ensuring compliance to company best practices.
Managing risk exposure
Analyzing business data and making recommendations to improve efficiencies.

SKILLS:

Ability to develop relationships with client groups at all levels – practitioner, manager, executive.
Highly proficient in analyzing spend data.
Experience in process development and implementation.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning, and organizational skills.
Superior analytical and problem -solving skills

QUALIFICATIONS:

5-10 years’ experience in all phases of procurement and contracting in mining, EPC or other industrial environments.
SCMP designation. Or equivalent.
Undergrad degree
Extensive experience in complex RFx development and execution.
Extensive experience in negotiation of complex agreements for goods and services.
Extensive experience in project procurement in heavy industrial settings.
Ability to prioritize work in a very dynamic environment
Experience in ARIBA or Oracle
Training in Six Sigma or similar LEAN methodology would be an asset.

SHIFT: 10/4 rotation ; 10 Hour days. Shift subject to change

CONTRACT: One year with possibility for extension.

Saskatchewan locals are preferred, however some travel and LOA incentives can be provided to the right candidates travelling in from out of province.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted at this time.

WestCorp Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to help build a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential

Job Type: Contract

Job Types: Full-time, Contract