Contracts and Bid Pursuit Manager

Sherwood Park


  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: LM285106827
  • Posted: August 29, 2018
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Our client, a North American piling solution and service provider, is seeking a Contracts and Bid Pursuit Manager to join their team. 

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Contracts and Bid Pursuit Manager is an integral part of supporting the organization by effectively providing pre-award, post-award and technical contract management activities for a diverse portfolio of contracts. 

The Contracts and Bid Pursuit Manager will work closely with internal and external stakeholders in the management of major contracts by reviewing, negotiating, drafting and interpreting contracts with the objective of identifying and mitigating business and contract risks, managing contract performance, supporting engineering and constructability analysis, coordinating with cash collection activities, optimizing cost of bid pursuit activities and engaging with legal counsel in Canada and the USA.

The Role:

  • Assist the Sales, Operations and Estimating teams in their review of tender and bid documentation and provide recommendations on contract terms and conditions.
  • Provide initial constructability & engineering review with the requisite teams.
  • Identify and discuss applicable contract risks with respective teams and convey larger risks to senior management.
  • Recommend alternative, additional or contract wording to mitigate, contain and/ or transfer risk exposures and address contingencies.
  • Take the lead on providing guidance and support in negotiations leading to the finalization of contracts and sub-contracts.
  • Ensure the documentation of all contracts, recommendations, clarifications, & qualifications are consistent with required contractor and subcontractor policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all contracts are negotiated, executed and administered in compliance with contractor and subcontractor policies and procedures which will include reviewing contractual terms and conditions to ensure requirements are properly communicated.
  • Engage with and provide support to project teams involved in the formation and administration of subcontracts as part of the purchasing process.
  • Draft and review subcontracts and associated documents to ensure compliance with Prime Contract terms in all subcontract and purchasing commitments.
  • Handle day-to-day questions arising in connection with the administration of contracts and sub-contracts and review associated documentation including change orders and amending agreements.
  • Ensure that all bid proposal elements are internally satisfied and the bid proposal is completed and transmitted on time.
The Ideal Candidate:

  • Degree in Engineering, specialty in Civil Construction.
  • Additional Certification or experience in Supply Chain Management, Contract Law  and/or Finance.
  • Minimum 5 year’s progressive experience managing complex contracts for Canada and USA.
  • Will be required to maintain engineering license(s) in Alberta and may be requested to obtain licenses in the US and other locations.
  • Proficient with Engineering and Project Management Software, MS Office including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Lisa Marillier, Consultant, Aplin Engineering & Technical.  We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  #LI-EDM


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