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Senior Contracts and Procurement Lead

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Calgary
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/06/2012
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The Company:
Our client, a major owner/operating company, requires expertise for their mega project in Western Canada.

This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.

The Role:
Duties
• Manages a small team of 4 to 5 contracting and procurement professionals engaged in contracting and procurement on a major pipeline project and for site based preparatory work for a major plant project totaling around $3 billion.
• Liaises with a group of project engineers and managers as clients.
• Plans, organizes, directs, and control the purchasing and contracting functions.

Responsibilities
• Staffs procurement, contracting personnel for the various phase of the project
• Promotes the contracting and supply chain management policy and procedures
• Collaborates with project staff and managers on procurement and contracting strategy for the pipeline and plant preparatory works
• Determines the most efficient procurement and contracting methods based on available forms
• Manages the procurement contracting process for the pipeline and plant preparatory works, including:
1 Formulation and approval of PRs with clients
2 Formulation and approval of bidders lists, single source and sole source justifications
3 Formulation and approval of invitation to bid packages and instructions to bidders
4 Issue of bid packages, package amendment and receipt of bids
5 Opening, recording and evaluation of bids including clarification and normalization
6 Liaison with other groups on terms and conditions, insurance, HSE requirements, etc.
7 Formulation and approval of recommendations for awards
8 Liaison with on with client and other groups to formulate PO or contracts for award
9 Formal award of contracts and POs
10 PO administration and assisting with contract administration post award
• Establishes and maintains forecasting, tracking and reporting systems
• Uses company system for the benefit of the procurement and contracting process, i.e., SAP Cortex, Basware, etc.
• Manages Benefits Agreement requirements for local content

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Relevant Post Secondary education; professional supply chain certification is desired.
• High degree of motivation, adaptability to various situations, planning and organizing skills, communication skills, supervisory and leadership skills
• 10+ years of procurement experience, Working knowledge of SAP, Oracle and other ERP systems, with a fuller understanding of SAP Materials Management (MM).
• Proven management and leadership and mentorship skills to service project management and employees.
• Ability to work with multiple vendors as well as disciplines leadership.
• Excellent oral and written Presentation and communication skills.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Offshore or LNG projects experience would be considered an definite asset to this post.
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