Subcontracts Manager
Kiewit Corporation
Calgary, AB, CA
9h ago

This position provides project specific leadership and management for procurement of engineered equipment, subcontracts, professional services, commodities, permanent plant materials, and small tools & supplies.

Manages assigned purchasing agents, purchasing managers and other purchasing employees interfacing with engineering management, estimating management, design professionals, and project management.

Duties also include but are not limited to : negotiating with equipment and material suppliers, subcontractors, and service providers, while consulting with corporate attorneys and senior management when necessary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but is not necessarily limited to the following :

  • Identify Prime contract flow down requirements to develop project templates.
  • Review project contract templates for adherence to project requirements.
  • Oversee all procurement related activities on a project and ensure KSN adherence on an as needed basis.
  • Complete escalated contract negotiations and change orders through close-out and warranty completion.
  • Develop and maintain supplier and subcontractor relationships
  • Interface with business, legal, risk, tax, suppliers and internal procurement departments.
  • Develop and maintain project procurement strategy and plans for all aspects of purchasing from pre-bid to closeout.
  • Negotiate commercial terms and conditions with equipment suppliers, material suppliers, professional service providers, and subcontractors, while consulting with corporate attorneys and senior management to minimize project and corporate risk while maintaining commercial competitiveness.
  • Monitors and oversees procurement contract execution and management for engineered equipment and material contracts, professional service providers, and subcontractors.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying and / or estimating materials, equipment, subcontract and professional services.
  • Oversee assigned staff training.
  • Locate and assist in evaluating and qualifying suppliers of materials, engineered equipment, subcontractors and professional service providers.
  • Process requisitions and prepare purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of procurement and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Resolve supplier or subcontractor grievances, and claims.
  • Review supplier or subcontractor claims and contracts for conformance to company policy.
  • Oversee administration of online purchasing and contract management systems.
  • Communicate and enforce purchasing policies & procedures to project team.
  • Provide training to ensure policies & procedures are followed.
  • Responsible for projections, financial planning, expediting, delivery schedules and project purchasing reporting.
  • Oversees the development and review of all procurement analytics, reporting and deliverables.
  • Qualifications

    Masters degree preferred. Must have a BA / BS in business, engineering, supply chain

    management, construction management or equivalent degree and / or a minimum of 5 -10 years

    experience in engineering and / or construction or equivalent work / field / military experience.

    Possess knowledge of equipment and materials common in the construction industry. The

    individual must :

  • Knowledge of Canadian construction Industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, supply chain management or equivalent degree or military / education experience combination
  • 3-5 years contracts negotiation experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Detail-oriented, highly motivated, effective time management skills
  • Advanced knowledge in risk evaluation, claims mitigation and dispute resolution
  • Strong leadership, management, communication, and coaching skills
  • Long-term relocation and short-term field assignments will be required.
  • About Kiewit

    As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference.

    We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water / wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining.

    Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture.

    A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

    How We’re Different

  • Consistently ranked within the top five of the Top 400 Contractors according to Engineering News-Record
  • Named to the Best Workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada for the sixth year in a row
  • Extended health, dental and vision insurance where employees can get expert support for work, life, and everything in between
  • RRSP plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of weekly base wages
  • Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year, in addition to statutory holidays per each province’s guidelines
  • We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development, and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs
  • Kiewit believes in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and complies with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

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