Contract Administration Manager

Job CategoryInformation Technology
Position TypeContract
Application Deadline August 30, 2019
Experience Required4 years
Job Duration1 year
Education RequiredBachelors

Our client in Telco industry is seeking a Contract Administration Manager in Toronto. This is a 12 months contract position.
Job Description
Job duties / accountabilities
• Provide administrative and technical support to vendors, relating to cable installation and splicing. Be involved in major project supervision when required.
• Assist vendors with problem solving, work-load management, coordination and follow-ups of projects.
• Ensure practices and external requirements (such as permits, authorization) are respected by vendors; ensure work performed is aligned with the plans, the quotes and the technical norms to meet quality, environmental and health/safety standards.
• Manage and verify vendor administrative follow-ups; work completion, change of dates, changes to plans, pre-billing, rates and extra approvals.
• Act as the company’s representative in front of third parties (municipalities, Ministry of Transportation, Ontario Hydro) for major projects coordination (coordination meeting, preliminary on-site visits and during the construction phase, cost analysis).
• Assist vendors with different relations (municipalities, Ministry of Transportation, Hydro companies).
• Propose alternative solutions for processes, construction and conception norms in order to improve efficiency, quality and costs effectiveness.
• Inform the Purchasing, Process, Contracts and Quality Audits teams about vendor performance issues and work towards corrective measures.
• Analyze, validate and approve billing.
• Conduct regular quality and safety inspections in the field.
Critical Qualifications / Competencies
• Experience in dealing with municipalities and utility companies.
• Experience working in construction.
• Past experience in conflict resolution with external vendors. • Good knowledge of the technical design associated to the outside plant and its technologies.
• Excellent knowledge of project management.
• Knowledge of construction quality standards and health and safety.
• Customer oriented with a high team spirit.
• Excellent organizational skills, including planning of workload and stress management.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• PC Proficient – MS Office, Windows environment.
• Valid G Driver’s license.
Preferred Qualifications / Competencies
• Civil technologist diploma or Bachelors of civil engineering or equivalent
• Experience in civil management and contract administration.
To apply, send your updated resume to:
Candidates must be in Canada and with valid work permit for being able to apply for this role.