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BC Hydro and Power Authority

Contract Manager

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
6 days ago

NB 50896863 - NC 50897790

BCH-R-6863-190830E1Employment Posting ID:

Contract Manager Positions Available: 1

Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk)Status: Edmonds A01Job Location: Permanent Lower MainlandRegion:

We're BC Hydro and we have a big job to do.

Keeping the lights on for over 4 million people across the province takes a lot of talented people doing many different jobs. From working deep in a generating station, atop a power pole, or behind a desk, whatever it is that makes you tick we offer challenging careers to help you reach your potential.

We're investing more than $2 billion per year in major capital infrastructure projects to help meet the growing demand for safe, reliable power. We're upgrading transmission lines, building new substations, and investing in our hydroelectric generation facilities.

We aim to provide meaningful and challenging work, opportunities for growth and a healthy work/life balance. We've been recognized for excellence and been named one of B.C.'s Top Employers and one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for four years in a row.

It's our vision to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do.


* Lead, motivate and inspire a team of approximately 20 contract professionals and technologists responsible for managing a $600 million contract portfolio, in support of the delivery of BC Hydro's capital plan. * Provide leadership to day to day contract management activities, including monitoring contract schedules, contract change management, contract claim negotiations, cash flow forecasting, validating payment requests, tracking contract submittals and deliverables, and contract interpretation. * Monitor contractor performance and identify alternatives to address contractor non-compliance within the terms of the contract. * Ensure BC Hydro fulfills its obligations under the contract and take prompt action to mitigate claims. * Provide leadership and work guidance that fosters a collaborative, inclusive and productive work and team environment. * Develop and maintain a resource plan to adjust resources based on forecasted workloads. * Champion safety and act as a role model for setting behaviors and standards. * Initiate and lead the design and implementation of innovative strategies to enhance policies and processes. * Create a culture of continuous improvement. * Build and maintain a strong working relationship with internal stakeholders, including Supply Chain, Project Management, Construction Management, Engineering, Environment, Safety, and Indigenous Relations.


* University degree in business, law or related discipline. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. * Minimum of twelve (12) years progressive experience in a dynamic business environment,

BCH-R-6863-190830E1 - Contract Manager

NB 50896863 - NC 50897790

including hands-on involvement in contract management, and project procurement. * Demonstrated experience leading teams for a minimum of five years. * Demonstrated experience in effectively leading teams through change. * Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills including to senior management levels. * Proven ability in influencing internal and external stakeholders, managing risk and leading innovation. * One or more professional designations (ie. PMP, SCMP, IACCM) is an asset.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION * This role will report to the Services Division Manager within Capital Construction in Project Delivery. * This role is based at the BC Hydro Edmonds location in Burnaby. * A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain your Driver's License (Class 5) in good standing.

We're always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation to help shape the electricity system in B.C. It's an exciting time to be a part of our team as we invest in our system and prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

Our values guide our work. Want to join us?

We are safe. We are here for our customers. We are one team. We act with integrity. We respect our province. We are forward thinking.

BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

HOW TO APPLY Don't forget to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and copies of your certifications. If applicable, include your Trades Qualification. This will ensure we have all the necessary information to assess your application without any delays.

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Date Posted: 2019-08-30 Closing Date: 2019-09-20
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