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Horizon Recruitment Inc.
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Contract Manager

Reference ID: 3719
Management and Executive
Vancouver, BC     

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Horizon Recruitment is conducting the search for an experienced Contract Manager to join our client on an interim basis. You will be required to manage complex construction services contracts and will be responsible for all change management, claims and vendor negotiations relating to contract scope, schedules and quality / warranty issues. Candidates with strong contract formation experience are required and a law degree with experience in civil construction will be a preference for this client.

You will liaise closely with project managers, construction managers and vendors and will focus on long term projects with the potential to continue for additional contract extensions.


  • Review project agreement, scope of work and technical specifications
  • Develop and implement contracting strategies to improve vendor management and reduce risk
  • Manage all post award vendor relationships
  • Negotiate all change orders, claims and scope inquiries
  • Track project budgets, performance metrics, and schedules for contract portfolio
  • Assist with the development of scope of work and RFx for major construction tenders
  • Liaise with project managers, engineers and construction / site managers to ensure vendors are completing work to schedule and to required quality levels.


  • University level degree ideally in Business, Engineering or Construction Management disciplines.
  • Law degree combined with civil litigation experience in the construction or service based industries  
  • Proven experience resolving complex contract claims and disputes
  • Exceptional communication skills. Both written and verbal.
  • Customer service focused approach to contract management
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.

Posted: December 4, 2016
Closes:February 2, 2017
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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance and Supply Chain. Horizon provides search services on an interim and permanent b...