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Contracts Professional

Reference ID: BCH-T-2431-190329E1

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NB 50842431 - NC 50845549

BCH-T-2431-190329E1Employment Posting ID:

Contracts Professional Positions Available: 1

Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk)Status: Edmonds C03Job Location: Temporary 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.


Reporting to the Supply Contracts Team Lead(3) within Capital Construction in Project Delivery, the Contracts Professional is an integral part of supporting the $2B/year capital plan by effectively providing pre-award and post-award contract management activities for a diverse portfolio of contracts, with a focus on supply and supply & install contracts.

The Contracts Professional is involved in both Generation and Transmission capital projects and will work closely with internal and external stakeholders in the management of major equipment supply and supply & install contracts to mitigate risk, manage contract performance, and optimize costs.

Key responsibilities include: * Work closely with Supply Chain and execute early involvement activities during pre-award, such as the review of supply chain strategies, contracting plans, scopes of work, specifications, draft RFP/RFT documents and the final contract document.

*Identify areas of improvement that enhance vendor performance, under the contract.

* Perform day to day contract management activities including, but not limited to, chairing kick-off meetings, progress meetings, review and monitoring contract schedules, managing contract scope, expediting, managing contract changes, record and manage equipment warranties, managing claims and disputes, accrual reporting, validation of payment requests, tracking of contract submittals and other deliverables, contract interpretation and contract close-out.

* Collaborate with project teams to ensure contract performance meets the needs of the project.

* Manage contract and resource budgets through the development and management of work packages

BCH-T-2431-190329E1 - Contracts Professional

NB 50842431 - NC 50845549

* Collaborate with internal stakeholders to assist in the design and implementation of innovative strategies to improve internal processes, and to enhance vendor management while optimizing contract spend.

* Monitor, analyze and provide reporting, to the project stakeholders, around the performance (financial and otherwise) of the contract.

* Key success factors for the role include the ability to work with and influence others (both internal and external stakeholders), the ability to understand and optimize detailed contract terms and conditions and the ability to implement continuous improvements to streamline processes.


* Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as Business, Law, Finance, or Engineering (relevant experience in lieu of degree will be considered).

* Strong technical background or competency in engineering and design is an asset.

* Partial or full completion of the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP-PMAC) Designation and /or International Association of Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) Certification to Associate level is an asset.

* Experience operating within crown corporations or government environments and familiarization with the Utility industry sector would be beneficial.

* Minimum of seven years progressive experience managing complex contracts

* Must possess excellent interpersonal, communications, negotiating, project management, planning and organizational skills.

* Proven abilities (as they relate to contract management) in influencing internal and external parties, managing risk, and optimizing costs through innovation.

* Demonstrated experience in successful change management initiatives.

* Proficiency with MS Office including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



* Please note: This is a one year (approximately) Full-Time Temporary posting

* A valid Class 5 driver's license in good standing is required.

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?

BCH-T-2431-190329E1 - Contracts Professional

NB 50842431 - NC 50845549

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: 2019-04-15 Closing Date: 2019-05-03

Posted: April 15, 2019
Closes: June 14, 2019