CONTRACTS SPECIALIST - EASTERN ONTARIO, WEST OF OTTAWA
PeopleFind Inc. is an Executive Search and Outplacement firm committed to the delivery of outstanding results. For job seekers, we encourage you to visit our Web site and take advantage of the many free resources available to you. For employers, we promise to deliver the best service, price and guarantee combination available in the industry. Visit PeopleFindInc.com for more information.
POSITION LOCATION:This position is based in Eastern Ontario, West of Ottawa. We advertise in various locations to raise the visibility of this opportunity for those interested in relocating.
Our client seeks to engage a Contracts Specialist to be considered as a senior advisor, coach, and leader on contract details and goal achievement impacting procurement teams, project management teams on contractual issues.
The successful candidate will have a legal background with hands on work experience in contract development and expertise in dispute avoidance and resolution.
Review contract structure, contract changes and activities to deliver the profitable contract execution.
Lead the formulation, negotiation, legal review and assignment of contracts, subcontracts and change orders.
Manage and negotiate significant commercial claims and other legal actions; advise on minor claims or actions.
Identify, analyze and mitigate potential commercial risks and liabilities associated with projects by providing expert advice in the area of contract law and application of legal terminology
Develop and create strong relationships with support groups, legal, finance and risk management.
Development and execution of improvements through processes and practices.
Create and assist in promoting best practices that relate to project specific terms and conditions for proposals, tenders and bids.
The development and execution of training programs relating to commercial risks and Contract Law.
Honours degree in engineering, finance, law or an MBA.
5 to 10 years of experience with contract formulation and negotiation.
Must have knowledge of the principles of ethical purchasing and business practices.
Ability to analyze, recommend and initiate changes in process and procedures is required.
Strong analytical, business skills and negotiation skills for contract development.
In-depth knowledge of commercial and contractual formats applying a strong background in business law.
Must be able to work without direct supervision, establishing priorities in meeting conflicting requirement deadlines.
Highly evolved communication skills at all levels.
Have the ability to work diligently in the reconciliation of mutual objectives of buyer and seller contracting groups along with internal stakeholders.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Please state position applied for as "Contracts Specialist" and send resume by Email or Fax to PeopleFind Inc:
Fax: 905-477-9170 or 1-866-477-9170 (toll-free)
We appreciate all expressions of interest, however, as a practical matter, only select candidates whose backgrounds best match our client's requirements will be contacted. All resumes are retained and treated confidentially for consideration against future opportunities.
Your resume is held in confidence and will not be sent to any employer without your prior permission.
Services We Provide:
Recruit for Most Business Roles: This includes management, executive, contract, temporary, temp, permanent, president, CEO, CIO, COO, CFO, CTO, C-Level, accounting, accountant, finance, financial, banking, legal, sales, sales representative, sales rep, retail, marketing, advertising, brand, branding, account executive, national accounts, key account, engineering, engineer, project manager, information technology, IT, human resources, HR, logistics, distribution, procurement, buyer, supply chain. Call us at 905-477-9330 or 866-477-0855.
Type of Executive Search / Recruiting Engagements: We work on retainer, exclusive contingency and contingency agreements depending on complexity and confidentiality of assignment. We place both permanent and contract employees. Call us at 905-477-9330 or 866-477-0855.
PeopleFind Outplacement, Career Transition and Career Coaching: We provide career transition services including career assessment, job search planning, employment networking, resumes and cover letters, interview skills coaching, downsizings, terminations and reorganization consulting and all services associated with an employee release. We assist every level including executives, professionals, management and front line staff. We offer service worldwide using E-Learning via the web / internet and telephone and affiliates. Toronto area services include Markham, North York, Mississauga, and across Ontario. Call us at 905 477 9330 or 866-477-0855.