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Contract Specialist

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Date: Nov 6, 2022

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 72349 

Job Category: Procurement 

Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Our Project Delivery Group (PDG) helps clients with world-class project delivery from studies to building assets, operating the assets, and developing efficiencies through our people, methodologies, governance, and systems. Our engineering and project management and construction disciplines ensure safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of projects globally across the metals and mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors.


The Contract Specialist is part of a team focused on the management of construction and service contracts during the execution of EPCM projects and has a significant contribution towards the successful completion of projects. The Contract Specialist is focused specifically on the contracting activities leading up to award which includes the management of the entire bid process, bid analysis and contract formation. Hatch is currently looking for 3 Contract Specialists to join our project on an hourly basis.


Key Responsibilities
• Input into the contracting strategy as part of the Project Execution Plan (PEP) 
• Input into the Procurement Package Status Report (PPSR)
• Manage the bid process by:
 Managing the prequalification and selection of bidders.
 Prepare and issue invitation to bid documents by preparing the commercial content
and obtaining the technical content.
 Supervise and maintain the integrity of the bid process. Log tender questions and
replies and issue addenda as required.
 Conduct the bid opening and manage bid clarification meetings.
 Coordinate technical evaluations and conduct commercial evaluations, coordinate
negotiations and manage recommendation for award.


Qualifications and Experience
• Extensive experience in an EPCM project environment on capital projects, specifically in
the drafting and negotiation of construction and services contracts
• Contracts/legal related training
• Experience with drafting of commercial terms and conditions and an understanding of
accompanying legal implications
• Negotiation skills
• Excellent understanding of procurement processes and corporate governance principles • Ability to fit into a team environment and personal skills to compliment teamwork
• Experience working on large construction sites.


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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