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Senior Contract Formation Specialist

Date: Aug 4, 2019

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 19001 

Job Category: Procurement 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly 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.

Senior Contract Formation Specialist




Under the direction of the Contracts Manager, the Senior Contract Formation Specialist is responsible for performing all tasks involved in the formation and award of moderate to highly complex (sub)contracts on mega project. As the Contracts Specialist, you will be responsible for ensuring that all sourcing activities are undertaken with transparency and integrity per project policies and procedures.

Position is located in project offices located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.


Position Scope:


Contract Formation Specialists are responsible for performing all tasks involved in the formation and award of moderately to highly complex (sub)contracts for a multi-billion $ project .

Duties include but are not limited to the following

  • Sourcing and Pre-qualifying bidders.
  •  Preparing Recommendation for Bidders’ lists for approval.
  • Forming and issuing Request for Proposal packages as per appropriate policies & procedures.
  • Managing the bidding cycle activities including, but not limited to, coordinating Bidders responses to bidders’ questions and clarifications.
  • Evaluate the bids by preparing Commercial Bid Summary, negotiating the exceptions and qualifications and normalizing the various bids to bring them to a common platform for comparison.
  • Negotiate exceptions to the terms and conditions. Liaise with corporate legal team as required.
  • Prepare bid tabulations and recommendation letter for review and approval.
  • Issue conformed contract upon receiving approval on recommendation.
  • Providing support to other Contracts team members as required


Required Experience and skillsets:


  • Minimum Ten (10) years experience with large, complex project contract formation, negotiation and management activities working with both Owner and Contractor’s teams.
  • Advanced knowledge of terms and conditions and their negotiation techniques to support effective risk mitigation.
  • Experienced with various types of construction subcontracts and their commercial strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in a fast-paced, demanding environment and to meet tight deadlines.
  • Skilled in communicating effectively (written and oral) to support collaboration with all stakeholders.
  • Strong knowledge of various contract management applications/systems.



We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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