Contracts Specialist

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Date: Sep 11, 2017

Location: Sudbury, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 8348 

Job Category: Procurement 

Location: Sudbury, ON, Canada  


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.



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. This encompasses the process of systematically and efficiently managing contract formation to set up the administration team to effectively manage all construction and services contracts required during the lifecycle of the project.

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
• Review contract terms and conditions and consider and recommend special terms and conditions as required
• Prepare and issue contract for execution
• Issue letters of regret

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 development


• Relevant tertiary qualification will be highly regarded
• Underground mining experience with cost plus incentive fee contracts
• Experience working on large construction sites



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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