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BC Hydro and Power Authority

Contract Manager

Posted 2 days ago

Job Description

NB 51174064 - NC 51174066

BCH-T-4064-220306E1Employment Posting ID:

Contract Manager Positions Available: 2

Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk)Status: Fort St. John Site C Constr OfcJob Location: Temporary HybridFlexible Work Role:

Northern InteriorRegion:

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Providing clean electricity to 4 million customers takes a diverse workforce and that's where you come in. We need your talent to help us build major projects to meet growing demand. To help our customers find clean energy solutions for their homes and businesses and to be ready to respond during storms and outages to keep our system reliable.

Working for BC Hydro is meaningful. And now, the stakes have been raised as we work towards a solution to climate change while safely providing clean, affordable electricity to our customers.

We offer a healthy work life balance, training opportunities and career progression. We're proud to be ranked as one of B.C.'s Top Employers and one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers. Join us as we build an even cleaner B.C.


The Contracts Manager will provide daily support to the Senior Construction Manager and other Contract Managers as well as leadership to a team comprised of contract professionals and technologists for one or more subproject on the Site C Project. The successful candidate will be a senior, experienced Contracts Management professional with a proven track record of leading Contract Management associated with the construction of industrial mechanical and electrical projects. Accountabilities will include:

* Providing leadership and work guidance that fosters a collaborative, productive, and healthy work and team environment.

* Hiring and managing staff, facilitating training and development, monitors performance and provides ongoing coaching and feedback. * Responsible for team development and engagement which includes career development and succession planning * Champions safety and acts as a role model for setting behaviours and standards * Provides support to the Sub Project Manager for decision making and direction and escalates risks to Senior Management where there is a risk that contractual requirements will not be met or other commercial risks arise *Provides support to the Project for reporting requirements - both internally and externally. *Provides support to other functional groups as required. *Providing leadership to day to day contract management activities including, but not limited to, attending and/or chairing progress meetings, monitoring schedules, expediting, drafting of change documents as required, facilitate change processes, negotiations, facilitating and negotiation of claims and disputes as required, forecasting, accrual reporting, validation of payment requests, tracking of contract submittals and other deliverables, monitor document controls and contract interpretation.

* Leads design and implementation of innovative strategies to enhance vendor management and

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optimize BCH's contract spend.

* Builds and maintains a healthy working relationship with internal Stakeholders who include, Project Managers, Construction, Engineering, Environment, Safety, Quality, Project Controls and Site Engineering and Acceptance teams.

* Creates a culture of continuous improvement.

* Champion initiatives to improve the quality of service provided to Stakeholders.

* Mentor and provide expert level of advice on contract related risk identification and risk mitigation techniques.

* Support with the identification of alternatives to address Vendor non-compliance with the contract and propose recommendations, within the terms of the contract, to the Project Manager and Construction Manager.

* Monitor contract performance and ensure contractual issues are identified, communicated to Stakeholders, and actioned appropriately ensuring that there are no negative impacts to functioning of the facility.

* Managing post-award Vendor relationships to ensure the spirit and intent of the contract is achieved.

* Support the "Hydro's Representative and/or Delegate " (the named contract authority who represents BC Hydro in all contractual matters under the contract) within the terms of the contract, BC Hydro's practices and financial policies.

* Ensures that BC Hydro fulfills its obligations under the contract and takes prompt action to resolve and mitigate claims.


* Degree in a relevant discipline such as Business, Law, Finance, Economics and/or Engineering preferred.

* Minimum of twelve (12) years progressive experience in a dynamic business environment leading and managing teams that includes involvement in major infrastructure project contract formation, contract management and administration, contract claims, category management, ideally in a complex operating environment.

* Demonstrated people leadership, and collaboration skills

* Must possess excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills including to senior management levels

* Excellent negotiating, project management, planning, time management and organizational skills.

* Ability to lead and operate within an environment of ambiguity, where change happens frequently.

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

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

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* Proficiency with Unifier, SharePoint and SAP is preferred.

*Demonstrated experience in contract law is a pre-requirement for this position.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION This location is eligible for a Remote Incentive of 12%. Remote Incentives are paid bi-weekly to Full-Time Regular employees working in eligible remote locations. A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain the following requirements in good standing: Driver's License Type = Class 5

• This role will be based in the Site C Construction office.

• This is a full-time temporary position until approximately December 2023 • Candidate should possess experience working on large scale, complex, multi-year infrastructure projects. • Candidate should possess experience and a proven track record of leading Contract Management associated with the construction of industrial mechanical and electrical projects.

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?

We are safe. We are here for our customers. We are one team. We include everyone. We act with integrity and respect. We are forward thinking.

BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

We include everyone. We welcome applications from anyone, including members of visible minorities, women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

We are also happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and while working at BC Hydro. If you require support applying online because you are a person with a disability, please contact us at .

All BC Hydro employees will be required to show proof of full Covid-19 vaccination.

Flexible work model role definitions ===========================

Our four role types identify the degree of flexibility an employee could have to work from home

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based on the type of work they do. The flexibility for an individual job is up to the manager for each position and the operational requirements. Employees also have the right to work full-time from the office if they prefer. All of our roles require at least some in-person time.

IBEW/Field - No option to work from home Resident - Works primarily (4+ days per week) in the office. Hybrid - May be able to work from home up to 3 days per week. Remote - Works from home 4+ days per week

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: 2022-03-06 Closing Date: 2022-03-23

About BC Hydro and Power Authority

BC Hydro is one of the largest energy suppliers in Canada. We generate and deliver electricity to 95% of the population of British Columbia and over four million people. It’s our vision is to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do. As an employer, 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. Interested in joining our team? Visit to see current career and apprenticeship opportunities.



Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-19

Current Openings

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