Procurement/Contracts Manager - (Ottawa)

Ottawa (ON) On-site Only
Opportunity Number: 2071553
ConstructionConstruction & Property Management
LanguageSecurity Clearance
English verbal and writtenNot required
Start PeriodDate Posted
Two weeks +Friday, September 23, 2022
Job Description

A homebuilder in the Ottawa area, is seeking to add a Contracts Manager to their team. If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply today or send your resume directly to

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes, directs, and controls activities related to the procurement function
  • Negotiate, award and administer contracts according to established legal and operational company standards.
  • Develop and implement processes and mechanisms to support the smooth execution of all contracts.
  • Prepare detailed cost budgets, project timelines and establish milestones for defined projects.
  • Designs, implements, manages, and monitors procurement reporting systems to meet company requirements.
  • Continuously evaluates market, delivery, and pricing to determine present and future material availability to maximize profitability.
  • Recruits and maintains suppliers that provide high quality products and services at a better price while maintaining the highest code of ethics and conduct.
  • Build constructive and effective working relationships with both internal and external team members, including direct reports
  • Directly communicate with project team members, including site superintendents, suppliers, and trade partners.
  • Prepare, distribute, and track relevant date including daily email correspondence, purchase orders, contracts, change orders, RFI’s, etc.
  • Prepare and maintain financial forecasts or the project, and updating key stakeholders when there are areas of concern
  • Attend project site visits and be familiar with site progress

Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a leadership role
  • 5 years relevant residential construction experience or equivalent.
  • Accounting experience considered an asset
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office with strong focus in Excel
  • Experience in using a construction-related software system (ie. Newstar, Builder MT, Mark Systems) is an asset
  • Advanced understanding of home construction, current building codes, contracts and terminology, and architectural plans
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to build relationships with outside contractors

RRSP 2% match
Vacation 3 weeks
EAP program
Social and Team Events
Generous health and dental plan
Group retirement planning with company match

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We’re an equal opportunities employer committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in today’s workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Minorities, women, LGBTQ candidates, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you require an accommodation, please review our accessibility policy and reach out to our accessibility officer with any questions.
Merci de l’intérêt que vous manifestez pour ce poste. La description du poste nous a été fournie en anglais par notre client. Si vous souhaitez passer l’entrevue avec nous en français ou fournir votre CV en français, nous vous confierons à une personne de notre équipe qui parle français.

Opportunity Number: 2071553

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