• Title
    Supply Chain - Purchaser/Contracts Administration
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Procurement / Supply Chain
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood perform consulting and EPCM services for many of North America’s power generation, and power distribution companies. 


    Wood currently has an exciting opportunity in Supply Chain Management (Procurement & Contracts Administration). Reporting to the Manager, Project Services, this position is located in our Vancouver office, and supports Wood project teams in our Transmission & Distribution business. This role is responsible for key supply chain management support to program purchasing and project sub-contracting. Ensuring the completion of key milestones/objectives, minimizes commercial risks, emphasizes safety, enhances competitive advantage and meets customer expectations, always in strict accordance with Wood Supply Chain Code of Business conduct. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.


    • Work closely with the project team and client’s representatives.
    • Contribute to the contracting strategy development, package development and a contracting implementation plan
    • Prepare, issue and obtain approval of the tenderer list for the specific contract packages
    • Prepare tender documents from generic templates, meeting the project and individual package requirements and launch the Requests for Tender
    • Manage all clarifications and pre-close correspondence
    • Receive tenders, proceed with the analysis and manage internal and external communication
    • Conduct bid evaluation process with the project manager and owner when reviewing proposals and recommending award
    • Attend and lead negotiations with selected tenderers and prepare commercial recommendations for contract award
    • Conform and issue contract documents for signature
    • Analyze compensation requests and progress payment
    • Strictly control modifications to the contracts, negotiating requests for modifications, claims and litigation, if necessary
    • Coordinate the close-out of contracts, including submittal of deliverables and performance assessment
    • Commit purchase orders and maintaining controls to monitor supplier performance and conformance to commercial terms
    • Participating in supplier negotiations regarding commercial terms & conditions for purchase of equipment and bulk materials
    • Updating and maintaining procurement plans
    • Developing and maintaining Request for Quotations (RFQ's) and Purchase Orders (PO's)
    • Expediting vendor data and material delivery

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Minimum of 5 - 7 years of relevant experience in construction purchasing and contract administration
    • Experience with Power Transmission & Distribution Projects, and BC Hydro, is desirable
    • Proactive, confident approach to Supply Chain Management
    • Excellent proficiency in the English language (spoken and written)
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Highly developed time management and organizational skills
    • Understanding of contract styles; lump sum, unit rate, etc.
    • Thorough knowledge and experience with British Columbia and other tax jurisdictions regarding the tax applicability (PST,HST, GST) to materials and labour
    • Proven track record of maintaining high quality standards while working within tight deadlines
    • Demonstrated ability in the negotiation of contracts and commercial terms and conditions
    • Leadership, team spirit, and ability to find solutions to work-related problems
    • Ability to professionally represent company at intermediate levels

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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