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Contracts specialist

Job Description

The Canada Unit is looking for a Contracts Specialist to join our growing team in either Toronto or Vancouver. In this role you will be the primary point of contact for the Canada unit in coordinating with the North and South America (NASA) legal department for all required contract reviews.
You will support the Commercial manager with the following responsibilities:
  • Support project and proposal teams in understanding key issues and securing sound and equitable commercial outcomes in contract negotiations; and
  • Ensure appropriate agreements with third parties are in place, including sub-consultant organizations and strategic and JV partners.
Role Activities
  • Canada Unit administrator for the NASA Legal Review Intake System (LRIS)
  • Manage Canada Unit priorities with the Portfolio Managers and NASA Legal team
  • Work with the NASA legal team to streamline the legal contract review process
  • Undertake initial screening / review of contracts to advise the Bid Managers and Bid Principals of the key issues and risks and inform the decision to bid process
  • Support the Canada Unit Commercial Manager and NASA Legal team with negotiations and close out of agreements with Mott MacDonald’s Clients, partners and subconsultants as may be required
  • Provide advice to the project managers and project principals to support resolution of routine contractual issues, in line with NASA legal department guidance
  • Support Unit Commercial Manager and Unit General Manager with facilitating internal Mott MacDonald Group Directive approvals
  • Manage the Contract Store on behalf of the Canada Unit

Candidate Specification

We are looking to speak with contracts specialists who have availability to join either the Toronto or Vancouver office soon and invite applications from candidates with the following qualifications:
  • Hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in engineering, or construction management or similar
  • 5-10 years contracts administration / commercial management experience especially in the preparation and finalization of contract documents
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in the infrastructure sector
  • Experience working within a consulting engineering environment in Canada
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplined team
  • Excellent communicator (both oral and written) and skilled problem-solver with a commitment to thrive in a proactive organization where client service is paramount
  • A high attention to detail and an ability to deal efficiently with priorities and manage time appropriately
  • Must be proficient with software such as: SharePoint, Excel, Word, MS Project and other comparable such programs including the desire to utilize the full capabilities of Office365

Job Profile

Opening opportunities with connected thinking.

Together with our clients, Mott MacDonald is solving some of the world's most intricate challenges. We search out the connections others fail to make; we unlock creativity and deliver better outcomes for the lives we touch every day.

Mott MacDonald is a wholly independent, employee-owned, multidisciplinary engineering and development consultancy servicing public and private sectors around the world with over 16,000 staff working out of 180 principal offices and delivering projects in 150 countries. Every day we build upon our reputation for technical excellence by taking on some of the world’s most prominent and challenging projects, particularly in areas such as highways and bridges, rail and transit systems, tunnels, and pipeline services.

We are positioned for healthy growth, profitability, and career opportunities across North America and around the world. As part of our growing business, we want to hear from you: the enthusiastic, collaborative, and talented individuals who enjoy problem solving and pitching in to grow a successful business. Join our team of seasoned professionals who are finding opportunities through connected thinking to develop our Mott MacDonald global presence.

Other Information

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Mott MacDonald Canada Limited will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Hybrid working policy
At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team, and personal commitments. We offer a hybrid working policy that embraces your well-being, flexibility, and trust.

COVID-19 Policy
Mott MacDonald requires employees working in person at a Mott MacDonald workplace to either provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or periodic testing. Therefore, to be considered for this position, you must abide by Mott MacDonald policy. This policy will be reviewed periodically and may be subject to change.

More about Mott MacDonald
We’re a global engineering, management and development consultancy.
Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.
A fundamental part of this is respecting each person’s differences and striving to meet their needs.
Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence

We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have opportunity to contribute.

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