senior contract admiistrator, Toronto

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toronto, ontario
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randstad canada
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General Accountability:

Reporting to the Manager ¡V Contract Administration, is responsible to co-ordinate and
administer the day-to-day activities associated with bidding/contract award and
subsequent contract administration activities of contracts relating to complex, high value
contracts involving construction, engineering/architectural consultants and technical
services consistent with the Commission's procurement policy and departmental
procedures and guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Shall have responsibility for but not limited to:

Developing commercial conditions/documentation for bids/proposals and contracts
including special commercial conditions.

Developing evaluation criteria and weighting for use in evaluating and comparing
consultant and technical proposals.

Co-ordinating the bidding process including preparation of public advertisements,
determining the necessity for and co-ordinating the issuance of addenda.

Co-ordinating all communication with bidders and providing responses to bidders¡¦
enquiries prior to bid closing.

Obtaining competitive bids/proposals.

Completing commercial evaluations and commercial/technical recommendation reports.

Co-ordinating contract award and preparing award letters, purchase orders and contract

Interpreting contract and ensuring compliance with contract terms and the requirements
of the scope of the work.

Evaluating/negotiating commercial aspects of work plan submissions.

Processing work plan/work assignment releases.

„h Administering payment process including negotiating contract price breakdowns
progress payments, off-site inventory payments, preparing/processing certificates of
payments and assessing back charges and liquidated damages.

Negotiating final settlement of quantities for unit price contracts.

Processing release of holdback payments as per Construction Lien Act.

Preparing estimates for proposed changes/amendments/claims.

Processing requests for quotes, contract amendments/changes and change directives.

Evaluating and preparing analysis of contractor's submissions for changes and claims.

Analyzing rationale for contract changes/claims with contractor's as well as coordinating
support from other departments.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

University degree or College Diploma in a relevant discipline or a combination of
education, training and experience deemed to be equivalent.

Knowledge of procurement and/or contract administration concepts and

Strong mathematical skills.

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, IFS, Focus, SharePoint.

Effective interpersonal, organizational, multi-tasking, verbal and written communication
skills and the ability to co-ordinate efforts of others to accomplish objectives.

Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi task effectively.

Effective analytical and problem solving skills and must be detailed oriented.

Sound judgement and strong communication skills, both oral and written.

Ability to prioritize the various activities to maximize efficiency and meet

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