senior contract administrator - construction, Toronto

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Project Description:

Reporting to the Category Manager, is responsible to co-ordinate and administer the day-to-day activities associated
with bidding/contract award and subsequent contract administration activities relating to complex, high value contracts
involving engineering/architectural consultants and technical services; design and supply of equipment, and
construction consistent with the TTC¡¦s procurement policy and departmental procedures and guidelines.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Coordinating the bidding process including preparation of public advertisements, determining the necessity for
and coordinating the issuance of addenda.

Coordinating 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.

Coordinating contract award and preparing award letters, purchase orders and contract documents.

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

Evaluating/negotiating commercial aspects of work plan submissions.

Processing work plan/work assignment releases.

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

Negotiating final settlement of quantities for unit price contracts.

Processing release of holdback payments as per Construction 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

Educational Qualifications and Experience:

Educational Qualifications:

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

Accreditation as a Certified Construction Contract Administrator, Certified Professional Purchaser (CPP),
Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP), Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO), or
equivalent is considered an asset;


Minimum five (5) years of procurement experience.
Knowledge of public procurement and/or contract administration concepts and practices

Experience in contract development, in cooperation with legal counsel

Experience conducting procurement projects in the public sector

Experience leading and/or managing procurement processes for procuring goods or services, utilizing leading
practices and methodologies which may include dialogue, and/collaboration with vendors

Experience providing strategic advice to support client in planning, developing and executing of procurement
processes for complex/advanced procurement

Experience working with clients and key stakeholders to develop problem statements, outcome-based
specifications and value-based evaluation criteria

Other Skills and Technical Requirements:

Strong mathematical skills;

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, SharePoint;

Effective interpersonal, organizational, multi-tasking, verbal and written communication skills

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.

Ability to prioritize the various activities to maximize efficiency and meet deadlines.

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