Commercial Director, Utilities / Rail | General Contractor

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto
  • 150 - 200
  • Salary: 150 - 200

Outpost Recruitment


Commercial Director, Utilities / Rail | General Contractor

Posted 9 hours ago
General Contractor
Leading infrastructure contractor
Our client, a leading infrastructure contractor, is seeking a Commercial Director to join their Major Projects team with a focus on major projects.
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
Reporting to the Vice President, Project Controls, the Commercial Director is responsible for the overall commercial management of a major Project or group of Projects. The Commercial Director must manage and control the commercial and project control functions of the project including procurement, subcontract administration, main contract administration, change and claims management, cost control and schedule. The Commercial Director must have the ability to operate and manage at the executive level of the Project structure in a PPP/PFI environment delivering a major building or civil engineering project.
Essential functions and responsibilities include:
Manage Commercial and Project Control matters of major projects including, Change Management, Procurement, Prime Contract management, Cost Control, Earned Value Management, Scheduling and Risk management
Develop and enforce commercial/project controls policies, processes and procedures
Advise on commercial strategy for successful project execution
Provide commercial and contractual advice and reports to Executives and Project Managers
Lead all claims and change management with respect to clients and subcontractors
Leadership, training and development of commercial/project controls staff
Input into bid phases including commercial review and risk analysis of contracts
Represent the company, or delegate representatives to act on behalf of the company, in negotiations or other official functions
Commercial management of designers and the design process
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Position is part of the executive team on a major Design Build Project or within the Corporate head office (with regular travel) overseeing the Commercial aspects of multiple projects. Must be willing to relocate within Ontario. Relocation within Ontario may be required. Relocation costs would be covered by employer.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Degree in Law or equivalent
Several year’s Quantity Surveying experience on construction projects
Several years’ experience as a claims consultant on major construction projects
Several years’ experience representing companies in adjudication, mediation and commercial negotiations
Several years’ experience working on rail, airport or major transportation projects
Sound understanding of contractual, commercial and financial functions on major projects
Several years’ experience negotiating contracts
Able to command the respect of Executives and JV Partners on commercial matters
Several year’s claims management/dispute resolution experience on major projects of a complex nature, in the Transportation and Civil Engineering sector
Thorough knowledge of contract language, change management and legal requirements of contracts
Several years’ experience developing and implementing strategies for risk and opportunity management
Excellent organizational, communication and writing skills
Excellent people and leadership skills
Ability to liaise/co-ordinate internal and external legal counsel and experts
Excellent written and oral communication skills required
Must be a team player
Must speak English
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Health benefits, such as prescription drug, medical services, dental and vision, and emergency out-of-country coverage, administered through our carrier, Great West Life
Income replacement benefits such as short and long term disability insurance, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
Investment plans, such as a Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Group Registered Retirement savings Plan (RRSP), Employee Share Purchase Program (ESPP)
Employee and family wellness tools, as offered through our Employee Assistance Program
Vacation and other paid and unpaid leaves of absence programs
Other benefits such as tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and subsidies
Eligible for Short Term Incentives
Eligible for annual salary increases
Comprehensive relocation package covered by employer
Vehicle allowance plus gas card
Ideal Candidate:
• Only candidates with authorisation to work in Canada will be considered
Please clearly highlight relevant work experience, project overviews and project scale ($) in your resume.
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