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Senior Specialist, Contracts Management

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Date: Nov 6, 2018

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview

Reporting to the manager, fixed equipment, you will work in the static engineered equipment sub-category and play a key role in developing and supporting various commodity strategies including pressure vessels, boilers, furnaces, and tanks. Based on experience, you may also support our on-pond assets sub-category consisting of barges, dredges, support boats and docks.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead in the areas of commercial strategy development, contract negotiation and contract development
  • Facilitate the implementation and establishment of developed strategies throughout the organization
  • Develop and apply a deep understanding of business demand and market conditions
  • Play a key role in the creation of long term initiatives for the optimization of contract formation and execution for your category
  • Develop the commercial strategy for the services or materials to continuously improve our current systems
  • Support and manage lifecycle contract activities while continuously improving, evaluating and analyzing commercial models for optimal business solutions
  • Oversee the process for contractor performance management activities and continue to build positive contractor relationships
  • Collaborate closely with the business unit stakeholders and external contractors in order to drive value in your category

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • At least eight years of experience in defining and implementing commercial strategies to achieve business goals and objectives, including negotiating high value contracts
  • Oil and gas experience is preferred
  • Preference for experience in static engineered equipment, on-pond assets, strategy formulation, and drafting contracts
  • Post-secondary degree required, preferably in business, law or engineering

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Deep understanding of category management practices with the ability to deliver solutions to diverse groups, including in-depth knowledge of corporate governance, policies and procedures and contracting practices
  • Demonstrated skills in business partner relationship management and continuous improvement applications
  • Results-oriented and able to drive both execution and accountability from both internal stakeholders and contractors
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to maintain an analytical focus
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written, which allows you to take complex issues and distill them down into easy to understand concepts

Working Conditions

  • Minimal travel may be required to Suncor sites within Canada and the U.S.

Why Suncor?

We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals

Job Segment: Engineer, Sustainability, Offshore Oil, Performance Management, Engineering, Energy, Human Resources

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