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WSP Canada

Senior Contract Manager, Rail & Transit

Posted 2 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

You will be responsible for managing the contractual agreements for major rail and transit projects, including negotiating, supporting, and managing the contracts. You will be involved in extensive contact with clients, sub-consultants, and project staff; therefore organizational & communication skills are paramount for success. As a member of the Transportation Systems team, you will be given opportunities to use your transferrable skills to define processes and create execution plans.

Why choose WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of inclusion and belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.


What you can expect to do here:

  • You will work within an existing Commercial Management team in support of the Transportation Systems group, managing Rail and Transit, Ports, Marine and Coastal, and Aviation market sectors.
  • You will draft, prepare, review, and manage contracts, including teaming agreements, Memorandum of Understanding, Joint Venture Agreements, Consultant Agreements and Subconsultant/Subcontractor Agreements.
  • You will assist the teams in the interpretation and application of contractual terms;
  • Review and provide recommendations on the terms and conditions of all standard and non-standard contracts.
  • You will help in developping and implementing procedures for contract management and administration in line with company policy.
  • You will monitor competitive terms and customer satisfaction with the terms and conditions and contracting practices.
  • You will be strategizing along with recommending changes as required and manage on-going and critical contractual issues on projects; may include claims management, conflicts of interest, etc.
  • You will educate and provide guidance on contract matters to project managers and other operational staff including training on contracting best practices in the market (through workshops).
  • Lead the contract management lifecycle process; Ensure contract management, execution and close out.

What you'll bring to WSP:

  • University or equivalent education or experience in Business, Law or similar
  • You have ideally 10 years + experience in contract administration within consulting engineering, and ideally on large projects working with various stakeholders
  • You definitely understand what is risk assessment on large complex capital projects
  • You are familiar with transit systems operations, asset managements practices and contract administration
  • You know and understand what project financing and structuring on large infrastructure development contracts
  • You know how to deal with, tight deadlines pressure, ambiguity and continuous changing environment
  • You know how to communicate effectively and adapt to your audience
  • You are solution focused rather than a glass half empty thinker.

WSP est l'une des plus importantes firmes de services professionnels à travers le monde. Notre mission est d'assurer la pérennité de nos villes et nos environnements.

Notre équipe compte plus de 65 000 membres dans le monde. Au Canada uniquement, nous sommes plus de 12 000 personnes impliquées dans tous les domaines; de l'assainissement de l'environnement à la planification urbaine, de l'ingénierie de bâtiments emblématiques à la réalisation de réseaux de transport durables. Nous trouvons de nouvelles façons d'extraire des ressources essentielles et développons des sources d'énergie renouvelables pour l'avenir.

Chez WSP :

  • Nous accordons une grande valeur à nos employés et à notre réputation.
  • Nous œuvrons localement, mais avec une envergure internationale.
  • Nous sommes axés sur l'avenir et remettons en question le statu quo.
  • Nous favorisons la collaboration dans tout ce que nous faisons.
  • Nous soutenons une culture d'autonomie et de responsabilisation.

Veuillez noter:

La santé et la sécurité sont des valeurs absolument essentielles pour WSP. Étant donné l'importance de se garder en sécurité, vous devez vous conformer à notre politique de santé, sécurité et environnement (SSE) en tout temps, ainsi qu'aux politiques SSE du client lorsque cela s'applique.

Les offres d'emploi pour des postes impliquant des travaux sur le terrain et assujettis en matière de sécurité sont conditionnelles à ce que les candidats soient en mesure d'effectuer des tâches physiques clés du travail tel que décrit dans l'offre d'emploi et lors de l'entrevue. Cela peut inclure la capacité de travailler dans une variété de conditions environnementales, telles que les régions éloignées ou isolées, travailler seul, et dans des cas de mauvais temps (dans des limites sûres et raisonnables).

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WSP accueille et encourage les personnes à mobilité réduite. Les accommodements sont disponibles sur demande pour les candidats qui participent à tous les aspects du processus de sélection.

WSP souscrit au principe de l'équité en matière d'emploi. Seules les candidatures retenues seront contactées.

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About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-13

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