Specialist, Contract Management

Suncor - Calgary, Canada

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Job ID 11961

Reporting to the manager of steel, pipe, vales and fittings, strategy and corporate development, you will be responsible for developing commodity strategies, negotiating contracts, managing supplier performance, and identifying commercial optimization and demand reduction opportunities for the business.

  • Develop and maintain a detailed knowledge of the sub-category
  • Consolidate sub-category demand for materials and services at the site and enterprise level
  • Develop and implement supply strategies for the sub-category, including optimal consolidations across the enterprise
  • Develop, negotiate and draft commercial agreements for provision of materials and services that are consistent with our articulated supply strategies, including leading negotiations of relevant contracts within the sub-category
  • Ensure effective roll-out of negotiated terms and conditions to respective peers and business units
  • Ensure contract compliance and overall spend management is consistent with the sub-category strategy and contracts
  • Manage supplier performance management

Required Qualifications

  • Eight or more years of industry experience, preferably with sophisticated knowledge of contractual terms
  • Previous experience supporting major projects in commercial contracts negotiation
  • Bachelor degree required, preferably in business, economics, law or engineering

  • Demonstrated ability to informally lead small teams
  • Strong commercial and financial acumen
  • Superior internal and external networking and negotiating skills, as demonstrated through effective collaboration with key partners and driving true value
  • Proven strategic and tactical thinking skills
  • You are results oriented and able to drive both execution and accountability
  • You collaborate with others in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • You are an effective communicator with a proven ability to take complex issues and distill them down into easy to understand concepts.

Working Conditions

  • You may occasionally be required to travel for business-related purposes

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

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Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Jan 24, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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