Manager, Contract Administration and Project Control

Organization : EPCOR Water Canada
Location: Canada, Alberta, Edmonton
End of contest: October 19, 2017
Type (Full time / Part time): Full time
EPCOR Technologies is an integrated engineering, construction and maintenance firm with a rich history of delivering complex infrastructure projects for government, utility and private company clients, including developers, general contractors and industrial organizations. We specialize in lighting, power, signal and communication systems.

EPCOR has one (1) full time permanent position available!

The Manager, Contract Administration and Project Control is accountable for managing contract administration and the billing process. This includes ensuring contracts are maintained, tracked and accessible in a central location, jobs are set up properly, jobs are closed in a timely manner, and the suggested billings are accurate when sent to the projects group for approval. 

Detailed Description

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Finance, the Manager, Contract Administration and Project Control is accountable for:

  • Providing input to the Finance and Billing operational plan and direction.
  • Ensuring deliverables of direct report positions are aligned and integrated with the business plans and strategies.
  • Ensuring an on-going effective positioning and appropriate relationships between Contract Management and Billing and teams in Finance and Billing throughout the company.
  • Identifying the necessary budget requirements for the provision of contract management and billing.
  • Managing the delivery of optimal results against appropriate performance metrics such as:
    • Accuracy of job setup information against contract
    • Accuracy of suggested billings
    • Timeliness of suggested billings
    • Accuracy of reports
    • Timeliness of job closures and write-offs
  • Reviewing and improving the contract administration and project control processes to ensure compliance to policies, standards, regulatory requirements and ensure mitigation of risks.
  • Creating, reviewing and improving procedures and processes around the billing process.
  • Maintaining an effective method to retain contracts and ensure contracts are accessible.
  • Developing and following effective controls with respect to the job setup and closeout process.
  • Maintaining backup and records management for audit; year-end short term incentive pay (STIP) calculations; and metrics

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • A university degree in Business or a related field
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in a progressively responsible business role
  • An understanding of the EPCOR Technologies business processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply relevant knowledge and technical skills to monitor adherence to internal processes, policies and standards.
  • Demonstrated understanding of PENTA billing systems and Technologies Project cycles.
  • Experience working with contract terms and conditions.
  • Experience working with Oracle.
  • Experience working in a unionized environment is an asset.
  • Advanced skills in MS Office, expertise in MS Excel is considered an asset.

As our best candidate, you will be an engaging leader who is adept at building capacity through others. You have strong written and verbal communication skills and have a knack for creating and simplifying complex processes that are easily understandable and ensure compliance

Salary & Benefits

Jurisdiction: MGMT

Hours of work: 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Commencing with your first day of employment as a permanent EPCOR employee you will enjoy a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual incentive (bonus) pay program
  • Paid vacation
  • Flexible benefits plan
  • Five paid personal days off each year
  • One Friday off per month
  • Access to internal and external career development programs
  • Financial support for personal development
  • EPCOR Savings Plan with company matched contributions
  • Pension Plan
  • Financial support for employee wellness
  • Career opportunities in a wide variety of disciplines and operational areas
  • Financial support for charitable organizations that employees contribute to

Please note the following information:

  • A requirement of working for EPCOR is that you are at least 18 years of age and legally entitled to work in Canada. (A copy of a valid work permit may be required.)
  • If you are considered for the position, clearance on all applicable background checks (which may include criminal, identity, educational, and/or credit) and professional reference checks is required. Some EPCOR positions require an enhanced level of background assessment, which is dictated by law.  These positions require advanced criminal record checks that must also be conducted from time to time after commencement of employment.
  • A technical/practical assessment may be administered during the selection process and this exercise will be used as a part of the selection criterion.
  • To meet the physical demands required of some positions, candidates must be in good physical condition and willing to work in all weather conditions. Clearance on pre-placement medical and drug and alcohol testing may be required.

EPCOR Water Canada
2000-10423 101 Street NW
Alberta Canada

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How To Apply

Thank you for your interest in a career with EPCOR. Due to the large volume of applications, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

EPCOR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Positions are filled by means of open competition where the selection is based on job-related skills, training, experience, suitability and, where appropriate, seniority.  

EPCOR only accepts resumes via on-line application at www.epcor.com/careers.  If you choose to submit your resume by any other means, we cannot guarantee that your application will be considered.