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Job title:  Director, Contract Management

Job family:  Project & Site Management
Business area:  Hydropower
Contract location: 

Pointe-Claire, Quebec, CA

Working location:  Pointe-Claire, Quebec, CA
Location type:  Location Flexible
Contract type:  Permanent
Job description: 

As the first equipment manufacturer in Canada and a world leader in the design of hydroelectric turbines, Andritz Hydro Canada has more than 170 years of know-how.


In a context of energy transition, our hydroelectric innovation projects make sense. From design to construction, our innovative team of experts offers turnkey solutions. By joining Andritz Hydro Canada, you are contributing to the development of sustainable technology, a clean future, and the maintenance of a proud Quebecer's expertise (or Canadian depending on the site we advertise).


From water to wire – Be part of the movement!

Summary of the role 


The Director - Contract Management is responsible for overseeing a team of professionals focused on reviewing, drafting/commenting, negotiating, and interpretating contract terms and conditions in order to ensure the best conditions for ANDRITZ, mitigate the project risks and defend our contractual entitlement. We’re looking for an experience leader with a long track record working on EPC capital projects.


What will you do?
Three main areas of responsibilities form the core of this role in our North American team. 

Sales & Tendering: 

  • Participate actively and lead a team of professional Contract Managers in the preparation of proposals (contract redlines, internal approvals, review with experts such as insurance, etc) and negotiation of contracts with customers;
  • Support proposal team and Contract Managers by providing contractual advice for escalated contractual risks and commercial topics as part of the tendering and negotiation process;
  • Support, participate and lead, as required, with proposal teams during negotiations with customers on major projects;


Project Execution:

  • Oversee contract management processes in the business segments;
  • Provide expertise in contractual interpretation and provide guidance to the project teams in the management of contract deviations (change orders, claims, contract amendments, etc.);
  • Support project teams and participate or lead, as required, during negotiations of major claims and change orders;


Administrative tasks:

  • Determine the department’s annual goals & objectives;
  • Prepare the resource planning for the department;
  • Perform the employee performance evaluation for all the team members;
  • Manage and collaborate with the HR department all the HR topics in relation with the team (recruitment and departures of employees, salaries, personal situation, retention, career plan, etc.);
  • Lead, train, retain and develop employees of the contract management team in collaboration with the HR department;

Why do you fit the profile?


Successful teams share objectives, and they also share values! In addition to your strong skills and experience, we need someone with high motivation, a positive mindset, and a willingness to be part of a team.


The ideal candidate should be willing to work in a complex, fast-paced environment, with evolving priorities. Result and solution-oriented candidates who follow through with ideas and commitments will perform well within ANDRITZ. As our projects have large scopes and often require years to be completed, your perseverance will be valued with us.

  • 10 to 15 years experience working in contract administration;
  • Degree in Commerce, Administration, Engineering, or other relevant university degree;
  • Experience in drafting and negotiating complex supply and purchase agreements in the project environment;
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills;
  • Experience drafting and negotiating contracts;
  • Advanced knowledge of business law including commercial and contract principles;
  • Experience in the hydroelectric or construction industry, or related business is an asset;
  • Bilingual English / French;
  • High level of capability with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);


What do we offer?

  • Life, disability, dental and extended health insurance;
  • Pension plan;
  • Hybrid work mode;
  • Profit sharing program;
  • Employee assistance program;
  • Employee individualized training and career plan. 


Did you know?


ANDRITZ Hydro is:

  • Over 170 years of experience in turbine design
  • Over 471,000 MW of installed and upgraded capacity
  • Over 32,000 turbine units delivered    
  • Over 125 years in electrical engineering
  • 65 representative offices worldwide    
  • More than 7000 employees worldwide including 310 in Quebec
  • Over 50 Compact Hydro units per year    
  • A complete range of designs up to 800 MW
  • 20 manufacturing sites worldwide    
  • 10 test beds worldwide

* Legal status to work in Canada is required

Requisition ID:  12553

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