Manager, Subcontracts

Employment type: Full-time
City: Edmonton
Last visit: 2014-10-24
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-24


When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading global engineering construction, and services company, we support the energy, hydrocarbons, government services, and civil infrastructure sectors on six continents. Serving our customers through ten diverse business segments, we offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our clients have come to value us, because they know We Deliver.

With more than 27,000 employees around the world, we deliver top-quality services and performance in engineering, construction, operations and maintenance, logistics and project management services to clients who entrust us with their most vital projects.

Join us and you'll be part of a dynamic, elite team of professionals who understand what it takes to get a job done and has the experience, knowledge and determination to succeed.



As a Manager of Subcontracts you will lead and supervise construction cost forecasting activities and subcontracting of construction contracts within multiple module yard projects.

Leads the subcontracting activities in respect of all designated bid and delivery programs and be responsible for supporting the commercial objectives within the module construction organization.

Responsible for all external interfaces to subcontractors and/or clients throughout the entire Project Life Cycle, encompassing the construction tendering, cost estimate, negotiation and contract formulation and subsequent management of subcontracts of high complexity. 

Assess risk and initiate action to mitigate risk at all phases of subcontract formation, performance and close-out

Prepare RFPs tailored to specific requirements; evaluate subcontractor proposals, develop negotiation strategy in concert with Program Managers, and lead negotiations; prepare subcontract documentation to include in-depth cost/price analyses

Monitor subcontractor performance and initiate corrective action if performance falters; execute contract modifications in response to changing requirements; and perform close-out activities

Provide advice and support to Program Managers and Cost Estimators in developing proposals, including developing Basis of Estimates (BOEs)

Provide advice and support in developing Statements of Work (SOW); source selection criteria and performing source selections

Provide guidance on financial and contractual matters pertaining to contracts

Independently conceive of and lead special projects and process improvement activities with organization-wide impact

Chairing regularly scheduled Subcontract Status Reviews


Post-secondary education in engineering and/or business administration

Minimum 5 to 10 years’ experience in contracts / subcontracts in Oil/Gas & Petrochemical industry

Working experience in Oil and Gas Industry and extensive familiarity on drafting of contracts and handling exceptions

Knowledge of Commercial Law and international contract forms is mandatory

Drafting and interpretation skills related to contract clauses and letters

Excellent leadership skills, good presentation and negotiation skills

Knowledge of Microsoft Office is mandatory

Knowledge of Oracle would be a definite asset

Excellent spoken and written language skills with English


KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which include an RRSP/DCPP plan with company match, medical, dental, life insurance, AD&D, short term and long term disability, paid time off and a flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development. 

Interested applicants should submit their resume via our website: 

Requisition # IRC2368

Career Level: Management

Years of Relevant Experience: Any

Education: Bachelors (Including Honours)

Industry: Construction and Trades

Job Function: Supply Chain and Logistics

Website: http://