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Senior Contract Analyst

Location: BC Transit is seeking a Senior Contract Analyst to live and work in one of the following areas:

  • Victoria/Cowichan
  • Vancouver
  • Kelowna
  • Other possible locations in BC

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (12 Month Contract)

Salary: Exempt Band 3, MIN $73,900.00 - MAX $99,800.00

Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 05/23/2022 

 

Placement in the salary range is determined by an assessment of knowledge, skills, experience and ability of the candidate to meet the key requirements of the job. In addition, our pay philosophy is to align with the median of the range and be considerate of internal equity comparisons.

 

Are we right for you...

We’re passionate about people and creating sustainable, safe and affordable solutions to BC. We are an organization that has a People First approach and considers people first in every business decision that we make. We are part of the solution and what we do matters; from fighting climate change with battery electric buses, to affordability through cost effective transportation, to connecting remote communities, we bring the heart, soul and innovation to  public transportation.


It’s an exciting time to be in the transit industry and we’re looking for creative and passionate people to join our team. Not only would you be joining an engaged organization but you’d also get to enjoy flexible work arrangements, extended benefits and a pension plan as just a few of the benefits BC Transit employees are eligible for. Keep reading to find out if this role is meant for you!

What you'll be doing...

Our Manager, Procurement and Contract Administration is looking for someone to design, develop, and coordinate BC Transit’s commercial contracts. This includes but is not limited to Capital Acquisition, Construction, Maintenance Repair, IT, HR and Revenue generating contracts. 


During your 12 month term, you will provide guidance, advice with respect to commercial contracting, and procurement. In addition, you will lead commercial contract negotiations, including commercial contract disputes, and arbitrations. You’re also experienced with developing and implementing policies, procedures, standards and systems to optimize program effectiveness and service delivery for all areas of accountability.
 

Please click here to view the full job description for this role.

What you'll bring to the table...

We love lifelong Learners and recommend the following mix of education or certifications to be successful in conjunction with relevant experience:

  • Bachelors degree in any related discipline (Law, Business, Business Administration, Commerce, etc) 
  • Three to Five years business related role with recent progressive purchasing and/or contract negotiation and supplier management. 
  • An equivalent combination of education and or experience may be considered.
  • In-depth knowledge of procurement/contract law
  • In-depth knowledge of competitive bid processes
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with commercial contract law
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze business, financial, technical and legal issues and develop solutions
  • Excellent facilitation and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Excellent business acumen

What we'll bring to the table...

  • Comprehensive dental and group plan benefits to support you and your family, regardless of what life throws at you 
  • Membership in a “Gold Plated” defined benefit pension plan, meaning it’s the best in the Province and one of the best in the country; putting you in a strong position when it comes time to retirement based on your Yearly Maximum Pensionable Earnings
  • Access to Fitness and Lifestyle Centers to help you take care of your physical fitness and health 
  • Various programs that support employees such as an Employee Assistance Program and Health and Wellness initiatives and events aimed at fostering your mental health 
  • A Corporate Learning and Development Program to help you in continuous career growth 
  • Maternity and parental leave employer paid top-up to support you and your family
  • An Employee Recognition Program where we all recognize each other successes (not just your Leaders!) 
  • A Social Club that gives you access to events throughout Victoria 
     

What next steps could look like...

  • Interviews will take place between June 1st and June 2nd, 2022. 
  • Testing will be sent to shortlisted candidates after their interviews.
  • The position requires the completion of a Criminal Record Check or Vulnerable Sector Search.
  • An eligibility list may be established for future full time regular and temporary vacancies.
  • If you have a disability which requires an accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.

To keep our team members, customers and the communities we serve safe, we have introduced an interim Employee Mandatory Vaccination Policy intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.  BC Transit requires proof of being fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Please be aware that your appointment to this position is conditional on meeting and maintaining the definition of being "fully vaccinated" as per the definition of Health Canada. Any employee providing false or misleading information, may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal.

 

We believe that diversity of thought and experience fuels innovation. In keeping with this belief, we do not discriminate on any basis. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Should you require any accommodation or have questions, please let us know.

While we welcome all applications, we will only respond directly to those who are short-listed for a role. Thanks in advance for your understanding and wishing you all the best in your career journey.

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