Contract Manager

Bedford , Nova Scotia

The Municipal Group of Companies, based in Bedford Nova Scotia, is a large, diversified organization engaged in all major aspects of the heavy civil construction, mining, and environmental services within the Atlantic Provinces. We are currently seeking a determined, skilled individual with a proven track record with the expertise of a Contract Manager with a speciality in IT to join our team from our office in Bedford, NS.

Job Summary:
The Contract Manager is responsible for developing and executing our sourcing strategy for all IT hardware and software ensuring alignment with corporate objectives.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Developing and managing performance measures
  • Lead all sourcing events and negotiations, including but not limited to the preparation and issuing of RFP’s, RFQ’s and RFI’s
  • Negotiate contract terms and conditions
  • Recommending contract awards
  • Work in collaboration with business stakeholders, including but not limited to the legal and finance team
  • Other duties as requires 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience:

  • Post-Secondary degree in a related field
  • SCMP Designation is considered an asset
  • Five or more years’ experience in procurement with a focus in the IT space would be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of purchasing, contract techniques and procedures
  • Strong knowledge of internal controls, and financial management
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with all employees, management, and outside contacts
  • Strong relationship building
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Detail orientated
  • Energetic with a positive attitude

What we offer:

  • Above average competitive wages
  • Comprehensive benefits and pension plan
  • Company provided training and development
  • Opportunities for growth in all areas of the company
  • Corporate discounts
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program

A comprehensive pension and benefits package are offered with this position along with opportunities for advancement and training and development.

Application Process:
Completed applications should be submitted to:

Human Resources
Attention: Taylor Blake
Via Email: tblake@municipalgroup.ca
Please reference “Contract Manager” in the subject line.

We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested candidates to submit a detailed resume.