Stantec System

Senior Contract Administrator, Healthcare

4 weeks ago(12/21/2017 3:47 PM)
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Architecture & Interior Design

Your Opportunity

Our Buildings group is renowned for creating high-performance, fiscally responsible, and award-winning projects. We’re passionate about the design quality of the built environment and create designs that are timeless, intelligent, and sustainable. This is the place where great ideas and rewarding careers call home. In our multidisciplinary, team-based environment, collaboration is key among a talented group of architects, engineers, project managers, interior designers, planners, and technologists, who work together to create innovative and integrated solutions for a wide range of clients. Our services include architecture, interior design, planning and mechanical/electrical/structural engineering for a wide variety of markets.


Our Toronto office is seeking a Senior Contract Administrator  with preferred experience in both small and large complex Healthcare projects to join our multidisciplinary team.


Your Duties

As a Senior Contract Administrator, you will work as part of an integrated and multidiscipline team that is delivering complex healthcare projects in Ontario. You are responsible for coordinating and administering the contract award and subsequent contract administration activities relating to complex and high-value contracts.


  • Interpreting contracts and ensuring compliance with contract terms
  • Processing Work Plans, Work Assignments, and Work Order Releases
  • Monitoring and verifying contract progress
  • Preparing and processing
    • Requests for information
    • Change directives
    • Contract amendments
    • Progress payment certificates
    • Off-site inventory payments
    • Assessing back charges and liquidated damages
    • Evaluating contractors' submissions for changes and claims
    • Negotiating an acceptable resolution to contract changes and claims, and processing for management approval
    • Processing contract close-outs
    • Preparing various reports and other correspondence relating to areas of responsibility

Your Capabilities and Credentials

The preferred candidate requires:

  • A thorough knowledge of procurement and contracting principles, methods, procedures and practices including contract administration relating to changes, claims and delays
  • A comprehensive knowledge of relevant engineering, pertinent legislation, standards and scheduling practices/methods
  • Sound judgment, strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Effective interpersonal, negotiation, presentation, verbal, and written communication skills 
  • Extensive architecture experience encompassing both office and field environments.
  • Demonstrated organizational, administrative, and decision-making skills required to effectively handle changing priorities and project deadlines
  • Ability to co-ordinate the efforts of others to accomplish objectives
  • A good working knowledge of personal computers and applications relevant to the work (word processing, spreadsheets)


Qualifications include: 

  • Graduate of an Architectural Technology program or minimum 12 years of architectural contract administration experience.
  • Minimum12 years’ experience managing the delivery of architectural projects.
  • Experience in a P3 contract type is preferable.
  • Certified Construction Contract Administrator and/or Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) would be an asset
  • Experience in Contract Administration is preferred

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