Contract/Projects Manager - Vaughan, Ontario Canada - 20979

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 20979
Title: Contract/Projects Manager
Job Location: Vaughan, Ontario - Canada
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Thie European market leader established its first North American operation just 4 years ago and business growth since has been significant. To support the start up, it had transferred Contract/Project Managers from the UK to Ontario and they must now return home. This is, therefore, an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing company still in its "magical" infancy and play a key role in business development.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Europe's market leader, this successful and expanding designer/manufacturer established its Canadian Production presence just four years ago to sell highly engineered vehicles to government agencies and private fleet operators across North America. It now requires the talents of another skilled and experienced Contract Manager to effectively manage all Bid Package Responses and post-sale administration leading to on-time delivery. The Contract Manager must be able to navigate through hundreds of pages of Bid Specifications to accurately develop Cost Estimates and Pricing to deliver Bid Responses within deadlines. Post-sale, the Contract Manager will communicate directly with the Customers to confirm scope of work, identify any Engineering Changes or options and prepare invoicing accordingly. Once orders are finalized, the Contract Manager role evolves into Project Management, becoming the Customer's Advocate liaising with Sales, Engineering, Quality, Purchasing & Production responding to any Change Requests to expedite on-time delivery. This role is an individual contributor with Customer Facing responsibilities and significant influence internally. As such, candidates must display an appropriate balance of keen attention to detail, thoroughness, and organizational skills complimented by excellent communication skills, the ability to influence & facilitate, and strong self-motivation. Our ideal candidate brings years of Contract Management experience; talent learned & honed in an industry selling highly engineered products or equipment to government agencies by tenders and to private industries by negotiated purchase order. Candidates must be able to occasionally travel Canada and to the USA in a Customer Facing role.

QUALIFICATIONS

-- Appropriate mix of detailed, thorough, concise AND communicator, influencer, tactful, diplomatic
-- Fully experienced reviewing & responding to technical Bid Packages hundreds of pages deep
-- Adept as Customer Advocate, navigating internally with Sales, Engineering, Purchasing , Quality & Production to achieve Customer satisfaction. 

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree