Coordinator, Contract Services

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Petawawa Employment Service
  • Post Date: January 17, 2019
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Job Overview

Position Details:

Requisition Number:2664Location:ON, Petawawa
Who Can Apply?:Internal (DCC Employees) and External (General Public)Language Requirement:English
Salary Range:$64,363 – $83,673Drivers Licence:Yes
Employment status:ContinuingOpenings:1
Term Length:Closing Date:29/10/17



The Coordinator, Contract Services, arranges and prepares standard contracts for the Client-Partners (e.g. construction, professional services). The incumbent determines Client-Partner needs, provides advice on appropriate procurement approaches, reviews Client-Partner documentation, and arranges for the preparation and submission of documents to the responsible contract authority. The incumbent also makes recommendations to the contract authority about initiating procurement, process decisions and contract awards, and manages the Client-Partner relationship.


  • Provide advice to Client-Partners on all aspects of procurement
  • Review Client-Partner information (e.g. specifications, financial details, security) and assemble for submission to the contract authority
  • Prepare procurement documents
  • Review tender submissions for compliance and facilitate proposal evaluations
  • Make recommendations to the contract authority for approval (e.g. procurement initiation, process decisions, contract awards)
  • Negotiate contracts with proponents
  • Respond to inquiries from bidders
  • Communicate with Client-Partners and industry, including debriefing unsuccessful bidders
  • Prepare Notices of Proposed Procurement
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships within DCC, and with industry, the Client-Partners and/or stakeholders
  • Ensure quality standards are met, in line with corporate and Client-Partner expectations


  • Review and approve initiation and award of contracts, within delegated signing authority
  • Participate, promote and sometimes lead procurement planning with Client-Partners
  • Manage risk
  • Other duties as assigned

General and Specific Knowledge

  • Best practices, methods, trends and legislation in procurement
  • DCC and Client-Partner procurement processes and procedures
  • Government policies and trade agreements
  • Project and risk management principles
  • Infrastructure design, construction and consultant operation (facility maintenance, facilities management, construction contract management, design management)

Formal Education and/or Certification(s) and Experience

  • Minimum: college diploma in engineering, applied science, preferably in a mechanical engineering, mechanical technology or a mechanical trade, or related field with four years’ relevant experience, or the equivalent
  • Preferred: certification in applicable field (e.g. engineering technology, mechanical HVAC, controls trades) or a bachelor’s degree, preferably in mechanical engineering or applied science, with a minimum 4 years’ experience


  • Use applicable computer software and operating systems
  • Apply project and risk management techniques

Development and Leadership

  • Provide functional direction and advice to employees and to Client-Partners

Working Conditions

  • Typical office environment with occasional travel
  • Some work may be located on construction sites; incumbent may occasionally be required to wear basic safety equipment
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