Procurement Specialist, TMEP (term role) – Calgary

  • Company:
    Kinder Morgan
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
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  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Business / Mgmt

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Experience Required:
More than 10 years
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Education Required:
Bachelors Degree
Position Description
Who We Are
Trans Mountain Corporation operates Canada’s only pipeline system transporting crude oil and refined products to the West Coast. We deliver nearly 300,000 barrels of crude oil and refined products each day through 1,274 kilometers of pipeline in Alberta, British Columbia and Washington State.
The Trans Mountain Expansion Project will provide increased capacity to support Canadian crude oil production growth and ensure access to global energy markets. The largest project in our history, it involves the installation of approximately 980 km of new pipeline, new and modified facilities including pump stations and terminals, and a new dock complex at the Westridge Marine Terminal in British Columbia.
As a federal Crown corporation, the newly formed Trans Mountain Corporation will continue to build upon our 65 years of experience delivering operational and safety excellence through our crude oil pipeline system.
We are accountable to Parliament through the Canada Development Investment Corporation (CDEV). As a wholly-owned subsidiary of CDEV, we are governed by an independent Board of Directors.
Quick Facts about Trans Mountain Corporation
We operate Canada’s only pipeline system transporting crude oil and refined products to the West Coast
We have delivered safe and reliable energy transportation for 65 years
We deliver 300,000 barrels of crude oil and refined products every day on our pipeline system
Our Trans Mountain Expansion Project will provide western Canadian crude oil producers with an additional 590,000 bpd of crude oil transportation capacity and tidewater access
Our corporate headquarters is in Calgary, Alberta with regional offices along the pipeline system in Alberta and British Columbia
Reporting to an Area SCM Manager, the Procurement Specialist is responsible for planning and implementing major project procurements, from developing the procurement plan, managing the procurement life cycle, mitigating risks to awarding contracts. Develop project supply chain strategies, work collaboratively with project teams to obtain approval, and implement resulting strategies and plans.
The Procurement Specialist will be responsible for the contract strategy development, contract preparation and procurement of construction, supply and/or service contracts. This will involve:
Coordinating with other departments within the Project Team to develop the format and scope of contracts;
Anticipating and assessing supply chain risks and project impacts, and developing and recommending solutions;
Drafting RFP/RFQ documents starting with standard templates and tailoring as required to execute the approved strategies and procurement plans; leading and facilitating evaluation teams and negotiations with suppliers and contractors, as required;
Providing expert input and leadership in the preparation and/or editing of contract documents (including the basis of payment for work) and ensuring that the engineering, commercial, legal and other requirements are properly and accurately described in the contract documents;
For direct awards, overseeing the development of, and undertaking and/or leading vendor evaluation criteria, evaluation weightings, and performance indicators to ensure that the most suitable vendor is selected;
Leading debriefing sessions with unsuccessful respondents to maintain ongoing relationships;
During EPC/ EPCM Contract execution phase, overseeing procurement life cycle (review award recommendations; monitors lead times, delivery dates, shortage, backlog and non conformance reports and informs appropriate stakeholders in a timely manner; expediting reports; closeout reports; vendor payments as part of rules of credit/ milestone payments)
Position Requirements
An undergraduate degree in an engineering or business-related subject with focus on Supply Chain Management. Prior completion of specialized procurement or business administration training, preferably SCMP
15+ years’ of industry (Oil & Gas; Pipeline) experience in the project procurement of infrastructure projects as Project Buyer in an EPC/ EPCM environment. Industry experience must include experience in the procurement of large construction or supply and install contracts, and encompass: the development of procurement/contracting strategies, including determining the optimal risk allocation; the preparation of procurement and contract documents; leading contractor/supplier negotiations; and determining strategies to manage technical and commercial risks.
Experience working in a business environment that is complex, with multiple stakeholders and strategic considerations.
Excellent writing and communicating skills.
Ability to multi-task and simultaneously manage multiple complex/large projects with deadlines and deliverables.
Strong negotiator with proven ability to lead through influence, utilize business acumen to determine best course of action and tradeoffs, and resolve conflicts.
Highly skilled in change management and must have excellent interpersonal, communication, team building and persuasive influencing skills.
Strong analysis, risk assessment and business strategy skills to lead cross functional teams through complex business issues.
Proactive, adaptable to changing needs, strategic thinker.
Must be able to prioritize and manage the work load with minimal supervision
As an equal opportunity employer, Trans Mountain Canada actively encourages applications from traditionally underrepresented groups, including women, Indigenous Peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities.
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