Team Leader in St. John's, Newfoundland & Labr., Canada, Canada

LOCATION: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador (CA-NL)
JOB NUMBER: 28580

Why you should join us:

Are you a strong mentor who can provide guidance to team members? Do you have a deep understanding of contracting concepts and processes? Working closely with the Director, Supply Chain Management, Exploration & Production and Corporate, you will be responsible for leading a team of contract management specialists. Your team is responsible for managing all Tier 1 and Tier 2 (high spend and complexity) contracts associated with our Terra Nova asset. Your strong collaboration skills enable you to build strong, positive relationships with diverse groups

You will use your expertise to:

  • Lead development of contracting strategies, with consideration to obligations included in the Terra Nova Benefits Plan; develop go to market strategy and bid evaluation criteria
  • Facilitate and actively participate in meetings with partners to collate demand, evaluate business requirements and identify optimization opportunities
  • Integrate market intelligence and historical supplier performance information into commercial strategies and overall contracting plan; make recommendations to the business unit and functional partners
  • Lead evaluation of options and develop recommendations on commercial structures; develop and issue RFx packages
  • Qualify and evaluate bidders and understand how to manage any exceptions to standard process / procedure
  • Develop negotiation strategy and lead complex negotiations; develop and draft highly complex / high risk commercial agreements and roll out of negotiated contract terms and conditions
  • Manage suite of contracts from strategy formation to close-out and contract performance concerns
  • Facilitate Supplier Performance Management (SPM) process, including the aggregation of enterprise performance data (where applicable), scheduling and facilitation of cross-functional team meetings and close-out of any action items to ensure that commercial and business requirements are met and performance issues are addressed in a timely fashion

Wed like to review your application if you have

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • 12 years of professional experience in a similar role
  • Post-Secondary Education
  • Strong analytical, business and financial acumen
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; you can draft agreements and effectively present commercial concepts clearly and concisely
  • The ability to influence a diverse group of partners across all levels in the organization; you are able to anticipate potential problems and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions, as well as having a strong sense of accountability
  • The demonstrated ability to plan effectively and to develop contingency plans to mitigate commercial risk
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • An understanding of Suncors business model and operations

Why Suncor?

We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else do it safely, or dont do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

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We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.

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