Contracts Manager

Our client, recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, is one of the fastest-growing construction companies in Manitoba.  They operate across Canada and have been growing their operations significantly over the past couple of years. Their team consists of highly-motivated construction professionals, who can’t wait to welcome the new colleagues in their Winnipeg head office.


As a new team member, you would play a key part in the Contracts Management team. You would have the opportunity to work with a well-established, growing organization with opportunities for advancement and personal development. You will contribute to the overall success of the Contracts Department by procuring and managing the industry’s top sub-trades.  You will need to have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to problem-solve and create long and lasting relationships.


Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Review and assess issued contract drawings and specifications to determine the appropriate subcontractors and scopes of work
  • Reach out to new and existing contractors to review future projects to engage interest and commitment early on
  • Analyze potential risks involved with specific Scopes of work and subcontractors
  • Conduct pre-qualifications of substrates by completing reference checks.
  • Hold Subcontractors accountable for deliverables to ensure schedule compliance
  • Prepare bid documents (RFP’s) and bidders list, including inquiry preparations and recommendations for award of contract
  • Lead negotiations with sub trades to attain the required budgetary goals.
  • Prepare selection and recommendation of contractors adhering to prescribed budget and scope of work
  • Lead contract term negotiations with sub-contractors if revisions are requested.
  • Prepare construction contracts, terms conditions, scope of works and coordinate execution to ensure prescribed timelines


  • 5 years experience with Contracts or Project Management
  • Experience using Construction Management Programs
  • Ability to read and understand construction documents
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft applications
  • Detail oriented and ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment


  • Competitive base salary based on experience
  • Extensive benefits, including medical and dental coverage, RRSP matching
  • Profit sharing
  • Continuous career prospects within the company
  • Company-sponsored team-building events and initiatives


Please apply directly to this posting with the most recent version of your resume. If you would like to speak with us regarding this position, please contact Matt Erhard at (204) 926-8896 or email [email protected].  To learn more about our open positions, visit us at


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Winnipeg, MB



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