Senior Contract Administrator

Comtech Group - Toronto, ON (4 months ago)

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Senior Contract Administrator
(Toronto, ON)

Comtech Group is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm providing professional services in Engineering, Project Management and Project Capacity Services within a diverse array of industry sectors including Energy, Transportation, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Mining/Metals and Telecommunications. We are a performance-driven organization, with a dedicated commitment to high-quality service delivery supporting demanding and complex projects with full lifecycle consulting services from concept through to commissioning. Comtech Group provides scalable solutions to deliver world-class project execution.


  • Interpreting contracts and ensuring compliance with contract terms and scope of work
  • Participate in project review meetings, ensuring scope of work is managed accordingly and project milestones are achieved based on the terms of the contracts
  • Evaluating/negotiating commercial aspects of Work Plan submissions; processing Work Plan Releases
  • Administering payment process including negotiating contact price breakdowns, progress payments, preparing/processing Certificates of Payment and assessing back charges
  • Assessing the validity of proposed changes/amendments/claims
  • Processing Requests for Quotes, Contract Amendments/Changes and Change Directives
  • Evaluating and preparing analysis of contractor's submissions for changes and claims
  • Analyzing rationale for contract changes/claims and implementing claims mitigation strategies
  • Negotiating or chairing negotiations to establish acceptable settlement of price and terms for changes and claims with contractors as well as coordinating support from other departments
  • Attending progress and project review meetings as required
  • Preparing and issuing letters and memoranda regarding commercial/contractual matters
  • Providing weekly written reports to senior management on difficult or problematic contracts
  • Processing documentation for contract close out
  • Preparing reports on contractor's performance and maintaining contract files
  • Preparing an analysis as to the nature and value of contract amendments/changes at the completion of each contract

Qualifications Required:

  • Relevant educational degree or suitable post secondary education, preferably in law, business administration, engineering or equivalent experience in related field
  • Minimum 5 years of related Contract Administration experience; experience working on large multi-billion-dollar construction projects (Transit experience is preferred)
  • Experience managing complex, high dollar value contracts
  • Demonstrated experience in change management and claims management
  • Requires strong communications skills

Comtech Group Inc. is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources @ Comtech by emailing – career

Comtech Group offers our employees a competitive compensation package with comprehensive employee benefits, and an environment that fosters teamwork & entrepreneurial spirit. Comtech Group is an equal opportunity employer. Please submit your resume in MS Word format to Comtech Group via e-mail at career

Job Type: Full-time


  • Contract Administration of large construction projects: 5 years (Preferred)
  • transit: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)


  • Toronto, ON (Required)