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Contract Manager - Ontario Line South

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Posted on 23 November, 2022

Ontario, Canada

Full time


About us:

Ferrovial Construction is internationally recognized for its capacity to design and build civil engineering and construction projects, mainly in large transportation infrastructure. Its track-record to date includes more than 304 miles of tunnels, 11,930 miles of roads (including 2,485 miles of highways), 2920 miles of railroad lines (including 434 miles of high-speed railroads) and 16,994 miles of road maintenance and repair.

Job Description:


The Ontario Line South Civil Project is responsible for the design, construction and handover of all tunnels, stations and civil works between Exhibition Station and a portal location within the Don Yard. This includes, without limitation, seven Stations (one at grade and six underground stations), 6 km of Tunnels, a range of civil works and ancillary building works, and successful handover of the constructed South Civil Contract assets to the Sponsors


The principal function of this position is to assist the Project Manager in the effective management of the contract working closely with the Construction Team to ensure contract requirements are duly followed.


  • Ensure at all times compliance with the Contract terms and regularly monitor this.

  • Define and prepare the project communications protocols (internal and external)

  • Review and approve all relevant correspondence with contractual impact in the project.

  • Implement the use of a contract management tool (Aconex, Asite, Procore or similar)

  • Ensure everybody is trained on how to use the selected software.

  • Establish an audit process to ensure all records are kept in the system in a timely manner.

  • Provide briefings on key contract clauses and subsequent training on a regular basis (new comers).

  • Work closely to the project planner/scheduler and the construction team to ensure effective management of the Project Schedule, in compliance with the Contract terms, including regular updates.

  • Support the procurement and legal team in the drafting of subcontracts.

  • Manage any commercial and/or contractual issues with the project supply chain.

  • Prepare and keep updated a bonds schedule.

  • Identify and ensure insurable events are notified, when required.

  • Manage the change management process, including preparation & updating of the Change Order register.

  • Prepare and update regularly the project risks and opportunities matrix.

  • Regular reporting on specific commercial and contractual elements of the project.

  • Participate in the Project Progress meetings, internal and with the client.

  • Identify opportunities to generate value in the project or to recover unexpected incurred costs due to unforeseen circumstances.

  • Coordinate with the project executive team all actions related to the claims management process and liaise with the legal department in that respect.

  • Coordinate to gather, at least, the background, precedents, records, minutes, documents, or any other source of information related with a claim and relevant to prove the case and to build the basis for such claim.

  • Select external experts and manage and supervise their work. This shall include any delay impact analysis that may be required and/or the quantum estimate

  • Prepare and keep updated the Claim register.

  • Monitor and track compliance with all contract requirements to ensure a smooth closing of the project.

  • Prepare and/or update the lessons learnt document to share best practices across the company.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer. Ferrovial Construction Canada Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, or disability. Ferrovial Construction Canada Inc. complies with applicable local, province, and federal laws governing nondiscrimination in employment at each location the Company operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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