Contract Management Analyst

February 28, 2024

Job Description

Contract Management Analyst

LocationCA-NS-Halifax

ID 2024-2672

 

Category Finance/Audit

 

Position Type Full-Time

Logistics

Job Title: Contract Management Analyst
Company, Department: Nova Scotia Power, Procurement and Real Estate
Location:  Lakeside, Nova Scotia, Hybrid
Type of Employment: Temporary, Full-Time
Closing Date: February 28th, 2024
Reference Number: 2024-2672

The Opportunity

We are currently looking for a Contract Management Analyst to join our Procurement & Real Estate team in a temporary 2-year position.

As a member of the Supply Chain team, the Contract Management Analyst will support strategic sourcing initiatives by providing critical analytical support to the Procurement and Strategic Sourcing Managers. The Contract Management Analyst provides analysis, advice, interpretation, and resource support for the Supply Chain team.

Key elements of this role include:

  • Contractor Performance Analysis: With implemented contracts, this role will work with the business and Procurement Lead to create monitoring and measurement methods. This role will be responsible to design, manage and communicate field observations.  Where deficiencies exist, develop, and implement appropriate improvement initiatives.
  • Market Analysis: The Contract Management Analyst will support our Procurement Leads to in developing contractor performance measurements to enable negotiation of major contracts and reducing overall financial risk. This position will lead analysis to compare market pricing to what is being negotiated by our suppliers.
  • Management of Contract Expiry: Expired Contracts puts NSPI at risk from a safety, financial, and legal perspective. This position will be responsible to identify and assign work to our Procurement Leads to ensure contract continuity.
  • Contract Rebate Acquisition. This position will be responsible to ensure NSPI obtains all contracted rebates. We currently have rebates and pricing structures built into contracts; however, our procurement leads do not have the capacity to manage these, putting NSPI at risk of losing these special pricing opportunities already negotiated into contracts.
  • Corporate Credit Card Administration Support and Analysis: Primarily responsible for the relationship with our existing corporate card provider BMO.  Leads monthly spend reporting and analysis, supports corporate card additions, cancellations and maintaining cards active during storm response. Responsible for weekly scheduling of credit card administration duties which is shared among other analyst roles.
  • Support Supply Chain teams with market analysis.
  • Identify and participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives.
  • Maintain client confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Other duties including logistics storm support as required.

These skills will make you successful:

To thrive in this role, you recognize yourself in most of the following competencies and skills listed below:

  • The successful candidate will have a business degree in finance, accounting or equivalent.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in this role or equivalent.
  • Have strong analytical skills, is a critical thinker, and demonstrates attention to detail and accuracy.
  • They will have advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint and have knowledge in other business systems.
  • Must have the ability to collaborate effectively and work as part of a team.
  • This role requires motivation, self-management, creativity and excellence in providing analytical solutions in a business environment.

We understand that experience comes in many forms, and we’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team. So, if your experience is close to what we’ve listed above, please consider applying.

Learn more about our culture and values

At the Emera Group of Companies, you’ll be part of an inclusive, respectful workplace where everyone is welcomed and supported. Come build a career as unique as you are: making an impact from Atlantic Canada to the world. Your experience and perspective will help us to safely deliver cleaner, more reliable energy to our customers.

 

If working in an innovative environment, challenging yourself, and shaping a cleaner energy future inspires you, we want to hear from you. Apply by February 28th, 2024, and let us know why this role is right for you.

The perks of joining our team? We offer:

  • Flexibility: Hybrid work model with 2 flexible remote workdays.
  • Health & Wellbeing: A comprehensive benefits plan, 24/7 access to virtual health care services for you and your family through Dialogue, Employee and Family Assistance Program, parental leave top-up plan and wellness benefits.
  • Grow Your Career: Opportunities to advance within and between our affiliate companies, a focus on employee development and available sponsored education programs.
  • Community Engagement & Care: Corporate investments in the places where our people live and work, mentoring opportunities, fundraising-matching & volunteer programs, various committees and employee resource groups, and scholarships for children of employees.
  • Competitive Compensation: Short-term incentive plans and a Defined Contribution Pension Plan.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Emera

As one of Atlantic Canada’s largest publicly traded companies, we are ranked one of Canada’s Top 100 EmployersTop Employers for Young People and Top Diversity Employers. We know our success is driven by our dedicated teams and we strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including persons who identify as racially visible, Indigenous, persons with disabilities, women in underrepresented roles and members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community.

Applicants from these equity groups may self-identify through the online application process. We support candidates and employees with access and accommodation needs and encourage you to let us know when you require accommodation.

Recruitment & Promotion Policy

The success of the Emera Company is driven by its people: a strong team with a shared commitment to support the Emera Company mission and values. The purpose of our recruitment policy is to provide a consistent framework to support fair and equitable attraction, hiring, and retention of the best talent for vacant positions. We are dedicated to maintaining a fair hiring process that provides equitable opportunities to all our applicants and is guided by our company values

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