contract administrator

contract administrator Fredericton

New Brunswick Government
Full Time Fredericton 68718 - 42978 CAD ANNUAL Today
Job description

Service New Brunswick
Contract Administrator (IT)
Open Competition
Pay Band 3

The Technology Services Division of Service New Brunswick is searching for an individual who would enjoy a meaningful and rewarding career in the support and advancement of IT Business Services. As an IT Contract Administrator, you will provide guidance and support in the delivery of IT contract administration services across all areas of the Government of New Brunswick. You will report to a Supervisor within the Business Services and Engagement Unit, and be supported by other dedicated team members with a focus on proactively managing the establishment and renewal of IT contracts.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Working collaboratively with the client to ensure contract arrangements meet the needs of the business and deliver maximum value for SNB
  • Meeting with internal and external Stakeholders and providing advice when required
  • Oversight of contracts for compliance and negotiating optimal value through cost avoidance and savings
  • Establishing and maintaining good working relationships with the IT vendor community in support of contract administration activities
  • Initiating related procurement activities
  • Maintaining an organized system of physical and digital records
  • Collaborating with Service New Brunswick's back office functions in support of the procurement and payment functions associated with IT contracts
  • Related duties may be assigned as necessary for operational requirements.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: A university degree in Business Administration or related discipline and three (3) years of progressive experience in both procurement and finance related activities and processes.

Subject to the response to this competition, an equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.

Written and spoken competence in English is required.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please state your language capability on your application and ensure that preferred language for assessment is clearly identified.

ASSET QUALIFICATIONS: Preference may be given to candidates who demonstrate they have training or experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Contract negotiation experience
  • Contract management and Public procurement experience
  • Understanding of the New Brunswick Procurement Act
  • Software License Management experience, Knowledge of licensing modules
  • Experience with software asset management
  • Experience with forecasting budget
  • Experience with the key concepts of financial management
  • Experience in an IT industry and marketplace
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products

Subject to the response to this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application one or more of the asset qualifications in addition to the essential qualifications in order to be given further consideration.

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: This position may require limited flexibility in working hours, with occasional weekday evening or weekend work.

This position may require some travelling within the province therefore candidates must possess a valid New Brunswick driver's license and have their own means of transportation.

Candidates will be requiredto undergo Criminal History Clearance prior to appointment.

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioral competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking/Judgement
  • Initiative
  • Results Orientation

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate will possess the following technical competencies:

  • Ability to Use Office Technology, Software and Applications
  • Knowledge of Accounting & Financial Principles
  • Planning and Organizing Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Written Communication
  • Specialized Subject Matter Expertise and Knowledge

Resumes should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.

Salary: $42,978-$68,718 annually - Pay Band 3 - Management and Non-Union Pay Plan

We strongly encourage you to submit your application via the online portal by using the ¿Apply Online¿ button, to increase the efficiency and maintain a consistent candidate experience. Please ensure your application is complete by June 16, 2023 and indicate competition number R85-2023/23/015.

In the unlikely event that you experience technical difficulties or are unable to complete your application online, you can submit your application documents by mail at the below address.

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Service New Brunswick
Human Resources
850 Lincoln Rd
PO Box 1998
Fredericton, NB E3B 4Z7
Telephone: (506) 457-3580

We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who demonstrate they are among the most qualified, shall be given preference at the time of appointment.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The New Brunswick Public Service: Improving the lives of New Brunswickers every day!

About New Brunswick Government

Revenue: $1 to $5 million (USD)
Size: 1 to 50 Employees
Type: Company - Public

contract administrator
New Brunswick Government
Saint John, Canada
$1 to $5 million (USD)
1 to 50 Employees
Company - Public
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