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Cummins Inc. Senior Contract Manager in Mississauga, Ontario

Senior Contract Manager


Senior Contract Manager

We are looking for a talented Senior Contract Managerto join our team #NewPower Business Unit in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Responsible for government contract/subcontract compliance and administration. Responsible for cost and pricing support for government proposals. Maintains compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFARS), Cost Accounting System (CAS) requirements and all other Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Coordinates policy development and supports all government external audit visits.

  • Serves as an internal resource for all Government audits, issues and reporting requirements.

  • Drives the Contract bid process, negotiation and administration process including all phases of contract management and multiple contract types (Firm Fixed Price, Cost plus, Cost Sharing, etc.).

  • Drives the rate administration and annual audit review of those grants/contracts subject to cost reimbursement.

  • Directs multiple projects across business segments and functions.

  • Demonstrated ability to translate client needs into action plans and to balance client requirements with reasonable goal setting to achieve win-win outcomes.

  • Manages the team; delegates assignments based on availability, ability, and developmental needs; provides developmental feedback to team members.

  • Drives continuous improvement for the function to maintain consistency and sustainability.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:


  • Technical Accounting Assessment - Evaluates and researches transactions in accordance with accounting regulations to ensure recorded in compliance with accounting regulations and company policies.

  • Financial Reporting - Analyzes financial data by evaluating results and solutions to support business decisions; prepares and presents financial information by summarizing data to communicate results in compliance with regulations and stakeholder expectations; partners with stakeholders to drive financial performance that aligns to organizational goals and strategies.

  • Business Process and Internal Control Risk Analysis - Evaluates business processes to identify risks and internal control gaps; applies understanding of business processes and relevant risks to develop and implement process improvements; develops risk management plans by applying internal control framework to address identified risks.

  • Business Partnering - Collaborates with stakeholders and develops partnerships to drive performance that aligns to organizational goals and strategies; influences the organization by demonstrating knowledge of the business to provide guidance to support the decision making process and guiding the business towards positive results and organizational alignment; evaluates business environment using measures to mitigate risk and capitalize on opportunities.

  • Government Regulations - Interprets and applies Government regulations to ensure compliance and mitigate risk on Government Contracts.

  • Government Cost Accounting Standards - Interprets and applies the rules around Government Cost Accounting Standards to ensure compliance and mitigate risk of Government audits.

  • Government and Customer Negotiations - Evaluates contract financial terms in order to reach a final agreement between the parties; determines best interest of Cummins Inc. and mitigates risk while maximizing revenue and margin.

  • Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

  • Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

  • Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

  • Financial acumen - Interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions.

  • Cultivates innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, university, or equivalent degree required.


  • Significant experience required, including supervisory experience.

Job Description:

  • The primary focus of this position is to support the different company stakeholders in reviewing properly our contracts before their signature, and follow-up after signature for any change, claim, etc. at all stages of a project (from BD/Sales to Project completion)

  • A Sr. Contract Manager will be acting as a central point of contact for all contractual matters at all stages of a Project. He/She will be coordinatingall support services inside the Company (legal team & external counsels, finances, insurances, etc.) to ensure all aspects of a contract are properly analysed and are acceptable for the Company in terms of inherent risks, legal aspects, compliance, financial impacts, etc.

  • Sr. Contract Manager shall be responsible of drafting notices, official letter, important emails and other documents required in on-going management of contracts as well as managing contract approval and signature process and managing, updating and organizing template agreements.

  • He/She shall assist in implementing policies and carrying out procedures for the business relating to compliance matters.


  • 10 to 12 years of experience as a Contract Manager, preferably in Oil& Gas field

  • Commercial contracts background with strong interest in technicalmatters

  • Experience in dealing with large Companies / EPC RFP process.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, work well within a high pressure, dynamic,deadline-oriented and team-focused environment

  • Experience with contractual compliance matters

  • Experience with corporate and/or commercial matters

Additional requirements:

  • French knowledge is a plus

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in relevant field

  • Experience (10-12 years) in Contract Management, preferably in Oil& Gas Business

  • Experience in large Projects contract management and in EPC Contracts

At Cummins, we are committed to the principles of diversity and employment equity under the Employment Equity Act, and we strive to ensure that our workforce reflects the diverse nature of Canadian society

Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law.

The successful candidate will go through pre-employment background check process consists of a Criminal Background Check which includes a criminal background check as well as an education and work experience check. Specific Tickets / Licenses are checked as required, and Drivers Abstracts are required for any position where driving is part of the job.


Primary Location Canada-Ontario-Mississauga-Canada, ON, Mississauga, Argentia

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jan 9, 2023, 10:23:42 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization New Power Business

Req ID: 220009ZO