Contracts Specialist

Irving Shipbuilding Inc., located at 3099 Barrington Street Halifax NS B3K 5M7, is part of the J.D. Irving Group of companies and is in the business of building quality ships and repairing vessels. The company's primary site is Halifax Shipyard, with three other locations in the Maritime Provinces. Irving Shipbuilding is currently working on a number of significant projects for the Department of National Defence.
The Contract Specialist will report directly to the Contract Change & Compliance Manager as part of the Canadian Surface Combatant project. The responsibilities of this role fall in to two main areas: monitor compliance of the Prime Contract and corresponding Subcontract requirements and deliverables, and involvement in the overall project change process that affects the manner by which the project will deliver those requirements.
This is a fulltime, permanent staff role (one opening) located in Halifax NS

  • Manage and maintain the Prime Statement of Work (SoW) and Subcontract SoW Compliance Matrices
  • Monitor, status and report on compliance with Prime and Subcontract requirements and deliverables
  • Liaison with multiple parts of the projects as they produce, demonstrate and verify deliverables
  • Assist in the development of Contract Change Proposals and presentations to Contract Change Board chair

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Post -secondary education in Engineering or Business Management based field
  • Knowledge and experience in change management
  • Experience with DOORS system an asset
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong computer skills and attention to detail
  • Database management experience an asset
  • Ability to prioritize competing demands

All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
What We Offer:
  • Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive salary commensurate with the experience of the Candidate and benefits package including but not limited to medical, dental and vision.

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