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Commercial and Contracts Manager - Fraser River Tunnel Project (FRTP)

Remote Vancouver, BC

TI Corp is a Crown Corporation that has a mandate to deliver $13.3 Billion in major infrastructure on behalf of the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.

TI Corp offers a very attractive Total Compensation Package

  • Vacation starts at 5 weeks and you earn 1 day per year to a maximum of 6 weeks; however, if you join us from the BC Public Service your starting point will be commensurate with your earned years of service.
  • Learning and Development – TI Corp is dedicated to professionally growing staff and building internal capacity, through mentorship, active succession planning, learning and development financial assistance, and membership dues.
  • We offer the same extended health benefits that are offered to included BC Public Servants plus a $1000 Health Spending Account annually.
  • We are part of the BC Public Sector Pension Plan – if you join us from other Public Service or Public Sector organizations who are part of this pension plan, your pension will continue seamlessly.
  • We have a hybrid telework model available to staff after an orientation period.


As the Commercial and Contracts Manager you will be responsible for supporting the development, management, and execution of the commercial management workplans and administration of the Project Agreement (PA) between the Owner and Project Contractor.


  • Working closely with the Owner’s technical and construction management teams, leads the day-to-day administration of commercial terms within the contract between the Owner and Project Contractor.
  • Provides subject matter expertise related to commercial implications within the PA Agreement to the team when/if required.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and approves as appropriate the management of PA payment applications, change management, and Performance Incentive Management processes.
  • Supports in the management of contractual and ex-contractual claims.
  • Supports the management of disputes up to, including and after Expert Panel/Referee stage, including mediation, litigation & arbitration.
  • Assists in drafting of contractual correspondence; and liaises with legal when appropriate.
  • Undertakes assigned commercial tasks under guidance of the Commercial & Contracts Director.
  • Drafts contractual correspondence, as directed by the Commercial & Contracts Director.
  • Prepares and maintains commercial trackers (disputes, claims, changes, payments) and maintains commercial sections of project SharePoint site.
  • Prepares analysis of contractual claims, change valuations, as directed by the Commercial & Contracts Director.
  • Attends and contributes as appropriate to the Commercial Community of Practice.
  • Participates in the coordination of commercial lessons learned from projects for PA continuous improvement.
  • Supports and participates in training requirements for the Commercial and Contracts team.
  • Attends key design/construction meetings, both internal and external, as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying, , civil engineering or construction management, or equivalent relevant experience.
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in the design, construction and contract administration of major infrastructure projects (preferably design-build transportation projects).
  • Experience with Provincial DB/DBF contracts within the Transportation sector would be considered an asset.
  • Strong relationship, communication, facilitation, negotiation, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Thorough understanding of construction estimating, contractual, commercial, and financial functions on major projects.
  • Experienced negotiator of contracts, claims, and changes.
  • Claims management/dispute resolution experience on major projects.
  • Strong knowledge of contract language, change management, and legal requirements of contracts.
  • Experience developing and implementing strategies for risk and opportunity management.
  • Ability to liaise/co-ordinate internal and external legal counsel and experts.


  • You must be legally authorized to work in Canada
  • Collection Notice: If you apply for this position, your personal information is collected by Transportation Investment Corporation pursuant to 26(c) and 26(e) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of recruitment. If you have any questions about the collection of your personal information, please contact the Privacy Officer at [email protected].


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