Sr. Contract Manager - R0015036
Job Type
Full Time
January 20, 2023 4:04PM
TORONTO, Ontario
Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Senior Project Engineer/System Design Manager who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic. The position is based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Who We Are Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signaling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions.


Key areas of responsibility:

  • Developing contract strategy and project proposals based on the policies, requirements, budgets and timescales, ensuring that they meet the agreed technical standards.
  • Identifying, discussing, negotiating and reviewing the contract baseline (such as terms and conditions etc.) and other documentation incorporated within the contract and ensuring its compliance to maximize financial and operational performance and risk reduction.
  • Ensuring contractual and risk management relating to all commercial aspects, (such as payments, claims, variation orders, etc.), certifying all activities are executed in a timely and accurate manner, protecting the main parties interests throughout the
    project(s) lifecycle.
  • Documenting any changes/amendments that may occur during the contract execution by creating and maintaining a contract database, whilst assessing and monitoring the
    success/deviations of the contract to identify any required changes and devising plans to implement them.
  • Verifying that parties have fulfilled all contractual obligations in defending and enforcing claims, developing the negotiation strategy as well as conducting training sessions for the team where applicable.

An Experienced Professional (P2) applies practical knowledge of job area
typically obtained through advanced education and work experience.

May require the following proficiency:

  • Works independently with general supervision.
  • Problems faced are difficult but typically not complex.
  • May influence others within the job area through explanation of facts, policies and practices.


Hitachi Rail employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short- & Long-Term Disability, Life & Accident
Insurance, a Retirement Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of Work/Life Programs such as Flexitime and a variety of Training and Development opportunities.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at www.Hitachi

It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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