Senior Contract Analyst

Senior Contract Analyst

AltaGas is an energy infrastructure business with a focus on natural gas, power and regulated utilities. We create value by acquiring, growing and optimizing energy infrastructure, which includes renewable energy sources. Over the past 18 years we have built a portfolio of assets and created dynamic teams to support our future growth.

Reporting to the Director of Procurement, this position is responsible for the development and execution of major service agreements, including EPCM and construction agreements. This role is critical to the organization to ensure that the right procurement strategies are developed and executed. The successful candidate is expected to have a significant level of experience in contract development, including the various contract types and a high degree of understanding relative to risk assessment and mitigation. The successful candidate is an experienced negotiator and is able to demonstrate cost savings. In addition, the successful candidate will be a mentor to the Procurement Team, willing to share past experience and best practices.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for the effective bidding, analysis, award and execution to closeout of key service contracts, including EPCM agreements and construction services;
  • Assists the Director of Procurement in the development of procurement strategies and planning in support of operations and project activities;
  • In addition to own work, able to provide mentorship to others in the Procurement team;
  • Collaborates with internal and external partners to meet procurement objectives;
  • Understands risks implicit in the hiring of third parties and is able to develop, monitor and mitigate risks;
  • Is able to effectively challenge business areas to see the “bigger picture” and to think outside of the box to ensure best overall total value to the corporation;
  • Well versed and able to lead bid teams and ensure compliance to Canadian bid law;
  • Good background and understanding of terms and conditions and contract law.


  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Contracts Development/Execution in Oil and Gas Industry;
  • Specific experience in contracting work on construction projects;
  • Experience in various types of service agreements, including but not limited to: software licensing, rentals and leases, longer term service agreements, large construction contracts, EPCM agreements;
  • High level understanding of contract terms and conditions and contract law;
  • Excellent understanding of procurement processes, the oil and gas industry and the supplier marketplace;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong teamwork and mentorship skills;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Excellent negotiation skills;
  • Ability to summarize large amounts of data.

Qualified applicants are invited to email their resumes in confidence to the Human Resources Department;

AltaGas offers a competitive salary and benefits package in addition to opportunities for personal and professional achievement.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization, but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  No agency referrals or telephone inquiries at this time, please.