The Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN), a Canadian not‐for‐profit organization, is looking for an energetic, collaborative and trusted contract analyst with a vision and passion to be part of an organization that is driven to make things happen and to make a difference for our world.
CRIN has built out an operations team with expertise from communications, membership engagement and outreach, technology enablement, finance and contracting, to operations and administration.
We are looking for a team member to provide support to the finance and contracts team with contract progression and execution. You will be part of a team with national scope and regional, national and global impact. CRIN is a matrixed, member organization with operations based in Calgary, Alberta, and serving more than 3,200 members across Canada.
The Contract Analyst will support the comprehensive and timely execution of Research, Development and Demonstration type agreements and associated schedules, e.g., project plans, budgets and other agreement documentation, as well as due diligence assessment (financial, etc.).
The Contract Analyst role is a fixed‐term independent contractor position working approximately 30‐40 hours per week starting April 2022 and ending summer 2022 with contract end dependent upon the evolving needs of the organization. Flexible working arrangements as an independent contractor will be mutually agreed upon as developed amongst the contract CRIN Operations team.
The Contracts Analyst is a key member of the CRIN Operations team reporting to the Finance and Contracts Manager with work scope integrated with that of the Operations and Contract Administrative Coordinators and the contracting team.
Why should you join us? You will be:
- An integral member of the finance and contracts team, progressing comprehensive and timely execution of Research, Development and Demonstration type agreements critical to the success of CRIN.
You will use your expertise to:
- Progress several contracts through development, due diligence and execution
- Perform financial due diligence
- Provide effective support to the CRIN Finance and Contracts Manager
- Respond to questions from Ultimate Recipients in a timely manner.
- Communicate with government agencies and interpret the funding agreement
- Fulfill other duties and carry out responsibilities as reasonably requested by CRIN from time to time in connection with the general objectives of the role.
We’d like to review your application if you have…
- A university degree or post‐secondary diploma/certificate in contract management and administration, business, economics, financial management, legal management, or associated field(s)
- CFA designation would be considered an asset
- Experience with key concepts and principles related to contract management and administration and to the application of procurement regulations, legal specifications, project management and change management
- Strong knowledge of demonstrated expertise in contract management with experience in contract development and negotiation
- Aptitude to successfully manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment and deliver results to tight deadlines in a complex and dynamic environment
- Proven ability to anticipate, assess, develop solutions and improvements to workflow and business tools to meet objectives
- High sense of ownership/responsibility, attention to detail, and alignment with CRIN’s vision and mission
Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information:
The Contract Analyst function can be based anywhere in Canada working from your home office/remote location. Work schedule flexibility is encouraged, with ‘core hours’ aligning with generally accepted business hours in the Mountain time zone and mutually agreed upon with the rest of contract CRIN Operations team. Some irregular hours throughout the week including weekends may be required to meet deadlines.
To be considered for the role, provide supporting information as to the suitability of candidacy by email to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin on April 11, 2022. Qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications by April 13, 2022. After this date, your application will be retained and may be considered up until an appointment to the position is made. The position posting will remain open until the position has been filled.
We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
CRIN is strongly committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. CRIN encourages applications from all qualified candidates. We are committed to attaining leadership that is representative of Canada’s diverse populations.
CRIN’s vision is to make Canada the global leader in producing clean hydrocarbons from source to end use. A network of networks, CRIN accelerates the development and commercialization of groundbreaking solutions by establishing industry priorities and by connecting innovators within the ecosystem (researchers, small and medium enterprises, governments, NGOs, others) to resources (funding, talent, labs, and facilities), investors and industry partners (producers and service companies) who deploy technology solutions.