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C&C Subcontracting Manager

Location: Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada
Job ID: CA55238600
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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General information:

The primary responsibility of the Construction & Commissioning (C&C) Subcontracting Manager is to develop and to implement an effective subcontracting strategy for projects assigned to him, this

in collaboration with the HVDC Supply Chain Management (SCM). The C&C Subcontracting Manager must ensure the most suitable and cost-effective selection of subcontractorsfor the performance of respective Site Works within the C&C Scope. Such activities are to be completed in accordance with Project specifications & guidelines, such as: HSE, Quality, Schedule, Communication, Reporting, Payment, T&C, ….


  • Supports / collaborates with SCM during the prequalification of companies selected as potential Subcontractors

  • for Execution of Site Works.

  • Ensure that the subcontracting process is planned and executed in accordance with the requirements

  • of the project schedule

  • Ensure contracts are placed within budget. Seek clarification from tendering team as needed and

  • provide detailed feedback on deviations to tendering team.

  • Ensure that the subcontract work scope is clearly defined and reflected within the relevant contract

  • documents

  • Ensure that all the subcontract documentation is comprehensive, accurate and developed in accordance

  • with the project and head contract requirements

  • Achieve the best possible result in terms of cost and time effectiveness and value added for HVDC

  • during contract negotiations.

  • Maintain the confidentiality of priced proposals

  • Ensure that the HVDC’s subcontracting process is followed at all times by all involved project stakeholders

  • Conduct all works in accordance with HVDC’s Code of Ethics

  • Support tendering activities during tender project development

  • Lead the subcontract strategy meetings

  • Support SCM in preparing the prequalification documentation

  • Preparation of the enquiry documentation

  • Preparation of the subcontract documentation

  • Thoroughly check all documentation to avoid any errors or scope gaps which may lead to any variation

  • orders or claims

  • Lead/Chair the technical clarification meetings

  • Prepare a bid tabulation and analyze bidders offers

  • Lead the contract negotiations with the bidders

  • Ensure recording of the minutes of meeting

  • Issue the award recommendation

  • Prepare and handover the contract documentation for execution to the Site Contracts Manager

  • Support the Site Contract Manager on commercial issues and provide advice on claims when requested

  • Lead all technical parts of contracting matters for Site-Works within the assigned projects.

  • Specify requirements for “Technical documentation bid package” with respective Engineering

  • Request technical assistance from the C&C Technology & Productivity Group in the subcontracting process

Majority of the above specified tasks can be completed while working at the Place-Of-Employment Offices. Nevertheless, project specific travelling to the Company’s local Offices, to visit the potential Subcontractors and to the Sites of Construction/Installation will be required.


  • Bachelor or master-degree in a technical discipline, preferably Civil Engineering.

  • Postgraduate Degree in Business Administration (either at job-entry, or to be acquired on the job)

  • About 10 Years of experience working in HVDC Construction and/or similar Business

  • Experience working at Construction Sites within HVDC and/or similar construction industry

  • Substantial experience and knowledge of multidiscipline scopes of work

  • Planning and organizational skills

  • Commercial and legal knowledge

  • Understanding of risks identification and mitigations

  • Maintains a global perspective and thinking

  • Able to be an integral part of a team

  • Able to think strategically, creative and innovative

  • Achievement and goal orientated

  • Ability to act independently

  • International working experience

  • Subcontract management experience

  • Negotiation and presentation skills

  • Cultural awareness

  • Strong ability to communicate in English and at least in one other language from within the region of responsibility

  • (in written and spoken); e.g.: German and/or French and/or Italian for Western Europe; French

  • and/or Spanish for Americas.

  • Open to criticism, able to handle conflicts

  • Trustworthy, reliable and dependable

More about us

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 38,000 people in 90 countries. In fiscal year 2020 we generated business volumes of around $10 billion USD as reported by Hitachi.

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