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Parsons Corporation Subcontracts Manager in Edmonton, Alberta

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

The Edmonton Valley Line West LRT project is a 14-km extension of the soon to be in service Valley Line in Edmonton, Alberta. This Joint Venture project is seeking a Subcontracts Manager.

The role is site based and will require relocation for candidates not already living in Edmonton.

The Subcontracts Manager will report to the Commercial Director and will manage all aspects of the administration of the project subcontract portfolio.


  • 10+ years of subcontract administration, coordination and/or management experience

  • Significant experience with Subcontract formation

  • Experience with bid evaluation

  • Experience working within the Construction-side organization of a large Infrastructure project

  • Experience working with various Infrastructure contract models P3, Design-Build-Finance, etc.

  • Ability to work in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (this position is not remote or rotationally based)


  • Subcontract administration experience within a Joint Venture project structure

  • Administration of third-party Design Agreements

  • Previous LRT project experience

  • Experience using JD Edwards and Aconex

  • Procurement experience with the preparation of RFQs, RFPs, conduct of Bid Evaluations, etc.


  • Work with procurement, design, technical and construction teams to draft and execute subcontracts using project templates.

  • Chair the weekly Subcontracts Status Meeting

  • Supervise and mentor a team of subcontract administrators

  • Promote subcontract awareness across the project

  • Compile subcontract reports as required by the Commercial Director in support of:

  • Project-level reporting

  • Executive Committee reporting

  • JV Party reporting

  • Maintain records of subcontractor claims and off-sets for project forecasting

  • Prepare and provide monthly subcontract accruals and forecasts to Cost Control/Accounting/Finance

  • Draft and administer subcontract correspondence using Aconex

  • Monitor notice and response timelines to ensure compliance

Skills, Competencies and Attributes

  • Contractual literacy

  • Ability to work and strategize independently

  • Comfortable with working in the project office and various field offices as required

  • Organized with the ability to see tasks through to completion on fixed deadlines

  • Strong communicator both written and verbal

  • High level of verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to chair meetings, and facilitate efficient and effective discussions and decision-making

  • Strong attention to detail while retaining the ability to see the bigger picture

  • Work well with project stakeholders across all levels of the project’s organizational structure


Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field and typically 3+ years of contract administration experience is required.

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

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