Specialist Contract & Procurement

Date: Jun 7, 2024

Location: Red Lake, ON, CA

Company: Evolution Mining Limited

About us

From humble beginnings in 2010, Evolution Mining is now a leading gold producer, operating six mines across Australia and Canada. Enacting our vision to be inspired people creating a premier global gold company, we are indeed a bold team with a bright future. Our operational diversity offers our employees access to many experiences and career opportunities within the one company. So, whether you choose to work at one of our underground or open pit operations, explore for our future as part of our Discovery team, or join our Group Office, we know you’ll have a bright future with us. 


About Red Lake

Evolution’s star is rising in Red Lake


At Red Lake, our people have many career and growth opportunities and a bright future. With three underground mines and two processing plants all within the one site, Red Lake is one of the highest-grade gold deposits in Canada. The operational diversity and complexity at Red Lake, along with outstanding exploration potential, opens the door to many career possibilities and highlights working with us. 


Located in Northwestern Ontario, we encourage our people to live local in the stunning community of Red Lake, where you can enjoy the outdoor lifestyle and adventures the region is renowned for. It’s very special that our town and operations are all close by, so it really does feel like one big community. 


About the role

The Contracts and Procurement Specialist provides expertise and guidance to EVN stakeholders for the procurement of goods and services and for contract and contractor management activities. The role considers the full procure to pay cycle, supply chain, vendor relationship management, contracts management support and governance and administration that is required to ensure a successful procurement outcome.


The position will be on a 5 days on / 2 days off / 4 days on / 3 days off roster and will be based residentially in Red Lake, Ontario.  We offer a competitive salary, bonus structure and future growth.


Key result areas in this role include:

  • Building relationships and engaging with stakeholders to determine business needs, requirements, changes, risks and expectations to enable fully informed procurement planning, scoping and sourcing decisions.
  • Identifying the different sourcing strategies and be able to develop strategies that reflect the importance and value of items being procured.
  • Preparing category spend data, profiling, and compile sourcing documents for market testing.
  • Leading the end-to-end sourcing activities in accordance with established policies and procedures, including market engagement processes and development of contractual agreements.
  • Participate in negotiations to establish and review supply arrangements and assist in implementation of outcome.
  • Provide timely and accurate commercial advice and support to contract owners and operational departments.
  • Implement and contribute to the development of contract management plans, resolve issues, monitor performance, and negotiate contract variations through effective supplier relationships to enhance business outcomes.

About you

As the Contracts and Procurement Specialist you will have post-secondary education in a related field or CSCMP Designation and equivalent.


It is also important that you have/ can demonstrate:   

  • Ability to work in a professional environment, ideally gained in the resources, construction, or industrial services industries.
  • 3+ years in procurement or contract management.
  • Experience in contract development, including contracting model selection, development, and implementation.
  • Administering commercial relationships in accordance with contractual obligations.
  • Excellent negotiation and close out of commercial claims, including variations, extension of time and disputes.
  • Working knowledge of the types of commercial agreements used in the mining and metals sector in Canada.
  • Exposure to various tools with a preference for Open Windows, contract management and procurement software suite.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and multitask.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.

At Evolution, as our name suggests, change and transformation is in our DNA. We want the Evolution experience to be your career highlight. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse workforce that represents the communities in which we operate. Candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We are focused on keeping our people safe and healthy and creating sustainable value in an environmentally and socially responsible way. Join our bold team to start your next exciting chapter. 


Other Important Details

As a condition of employment, successful applicants must complete satisfactory pre-employment requirements, including but not limited to Background Checks, Employment Verification, Education Verification and mandatory drug and alcohol testing.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 


To find out more about us and Red Lake, click here https://joinus.evolutionmining.com/   

We thank you for taking the time to submit your application. For more information, please contact fay.ghandour@evolutionmining.com