Contracts Support Student - Calgary


Calgary, AB, CA

Company:  Imperial

Job Description


Imperial is looking for ambitious and highly motivated business students to join our Procurement Services Department (PSD). You will be working in a fast-paced team environment and have the opportunity to grow in the negotiation, contracting and payment, of materials and services.


Examples of Job Responsibilities:

  • Providing client advice and guidance related to acquisition processes
  • Negotiating pricing and terms with vendors
  • Providing support in expediting material deliveries and resolving invoicing issues
  • Conducting agreement reviews to determine alignment with controls 
  • Providing analytics to support contract administration activities


Student terms will also include a variety of short-term projects with specific deliverables for completion by the end of your work term.




  • Currently pursuing a university business/commerce/supply chain management degree and returning to school after this work term
  • Demonstrated leadership and strong academic skills
  • Previous industry experience is considered beneficial, but not essential
  • To be considered for employment, your most recent unofficial transcript(s) must be submitted with your application



  • Supply chain / procurement experience is preferred
  • A desire to learn and create value
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills to interface with suppliers and business clients
  • Team player with business acumen, and effective time management abilities 
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Work schedule: Full time position


Start date: May 2022


Work Term: 4 or 8 months  


Location: Calgary, AB

Who we are

A leading member of Canada’s energy industry, Imperial offers exciting opportunities across our upstream, downstream and chemical, and corporate divisions. We are committed to high standards, applying technology and innovation and working with communities and our Indigenous neighbours to meet rising energy demands in a safe, reliable and environmentally sound manner.


Imperial is committed to supporting persons with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. We will work with qualified applicants to provide reasonable accommodation upon request at Imperial.recruiting@esso.ca


Other considerations


  • For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment background screening will be required.

  • We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Eligibility to work in Canada


All applicants who receive an offer of employment must be eligible to work in Canada on a regular full-time basis without restrictions on their start date.  Proof of eligibility shall be in the form of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, Canadian certificate of permanent residence, Canadian open work permit or receipt from Immigration Canada of an application for a post-graduate work permit. Proof of eligibility must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility will be required if an offer of employment is made. Failure to provide proof of eligibility at least six (6) weeks prior to the start date may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.


Application deadline: January 23, 2022

Imperial is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals.

In certain situations, Imperial may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions in the company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.

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