- Location: Tokio
- Salary: Market related
Contract management for all the legal matters : Draft and review the contact, provide legal advise to the project managers, identify the risk and evaluate the contract
Collaborate with APAC team
Japanese native or N1 as this job requires to have skill to read/check contratcs in Japanese, English is not a must but has to be able to communicate with APAC manager
Tasks and responsibilities: - Advising Tender Managers, Commercial Managers (during preferred contractor phase) and - Advising Project Managers and Package Managers (during execution phase) on content and interpretation of Main Contract(s), both during final negotiations and thereafter.- Drafting notices of claim, variation proposals/requests, letters, etc.- co-drafting monthly reports and minutes of meeting- Supporting/advising in Procurement process from legal/contracting perspective, to align with Main Contract and to ensure sound legal/contractual drafting of sub-, supply-, services- and other contracts- Liaising with internal legal, insurance, procurement, estimating, finance, QSHE departmentsJob requirements: A minimum of 5 years’ experience, preferably a bit more, as a Contract Manager, tender manager or Legal Counsel in the offshore renewable industry.Knowledge of/experience with international construction contracts (FIDIC YB / Logic / NEC) and or BIMCO charter partiesLogical thinker, diligent (hard) worker, as a team member yet self-starter.Generally good humoured; taking initiative, solution oriented but with eye for the long term interest of project and company.Bachelor or Master degree in law (either civil law jurisdiction or case law jurisdiction) and/or BSc Civil Engineering / Mechanical Engineering with proven legal (construction or maritime contract) knowledge/experienceAn independent and proactive person with a strong commercial affinity and proven negotiation successes The ability to advise effectively always keeping in mind at the audience/reader/listener in playEnthusiasm to be part of the world's energy change as a member of the Contractor community and project team.
Spencer Ogden are pleased to be partnered with an established Offshore Wind Developer spearheading the Energy Transition. Our partners are looking to bring on a Procurement and Contracts Manager to help drive and shape the company’s growth within the industry. As Procurement and Contracts Manager, you will support the procurement/contracting cycle on the project by providing all elements of contract administration, procurement and commercial management support. Duties in these projects will involve: Contract Management of multiple offshore and onshore contracts.Procurement and coordination for both offshore and onshore works and services across different project.Operational budget creation and management You will be expected to: Coordinate a range of activities associated with direct procurement activities on offshore and onshore projects.Manage procurement processes.Execute contract negotiation, contract management and administration.Oversee payments/forecasting, SRM and reporting. The right candidate will have: Chartered QS (preferable)Degree in Quantity Surveying and/or Procurement/Commercial relatedContract Administration and Contract Management (during execution phase) of offshore contracts and expected to have experience of various forms of contractsProcurement of offshore and onshore contractsContract Administration and Contract Management during execution phase If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
Contracts Manager FoundationsSpencer Ogden are pleased to be partnered with a leading Energy provider, spearheading the Energy Transition, looking to diversify from and build on their Oil & Gas roots. Our partners are looking to bring on a Contracts Manager to help drive and shape the company’s growth within the industry.As Contracts Manager, you will partner with Project Directors as Commercial Lead to optimise contracting strategies and maximise value in the procurement, contracting and negotiation process of project contracts while leading a team of Contracts Foundations Specialists. Duties in these projects will involve: Leading a negotiating team during demanding Contract negotiationsManaging interfaces between internal and external stakeholders to ensure contracts are optimised for the businessProviding direction to the evaluation team with a focus on specification review, equipment selection, commercial and negotiation strategy You will be expected to: Support an integrated portfolio approach to procuring goods and services and offer advice as requiredProvide commercial input into business development, specific market analysis projects, and other transaction support activitiesLead discussion with Procurement to devise strategy for development of competitive procurement processesDay-to-day management of the evaluation team with a focus on specification review, equipment selection, commercial and negotiation strategy to guarantee financeable contractsAttend supplier meetings/discussions and guide the team on addressing topics related to the technical & commercial aspects of the EPC or other contractsProvide commercial input into procurement strategies and evaluations, and develop cost optimisationsParticipate in and contribute to due diligence reports of potential acquisitions opportunities The right candidate will have: 10+ relevant experienceProven contract management skills coupled with a track record in delivering large complex projects including providing contractual input to large offshore wind projectsA comprehensive understanding of offshore wind projects, industry and supply chain If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
Ensures the compliance with all applicable guidelines for commercial aspects.Ensures the accuracy of project books and records, including recording of such in the appropriate systems, e.g. SAP - ensures compliance plus the local Gaap requirements. Ensures all related Project Reporting and Controlling activities.Supports the Project Manager that the financial results according to set targets are managed with due professional care and optimizes the project gross profit, cash flow and assets and financing instruments.Actively communicates with customer's commercial representatives and manages solving of commercial issues.Together with the PM proactively setting up a contract and claim management in the project, including involvement and cooperation with the assigned contract manager.Supports the PM in identifying, evaluating and assessing risk and opportunities, strategies and response activities – taking over the full responsibility in this regard with respect to all commercial risks and opportunities.Supports Project Manager to select and involve partners / subcontractors.Represents the project in the relevant decision boards internally and externally.Agrees targets with commercial project staff and delegates defined responsibilities and authority.Leads commercial project team members to act according to the Business Conduct Guidelines and establishes a culture of trust and integrity
Spencer Ogden are pleased to be partnered with an established Offshore Wind Developer spearheading the Energy Transition. Our partners are looking to bring on a Procurement Associate to help drive and shape the company’s growth within the industry.As Procurement Associate, you will support the procurement/contracting cycle on the project by achieving the best cost-effective conditions, lowering risk and ensuring the delivery of all products and services required for the different phases of the projects. Duties in these projects will involve: Contributing to commercial aspects of development, consenting, engineering, construction and, maintenanceFacilitating competitive processes and commercial management or contractsEnsuring that all procurement and contracting matters are in accordance with legislation and essential requirements You will be expected to: Prepare and maintain planning of sourcing activitiesDuring the tender: coordination of the internal stakeholders which are part of the negotiation such as legal, risk assessment or technical departmentsSet out contracts that are fully compliant to support our business needs which are legally binding, mitigate any and all commercial risksAlongside the project management, team members, internal lawyers, assist in the handling of claimsTake accountability for contract analysis and advise the project team on the content of the contractWork with the Supply Chain and Local Content Lead to create strong relationships with the related suppliers across the supply chainAnalyse trends and forecasts within the market place The right candidate will have: 2+ relevant experience sourcing goods and services, preferably related to offshore industriesExperience in other roles with commercial, legal, contract management or tendering positions
SAP OTC ConsultantLocation: Petaling Jaya, MalaysiaThe ClientThe role is for a reputable energy company in Malaysia. The role is open to local Malaysian only. Responsibilities: Required to work closely with business users and stakeholders and responsible for the successful delivery of projects and change request as well as to grasp business challenges and propose improvements accordingly.Coordinate/conduct for UAT and ensure sign off from the users are obtained.Able to expedite SIT & UAT Testing. Able to perform Regression testing for common programs.Support lead in managing the operations of AMS and resolve support tickets raised by company’s business users across the region.Able to review authorization and where necessary, required to create task to provide access if new function.In adherence to template process and policy, required to prepare Blueprint documents, Configuration document, Functional Specification. The ideal candidate is someone who has skills and requirements such as: Experienced in working with supporting users with SAP proficiency in SD/OTC module.Possess understanding of cross module integration with PTP and RTR.Extensive knowledge with SD/OTC module Masters, Tables, Configuration & User Exits.Comprehensive understanding of the processes in Order-to-Cash including contract management, order management, pricing, billing, and delivery.4-5 years of knowledge on SAP ECC6 Support with hands-on experience.Well versed with MS Office applications for documentation.Able to perform Root Cause Analysis and propose permanent solutions and propose Counter Measures for Business Continuity.Resolve and close Incident, Service Request and Problems in adherence to SLA.Knowledge on HANA will be an additional advantage. Someone with a strong interpersonal skills. What’s in it for you? Competitive salary package.Comprehensive medical coverage for employee.Flexible work arrangements.
(Website Sr. PM Description)Primary Responsibilities:As the Sr. Solar Project Manager, you will manage the execution for the design and build out of C&I and community solar projects with a focus on the following aspects: Lead team through the execution phase of the project by hosting regular team meetings, ensure design, procurement, inspections, site visits and other aspects of project execution is being conducted on time to ensure proper project close out. Manage the project cycle for Projects and oversee all field teams and installation progress Engage cross-functional teams (e.g., field operations, sourcing, logistics, project finance, engineering, manufacturing, project controls, contract management) to ensure successful project execution Create and manage all aspects of the project schedule as it relates to permitting, material purchase and delivery and the construction process. Manage to multiple deadlines, included but not limited to internal, customer and third-party requirements. Manage budget with the purpose of minimizing the undesirable impact of unexpected changes while maximizing opportunities for margin enhancement through material purchases and subcontracting relationships, negotiations and improving construction and delivery process. Maximize cash flow by aggressively adhering to the project invoicing schedule and accurately document and submit all receivables, quantity as-builts, change orders and claims. Create project cost estimates and negotiate with subcontractors.. Define elements of work and develop scope of work for subcontracts and manage bid process for subcontracted work Oversee and review and/or develop the formal Scope of Work to be included in the Contractual documents Execute the project using the DSD Solar Quality Management and Assurance Program Establish regular communication with customer, deal team and subcontractor teams to guarantee an efficiently run project, continuously resolve issues, and ensure that all stakeholders are up to speed on project. Regularly report to manager on project metrics to forecast of cash flow and revenue recognition. Serve as primary site level customer contact during project execution phase. Communicate with owner/client on contractual obligations, schedules, and milestones Negotiate with owner/client initiated extra work, change of scope items, and contract deletions to maximize profits Ensure that project is constructed safely and in compliance with site and DSD safety program. Work with DSD safety officer on audit and safety evaluation process. Ensure all safety materials and documentation are onsite Review, negotiate and build project to the specifics within the governing contract and ensure all deliverables are completed and contract nuances are understood and followed. Actively develops client relations to generate opportunities for new work. Manage system commissioning and close out. Coordinate with utility interconnection teams Preferred Competencies: Preferably experience the solar energy industry, C&I and community solar specifically Experience as an owner's representative to manage a project per DSDs, installation standards, and into operation phase Experience with development, finance, as it relates to construction's role in the transaction Experience managing onsite witness testing, commissioning, inspection, turnover procedures, and COD requirements Knowledge of migrating portfolios of projects between development, finance, and into the construction process Solar engineering experience (PVsyst, Helioscope, etc.) Qualifications: Exceptional Communication Skills Ability to work remotely and independently and a self-starter High level of project construction knowledge and subcontractor relationships Ability to travel Solar project management experience or related field. Experience dealing with Federal, State and local agencies for permitting and entitlements Demonstrated skills in project planning software (e.g., Microsoft Project, Primavera.) Demonstrated computer skills, including Salesforce, Procore, NetSuite, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Construction Management is preferred Experience in dealing with offshore procurement and Customs requirements Financial forecasting experience
The role is one of strong leadership and credible representation of the Organisation, with all stakeholders and potential partners, as well as within the Organisation.Key responsibilities are as follows:o Liaison with potential partners:▪ Develop relationships with industry players and potential partners for the organisation in the country▪ Negotiate, structure, and implement one or more strategic partnerships in the Philippineso Due diligence and analysis of project information:▪ Review and extract relevant project information (project planning, permitting, land/seabed lease, supplier/EPC contracts, grid connection, financing and PPA/offtake agreements)▪ Perform due diligence on this documentation; summarise key technical, commercial and financial risks and opportunities to support financial close / investment committee processeso Develop, review and optimise the project business case:▪ Drive business case development, optimisation and risk management, discussing with partners to form an aligned, factual and realistic case▪ Highlight deviations between the Organisation investment committee business case (considering DEVEX, CAPEX and OPEX) and evolving realities on-the-groundo Project development interface:▪ Assess project planning and development milestones in cooperation with and sometimes supporting Organisation network companies, flag risk items and make suggestions for optimal use of DEVEX and other actions to overcome project obstacleso Manage third party consultants:▪ Manage contracts and deliverables from technical and regulatory/permitting consultancies, appointing new ones as requiredo Public and Regulatory Affairs (prior to appointment of full-time FTE)▪ Develop a strong network with relevant central government departments and drive liaison and influencing initiatives for the organisation▪ Manage local stakeholder groups/govt. close to project sites▪ Deliver analysis and advisory on key renewables policy and regulatory issues, evaluating key project risks and opportunities▪ Contribute to development of the organisation identity and public relations in the Philippineso Closely coordinate with investment teams on development:▪ Regular reporting on development status and due diligence▪ Hosting and coordination of project review committeeso Develop the foundations for development and execution organization in the Philippines▪ This position will be the first employee for the organisation in the Philippines, creating a fantastic opportunity to lay the foundations for and shape the organisation▪ Recruit immediate and future employees in line with business growth, and support with set-up of office / admin matters• Regular travel to visit project sites, as requiredEducation & Qualifications:• Bachelor’s degree in commerce, finance, law, or engineering• Key skills: Project, stakeholder, commercial and contract management
We are seeking a Contracts and Claims Assistant to join our team and provide comprehensive support in contract administration and claims management for projects throughout the Americas region. As the Contracts and Claims Assistant, you will play a vital role in ensuring the success of our projects, mitigating risks, and enhancing our business reputation with our valued customers.Reporting directly to the Americas Regional Head of Contracts and Claims Management, you will collaborate closely with Project Managers, Commercial Project Managers, Paralegals, Legal, Finance, Scheduling, and Technical Accounting departments. This dynamic role requires a motivated individual who can quickly analyze information, multitask effectively, adapt to changing priorities, and exhibit strong organizational and communication skills. Attention to detail, efficient work practices, and a sense of urgency to meet critical deadlines are essential for success in this position.Responsibilities: Prioritize safety as a top priority and maintain proactive measures to prevent incidents.Establish strong relationships with project teams and internal departments to identify, address, and optimize commercial and contractual risks, claims, and revenue opportunities with customers, vendors, subcontractors, and internal stakeholders.Develop, evaluate, and process claims, counterclaims, back charges, and related matters in accordance with company policies and procedures.Draft and refine contractual change orders and contract amendments.Demonstrate a solid understanding of current energy and commercial construction legal principles, effectively interpret and summarize key contractual clauses, and provide guidance on contractual scenarios.Ensure accurate documentation and secure maintenance of endorsed claims in organizational databases.Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to make negotiation-related decisions involving legal, finance, project management, regulatory requirements, contract standards, policy adherence, contractual changes, and cost targets.Review and analyze claim information and contractual obligations for ongoing claims (EPC and service warranty claims), resolving errors and ensuring proper resolution implementation.Evaluate projects, engage with project management personnel and regional management, and utilize recognized cost, contract, and claims/dispute resolution methodologies and strategies to determine and measure delay impacts.Analyze delays contemporaneously and forensically using tools such as Oracle P6 and Microsoft Project.Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 applications, including Access, Outlook, Excel, Word, Teams, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.Familiarity with Netsuite and Salesforce is advantageous.Prepare formal claim documents, including Time Impact Analysis (TIAs), Requests for Equitable Adjustments (REAs), and other necessary claim documentation. We are looking for a proactive self-starter who can work both independently and collaboratively within project and interdepartmental teams. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical skills, expertise in drafting project correspondence and claims, and a background in large-scale energy-focused EPC construction projects.
About ZenithZenith is a market leader in the development and delivery of sustainable energy solutions. We specialise in tailored off-grid power generation and service models. We integrate a complete range of thermal and sustainable fuel sources, together with innovative technologies, to deliver cost-effective and reliable solutions for clients across Australia.Join Zenith to be part of a landmark cutting edge renewable energy projects, involving Solar, Wind, Thermal, BESS and LNG storage in Western Australia.About the RoleAs the Contracts Lead, you will be supporting a project in all aspects of commercial practices including compliance, contract administration, claims, reporting and financial process. Reporting to the Project Manager with guidance and support from the Executive - Commercial, Contracts and Procurement, your main responsibilities will include; Preparing subcontractor packages & subcontract administration;Conducting commercial evaluation, review contract terms and conditions, contributing to scope as required;Reviewing contractual claims and variations; Liaising and effectively communicating with subcontractors; andPrepare project cost and forecasting reporting. About You As the Contracts Lead you will have the following experience, knowledge, and skills to bring to the role.Experience Experience as a Contracts Lead dealing with subcontractor packages with a value of $10M - $50M.Experience in the Energy/Mining industryExperience using Pronto is desirable Skills/Ability Highly developed communication skills with an ability to communicate at all levelsA highly analytical approach with a strong attention to detailStrong financial acumenStrong Microsoft Office skills Qualifications & Clearances Qualification in Construction Management or Quantity Surveying or equivalent qualification Ability to pass a National Police Clearance and Pre-employment MedicalRight to work in Australia. Why ZenithBe at the forefront of designing, constructing and operating a greener future. Work for a market leader with strong projected growth and a company that values and celebrates their people. In addition, we offer. In addition, we offer Competitive salaryCentral new 'state of the art' offices in BelmontFree parking Opportunity to join the Zenith bonus scheme.Great pipeline of work for development opportunities
The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include the following: Provide professional, cost effective and value adding electrical engineering services within Renewable Energy Business Units. The candidate should possess a strong knowledge of renewable energy and practical experience of managing connections to the Irish transmission system, and be well-versed in current Irish grid connection policy and regulation;Lead the delivery of project electrical engineering works and services. Manage the interaction with ESB Networks, Eirgrid, electrical & civil contractors, and other contractors and project stakeholders. Actively attend and participate in team meetings, site meetings and design meetings, to ensure projects are delivered on-time, on-budget and in line with statutory Health and Safety requirements. Lead and co-ordinate project energisations and construction related grid outages and manage grid code compliance testing associated with any new HV installation required to demonstrate compliance under the terms of its connection agreement;Lead engineering and optioneering processes of potential grid connection solutions for Renewable Energy projects. Prepare and procure analysis of the Irish Transmission system to identify the most feasible commercial grid connection options for live projects. Identify and apply Grid Code requirements to grid connection solutions, disseminate changes to Grid Code and connection policy to Renewable Energy Projects;Review and / or prepare technical project, tender and contract documentation to monitor, control and reduce cost. Monitor and analyse all elements of design, manufacture, processing, construction, operation, and maintenance to ensure delivery of current project requirements, including meeting obligations under any associated grid connection agreements. Identify and co-ordinate all stakeholders throughout project and service delivery to ensure that project and service key performance indicators are achieved. Enable sufficient, timely and appropriate information exchange between all stakeholders throughout project / service development and delivery to ensure that deliverables and KPI's are understood and any risks or opportunities are monitored and reviewed to achieve the best project / service results. Monitor against the project plan and take remedial action to recover project overruns to ensure cost effective professional engineering services are delivered;All employees are expected to co-operate fully with all provisions taken by the company for ensuring Health, Safety and Welfare of themselves, fellow employees, and members of the public. Identify, understand, and apply all Health & Safety legislation and regulatory requirements as a fundamental element of any construction design or undertaking ensuring safety of employees and members of the public during construction, testing, commissioning and operation;Proactively participate in the Performance Management process to ensure delivery of own, and the wider team's, objectives. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualification, skills, knowledge and attributes: Hons Degree (Lvl 8 FETAC) in Electrical Engineering essential; Post-Graduate (Lvl 9 FETAC) qualification in a relevant discipline would be an advantage for this role;7 years’ experience managing the grid connection process for transmission connected projects in the generator or utility sector; Significant technical experience of HV electrical design and consenting of 110/220/400 kV infrastructure, HV cable (≥ 110 kV) experience, verifying / approving third party design, contract Management, financial /cost management and project management required;Excellent technical report writing and communications skills essential; Proficient in AutoCAD and PSSE or other similar electrical design software would be an advantage
Department: EngineeringJob Location: BGC, PhilippinesReporting to: COO, APACSummary of Role:As Engineering Manager, you will oversee the engineering for a group of wind and solar projects located at diversity of places in the country. Primary responsibilities will include providing technical input to site selection, production of project specifications, managing consultants and contractors and providing input to contract documents for projects in all jurisdictions.What You Will Do: Assessing and quantifying ground risk and other engineering factors to assist with site selection primarily within the Philippines or other APAC markets if requiredDeveloping CAPEX and OPEX assumptions associated with differing ground conditions and foundation typesDevelopment of specifications for development projects to provide the basis for Environmental Impact AssessmentSpecify, tender and manage onshore and offshore survey works, including bathymetric surveys, geophysical surveys and geotechnical investigationManagement of contractors, subcontractors and partnersAssist with the preparation of Construction Contribute to project scheduling/ budgeting and risk managementContribute to assembly of and quality assurance checks for contract documentationSelection, co-ordination and management of External Design ConsultantsDevelopment of project schedules and project risk registersDevelopment of Construction strategiesDevelopment of Procurement strategies What We Require: Degree in Engineering (electrical or civil) with a minimum of 15 years of experienceA broad range of management experience and a proven record in projects engineering and construction is essentialEngineering and construction management experience in the renewable or electrical industry would be an advantageExperience on presenting to senior management at board level and be capable of managing internal and external resources with easeExperience in offshore wind site selectionKnowledge of offshore wind foundation types, ground conditions interpretation and foundation, array cable and turbine installation proceduresKnowledge of grid connection solutions for offshore windAbility to translate engineering issues into CAPEX and OPEX assumptionsKnowledge of the Offshore windfarm development and foundation design processExperience in geotechnical engineering is an advantageExperience in the preparation of construction contract documentsUnderstanding of solar and wind turbine technology and the issues involved with grid connectionsExperience in the preparation of technical specifications and other technical documentsKnowledge of Health and Safety legislation and in particular, Health and Safety issues offshoreExperience in tender/bid evaluationExperience in conducting technical and commercial negotiations with EPC contractors/grid Companies etc.IT literateExcellent verbal / written communication skillsStrong report writing skills