- Location: Tokyo
- 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.
My client is currently sourcing an experienced Electrical Engineer who will be responsible for the technical and commercial aspects of onshore grid connections for large offshore wind farms. They will coordinate the expertise to deliver HV sub-stations for these projects and project manage external contracts.They will work as part of a multidisciplinary team on the ongoing development of several offshore wind projects around the coast of Ireland and the UK, with the opportunity to join a specific offshore wind project team when projects reach this stage in their development.The successful candidate will be highly motivated, innovative, commercially driven and have a track record of successfully delivering projects of a comparable nature and scale. Key Responsibilities: Key responsibilities include: Act as electrical lead for all onshore electrical works (substations, grid connections etc.) and coordinate interfaces with the renewable generation plant, civil works, TSO/DSO etc. Responsible for the optimization of the design and supporting the construction stage.Coordinate the overall system design (system studies, protection, SCADA, grid code compliance, FEED’s etc.)Preparation of all the electrical specifications and technical documentation to develop tender.Evaluation of tender submission and contract negotiation ensuring that award to preferred tenders achieves best value for money. Act as the focal point for all Electrical integrity issues.Development of substation layouts and drawings for planning submissions; Coordination with OEMs, contractors, partners, and other key stakeholders. Knowledge, Skills and ExperienceThe successful candidate must have: Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in large scale generation/energy sector with experience of working on electrical systems between MV and 400 kV . Strong contract management experience with an excellent understanding of Tendering, Tender evaluations, scoping, planning, design, costing, construction and commissioning assistance and oversight associated with substations and / or electrical works associated with large scale renewable generation projects. Working knowledge of and experience in the implementation of Engineering, Procurement & execution of EPC style contracts.A proven track record in delivering substations and / or electrical works associated with large scale generation projects.Experience of dealing with commercial aspects during project delivery.Experience in contract management with strong contract negotiation skills.Full drivers’ licence valid for use in Republic of Ireland.Level 8 Engineering Degree or equivalent qualification. This role is based in Dublin or Cork but travel to project locations as required, is a key requirement of the role. Please apply via the link or contact Hannah-Jo using the details below for more information. P: 0141 212 4801E: email@example.com
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.
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
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
This Project Manager position is to support C&I Solar projects throughout Central California.Responsibilities: - Understand, plan and execute commercial solar projects in accordance with the terms of the contract and specifications.- Coordinate project design and engineering plan sets and calculations for civil, structural, mechanical and electrical disciplines, and facilitate the AHJ permitting submittal and approval process.- Support and manage client interactions, communication, invoicing and on time payment.- Schedule, manage and attend client, vendor, jobsite and technical meetings, as required to effectively execute the project.- Create accurate project budgets, change orders, and manage P&L ledgers throughout the contract period.- Create and regularly update project schedules using Microsoft Project or similar.- Produce detailed monthly project update reports for review by the Sr Project Manager and/or client.- Facilitate vendor purchase orders, subcontract agreements including scope of work, and effectively manage 3rd parties in accordance with the project schedule and budget.- Oversee on-site construction activities to ensure they are performed in accordance with contract documents, and that they meet the design intent.- Effectively facilitate project close out activities, including but not limited to; testing and commissioning, utility/AHJ inspections, asset management documentation and final handoff meetings.- Direct and oversee Project Engineers and Field Engineers.- Other duties as assigned Qualifications:- Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Science or Business Administration from an accredited university or college.- Minimum 5 Years’ project management experience within a construction environment.- Minimum 2 Years’ project management experience on commercial or utility scale solar projects.- Public works project experience.- Contract, MSA and T’s & C’s negotiation.- EPC and self-perform contractor experience.- Must have a clean driving record (example- no DUI in the last 5 years)
Reporting to the Senior Design Manager, the Substructures Design Engineer will be leading activities associated with the design of the substructures for the wind turbine generators and offshore substation platforms at Caledonia Offshore Wind Farm. The successful applicant shall ensure that appropriate technical input is provided and engineering work is delivered as required from the development through to Final Investment Decision (FID).The Substructures Design Engineer is responsible for ensuring delivery of the engineering design basis. They will ensure that the project is appropriately engaged with key external stakeholders. All this with the aim to develop a reliable technical solution, optimising levelized cost of energy (LCoE) and quality while minimising health, safety and environmental risk.MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES Support the management of allocated design workstreams from instigation through to completion Overall accountability for the delivery of the substructure design associated with the development of an offshore wind project including: engineering design basis for the substructure components, manufacturing, T&I and commissioning.Responsible for the preparation, elaboration and provision of all the specifications and technical documentation to allow the project engagement and to evaluate the suppliers, with the intention of guaranteeing the correct application, bidding, construction and operation, ensuring that the determining factors established by the permitting, environmental and other local requirements are met.Responsible for supervising the preparation of request for proposals (RFPs), assessing offers and monitoring contractors for engineering studies and for EPCI contracts.Support offshore development and consenting process by providing input on relevant engineering and technical matters such as anticipated design parameters and construction methods associated with the substructures package.Working alongside the procurement team, engage with the industry supply chain to prepare / supervise tender processes for detailed engineering design during pre-FEED / FEED stages of the project, and manufacturing and installation during the pre-construction / construction stages. This may include the preparation of: Technical specificationsTesting and commissioning plansTechnical assessment of tender proposals Translate engineering issues into CAPEX and OPEX.Manage contracts related to the design of the substructure components. Ensure the appropriate engineering governance is put in place and managed, including development of technical risk registers, design safety risk registers and implementation of design management processes.Monitor offshore substructures technology development and ensure that this is considered in the development of project, including identifying optimisation and cost reduction opportunities.Report progress on engineering and technical work during the project development phase.Provide specialist engineering support and/or coordination to other work packages where requested.Ensure that lessons learned are properly documented throughout the life of the project. Support technical due diligence processes. ACADEMIC BACKGROUNDDegree qualified in civil / mechanical / structural / naval engineering or equivalent is required.LANGUAGESThe project has an international team of employees and the working language is English. Candidates need to be fluent in English both spoken and written. Proficiency in other languages will be valued.PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCEMinimum of two years professional experience is required. Demonstrable experience in a similar engineering role and experience in the design, installation and/or commissioning of fixed/floating substructures is desirable.KNOWLEDGE Knowledge of offshore structures design/study/analysis processes and techniques is essential. Direct experience of substructure design, manufacture and/or installation is essential.Empirical knowledge from direct experience in offshore wind farm substructures project engineering/package management is preferred.Specific knowledge of associated standards and industry best practice as well as a strong appreciation for health and safety regulations.Proactive approach to optimisations and improvements.A pro-active approach to project and contract management in order to identify risks and opportunities early and initiate appropriate actions. Proven experience within a group support function within international environment.Familiar with advanced specialist engineering software. SKILLS Engineering skills in large projects.Aptitude to problem solving. Results oriented with strong ability to deliver on plans.Dynamic, team-oriented person, who thrives on a variety of challenges and always willing to learn.Good experience in working in complex environments and different cultural environments.Excellent communication, diplomatic, networking and influencing skills.Excellent team player, strong negotiator and credibility builder inside and outside of the company. Ability to quickly understand and implement new areas of technical knowledge.IT literate.
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
The purpose of the role is to lead the project management of multiple grid-scale battery construction projects (c.50MW each) from EPC contract signature/final investment approval through to completion, ensuring delivery on time, on budget and within agreed scope. The successful candidate will inherit a pipeline of projects, allowing the opportunity to deliver an increasingly important and rapidly growing new technology. Production of detailed project budget, alongside the business development leadDevelopment, tendering and negotiation of EPC contracts, alongside the business development leadDevelop, control and manage the project schedule and ensuring all assigned projects and tasks are completed on time and within budgetManage the relationship with the EPC contractor and with other key stakeholders (DNO, Owner’s Engineer, Landowner, Local Council, Optimiser)Liaise with EPC site manager and project manager, track construction progress, conduct site visits, and prepare progress reportsPerform risk assessments and proactively solve any technical or commercial issues identified The opportunity comes with an extremely exciting salary and wider package.