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Quantity Surveyor/Contract Manager - Japanese Speaker

  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: : BBBH135229
  • Location: Japan, Tokyo and others
  • Sector: Project Controls, Contracts & Claims, Power
  • Salary: Up to £0.00 per annum
  • Date posted: 23/10/2018
This vacancy has now expired.


  • Looking for the optimal structure and planning of the execution of the installation on site together with the Site Manager in cooperation with the Project Manager / Project Director and/or Project Manager Commercial
  • Successfully executing of contract and claim management at site


  • Full knowledge of installation contract (technical and commercial)
  • Identify risks and opportunities given by the contract with the installation company
  • Facilitate the identification of claims and deviations
  • Creation of formal correspondence to the installation company with regards of claims and deviations (e.g. notices, letters, approvals in order to safeguard rights/ contractual position)
  • Ensure that documentation of claims/deviations are done in a structured way and compile back-up documents and prepare installation related Project Variation Offers towards the customer and formal statements on claims from and against
  • Active support in negotiations with customer and installation contractor and/or third parties, together with the Project Manager Commercial, Project Manager / Project Director and Site Manager.
  • Preparation and update regularly claim/ deviation reports and monitoring of all installation activities on site and approve quantities and deviations together with the Project Manager Commercial, Project Manager / Project Director and Site Manager
  • Management of Field Work Orders at site
  • Handling, controlling and approval of documents for payment release of invoices from installation contractors
  • Responsible for claim, variation and change management related to installation works
  • Site progress follow up and reporting with regards to installation management
  • Safeguarding at site the process for timely information and documentation about deviations in the project ("Non-Conformity-Reporting") together with the Site Manager
  • Clarification of legal matters together with the Legal Department and Project Managemer / Project Director
  • Control of site correspondence with installation contractors

Candidate's profile


  • Technical and/or Commercial college, technical studies, economics, legal or similar

Professional Experience:

  • Experience in the international plant engineering and/or construction business
  • Contractual correspondence and conduct important negotiations with customers, partners and suppliers
  • Experience in the management of deviations, claims and contract amendments and variation/change order procedure


  • Ability to work in teams, assertiveness, willingness to travel, ability to communicate. Analytical thinking and structured working methods

Additional Experience:

  • Any nationalities welcome but good command of Japanese and English languages (for correspondence and negotiation) - A MUST
  • Skills in calculation
  • Contractual knowledge for correspondence and negotiations
  • Excellent IT knowledge (MS Office)
  • Contract and Claim management
  • Technical understanding


For more information about this role please contact our Singapore office Spencer Ogden Energy Pte Ltd Agency License Number: 13C6321