CR CGH Lead Contract Engineer

  • Job no: 493709
  • Work type: Contract
  • Location: Japan | CGH (Yokohama)
  • Categories: 03-Construction, 01-Engineering, 05-Project
  • Advertised: 01 Jul 2022
  • Application close: 31 Aug 2022
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Job Description

Chiyoda is now hiring a Lead Contract Engineer to work at the Chiyoda Global Headquarters (CGH) office in Yokohama, Japan with visits to other project satellite office, construction site as per business requirement.


  • Establish a contract management program, which includes contract management responsibilities and required actions / notices
  • Support the Project Director and Deputy Project Director for the management of all Contractual correspondence and exchanges with COMPANY
  • Establish a contractual Management of Change procedure in coordination with the Project Controls & Risks Manager
  • Detect potential Changes and gather supporting documents and evidences to justify CONTRACTOR’s assertion and establishes logics to get the Change approved in line with CONTRACTOR’s intention
  • Support the negotiation with COMPANY of the Changes, when necessary
  • Ensure that wherever applicable, the Subcontracts and Purchase Orders contain appropriate flow-down of the AGREEMENT requirements and its terms, throughout the project duration
  • Support the Subcontracting Manager to monitor Subcontractors’ claims and detect potential claims from Subcontractors and establish strategy to quantify the claims so as to avoid exposure
  • Assist the Project Director, Deputy Project Director and the Project Controls & Risks Manager in all matters related to contractual risk mitigation vis-à-vis all the parties involved in the PROJECT
  • Ensure the indoctrination of the project team in developing a positive and fair attitude towards meeting the contractual obligations
  • Support the Project Controls & Risks Manager and Cost Control Manager for identification and preparation of Change Orders.
  • Prepare letters to COMPANY for contract and commercial matters.
  • Coordinate with persons in charge in project organization and prepare a proposal to Mangers.
  • Report lessons and learned and others to Section Leader of Contract Management Sec. in Chiyoda Corporation as required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field
  • Preferred :
    1. Registered engineer with valid Professional Engineering certification body
    2. Master’s Degree
    3. MBA certificate
  • Minimum 10+ years of work experience in oil and gas field with minimum 5 years of work experience in contacting work with client (IOC. NOC) / subcontract work for construction.
  • Incumbent must demonstrate contract and construction subcontract management experience in planning, execution and completion.
  • Capable to coordinate with both internal and external stakeholders involved in project and corporate organization.
  • Ability to influence and motivate others for continuous process improvement
  • Familiar with international best practice in risk and contract management.
  • Knowledge of business application like MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel including IT literacy.
  • Fluent in English in speaking, reading and writing.
  • Coaching and developing team members
  • Effective Interpersonal Skills to lead, exceed internal and external stakeholders expectations
  • Ability to lead effective meetings and negotiate terms to benefit of organization
  • Ability to influence and motivate related work groups for continuous work process improvement
  • Effective at maintaining strategic commercial relationships to provide ongoing value for money
  • Ability to deliver best return on investment by managing resources and maximizing the use of assets
  • Demonstrate an overriding commitment to health, safety and environment responsibility

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