Contract Manager (m/w/d)


Sumitomo Electric Industries German Branch is located in Düsseldorf and manages several large-scale power cable installation projects in Germany.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. is a recognized global technology leader with over 280,000 employees working at around 415 subsidiaries and affiliates in over 40 countries worldwide. Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. is one of the leading Power Cable Manufacturers globally.

Contract Manager (m/w/d)

Place of Work

Düsseldorf, Germany

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The position will be mainly in charge of the following duties:
Communication and negotiation with clients and subcontractors based on the contract conditions
Drafting and reviewing of amendments and any other contractual documents
Drafting of claims / variation order requests to clients
Evaluating claims / variation order requests from subcontractors
Providing instructions / advice to internal members about contractual requirements
Monitoring the subcontractors‘ performance based on the individual subcontracts
Monitoring and managing of the Risk Register of the Project Management System
Monitoring and managing the Claim / Variation Register of the Project Management System
Drafting monthly reports on all aspects of commercial and contractual matters
Supporting the accounting team regarding invoicing and quotation procedures
Supporting the Project Director / Project Managers to manage budget targets
Supporting the administrative team regarding Import / Export Duty, VAT and tax issues
Supporting the administrative team regarding project insurances
Being in charge of risk management in all activities necessary for the project execution

Skills, Qualifications and Experience

Fluent in written and spoken English and German

Experience in commercial / contact / risk management for at least 5 years

Knowledge of EPC projects and contracts
Software skill – MS Office
Must be able to live and work in Germany (visa and valid working permit)

Work Experience in construction projects
Work Experience in Power Cable Business and / or the Energy Industry
Knowledge of German law

Special Conditions & Benefits

Flexible Working Time
Work-from-Home option
30 days of annual vacation
Free water in the office
The position requires some travel, mainly within Germany

Address of Our Office in Germany and Home Page

Leonie Daniels
✉ leonie-daniels@gr.sei.co.jp

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. German Branch
Prinzenallee 7 / 3.OG
40549 Düsseldorf