The Technical Asset Manager oversees the technical and performance aspects of PV Plants （ plant performance, availability and O＆M contractors obligations, guarantees ）, optimizing performance and minimizing risks and failures, using either internal or external resources. Asset Manager manages different contractors and stakeholders, as: O＆M operator, Safety Engineer, other contractors （grass cutting, PV modules washing ）, landowner, telecommunications company, utility, authorities. Asset Manager reports primarily to Country Manager, and to VP Construction and Operations for technical and operational matters. Asset Manager is required to manage multiple assets concurrently.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
During Construction （until PAC signature）:
・Overview and approve construction punch lists
・Support management in creating and negotiating O＆M contracts
After PAC signature:
・Follow up on O＆M contractor performance, plant availability, Performance Ratio, guarantees
・Identify potential suppliers for O＆M, security, communications
・Receive and compile monthly reports from O＆M subcontractor and others and provide management with the needed information about park performance through detailed Monthly Reports
・Manage issuance of sub contracts
・Follow up on H＆S regulations fulfillment on O＆M works on site
・Discuss, approve and maintain O＆M manual from EPC contractor
・Relation with utility and METI for technical matters, as required
May oversee Junior Engineers. Responsible for effective oversight of multiple subcontractors.
・Working knowledge of commercial asset management practices.
・Familiarity with contract administration
・Ability to manage relations with utilities and authorities
・Ability to successfully procure, monitor, and assess subcontracted engineering/operational functions.
・Proficiency in written and spoken Japanese and English
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
・Degree in Engineering preferred.
・Experience in Asset Management ？ experience in Power ・Plants is an advantage.
・Experience with industrial plants construction and/or maintenance contracting is required.
・Fluent in Japanese and English.
・Ability to read, analyze and interpret a wide variety of written resources including contracts, working procedures, and diagrams.
・Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees, consultants, and the general public.
・Tokyo, Japan. Eventually visiting sites, or attending meetings in another Japanese cities/countries.