Project Planning/Scheduler - Data Centre Construction Experience

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Japan, Tokyo Architecture / Construction Full-Time ¥7,000,000 - ¥9,000,000 / Unspecified
3909 | Turner & Townsend K.K. | Posted 2022-04-04
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Due to continuing success and expansion, we are now looking for an experienced Scheduler/Project Planner to join our busy Japan office. The ideal candidate will have a track record of working on complex large scale Data Center construction projects as well as within one or more of the following: Pharmaceutical, BioTech, Data Centre, Industrial, Logistics, Manufacturing, Chemical or similarly complex asset type.

- Company Description –

Turner & Townsend is a professional services company specialising in programme management, project management, cost management and consulting across the property, infrastructure and natural resources sectors.

To deliver consistently excellent advice to our clients, we mobilize expert, flexible and entrepreneurial people who are at the very top of their profession and are inspired to deliver to make the difference. We provide world-class learning and development and knowledge management to everyone across the business, at every stage of their career

- Our Values –

Great companies are built on great values. At Turner & Townsend we are committed to delivering better outcomes that have a positive impact on the world, transforming performance to be greener, more inclusive, and more productive.

We have worked with our teams to examine what is important to us as individual professionals and as a business. We have tapped into the human side of our people to set out our three values:

1. We love a challenge
2. We are stronger together
3. We bring out the best in everyone

These values are inherently inclusive. They underline the way that we work together and will now be brought alive throughout the business and our supply chain.

Key Qualifications

- Skills Required -
• Business or native-level Japanese language skills are a core requirement for this role
• 3+ years scheduling/planning experience, ideally including 1 year + of data center experience. (senior scheduler: a minimum of 7 years scheduling/planning experience + 2 years of DC experience)
• Knowledge and experience in all major design or project management concepts, tools and techniques
• Experience of working with General Contractors in a project management, or scheduler/planner capacity
• Excellent knowledge of construction industry technical matters, such as different procurement routes, value management and value engineering
• Understanding of the financial aspects of a project
• Primavera P6 planner desirable
• Membership of a recognised professional body
• Good knowledge and experience gained within a hi-tech environment such as industrial, manufacturing, pharma, logistics.


• Maintain and monitor master plan schedule
• Prepare and monitor tasks ensuring satisfactory realization of project requirements against the project schedule
• Integrate various contract packages into master plan schedule
• Review contractor’s submitted schedule and make recommendations to client
• Prepare regular internal/external weekly and monthly progress report for management and client
• Develop a project control procedure to monitor the progress of project
• Interact with contractor and verify the project data to update project schedule
• Develop mitigation plans
• Assess any contractor’s extension of time claim and prepare defence claim report
• Put forward recommendation report for any contractor’s EOT claim
• Analyse critical path and constraints to determine the effect of changes to project schedule
• Work out site logistic planning for project
• Prepare and propose ‘micro-management’ schedules for critical elements of work

Working Hours

Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm (Weekend off)

Compensation and Benefits

Travel expenses, Social Insurance, Pension, Medical Insurance, Company Mobile Phone, Annual Health Check, Performance Bonus


Paid Annual Leaves, Public Holiday

Location Details
Location (Address)
5F Izumi Nishi-Azabu Building, 4-3-11 Nishi-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 106-0031, Japan

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At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realise their potential, and doing our part to create a green, inclusive and productive world where opportunities are open to all.

From a single quantity surveying partnership founded in the UK in 1946, we have grown over 75 years to become a world-leading professional services company, with 111 offices around the globe.

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