Bid Manager, Offshore Wind - Japan

Location: Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Mike Feely
Email: email Mike
Reference: BBBH7119_1636698359
Posted: 17 days ago

Title: Bid Manager - Offshore Wind

Location: Tokyo, Japan

About NextWave
NextWave Partners is the Recruitment Partner of choice within the Clean Energy, Sustainable Infrastructure, ESG, Impact Investment, Climate-Tech & Technology sectors. We are committed to supporting industries battling climate change towards a net-zero future and a sustainable economy.

About the Role

NextWave are working with a leading offshore wind developer who have a large pipeline of projects in Japan. As a result of this work, they are looking to hire an experienced Bid Manager to lead their bid strategies for upcoming projects in the country.


  • Devising and implementing bid strategies to ensure the business wins deliverable and value accretive options
  • Co-ordinating the Bid Preparation Strategy to identify and determine the required programme of work against bid success factors
  • Identifying strategic levers and implementation thereof into the project's business case to increase the competitiveness and deliverability of the bid
  • Understanding how projects can maximise scoring against tender criteria
  • Preparing and submitting tender documentation including pre-qualification requirements and bid submissions
  • Developing subject matter expertise on the auction rules
  • Ensuring bid submissions achieve full compliance with the tender regulations
  • Appraising different bid options and tactics
  • Developing the correct protocols for bidding in partnerships
  • Management of project assumption book and business case for early development projects:


  • Master's Degree in a relevant field
  • Track record leading the strategy and bids/tenders of large infrastructure or renewable energy projects in Japan
  • Due to the interface management responsibilities, fluency in both Japanese and English is essential
  • Proven stakeholder management experience including with external parties

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly on the platform with your latest CV. We will review your application and revert back promptly.

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