Captive Development Manager

Location: Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Daniel Nara
Email: email Daniel
Reference: BBBH11259_1698638440
Posted: 8 months ago

Title: Captive Development Manager

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 is working closely with a top-tier global [gaishi-kei] leading asset manager & investment company that is actively looking to hire a Captive Development Manager to manage and lead project assessment of solar and wind capacity, underwrite and lead due diligence process to execute each renewable project.


  • Identify and evaluate potential wind and solar rooftop projects for investment opportunities.
  • Conduct feasibility studies, technical assessments, and site inspections to determine project viability.
  • Analyze project specifications, financial models, and contracts to assess risks and returns.
  • Lead the due diligence process for prospective renewable energy investments.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including legal, finance, and technical experts, to review project documentation.
  • Identify and mitigate potential risks associated with each project.
  • Stay informed about local, state, and federal regulations and incentives related to renewable energy projects.
  • Ensure that projects adhere to all regulatory requirements.
  • Prepare investment proposals, including project summaries, risk assessments, and financial projections, for presentation to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Oversee the transition of approved projects into development, working closely with project teams to ensure successful implementation.


    • Bachelor's degree in finance, engineering, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
    • Fluent English & Japanese speaking, written and reading ability
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in project development, due diligence, and financial analysis within the renewable energy sector.
    • Strong knowledge of wind and solar rooftop project development, including technical aspects, financial modeling, and regulatory considerations.
    • Proficiency in project management and risk assessment.
    • Excellent analytical and communication skills.

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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