Country Director - Japan

Location: Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Mike Feely
Email: email Mike
Reference: BBBH4053_1635292803
Posted: about 1 month ago

Title: Country Director - 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 renewable energy developer who are developing several onshore and offshore renewable projects in Japan. As a result of this activity, they are looking to hire a senior strategic Country Director to lead their business in the country.


  • Developing and executing Strategy of each project, offtake and investment opportunities in accordance to strategic targets and operational budget
  • Managing existing projects including the project programme and budget responsibilities
  • Identifying potential partnership opportunities with EPCs, Co-Developers, Off-takers etc.
  • Assessment of M&A opportunities for brownfield projects in the country
  • Identifying new projects for the organisation and subsequently taking the lead on the end to end development on each
  • Working closely with project teams to ensure they are hitting the project milestones successfully
  • Contributing heavily to the long term strategy of the business unit
  • Working closely with internal stakeholders to cross collaborate when necessary


  • Master's Degree in a relevant field
  • Prior experience developing, constructing and operating renewable energy projects in Japan
  • Due to the location of the role, prior experience in Japan is key
  • Due to the interface management responsibilities, fluency in booth Japanese and English is essential

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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