Development Head/ Director (Japan)

Location: Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Daniel Nara
Email: email Daniel
Reference: BBBH11383_1700017428
Posted: 8 months ago

Title: Head / Director of Development (Japan)

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 with a global renewable energy company. They are a forefront of the renewable energy revolution, committed to powering a sustainable future. The company leverages decades of experience and expertise to drive innovation in solar energy. The company is looking to hire a Head of Development (Japan Head) to manage and lead BESS solar project execution and develop new & existing client relationship leverage the network you bring. This is a unique opportunity to shape the future of energy storage solutions and contribute to a sustainable, low-carbon future.


  • Develop and execute a comprehensive development strategy for the BESS Solar Platform.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to ensure successful project implementation.
  • Foster innovation in energy storage solutions to stay ahead in a dynamic industry.
  • Establish and nurture key partnerships to drive the growth of the BESS portfolio.


  • Native or fluent in Japanese, fluency in English is a must
  • Strong network in the energy industry in Japan
  • Ability to drive due diliguence, documentation and manage the process up until financial close
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, hands-on, business impact-oriented
  • Have at least 8 - 10 years experience in solar or other renewable energy coverage in Japan

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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