Head of Project Development, Wind

Location: Japan
Contact: Ssayo Kiyama
Email: email Ssayo
Posted: about 2 years ago

NextWave are working with a European company who have an established office in Japan focusing mainly on the development of solar projects, but also plans to expand to wind power generation in the future. The Head of Project Development role will lead the origination and development of wind projects within Japan.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Originating and managing the entire project development from site selection to commercial operation of the power plant
  • Creating, closing and managing relevant contractual agreements for project development either directly or with external service providers: Land lease, land lease option or land purchase agreements, special purpose vehicle incorporation, shareholder contracts and structure definition, grid connection contracts, PPA’s, etc.
  • Proposing and managing external service providers for legal, tax, electrical grid, environmental impact assessments, land agents and other third party consultants or advisors needed for project development and Due Diligence creation
  • Create Project Development strategy for each region with budget including a service provider and partner network as well as a freelancer network to secure sites, PPA, permits, licenses and project rights
  • Manage environmental impact assessments and grid connection studies with external service providers
  • Work with local authorities to obtain planning permits, licenses and clearances as well as other necessary documentations
  • Creation and editing of project expose’s, investment memo’s or investment proposals or decision templates for the management
  • Project Development Budget management and controlling on a quarterly basis
  • Recruiting and managing a regionally dispersed Project Development team
  • Develop and maintain necessary personal networks to stakeholders at different levels that affect the successful development of projects such as public authorities on local, regional and national level as well as environmental groups, industry associations, grid operators or service providers
  • Work with local authorities to obtain planning permits, licenses and clearances as well as other necessary documentations
  • 太陽光発電プロジェクト向け新規事業用地の確保やプロジェクトの立ち上げ
  • プロジェクトの推進、進捗管理
  • 土地所有者への説明、条件交渉、契約書作成
  • 事業用地取得契約、各種許認可、届出等、自治体との交渉
  • プラント売買にかかる条件交渉、契約書作成
  • 他開発事業に必要な事項全般およびメンバー管理
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, or a related field from an
  • accredited college or university
  • 10 years of work experience with Power sector.
  • Strong commercial mindset
  • Good understanding of the renewable energy business
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office software

Reaching Out

For a confidential discussion on this or any other opportunities available in the market please contact Sayo Kiyama on the below email address and telephone number:
Direct Line: +65 6340 1941

EA License No: 16S8303
EA Registration No: R1653437