Project Director, Solar + BESS - Japan

Location: Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Mike Feely
Email: email Mike
Reference: BBBH12360_1717994130
Posted: 11 days ago

Title: Project Director, Solar + BESS

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 looking to hire an experienced Project Director to lead the delivery of a portfolio of solar and BESS projects they are developing in Japan.


  • Developing and managing all technical divisions at the company
  • Being the lead technical representative to manage project scope, schedule, cost and resources
  • Managing all technical members working on the project and overseeing the deliverables
  • Demonstrating excellent HSE standards and performance in all aspects of your work
  • Leading the design, engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning, from the early planning to the handing-over to the O&M Department
  • Providing updates on the technical progress of the project to the senior management team and project partners
  • Taking a proactive role in identifying and controlling risks for the project
  • Managing key project stakeholder liaison
  • Ensuring that the contracts are managed proactively by the Discipline Managers and their teams


  • Previous experience delivering at least 1 solar project in a similar capacity is essential
  • Prior experience working on a project in the APAC region is preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree or above in Engineering
  • Fluency English and Japanese is essential due to both internal and external stakeholder relationship management duties
  • Over 10 years of experience in the renewable energy sector

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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