Senior Investment Associate

Location: Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Daniel Nara
Email: email Daniel
Reference: BBBH11774_1706602344
Posted: about 1 month ago

About the company:

NextWave Partners is working closely with a global energy developer and operator of renewable enrgy generation. Our client operates more than 4GW of renewable energy, including onshore and offshore wind, and hydro. With a pipeline of over 15GW, they are a key player in green energy, focusing on projects worldwide. Their commitment to offshore wind is evident through projects like the 3.6GW Dogger Bank and 1.1GW Seagreen.

About the role:

The team of 1,000+ professionals operates globally with expertise in all aspects of renewable energy projects. Reporting to the Finance Head this position will play a pivotal role as the global team excels in all stages of renewable projects, employing advanced financial modeling. This expertise guides decisions, especially for offshore wind projects in Japan.


  • Develop and maintain financial models for strategic decisions in offshore wind projects
  • Conduct competitor and sensitivity analysis for bidding strategy optimization
  • Coordinate external consultants and review their work
  • Prepare presentations for communication to the Board and shareholders
  • Evaluate investment impact on the company's financial metrics
  • Collaborate with internal local and global team in Project Development, Procurement, Engineering, and Energy Markets
  • Optimize business case and bidding strategy
  • Manage risk, reduce cost, and maximize financial return across project value drivers


  • Native Japanese speaker, fluent in English
  • Strong analytical skills, meticulous attention to detail
  • Proficient in financial modeling, especially project finance
  • Prior experience in infrastructure, energy, or utilities is advantageous
  • Familiarity with key drivers, risks, and sensitivities in financial modeling
  • Knowledge of financial investment appraisal techniques
  • Ability to simplify complex financial issues for presentation
  • Consistent delivery of high-quality work in a timely manner

Salary: Flexible depending on experience