Senior Project Manager

Location: Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Daniel Nara
Email: email Daniel
Reference: BBBH11230_1698295409
Posted: about 1 month ago

Title: Mid - Senior Project Manager

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

Project development and management of the energy company's investments under development and under‐construction renewable power plants in Japan. The Manager will be responsible for owning and leading the development of a renewable project from early‐stage development to construction completion. The role will also include technical assessment of new development and project acquisition opportunities working with cross-functional teams.


● Support due diligence for project acquisition for Solar/Wind power plants.

● Establish project baselines including permit road map, development and construction budget, project schedule and risk analysis.

● Conduct land development planning with consultant and external parties.

● Obtain development permits from national/local governments include consent from local community and associations.

● Ensure power grid interconnection contract with EPCO is valid.
● Confirm FIT right is valid and submit change application if required.

● Issue RFP for EPC contractor selection, communicate with EPCs, evaluate proposals, negotiate with EPC contractors, General/Civil contractors.

● Work with finance team to establish project finance before commence construction

● Manage overall schedule/budget/quality of power plant constructions to make sure all the construction works are completed before expected deadlines, COD.

● Handover power plant to Asset Management team with all deliverables from EPC contractor.

● Support Head of Project Development & Management and team member to expand business in Japan as necessary.

● Other jobs as requested by the projects need.


● Bachelor's Degree in Project Management or Engineering Excellent written and oral communications skills in Japanese (English, business level capability is a plus)
● Sufficient project development knowledge and experience for renewable energy business.
● Negotiation and execution skills at an external facing level
● Strong technical and project management skills and experience

● Demonstrated ability to coordinate and multi‐task a variety of activities including cross‐functional interaction internally

● Significant attention to detail and a high level of organization
● A strong desire to be a part of a rapidly growing business with an opportunity to progress
● Strong analytical skills with the ability to transfer analysis into tangible results
● Effective analysis and interpretation of contractual documents
● Computer literacy sufficient to operate Microsoft Office


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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