Offshore Wind Power Project Director – Japan

Renewables and Marine
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Post Date:
07-06-2019 10:43 AM

Our client is looking to recruit a Project Director to be based in their Tokyo office for a minimum secondment of six months, ideally 12 months, with the potential for this period being extended by mutual agreement. A permanent role can also be discussed. 


Specific requirements for the role:

·        A deep understanding of the development of offshore wind farms, gained through relevant hands on experience in Europe and/or Asia;

·        Overseeing a multi-national development team to deliver development plans across the portfolio of projects including resourcing and budget planning;

·        Proactively managing the development process including identifying key risks to project delivery and managing budget and funding to minimise potential losses due to delays or failure to secure projects;

·        Proven commercial

·        skills in negotiating contracts and involvement in successful negotiations relating to contract variations;

·        Scoping and selection of owner's engineers, legal advisers and other technical advisers or consultants for renewable energy projects;

·        Demonstrable preference for working in an entrepreneurial environment; superior analytical and numerical skills; and

·        High commercial acumen and solid verbal and written communication skills.

Additional experience and skills which would be beneficial for the role but are not a mandatory requirement include:

·        Construction project management experience;

·        Operational management of renewable energy projects;

·        Managing power or renewable energy projects from development stage through to construction which have successfully secured non-recourse project finance;

·        International experience, particularly in Japan and/or Asia;

·        Ability to speak and read Japanese is not essential but would be considered favourably.


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