BESS Development Manager - Japan

Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Job Reference 1184435

Location Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Industry Renewables - Battery

Function Project Management

Job Type Permanent

Date Added April 28, 2023

Project Development Manager (BESS), Solar -   Tokyo, Japan

Airswift is seeking for a Project Development Manager (BESS) to be based in Tokyo, Japan to focus on leading the battery energy storage system (BESS) project development strategy in the Japan market and work with the project development team to deliver targets.

The Client
Global manufacturer and integrated developer specializing in the development, design & engineering and asset management of large scale solar power plants with projects in 62 countries across the globe.

  • Drive additional pipeline growth and project successes in both utility scale solar and battery energy storage projects
  • Identify and originate BESS project opportunities
  • Work closely with the local in-house development team, engineering, project optimization and finance teams to ensure smooth and efficient project execution/realization
  • Overseeing the engineering design process and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Collaborating with the commercial team to develop project contracts and agreements
  • Stay abreast of the market evolvements and adapt strategy accordingly include subsidy
  • Liaise with stakeholders, local development teams or partners on energy storage project development
  • Support energy storage team with project valuations and commercialization strategy
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in energy project development, with a preference for energy storage projects.
  • English proficiency (basic level) and Japanese native speaker
  • Has excellent communication, interpersonal, and management skills who can build compelling relationships with colleagues from different cultures and disciplines.
  • A self-motivated individual with a passion for solving problems collaboratively
  • A good communicator who can convey complex concepts clearly and concisely.
  • Good Microsoft office and Excel skills

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