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Project Development Director

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Japan
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 244772/006_1540951565
  • Sector: Solar, LVI Associates
  • Date posted: 31/10/2018

Senior Director of Solar Project Development

A leading global developer, owner and operator of solar PV facilities for the utility, commercial and industrial market is seeking for Project Development Director. The company has developed more than 50 solar facilities globally and closed financing transaction of over 100 millions since founding.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage all aspects of solar project development from conception until construction which includes:

  • Gather and study information, and develop and execute strategy to originate and successfully develop projects meeting the company's profitability targets.

  • Source, evaluate, and secure land for renewable energy projects in collaboration with management, internal staff, and external consultants.

  • Collaborate with electric utilities to determine suitable grid connection points, and manage all related documentation and correspondence.

  • Oversee all aspects of project permitting including relationships with national, prefecture, and local government entities; industry groups; and local stakeholders.

  • Collaborate with permitting, technical, legal, and financial teams that support the project development process, and transfer knowledge where applicable.

  • Collaborate with METI, analyse relevant information, and submit winning bids to ensure energy off-take of projects in the FIT auction process.


  • Experience in renewable energy, electric power, and/or real estate industries. Preferably with working experience in rural areas

  • Strong track record of working cooperatively with prefecture and local governments

  • Excellent background working with internal and external stakeholders

What they can offer:

  • Highly experienced international team with project execution expertise in both US and Asia.

  • Opportunity to grow in leading role with a future leader in the solar and clean energy market.

  • Strong team environment; you will be joining on the ground floor.

  • Existing global project pipeline of over 1 GWp.

If you are interested in finding out more on this job and about the company please apply or get in contact with Crystal Lian at +65 3165 1421 to have a confidential discussion.

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