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Renewable Energy Project Developer (Japan)

Updated: Feb 27

Job Title: Renewable Energy Project Developer (Japan)

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Job Type: Full-time

About Us: We are a leading renewable energy company dedicated to driving the transition towards sustainable energy solutions in Japan. Our mission is to develop and implement innovative renewable energy projects that contribute to the country's clean energy goals while minimizing environmental impact.

Job Description: We are seeking a talented and experienced Renewable Energy Project Developer to join our dynamic team in Japan. The ideal candidate will have a passion for renewable energy, extensive experience in project development, and proficiency in Japanese language at N1 or native level. As a Project Developer, you will play a key role in identifying, evaluating, and executing renewable energy projects across Japan.


  1. Project Identification and Assessment:

  • Conduct market research and analysis to identify potential renewable energy project opportunities in Japan.

  • Evaluate project feasibility, considering factors such as site suitability, resource availability, regulatory requirements, and economic viability.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders including landowners, government agencies, and local communities to assess project feasibility and gain necessary approvals.

  1. Project Development and Planning:

  • Lead the development of renewable energy projects from inception to execution, including site acquisition, permitting, and interconnection.

  • Develop project plans, timelines, and budgets in collaboration with internal teams and external partners.

  • Coordinate with engineering, legal, and finance teams to ensure project development milestones are met efficiently and effectively.

  1. Stakeholder Engagement and Relationship Management:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders including government authorities, utilities, landowners, and community organizations.

  • Represent the company in meetings, negotiations, and public forums to address stakeholder concerns and promote project development objectives.

  • Act as a liaison between internal teams and external stakeholders to facilitate communication and collaboration throughout the project lifecycle.

  1. Regulatory Compliance and Permitting:

  • Stay informed about relevant laws, regulations, and permitting processes related to renewable energy development in Japan.

  • Prepare and submit permit applications, environmental impact assessments, and other regulatory documents required for project approval.

  • Work closely with legal and regulatory experts to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, environmental science, business, or related field. Master's degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in renewable energy project development, with a focus on the Japanese market.

  • Fluency in Japanese language at N1 or native level is required.

  • Strong understanding of renewable energy technologies, market dynamics, and regulatory landscape in Japan.

  • Proven track record of successfully developing and executing renewable energy projects from concept to completion.

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and stakeholder management skills.

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders and competing priorities.

  • Experience with project management tools and software is a plus.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development.

  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment.

  • Contribution to the growth of renewable energy sector in Japan and combating climate change.

Join us in driving the transition to a sustainable energy future in Japan! If you meet the qualifications and are passionate about renewable energy, we'd love to hear from you.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please submit your CV to 

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