PPA Manager

  • Shinagawa Grand Central Tower 18F, 2-16-4, Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
  • Published: 22.04.2022
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At BayWa r.e. we’re the planet’s renewable energy champions. Together, we’re taking a fresh look at how power is produced, stored, and used to meet the challenges of climate change. A career with BayWa r.e. lets you drive change globally. With locations in 28 countries, we have over 3,000 people already working across the world, collaborating with local businesses to proactively shape the future of the energy sector.

BayWa r.e. Japan KK is a wholly owned subsidiary of BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH. We are actively pursuing and developing photovoltaic projects in Japan. Our experienced team is engaging in site acquisition, land survey, development, acquiring permits, communication with authorities and communities, EPC and O&M.


What You Will Do

Your Responsibilities:
  • Go actively out in the market to search for PPA opportunities in Japan as a lead person.
  • Work on RfP processes from corporate off-takers for renewable projects in Japan and manage related processes.
  • Closely align with APAC and HQ Energy Solution and PPA teams and work for the customer origination and selection process (off-site and on-site) to ensure one voice of the company, when meeting global PPA off-takers.
  • Negotiate and close bankable PPA and coordinate all related internal and external processes.
  • Participate in project teams (wind and solar) with typically the sole PPA responsibility for the country/ market.
  • Provide in-house knowhow transfer on PPA basics, structures and market developments and
  • design alternative offtake structures and concepts.

What You Bring

Your Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Legal, Economics, Engineering or related field is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Minimum 5 year+ experiences in renewable energy industry or electricity/gas utility industry are preferred. Similar experiences in advisory firm is also positive.
  • Familiarity to utility service documents and relevant regulatory matters are preferred.  
  • Excellent English proficiency
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients and other departments.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a strong ability to explain PPA and project development related topics to potential stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to work and excel in a fast-paced, highly entrepreneurial environment and to perform multiple roles and projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently in the local market while reporting to upper management and global/regional function leaders.
  • Experience working for an international organization is preferred
  • Motivated team player and able to adapt to different work pace

What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • A flexible working environment so that you can maintain a positive work-life balance.
  • The possibility to make a positive contribution to our planet and use your knowledge to set new standards in Renewable Energy
  • A diverse and inclusive team with a strong culture focusing on employee health and wellbeing.

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

Are you looking for an international, challenging and successful work environment with a multicultural, supportive and collaborative team?
Can you describe yourself as self-motivated with good time management and organizational skills?
Are you a team player with strong client focus and commitment to support special projects or initiatives as needed
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