The purpose of this role is to ensure that OFW Operational strategic value drivers are represented in our partnerships in Asia and deliver. Throughout the value chain, this starts with driving strategic consideration as Lead Operator of the Venture, all the way through ensuring that agreed ways of Operating and Maintaining the wind farms get implemented on site and deliver their intended value. As such, this role with have people reporting to it that are both placed in an operational JV (post COD), as well as those developing bids and projects.
- Lead Operator strategy at the front end of the Offshore Wind Opportunity funnel and in bid developments in the region
- Assist in Partner selection and negotiate joint venture agreements
- Once developed, represent the company as a Board of Directors of JVs in the Region
- Build up a regional team, by business demand, build team consisting of operations implementation engineers, operations managers, and technical asset managers
- Work closely in parallel with Asia Regional manager on developing new partnerships for the Operate phase of the Offshore Wind farm
- 10+ years' Operational experience, preferably including roles in power / renewables / offshore wind sector and ideally forming partnerships in joint ventures
- Proven track record in contributing or leading a deal/project
- Understanding of value chain in the Energy business.
- Proven ability to create and maintain positive relationships with a wide range of stakeholders at various levels of seniority to further companies' business interests. Ability to represent the company both internally and externally.
- Self-starter with strategic thinking skills and a strong bias for 'getting things done' collaboratively whilst not losing sight of the details and the bigger picture.
- Develop and implement the Project Execution Strategy for the Operate phase.
- Strong analytical skills.
- Excellent in communication, both verbally and in writing
Language: Business fluency in English and Japanese (including read and write)
The candidates must be able to speak Japanese, due to the local stakeholder engagement element of the role.