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Project Manager Concept Studies Japan & Asia

Position Type: Full-time

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Education Required: Master’s Degree preferred

Position Start: ASAP


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General Description

The Project Manager – Concept studies is part of the Project and Engineering Management group.  
The work will be focused on performing project management activities on concept studies acquired by Business Development for future WindFloat projects in new markets in Asia Pacific.
This type of project management requires the individual to have a detailed engineering knowledge in the field of offshore energy projects. The PM will need to understand complex engineering work scopes of the project engineering teams while also interfacing with clients and contractors with heavy engineering backgrounds.  

You’ll join a growing, high-performing and dynamic team in Principle Power’s Tokyo Japan office that is focused on positioning Principle Power as the global leader in the emerging floating wind sector. We are seeking a skilled, experienced and driven professional capable of delivering high-quality work, collaborating with teams across the organization to deliver an output that not only meets but exceeds our Clients expectations and help our Clients and Partners realize successful floating wind projects in the APAC region.


Main Accountabilities

  • Oversee the management of floating offshore wind project concept studies or R&D projects

  • Plan, schedule, organize resources according to Project ‘s requirements and budget. Interface with customers (developers, utilities, EPC companies) managing expectations in order to foster a sustainable relationship

  • Interface with other third parties namely, authorities, certification body and other key-stakeholders

  • Delivery of contractually agreed scope in time, budget and to the satisfaction of the customer

  • Preparing the basis for future project acquisition by identifying project requirement and providing best solutions

  • Build internal interfaces with all Areas of the Company and with special focus in Engineering, Operations and Commercial area, leveraging collaboration, build winning proposals, and negotiate commercial contracts

  • Support new business by providing experience to the Business Development team

  • Supporting an open exchange between sales, studies and execution projects to improve product and service of Principle Power


Required Education: 

  • Master’s degree in Construction, Offshore or Marine (Naval Architecture) Engineering or related field 


Required Professional Experience: 

  • 5+ yrs experience in offshore engineering projects and/or fabrication of offshore structures (floating system engineering or project management experience a plus) 


Required Knowledge:

  • In depth knowledge of renewable energy/power, technology, and offshore renewables Industry

  • Project Management experience. PMO certification a plus

  • Understanding of the commercial drivers of an offshore wind farm project 

  • Ability to work efficiently in a team environment with other staff members and the discipline lead. 

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Ability to produce clear and well written Engineering Documents in English

  • Ability to interface with multiple business units including engineering, strategy, business, and project development

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) in English and Japanese; Fluency in other languages (Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese) is an advantage


Other requirements:

  • Willingness to adjust to the requirements and opportunities of global work groups 

  • Experience in floating system engineering or project management experience a plus 

  • Familiarity with hydrodynamic analysis, mooring analysis, structural analysis, and mechanical systems a plus 

  • Ability to read and follow and interpret both contract requirements and engineering documentation 

  • Initiatives, process and results oriented with high degree of responsibility for projects

  • Customer-minded and collaborative, with strong interpersonal, negotiation, and leadership skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and team work, Inherent leadership skills and self-motivated 

  • Comfort working in a highly international and multicultural environment and willingness to travel abroad to support responsibilities

  • Willingness to bridge the time gap between US and Asia  or Europe and Asia as may be required

  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for PPI in Japan


To apply, please send CV and cover letter to:

Apply now