Chief Operating Officer Japan (m/w)

BayWa r.e. Japan K.K.

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BayWa r.e. – a forward-looking international company!

The renewables sector offers unparalleled opportunities for both professional development and the chance to make an active contribution to sustaining our natural environment. BayWa r.e. offers fascinating roles with great prospects in the fields of wind power, solar energy, bio-energy and geothermal energy. Our business activities include trading, project development and realization, consultancy services and technical/commercial operations management. We have positions at our locations in Germany (head office), Asia and in the USA.

The Solar Projects has been active with ist teams worldwide in realizing big photovoltaik power stations. To assist our team in Tokyo we are looking currently for a


Chief Operating Officer Japan (m/f)


  • Representation of BayWa r.e. Japan KK jointly with the General Manager
  • Implementation and adaptation of global and local business processes and standards for the successful implementation of solar projects in Japan
  • Coordination with the interfaces of the international organization and the Asia Management Board as well as continuous process optimization
  • Training and instruction of the team in implementation of the project pipeline
  • Targets-based management, development and motivation of the team
  • Planning and ensuring necessary resources (internal or external) for the successful implementation of solar projects in time, schedule and budget
  • Establishment and maintenance of business relations with project developers, suppliers and partners


  • Qualified professional experience in project management, ideally in the field of photovoltaics
  • Technical or commercial education
  • Extensive experience in the project business and in the development of structures and processes
  • Experience in managing and motivating a team
  • Fluent Japanese, excellent written and spoken English. Knowledge of German is a plus
  • Substantial implementation skills, perseverance, personal responsibility and entrepreneurial approach
  • Excellent social skills and empathy in dealing with business partners, employees and colleagues in the intercultural environment between Japan and Europe
  • Eagerness to travel

We can offer you exciting challenges as part of a team of professionals. Furthermore, the international focus of our company will open up excellent future prospects for you. As an expanding supplier in the renewables sector, we create opportunities for personal and professional development. It practically goes without saying that a friendly and cooperative working environment is part of our company culture. As part of the BayWa r.e. renewable energy network, you will benefit from flat hierarchies with short, fast decision-making channels. Our integration into BayWa AG provides security and the opportunities for further development that you would expect from a company of this size.


Information about this position is also available on the careers page of our website at Please contact Andrea Quintel (telephone +49 89 383932-5085) if you have any questions about applying. We look forward to receiving your CV and cover letter, along with your desired salary and earliest available start date per Email: