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Job ID : 1342829 Date Updated : October 3rd, 2022

Technical Due Diligence (TDD) Coordinator

Hiring Company Sonnedix Japan K.K.
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Minato-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience

Work Style

Remote Work and WFH Casual Clothing Flex Time

Job Description

Essential Function Description

The TDD Coordinator will be responsible for the management of all technical related workstreams as part of due diligence processes, whether they be project or platform acquisitions, greenfield development projects, lender-related activities, or similar. This role will also be responsible for integration of completed transactions.

This position will require the technical and industry knowledge necessary to solve challenges that occur during due diligence processes, as well as strong communication with internal and external counterparties to facilitate smooth transaction completion. Success in the role will be characterized by solid alignment and teamwork across functions, timely and successful completion of transactions, and achievement of investment results.

The TDD Coordinator will be responsible to:

  • Manage all technical due diligence activities for acquisition, development, finance, and related activities
  • Coordinate with relevant local and global functions to organize internal support needs
  • Identify and select external advisors based on expertise needs and internal resource constraints
  • Set up projects by identifying work scope, assigning resources, preparing tools, and developing timelines
  • Conduct kick-off, regular, and special meetings to ensure project alignment and send meeting summaries
  • Continuously monitor project activities, maintain timelines, and escalate issues in a timely manner
  • Review deliverables for accuracy and completeness and act as required
  • Ensure informational needs to complete work activities are delivered in a timely manner
  • Ensure project risk assessments and financial inputs are complete and accurate
  • Resolve issues and reduce project risks by engaging the right stakeholders in a timely manner
  • Draft investment memos and make revisions as required
  • Monitor and keep team members up-to-date on the investment committee processes
  • Manage the integration process for acquired projects
  • Identify and maintain close partnerships with key local and global stakeholders
  • Conduct lessons learned activities following each project and at other times as required
  • Review and improve the IT tools used during TDD activities at regular intervals
  • Review the due diligence process regularly and drive improvement both within the function and company
  • Keep up-to-date on Growth-related activities

Other responsibilities may be assigned based on business needs as well as the wishes of the employee.

Positive attitude, personal resourcefulness, strong flexibility, and open mindedness constitute a plus for the ideal candidate.

We offer the successful candidate a challenging and varying position within the rapidly growing PV industry. We provide on-the-job knowledge transfer through highly experienced Japanese and international colleagues, in a fast-growing international company. It is our company policy to continuously improve the skills of our employees.

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Fluent
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

Key Competencies

Technical

  • Strong technical background from university degree and/or work experience
  • At least 3 years of experience coordinating power generation or similar infrastructure projects
  • Advanced capabilities in MS Office and related IT applications

Non-Technical

  • High attention to detail with excellent analytical and coordination skills
  • Strong communicator across levels
  • Self-motivated, well organized, and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Able to work and deliver under tight timelines and multiple workstreams
  • Japanese fluency and able to easily converse and write in English
  • Able to travel domestically based on business needs, averaging up to 30% of work time
  • Licensed to drive in Japan
  • Positive energy towards project challenges as well as learning and adapting to business dynamics
  • Owner’s mentality in taking responsibility for deliverables
  • One team approach working constructively with domestic and international counterparties
  • Do the right thing to support the company in becoming more competitive and achieving results

Key Accountabilities

Strategic

  • Provide the technical leadership that enables us to develop our Japanese pipeline
  • Optimize our due diligence activities to meet aggressive timelines and use resources efficiently

Leadership/Management Responsibility (Number of Direct reports/Geographic scope)

  • Lead and coordinate due diligence processes involving internal and external stakeholders

Work Environment

  • Location will be our Tokyo office with periodic travel to domestic project sites

Physical Demands

  • The candidate must be able to travel, drive a car, and walk around and within project sites

Position Type/Expected Hours

  • 40 hours per week

Travel

  • Travel will be required for this role, on average up to 30% of the time

Required Education and Experience

  • Education – Bachelor of Science Degree or similar in a technical discipline

 

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Minato-ku

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience
Job Division Operations

Job Category

  • Energy > Solar
Hiring Company Information

Sonnedix Japan K.K.

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Company Details

Company Type Small/Medium Company (300 employees or less) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio Majority Japanese

Company Description

Sonnedix Japan is a Developer, Asset Manager, and Operator of mega-solar projects in Japan, founded in July 2013. We are experienced in delivering and running high performance, cost competitive solar photovoltaic power plants.

We currently have multiple solar power plants at various stages of development and are dedicated to expanding our Japan operations to over 500MW of production capacity. Our use of the best technology available allows us to responsibly maximize our renewable generation and ensures the sustainability and longevity of our solar PV plants throughout the country.