Marine Expert Japan


Tokyo, Tokyo, JP, 100-0005


RWE Renewables Japan G.K., Tokyo
To start as soon as possible, full time / part time, permanent

Functional area: Logistics / Operations / Shipping; Engineering



Do you want to deliver a low carbon future?

Do you want to develop innovative, sustainable solutions to the technical issues facing offshore wind and contribute to for a renewables powered future?


If so we would like to invite you to join our Logistics Engineering Services team here at RWE Offshore Wind. As our first Marine Expert in the Japan you will integrate into, and work as part of, the wider Engineering Department to support offshore wind projects. You will work every day with an exciting and diverse team who raise the boundaries and set the standards for T&I amongst our peers. You will develop, innovate, optimise and then ensure the execution of T&I solutions within our offshore wind projects that will ensure we deliver on our promise of a sustainable future.


If you would like to be part of our journey then please bring your experience and enthusiasm into play and ensure us deliver a net zero future.


Key Responsibilities



  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team of technical specialists, support the development of offshore wind farm installation logistics for RWE Offshores’ future projects with a focus on safe and sustainable marine solutions.

  • Support procurement during the preparation of offshore transport and installation contracts, technical specifications and vessel charters.

  • Ensure local marine rules and regulations are represented in RWEs Marine Governance System and ensure compliance during offshore operations.

  • Supervise the technical assessment of marine assets during early stage offshore operations such as Survey Vessels and Supply Vessels and ensure RWEs vessel standards are being followed.

  • Engage with local suppliers to communicate RWEs understanding of marine operations and ensure suitable solutions for all parties can be found.



  • Supervise the technical assessment of marine assets such as Heavy Lift Vessels, Jack up Vessels, Cable Layers, SOVs and CTVs

  • Monitor performance of vessels, identifying and implementing suitable solutions for improvement as required.

  • Perform on-hire surveys and vessel inspections ensuring only technically fully functional vessels being contracted.

  • Coordinate communication with internal and external parties such as scheduling, engineering, certification, marine coordination, HSSE, authorities, vessel suppliers and marine warranty surveyor.


Optimisation & Innovation

  • Share your experience from Japan offshore operations with your peers.

  • Willing from offshore experiences in Europe and find suitable translations into the Japan market.  

  • Provide interface management to authorities and governmental bodies working alongside specialist RWE functions.

  • Develop engagement with the Technology Innovation team ensuring that RWE are at the forefront of the world on transport and installation solutions.


Key Skills and Experience


Our next Marine Expert will:

  • Have a relevant marine background as Master Mariner.

  • Have a deep understanding of Offshore Construction Operations (primarily from the Offshore Wind or Cable Installation Sector).

  • Have experience as Dynamic Positioning Operator.

  • Have deep knowledge about national and international marine regulations and certifications.

  • Have deep understanding of marine industry best practices such as DNV or IMCA guidelines.

  • A flexible approach comfortable working closely with your colleagues as part of an exciting, diverse and determined multinational global team;

  • A motivated, enthusiastic, keen problem solver with good communication and interpersonal skills;

  • Willing to travel within the Japan and globally as required to support our projects;

  • Willing to work offshore and at heights;

  • Fluent in both spoken and written English.

  • Business level Japanese.


We would like our next Marine Expert to have:

  • Experience of working effectively within multinational business;

  • Experience, or understanding, of offshore wind end of life and decommissioning activities.

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