Procurement Manager Vessels/ Foundations Tokyo, Japan


Tokyo, Tokyo, JP, 100-0005


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

About the Role: 
Join our team and play a crucial role in shaping the growth of offshore wind projects by spearheading the procurement of vital Installation Vessels. If you are excited for ensuring quality in procurement within the renewable energy sector, we encourage you to apply and be part of our innovative and forward-thinking organization.

Your Future Plans:

  • Support our APAC offshore projects with the drafting of project procurement strategies
  • Responsible for the interfacing of supporting functions and projects to compile and draft all RFI/RFQ documentation for issuance to the market
  • Ability to evaluate RFQ responses on a Total Cost of Ownership basis to ensure selection of the most appropriate suppliers
  • Leading commercial and legal negotiations with support from the inhouse legal team
  • Identify, evaluate, and onboard vendors and suppliers, establishing long-term relationships that contribute to project benefit and cost-efficiency.Build and maintain relationships with key supplier interfaces
  • Adhere to the procurement strategy and execution required in offshore wind projects, ensuring compliance with company policies and industry standards
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams including engineering, project management, and finance to understand project requirements and align procurement strategies accordingly
  • Oversee the procurement process end-to-end, from initial sourcing to delivery and payment, ensuring seamless operations and adherence to project timelines

Your Profile:  

  • Advanced communication skills in Japanese, English, both orally and written is a given
  • Proven experience in offshore wind industry and familiarity with Installation Vessel and Offshore Foundation procurement preferable
  • High negotiation skills with a proven history of effectively maintaining vendor relationships and achieving cost-effective procurement outcomes
  • Advanced analytical abilities with the capacity to interpret data, assess market trends, and make informed procurement decisions
  • Proficiency in contract management, procurement software, and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Great communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to collaborate effectively in a multicultural and cross-functional environment
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and compliance standards related to procurement activities within the offshore wind sector
  • Several years of experience of in the maritime world from either a developer or vessel owner with knowledge of BIMCO, FIDIC and LOGIC contracting forms for the purpose of offshore construction
  • Proven ability to effectively understand commercial risks to minimise impacts to the project
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required to support delivery of your package of works

Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 85437, application deadline 23/02/2024.
Any questions? Seiji Miyaki #LI-SM1

We look forward to receiving your application!

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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.

The demand for electricity from renewable energies is rising dramatically. The Offshore business of RWE fulfils this growing demand by planning, constructing and operating offshore wind farms and further innovative technologies. Already the world’s second largest offshore company, we plan to increase its capacity from the current 3 GW to 8 GW by 2030 (RWE’s share). As part of the “Growing Green” investment and growth strategy, we will be investing several billion euros in the expansion of offshore wind power. In connection with current projects in development as well as upcoming auctions in Europe, the United States, and the Asia-Pacific region, we are preparing to implement additional complex projects.

Join us. Your energy has impact, use it for good.

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