Job Details
Job Title: Transmission Manager Japan
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Description: Requirements:
  • Good understanding of Japan transmission systems. Minimum of 3 years of transmission experience in Japan, e.g. transmission planning, system operation, interconnection of generation projects.
  • Experiences in performing power flow simulations with power flow software: e.g. PSS/E, PowerWorld.
  • Experiences in project management preferred.
  • Fluency in both English and Japanese written and oral communication.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills which enable effective local outreach with local organizations and external stakeholders.
  • Acting comfortably in cross-cultural teams, collaborating across country boundaries; ability to building and maintain a contact network and business relationships.
Responsibilities:
  • Maintain strong working knowledge of Japan transmission systems. Act as main Point of Contact for Company in the transmission regulatory processes in Japan; provide updates of regulatory requirements and changes to impacted departments.
  • Monitor the Integrated Resource Planning, identify future transmission development and opportunities that influence the direction of Company's offshore development pipeline in Japan.
  • Work closely with the Development team on origination activities, evaluate potential interconnection alternatives, and the corresponding costs, benefits, and challenges for each alternative; perform technical due diligence of potential acquisitions. 
  • Perform grid congestion analysis, develop grid related cost and revenue assumptions for financial modeling in coordination with Commercial Analysis team, e.g. curtailment, grid charge, etc., with support from external consultants.
  • Manage interconnection process, including interconnection application, posting security, and negotiation & execution of interconnection agreements.
  • Scope, request, review and verify interconnection studies. Ensure interconnection facilities under interconnection agreement meet applicable grid codes and utility standards.
  • Act as Interface to OCCTO, EPCOs, and other relevant stakeholders, in coordination with Engineering, Development, Construction, and other teams with respect to all interconnection topics.
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