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Title:  Strategic Project Manager * Asia

"We like to have the freedom to do what matters to us. Worthwhile impetus toward a common goal. That´s SMA."

Andreas Strusch, Product Manager and Mandy Werner, Assistant to the Vice President

ENERGY THAT CHANGES: Innovative and sustainable key technologies are prerequisites for renewable energy supply. More than 3,000 employees from 18 countries work to ensure that SMA is actively helping to promote the production and development of PV system technology worldwide.

Would you like to play a part in shaping the energy supply of the future? Welcome to SMA.

be energy. Your energy can thrive with us. Respond to changes in an active, bold and targeted way.

be flexible. Conditions can change, so our work schedule models offer you a solution.

be family. A sense of community and camaraderie is important to us. We offer work-life-balance.

For more information click here: https://www.SMA.de/en/career/

Strategic Project Manager * Asia

Category:  Marketing, Product Management, Sales & Service

Tokyo, JP

Our business unit Home & Business Solutions is responsible for the business success of a global portfolio consisting of inverters, services, software and energy systems. For the coordination, implementation and optimization of local projects (mainly in Japan) we are looking for a Strategic Project Manager *. For this position a temporary assignment on site in our subsidiary in Japan (approx. 1-2 years) is planned.


Your contribution to the big picture


  • You manage complex and interdisciplinary strategic programs, projects or work packages according to quality, cost and time targets
  • You are jointly responsible for the commercial success of customer-specific projects
  • You are responsible for the controlling and accepting of deliverables and services delivered or performed by third parties that are partnering with SMA including project planning, project monitoring and project reporting
  • You develop project plans including workload and budget estimations for budget and resource decisions
  • You collaborate with Asian-based partner companies
  • You are responsible for tactical and medium-term decisions related to the strategic program in alignment with HQ
  • You create a professional controlling and reporting system


Your skills are needed


  • You have an university degree in engineering or business administration
  • You have more than three years of work experience in PV business or a comparable position in an industrial company
  • You have ideally more than five years work experience as a project leader
  • Yo have experience in negotiations of contracts with suppliers
  • You speak fluent Japanese and have a good knowledge of the Japanese culture
  • Your English is business fluent and you have basic German language skills
  • You have a proactive solution orientated mindset and a high willingness to travel



#bethechange We look forward to receiving your application. You can send us your application in Englisch or German. 

Your contact is Frederik Otto | HR Business Partner | Telephone: +49 561 9522-0


∗ SMA is committed to diversity and equal opportunity - unattached of gender, age, origin, religion, disability or sexual orientation.