DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT POSITION FOR PLANNING GROUP
Looking for motivated individuals to tackle dynamic issues surrounding urbanization in developing countries.
- Competitive salary + benefits
- Based in Tokyo, Japan (with extensive travel)
The world today faces unprecedented challenges brought on by accelerating urbanization and its impacts, as human populations and industries increasingly cluster to form mega cities. The multi-polarization of the global economy, along with the expansion of urban areas, means that it is ever more crucial to develop innovative solutions to shaping the future of our urban landscapes on a global scale. In this context PADECO is expanding the scope of our project activities and looking for consultants to join us on the ground of developing and emerging countries.
About the Planning Group, Infrastructure Development Division
Our team of highly experienced consultants operates globally, providing a wide range of consulting services including but not limited to: project planning and formulation, financial planning and management, and institutional and organizational design, primarily in the fields of Transportation, Urban planning, Energy, and Public-Private-Partnership. We have ongoing projects in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Latin America.
Nice to Have Qualifications
Business level English and conversational level Japanese are required.
- Flexibility in working in a multi-national and multi-disciplinary environment
- Willingness to travel extensively and juggle multiple overseas projects
- Resourcefulness to handle unexpected challenges in the context of working in developing countries
- Capability to collaborate with various stakeholders to deliver concrete technical outputs
- Ability to produce high-quality project proposals and reports
We are particularly interested in people with the following backgrounds. However, any candidate willing to expand beyond their current areas of expertise is encouraged to apply.
- Urban transportation planning (including metro)
- Urban/energy planning, City branding (Tourism and New technologies)
- International Logistics, Cross-border transportation planning
- PPP, Concessions, ODA loan project planning
Send your CV (English and /or Japanese) to this e-mail address. (Please specify the field of your expertise/application in the subject line.)
Successful candidates will be contacted within 2 weeks for an interview.
International and Multi-Disciplinary Team Composition
We draw from a wide network of experts in addition to our in-house consultants to form highly capable teams catered to the specific needs of each project. A career at PADECO offers a stimulating environment where one can work with and learn from the world’s leading experts.
Corporate Culture that Embraces Innovation, Open Communication, and Self Development
PADECO is a company built on a pioneering spirit. We actively seek new opportunities and have successfully established ourselves as a forerunner in fields such as cross-border logistics and artificial satellites. Another quality that makes us a unique Japanese company is our open and supportive work environment that values individual inputs and promotes active discussion and collaboration among all staff irrespective of age, position, or discipline.
We support the development of highly independent and professional staff by allowing consultants the freedom to exercise their good judgment. From the onset, junior consultants are tasked with assignments that require and foster a sense of responsibility and decision-making skills through direct involvement in project formulation, project management, and negotiations.
Flexible Work-Life Balance
PADECO values its employees’ time both inside and outside the office. We offer flexible working hours and accommodate working remotely to find a schedule that works for you and your team.