Head of Origination - West
- Location: Denver
- Salary: Market related
The client is a vertically integrated Independent Power Producer backed by KKR with a focus on utility-scale and distributed generation solar and storage projects across the United States.
The client provides its customers with reliable, low-cost renewable products across the United States. This role is focused on origination with western market customers for new renewable development projects. The role is exclusively focused on utility-scale origination. Prior knowledge of, and relationships with western US utilities is a key requirement for this role. The candidate will be an active part of the team with regard to strategic decisions on pipeline development as well. Key activities will include arranging customer meetings, planning/managing/facilitating RFP responses, engaging in bilateral offers to utilities, and partial or full responsibility for PPA negotiations. Some familiarity with the C&I market is also beneficial and expected.
This origination role is responsible for leading and managing discussions, proposals, negotiations, and contracts for new generation and storage projects. Key to this role is managing the customer and prior experience working with western US customers and familiarity with their PPAs and negotiating points. In this role, the candidate will manage all dimensions of the origination and business transaction process.
Specific Day-to-Day Activities
Track and manage response to issued RFPs
Develop relationships with customers including a significant amount of travel
Facilitate bilateral discussions and negotiations with customers
Develop a strategy in the RFP or bilateral procurement response process
Manage the pricing and proposal process for the project(s)
Facilitate team engagement in pricing, in conjunction with development, E&C, finance, legal, etc
Works to creatively find the most cost-effective solutions to pricing projects and creating the greatest amount of value add for customers
Coordinates issues among various subject matter experts (such as financial, procurement, engineering, permitting, legal)
Assists in the evaluation of project value for any project M&A
Leads and manages power purchase agreement negotiations (varies depending on experience)
Performs other activities as needed for the role
Prior experience negotiating and contracting with WECC customers required (prior experience and knowledge of CAISO or SPP is also beneficial)
Understand and track power markets and transmission across the western US
Understand electric power generation fundamentals
Personal and communication skills
Project and process management
Additional Helpful (but not required) Skills
Electrical engineering knowledge
Battery storage-related experience
High School Graduate
Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
Experience: 3+ years in renewable or power origination; 8+ years power generation or related field experience
At this company, we raise the quality of life around the world by changing the way energy works. Everyone makes an impact every day in our small, global teams. Apply here to start an extraordinary career today.The Structured Origination Analyst is responsible for analysis, research, and transactional support for bilateral and RFP origination activity to support the company's wind, solar, energy storage asset development growth and existing structured products portfolio.Structured origination products include renewable portfolio PPAs, load following and carbon-free energy solutions, 24/7 carbon-free energy solutions, and more traditional PPAs, VPPAs, or other financial and physical instruments.Reporting to the Director of Structured Origination, this position will work closely with the entire origination team as well as the commercial and development teams in the AES Clean Energy business. The position will enjoy extensive opportunity to learn renewable origination in a variety of North American markets, as well as gain general energy market knowledge and transactional experience.Main ResponsibilitiesSupport the sourcing, negotiation, and execution of long-term power sale agreements with customers to facilitate the development of renewable assets, energy storage, while meeting customers' needs for sustainability and carbon-free goals. Prepare proposals and presentation materials for customers for both RFP processes as well as bilateral negotiations. Build and manage relationships with new and existing customers. Coordinate with internal teams such as Commercial, Development, Finance, Engineering, and other departments to deliver required deliverables for Structured PPA transactions. Prepare internal and external memos and presentations. Keep abreast of renewable energy opportunities and national trends impacting the future of renewable development opportunities and their competitiveness as they relate to customers. Support the development of uniform and consistent deal processes across the business.QualificationsBachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Engineering, sciences, or equivalent. Knowledge of US energy markets. Understanding of renewable generation technology including wind, solar, and battery storage. Solid commercial mindset & ability to balance customer and business needs. Analytical and problem-solving skills with a high level of attention to detail. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong organization and time management skills. Solid Microsoft Office 365 knowledge including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams, OneNote, SharePoint, etc. Familiarity with Salesforce or other CRM applications.
Position: Senior Associate, Project Development OriginatorLocation(s): Austin, TX, US, 78701 | San Francisco, CA, US | San Diego, CA, US, 92101 | Chicago, IL, US, 60654 | Valhalla, NY, US, 10595My client, a leading clean energy company, is seeking a talented Senior Associate to join their team as a Project Development Originator. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in identifying and initiating renewable energy projects at the distributed level, as well as exploring emerging technologies like battery storage. Your primary focus will be on the assigned market area(s), where you will oversee the entire project origination process, from site selection and contracting to land acquisition and early stage development support.Responsibilities: Identify and evaluate potential project sites and acquisition opportunities in the assigned markets.Engage in negotiations with landowners and developers to secure binding agreements.Conduct thorough assessments of sites to ensure their feasibility for permitting, construction, and interconnection.Provide valuable inputs for market and project-specific modeling.Regularly report on the progress of site and project acquisition to department management.Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and program criteria for selected sites/projects.Collaborate with cross-functional teams to facilitate smooth project development processes.Participate in weekly development reviews and offer recommendations to management for effective decision-making.Conduct comprehensive reviews of all projects being acquired or sold, including relevant documents and agreements.Maintain accurate and updated project-level reporting in the designated development systems. Qualifications: A minimum of 2 years of industry experience in project development, with a focus on site screening/origination and landowner relations.Demonstrated proficiency in contract provisions, market knowledge, and regulatory considerations.At least 3 years of experience in real estate, project origination, or development within the energy sector, preferably with a focus on renewable energy.Strong expertise and practical application of GIS-based tools for efficient land and site evaluation.Sound understanding of regulatory implications associated with project development.Familiarity with permitting and interconnection processes.Excellent written and verbal communication skills to convey information effectively and concisely. Benefits Offered: Medical, Dental, and Vision InsuranceLife Insurance, Short-Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability coverage401(k) matching programFlexible Spending AccountsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Education AssistanceParental LeavePaid Time Off and HolidaysShort-term incentives in addition to salary My client is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.Join my client's dedicated team and contribute to their mission of providing clean energy to millions of people worldwide. With their substantial investments in renewables, they are committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2040, surpassing other global targets by a decade. You will have the opportunity to work on impactful projects, such as wind farms, hydrogen initiatives, and innovative solar developments. Additionally, you can leverage your expertise in supply and trading operations to support their advanced energy trading floors, where they broker renewable electricity, green gas, commodities, and CO2 emission allowances. Be part of this transformative journey and make a meaningful difference in the clean energy sector.
The roleTo supervise and train staff. Prepare and update Electrical deliverables. The successful candidate will have experience in green field and brown field engineering of offshore O&G facilities and renewables. Capable of contributing to many areas as part of a small project team. Capable of originating documentation and working with minimum supervision and external input.Scope of Responsibilities: To ensure the quality of work undertaken by themselves and others is commensurate with the goal of the activity considering the constraints of time and budget.To support with competency the Engineering Design of Electrical Systems for Offshore and Onshore Installations, from Concept phase to Detail Design, actively participating in the production of Project Deliverables and Discipline Meetings.Conduct Power System studies including calculation files.Design of substations.Coordinate engineering activities with other interested parties.Represent ODE with Clients on technical matters.Prepare and update technical specifications.Prepare and issue reports on electrical design.Prepare and issue Enquiry Documentation.Technical Bid analysis of electrical equipment and materials.Attend Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs).Assist with the preparation of budget estimates (materials and manhours).Review Project Documents produced by third parties.Direct and lead other junior engineers and designers as required. Qualifications/ Experience: Candidates must hold a minimum Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering combined with 5+ years of professional experience in design and engineering.Candidate must be registered with an Engineering Council or equivalent and preferably a Chartered Engineer (or working towards) is considered advantageous.Proven success in delivering studies and preparing clear, concise reports against time, cost, and quality objectives.Experience in feasibility/concept selection studies and FEED projects. Competencies & Soft Skills:Electrical engineer, with experience as an electrical engineer in the oil and gas industry for offshore projects. Candidate should have: ETAP Software experienceCommercial awarenessDetail conscientiousStrong work ethic & leadership skillsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsTeam player, self-starter.Strong IT literacyFlexible to travel in UK and OverseasGood report and procedure writing skills
Department: ConstructionJob Location: BGC, PhilippinesReporting to: COO, APACTravel required: Travelling frequency is dependent on project requirementsSummary of Role:The Head of Construction will be responsible to ensure Schedule, Cost, Quality & Safety delivery of the Wind Project in Philippines. You will oversee a team of project managers who are on site managing the construction process for a group of wind and solar projects located at diverse locations around the country. The successful candidate will be responsible for verifying that construction is performed according to Global Development Standards (GDS) and Employers Requirements (ER).What You Will Do: Within a matrix structure lead the Project Managers responsible for delivering the projects from construction into operation safely, on time and to budgetActively drive for zero HSE incidents during the construction of projectsEnsure the projects under construction are constructed and capable of being operated in accordance with local Health and Safety and Environment regulations and permitsEnsure the projects under construction are built in accordance with internal procedures and standards (including GDS and ERs) and contractsActively lead the decision making regarding claims received and dispute resolutionTo participate in the construction project monthly meetingsTo set up technical visits to the factories to carry out due diligence on the manufacturingEnsure Project Managers keep issues and risk logs properly updated and promptly raise any issue that will require internal decision makingTo establish Group Construction standards and implement and train all regionsIssue project progress reports as requested by either lenders or internal management teamLiaise and cooperate with other functional and regional teamsLiaise and cooperate with external parties - banks, independent engineers, contractors, government bodies etc.Ability to work with electrical grid utilities to develop transmission grid connection plansStrong reporting and approval process using procedures / processes using PMI® PMBOK®Supporting Development team on construction related matters and constructability reviewsTo lead groups focused on sharing of expertise, best practice and lessons learned globallyAssist the Head of Global Project Management to develop the regional project execution strategyMarket awareness of solar & wind farm construction activity, regulatory issues and other renewable technologies What We Require: Engineering with Minimum 10 years in Infrastructure (renewable energy preferred) Projects, Contract and Construction management experienceExcellent written and oral communication skillsAbility to work with significant atutonomyAbility to work under pressure and meet deadlinesAbility to work in a team, coordinate and enthuse colleagues and consultantsStrong initiative and the ability to proactively identify required tasksAbility to maintain sight of the 'big picture' and overarching objectives at all timesExperience in Grid, Substation & ConstructionAn organised approach to working, task prioritisation and time managementExcellent verbal / written communication skillsStrong report writing skills
Spencer Ogden are proud to be partnered with an international solar developer expanding their operations in the UK. Our client are on the hunt for a Head of Project Development to lead an existing and growing pipeline of solar and battery storage projects across the country. This is an opportunity to join a multi-tech, international renewable developer with an impressive pipeline (19GW) both domestically and internationally. Day-to-day responsibilities include: Manage project development activities for renewable energy projects from green field through to pre-construction compliance.Lead land lease negotiation and liaison with land owners, agents, solicitors and other relevant parties.Provide input to the UK Director on project development strategy and targets.Manage project development team resource allocation to deliver optimal outcomesProvide support to the project development team in their rolesContinue to support, develop and strategize growth in the UK and internationally Preferential requirements include: A relecant academic background in environmental, planning or renewable energy/engineeringProject management and team leading experienceStrong skills in the following IT remits: ArcGIS, Microsoft and Invoicing SystemsPrevious experience in business development and/or identifying new opportunitiesKnowledge of relevant UK legislation, hold the right to work in the UK and a Full UK Driver's License There is a strong financial package and bonus structure in place for the right candidate. Previous experience in renewables is essential, with a preference towards solar and battery storage. Please apply via the link or contact Theo Bove via the details below to learn more: 0141 375 7292 email@example.com
Business title: APAC Service operation headLocation: Primary location ThailandAdditional location: China, TWN, SGResponsibilities: Manage Service project operation in APAC, reporting to regional CEO.Achieve operational excellence and ensure safety.Excel in Project Management, managing customer's expectations and satisfaction.Develop and implement service operations strategy and policies.Enhance operation targets across all areas of the service and onshore wind business in APAC.Manage financials and budget.Identify and manage risks and opportunities to achieve revenue and profit targets.Ensure safe implementation of tasks and promote a culture of leadership and ownership.Promote continuous improvement and innovation to reduce costs and create value for GRE and customers.Provide leadership and convey company values.Build and develop the team based on their feedback. Requirements: Provide visible leadership and clear communication of the vision and directionInternational experience (dealing with multiple countries, including outside Europe), managing multicultural teams and customersProject management experience (10+ years) including large projectsProven ability to manage multiple projects while meeting challenging deadlines. budget and quality assuranceExperience leading large organization and managers. capability to lead team growth and development.Bachelor degree in engineering. MBA ideal. Fluency in English
We are pleased to be partnered with a renewable energy organisation that is undergoing rapid growth. It aims to help facilitate the energy transition demands of the UK and EU by developing and investing in large-scale solar and battery storage projects. The successful candidate will be joining a team comprising of individuals with a proven track record in infrastructure investment, renewables spheres and innovation. Following our partners recent investment announcement and planned growth, I'm looking to speak with Business Development professionals looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity. You will be responsible for the continued origination and acquisition of UK renewable energy and storage projects, as well as playing a leading role in diversification into emerging technologies and overseas markets. The role will see you managing a team of field based and office-based staff, committed to the origination of projects for the development team to deliver into operations. This role requires an ambitious, self-motivated person with a passion for business growth and project development. Extroverted and entrepreneurial, you will have the agility and drive to create opportunities both here in our core business as well as in new ways and places. Key Responsibilities Oversee and manage the UK origination team in the identification and onboarding of utility-scale solar PV and storage projects via our in-house GIS platform, wider market links, traditional site-finding activity or acquisitions.Ensure business case for prospects is clearly understood and met in bringing opportunities to the business. Drive and optimise each prospect with respect to design, grid, planning, land etc., through financial analysis and modelling of each project.Provide knowledge and support to the team, including the identification and assessment of new opportunities.Site origination, energy yield analysis, project viability, grid connections, land agreement negotiations, commercial agreements, project design, planning process etc.Take responsibility for exploring, building, and managing an origination team in selected new markets.Take a leading role in the commercial negotiations during the project acquisition process. This includes taking responsibility for liaising with any advisors and the execution of the transaction documentation with support from the wider team. Qualifications, experience and attributes Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline.Experience, ideally coming from an energy background 8+ years’ experience working in a relevant industry.Proven background in developing an international pipeline of quality projects through land acquisition and into development.Strong commercial knowledge and a proven ability in risk management and relevant negotiations. Ability to solve complex problems and have the ability to engage, lead and motivate a team. Extensive knowledge and understanding of energy project origination, stakeholder management and experience in reporting of team performance.Proven ability in project acquisition including strong knowledge of sales processes, due diligence (technical, legal, and corporate) and transaction documentation. Benefits Highly competitive salary with performance-based bonus opportunitiesPremium health insurance plans, including dental and optical coverageLife insurance & health vouchers for special medical treatmentsPremium corporate gym membershipOpportunity to buy company bid bonds and sharesEV car scheme (electric vehicle purchase facility for employees)Annual bonus schemeCompetitive paid leaveHealth cash plansSeason ticket loans (for travel or tours)Group income protection (retirement planning)Company funded training and certification opportunitiesFlexible, hybrid working mode If you are a Business Development Manager looking for the next step in your career, or a Business Development Director looking for a change of scenery to refocus and flourish, dont hesitate to apply. Additionally, if you'd like to discuss the opportunity in more depth, reach out on the below: - firstname.lastname@example.org - 0141 212 4807 We look forward to hearing from you!
Job Title: Director, Environmental PermittingLocation: Remote (California-based preferred)Department: EHSSummary: The Director of Environmental Permitting will be responsible for supporting the development of utility-scale wind, solar, and energy storage projects in California, New York, and Texas. This role entails leading environmental planning, permitting, and due diligence activities across the company's portfolio of large-scale renewable energy projects in the Development phase. The ideal candidate should be highly organized, collaborative, and detail-oriented, capable of managing consultant teams and building relationships with internal and external stakeholders.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Oversee environmental permitting and manage tasks delegated to internal teams and external consultants for projects in the Development phase.Make important environmental-related project decisions.Conduct environmental due diligence for development and acquisition opportunities.Manage consultants providing environmental survey support, including reviewing proposals, scheduling survey timelines, and ensuring compliance with permit conditions.Review technical reports prepared by consultants, such as environmental screenings, habitat evaluations, biological surveys, and post-construction monitoring studies.Collaborate with development and engineering teams to ensure project design aligns with commitments and requirements.Identify project needs, schedules, and risks, and communicate them across project support teams.Manage relationships with federal, state, and local agencies.Represent the company as a subject matter expert in external engagements related to environmental impact assessment and permitting.Stay updated on environmental policies, regulations, and compliance requirements affecting project siting and development.Support the preparation of long-term plans and annual budgets.Promote safe work practices and ensure compliance with company policies and ethical standards. Qualifications: 5+ years of experience in renewable energy permitting or 8-10+ years in a similar industry with comparable responsibilities.Strong understanding of federal and state environmental laws and regulations (e.g., ESA, NEPA/CEQA, FEMA, CWA, Porter Cologne, ORES 94-c).Established relationships with regulatory agencies and positive reputation with key resource agency regulators.Extensive knowledge of environmental impact assessment and management within the California energy sector, with additional familiarity in New York and Texas being a plus.Self-directed and detail-oriented with excellent leadership and teamwork skills.Strong attention to detail in written and verbal communication.Ability to thrive in a fast-paced business environment with competing deadlines and adapt quickly to internal processes.Proficiency in web-based mapping platforms and interpreting environmental spatial data.Preferably a resident of California, particularly Southern California, with substantial experience in the energy sector. Experience in Texas and New York is also desirable.Working knowledge of USFWS Wind Energy Guidelines, Eagle Conservation Plan Guidance, Section 10 HCPs, and USACE Individual Permits is preferred. Education: Bachelor's degree in biology, environmental science, engineering, or a related field.Advanced degree in biological science, natural resources, environmental policy, or environmental law is preferred.
Core Responsibilities Develop power market forecasts/basis/congestion models and perform market simulations in support of development siting, origination strategy and M&A activities.Leverage expertise in market structures based on specific region (East/West/Central) and apply concepts/analytics to support the development of new product solutions.Engage with third-party consultants to review transmission congestion analysis and basis outlook in regional power market(s) and basis outlook for our projects.Review and incorporate relevant market policies, rules and other qualitative factors into asset optimization models.Perform sensitivity analysis on key market drivers and forecasts including demand expectations, gas prices, retirements, additions, outages and other trends impacting the energy space at a macro level.Prepare market assessments/analytics/reviews to departmental management and engage with internal/external business partners to determine trends and factors impacting the energy market and our projects in the development of a forward market view.Perform ad hoc analysis of wholesale electricity markets and asset dispatch and optimization as requested.Collaborate with other members of the team to optimize state of the art modeling tools and develop and automate forecasting models to improve efficiencies and effectiveness. Education and Experience Bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering, economics, mathematics, statistics, or similar fieldA great attitude for learning new skills and an inquisitive mindset for continuous learning and improvementMinimum 5 years of experience in power markets analysis and economic modeling experienceCreative and motivated self-starter with strong organizational and time-management skillsExperience with mathematical optimization techniques and mathematical programmingMust have excellent communication skills and work effectively in a team-based environmentFamiliarity with one or more production cost models: Dayzer, Plexos, Aurora, UPLAN, PROMOD, or other production cost modeling software Preferences Knowledge and understanding of production cost modeling and linear programmingKnowledge of econometric/regression techniquesProgramming experience in R or Python and SQLDirect working experience for an RTO/ISOPrevious experience in modeling renewables Solar/Wind/Storage etc.Previous experience in transmission planning or transmission operations
My client is currently looking for an experienced Power Systems Engineer to join and expand their Grid Team, working alongside the Grid Development Manager. The client is a renewable energy IPP company with fully integrated development capabilities and it's head office in London. The main focus is developing renewable energy power plants across the United Kingdom with the help of their highly experienced management team and partners to allow them to deliver quality, bankable renewable power assets. Their focus is on the development of large-scale solar, wind and hybrid energy storage projects. Role: In this role you will be working closely alongside the grid manager, and if required the key management team members and land acquisition team. Supporting the Grid team in identifying and securing grid capacity both on the distribution level and national transmission level from 11kV up to 400kV network for its large-scale solar, wind and BESS projects. You will regularly communicate and liaise with the relevant DNOs and NGESO to gather all necessary intelligence to successfully source and secure grid capacity for prospective projects.The ideal candidate must have experience in power systems analysis, excellent communication skills and experience of liaising with external stakeholders such as network operators and specialist grid consultants.Furthermore, you will be actively manging relevant grid aspects of the business, building and maintaining relationships with the DNOs & NG throughout the entire development and construction process. Additionally, you will be supporting the planning team and if necessary, the legal team on any grid connection related matters to ensure that the permits and legal documentation are fully aligned with the grid requirements. Responsibilities:• Identify and qualify grid capacity that are suitable for PV, Wind and BESS by undertaking the desktop power system analysis.• Originate, submit, and managed the process of transmission and distribution connection applications. • Gathering intelligence and analysing the existing and future electricity network available data bases at transmission and distribution level to provide input into the location and electrical characteristics of new solar/wind developments:• Engagement with NGESO and DNOs on pre-app meetings and budget offers to glean market-leading intelligence on the availability of connections any upcoming developments (short-, mid-, and long-term)• Completing the ENA's G99 application form for developments connected to the distribution network.• Generating SLDs using the Auto Cad and analysing the thirds party technical drawing.• Reviewing grid connection offers and advise the Management team on summarising costs, scope of work and technical aspects of the offer.• Undertaking detailed cost analysis of the grid connection costs and implementing strategies to reduce and optimise the costs for connection.• Manage project pipeline by communicating with DNOs / NGESO/ ICPs as necessary to track progress with development.• Liaising with developers and TOs/DNOs to understand the status and delivery programs and meet the milestones for grid connections.• Working with NGESO’s connection portal, completing the application forms including DRC for specific transmission network opportunities. Special Requirements: • 3-4 years in a technical role working electricity projects, including submission of grid connection applications at distribution or transmission level.• Electrical engineering background preferred (you may have a postgraduate degree in a relevant topic) with experience in a technical environment.• Working knowledge of the Grid Code /ENA G99 is important.• Experience with DIgSILENT Power Factory.• Ideally working experience in Solar and wind projects.• BESS experience is preferred, but not necessarily required.
The client is a global leader in the development and management of solar energy projects, working in a 50:50 joint venture with bp to help drive the world's transition to low-carbon energy. With solar energy set to increase tenfold in the next 20 years, the client is well-positioned to capitalize on this growth. By joining the client's team, individuals can contribute to the world's energy transition towards a more sustainable future.The client takes pride in its entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to pushing the boundaries of an ever-changing energy landscape. Those who choose a career with the client can expect a challenging and fulfilling role, surrounded by passionate individuals who share a common goal of promoting sustainable technology, innovation, and execution.The role of the client is to lead the team's efforts to originate, structure, and close financeable off-take arrangements (PPAs, CfDs, hedges, etc.) for large-scale solar and storage projects in designated regions. This role involves significant cross-functional collaboration with teams across the company.Responsibilities of the client include leading regional business development efforts for large-scale solar and storage origination, originating, structuring, negotiating, and closing off-take agreements, managing cross-functional collaboration with development, construction, finance, and other teams, and staying up-to-date with market and industry trends to optimize project economics. The client is also responsible for training analysts to model and market solar and storage projects to potential off-takers, determining pricing and product structures, and collaborating closely with the Executive Team to contribute to forward-looking platform strategies and Business Development team growth.The ideal candidate for the client should have strong analytical and pro-forma modelling skills, prior experience in executing commercial transactions in U.S. power markets, and a demonstrated track record in structuring and negotiating off-take agreements. They should also have 7+ years of relevant work experience in the energy industry, with a preference for utility-scale solar, and existing relationship networks in the sector. A Bachelor's degree is required, with a Master's degree/MBA preferred. Proficiency in ERCOT market structure and off-take opportunities and battery storage offtake contracts (tolling agreements, revenue share, etc.) is also preferred.
About Renewable Energy DeveloperThis renewable energy developer is a leading company in the renewable energy industry, dedicated to supplying clean energy to utilities and corporations across North America. With headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona, and New York City, Renewable Energy Developer leverages innovative approaches and cutting-edge technology to finance and oversee projects from development through construction to long-term commercial operation. Our expertise in finance and industry knowledge drives us to enhance the structure and performance of our wind, solar, and energy storage power plants. In 2022, Renewable Energy Developer was recognized as one of the top workplaces in Arizona. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are fundamental values that shape our company. At Renewable Energy Developer, we celebrate and embrace diverse views, beliefs, and values. We are committed to our talented team and partners, fostering an inclusive environment regardless of background or affiliation. Actively promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion is at the heart of everything we do, making us a place where you can bring your authentic self to work.Renewable Energy Developer is an Equal Opportunity Employer that upholds affirmative action planning and encourages diversity in the workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status.The PositionRenewable Energy Developer is seeking an Associate to join our Finance & Investing team. This role offers an exceptional opportunity for individuals who thrive in an exciting, high-growth work environment within one of the most important industries of the 21st century.Job DescriptionAs an Associate on the Finance & Investing team, you will play a crucial role in deploying capital commitments from our institutional investors and optimizing the capital structure through tax equity and debt project financings. You will be responsible for managing financial modeling, conducting due diligence, and conducting market research for infrastructure asset acquisitions, company investments, and project financing transactions. This position collaborates across the Investment, Project Finance, and Strategic Finance teams, providing support and analysis to optimize new and existing investments, as well as high-level company economics. Additionally, you will work closely with other teams within Renewable Energy Developer to develop and understand development, construction, and operating assumptions for both new investment opportunities and portfolio assets.This position directly contributes to the company's growth by screening new investment opportunities and analyzing investment strategies. You will also support the company's expansion by screening and underwriting new buyside investment opportunities, as well as working with the Origination team to price and submit offtake opportunities on development-stage projects. The role is based in New York, NY.Essential Responsibilities & Duties • Develop and manage financial models to analyze the economics and risks associated with potential acquisitions, company investments, and project financing structures.• Support transactions across the Investment, Project Finance, and Strategic Finance teams.• Create investment memos that detail market analysis and returns sensitivities for potential project and portfolio acquisitions. Communicate results and recommendations to the management team.• Assist in third-party capital raises, including debt, tax equity, refinancings, and project equity structures to efficiently finance projects and optimize returns.• Collaborate with internal teams, including Development & Construction, Engineering, and Asset Management, to develop underwriting assumptions.• Manage due diligence and third-party consultant reports. Coordinate directly with external parties.• Support the growth of the development pipeline by working with the Origination team to determine competitive bid pricing based on project assumptions, capital structures, and market dynamics. • Review purchase agreements, operating agreements, financing agreements, and offtake agreements, and provide contract support in negotiations.Experience Requirements• 2-5 years of experience in the Renewable Energy Industry, Utilities