Director Power Origination

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Location
Chicago
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 May 2016
Closes
03 Jan 2017
Ref
48741_6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for soliciting, securing, managing, negotiating and executing Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), hedges, and REC transactions in the wholesale market for E.ON Climate and Renewables (ECR) North America Wind, Solar and Battery Storage projects with utilities (IOUs), municipals, cooperatives as well as non-utility customers (C&I, power marketers, etc.)
  • Segment potential customer groups and propose commercial and marketing plan in the assigned region(s); develop and maintain business relationships with relevant energy customers in the assigned region(s)
  • Coordinate with relevant support groups within ECR during origination and negotiation of contracts
  • Provide an energy marketing perspective of ideal regions to target for the future development of projects including a solid understanding of renewable portfolio standards, REC values, forward energy curves, target customers and congestion.
  • Participate in relevant industry conferences and other events to foster the knowledge of ECR as an industry leader.
  • Communicate and provide regular updates on energy marketing developments to ECR engineering, transmission, development, construction, partnering, operations, and financial personnel to ensure appropriate focus.
  • Assist in identifying and defining the necessary analytical tools and resources to perform all duties defined herein


Qualifications
Bachelor Degree in a technical or business related discipline from an accredited school with a minimum of eight (8) year experience in the energy industry, ideally with energy marketing/sales and/or trading experience applicable to electric generation with at least four (4) years in renewable energy. An MBA or Master's degree is highly desirable.  Extensive travel required.