Mergers & Acquisitions Manager (Solar)

Orion Group
England, London
17 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Tom Hennessy
Contract Type
Full Time

Mergers & Acquisitions Manager - Solar

Our client, a leading international energy company is building a solar development business as it aims to provide customers, large and small with clean, affordable and reliable energy solutions. ,

To do this, our client is developing its own projects and investing in other developer's projects and development businesses. The focus is on utility-scale solar PV and PV with storage, for Government, utility and commercial & industrial power customers.

The Solar M&A Manager role will lead the evaluation and prioritisation of short-listed markets, and origination and delivery of solar M&A opportunities from due diligence to deal completion. The scope of M&A is primarily co-investment in other developers' pre-construction projects and pipelines, and could extend to investment in or acquisition of development platforms, and may include asset acquisitions.

Qualifications and requirements
* Strong experience in power and renewables commercial roles, with some experiences in solar PV.
* Track record in originating and delivering solar PV deals, including: joint development/ partnership agreements, asset acquisition / divestment, M&A of development companies, buying, financing and divesting solar assets at different stages of development and operation. Deal sizes $10-200 million;
* Experience in market evaluation and entering new markets/segments or business models an advantage;
* Strong industry networks and evidence of being able to establish networks in new markets;
* Deep understanding of risk and value drivers in solar PV projects and businesses;
* Experience in more than one market, in particular emerging markets;
* Self-starter, able to work under little supervision and rapidly build networks, whilst balancing the need to manage internal and external stakeholders to get projects delivered;
* Comfortable operating in an evolving organization and adaptable in the face of a rapidly evolving external environment;
* Experience of working in a large company and delivering projects across organizational boundaries is an advantage;
* Able to prioritise time and effort to deliver greatest impact;
* High personal standards in regard to professional code of conduct.

The successful application will be rewarded with a long term contract and a competitive daily rate.

To apply or for further information, please submit CV applications.

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