Our client is a middle sized investment firm and one of the leaders in the market of solar utility scale projects in Central and South Europe. Our client has over 15 years of experience in the infrastructure sector and has assets in Europe, Latin America as well as Asia Pacific.
For their team based in Zug, Switzerland, they are now looking for an PPA and Origination Manager for Europe to work alongside the Head of of the PPA and Origination team in expanding the project portfolio of the company in Europe and other regions.
In this position you will be responsible for:
Market development, origination and structuring of PPAs for a European based
portfolio of developed and acquired Wind and Solar projects
Development, negotiation and closing of PPAs with Corporate, Utilities, Traders,
Communities, Commercial and Industrial customers, etc.. All this with particular
emphasis on commercial aspects and on the bankability of the PPA and of the off
Develop and present business cases for the implementation of new renewable
energy services, including full cost and revenue modelling.
Oversee the implementation of new renewable energy services using a
combination of internal resources and external suppliers.
Write and implement a business plan for the renewable energy service offering.
The ideal candidate will:
University degree in economics, engineering, business, or similar is required
3-5 years work experience in energy markets, preferably previous commercial
(front office) experience in the European Renewable market
Proven track record in the valuation, structuring, negotiation and execution of
either asset-backed transactions or structured commodity / cross commodity
Experience and familiarity with non-standard power contract terms, ideally with
long-term renewable off take agreements / PPAs and master trade agreements,
such as EFET, ISDA
Strong understanding of and view on European power market fundamentals,
interconnections, generation assets, market players and market regulations
Quantitative modelling skills – demonstrable knowledge of either financial
modelling of power assets or modelling and pricing complex energy structures
Strong team player able to co-operate with members from internal support desks
(Operations, Risk, Legal, other Front Office desks) to head the deal lifecycle from
initiation to execution
Strong commercial mind-set and high level of initiative and motivation.
Fluent in English; other languages advantageous
Availability to some travelling around Europe is required.
Our client offers:
Excellent salary plus attractive bonus scheme based on performance
Help with relocation to Switzerland in case needed, Private health and accident insurance, local pension scheme, company tools and trainings