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Power Marketing Originator - Renewable Energy

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job # 10798225
Date Posted: 04-02-2018
Our client, a growing international IPP, is seeking a Power Marketing Originator to help them continue to expand their North American operations. Reporting to the Director, the originator will support a growing pipeline of new projects, in addition to managing power marketing for the existing fleet. This deal heavy sales orientated role, is ideal for someone who enjoys frequent client interaction.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide analysis and recommendations regarding which power markets provide acceptable risk from a merchant power marketing perspective. 
  • Originate, evaluate and structure transactions with counterparties to maximize portfolio value.
  • build and maintain business relationships with wholesale and retail energy market participants
  • Establish relationships with key renewable off-take opportunities with municipal and cooperatives
  • Work with the development team to develop PPA negotiation strategies with power off take providers.  
  • Lead the negotiation of PPA’s, hedges, and other off take opportunities
  • Evaluate and structure transactions using fixed-price swaps, put options, zero-cost collars and swaptions
  • Develop forward pricing curves for energy pricing in the respective power markets in which we will be operating or acquiring.
  • Evaluate the future trends in the REC market and developing ways to extract maximum value for REC’s generated on merchant plants
  • Oversee Transmission and Inter-Connection; reporting and settlement.
 
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience; MBA or advanced degree a plus
  • Must have prior experience in power marketing / origination in renewable energy
  • Prior experience in negotiating PPA’s
  • Strong understanding of the power flow tools available in the market place to evaluate grid constraints and ability to deliver power
  • Ability to travel domestically and international
 
Interested parties should send a word version of their resume, as well a salary history.
Adams Dearborn is Chicago based professional staffing and executive search firm.
We specialize in: Accounting and Finance, Human Resources, Engineering, and Supply Chain.
www.adamsdearborn.com
 
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