DACH Senior Originator

Posted 16 January 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureSustainability
Contact NameAlexander Lukas

Job description

​We are looking for a Senior Originator with strong commercial drive and business purpose, who wants to join an ambitious and experienced deal-making team with a deep understanding of energy markets. In this role, you will lead and expand our relationships with renewable investors, flexible generators, corporate off-takers, and PPA supply partners within the German market.

You will originate, prioritize, and negotiate physical and financial commodity agreements with both renewable/flexible generators and consumers to help accelerate the energy transition.

You become part of a competent and experienced team with a strong setup with lots of opportunities to develop and grow. You will report to the Head of Origination in Germany and will be based in our Hamburg office or remotely across Germany.

The Job:

  • Lead, negotiate and execute value-adding generator PPAs, corporate PPAs, corporate supply agreements, OTC energy commodity contracts, green certificates and battery/flexibility optimization agreements

  • Be the key contributor to initiate and secure delivery of new origination initiatives, such as new products and structures, or new asset markets

  • Work to develop and maintain relationships with generators, independent power producers, project developers, investors, banks, utilities/local suppliers, and corporate customers

  • Support our marketing and branding efforts by representing the company at conferences and fairs.

  • Translate observed market issues into solutions in close cooperation with the rest of the organization. This may include a deep knowledge of electricity grid codes, renewable energy policies for renewable power and gas, derivatives risk profiles and operational and cash flow implications of the relevant products/structures.

The Person:

  • You have multi-year experience working in energy commodity origination or renewable asset management

  • You have a proven track record in developing and closing commodity transactions

  • You are experienced and familiar with either all or some non-standard power contracts and preferably with long-term renewable PPAs, basic knowledge of project financing and master trade agreements

  • You are comfortable working in a fast-paced/high-performance environment

  • You are proficient in German and English languages

  • You have strong sales, deal structuring, and negotiation skills, and strong stakeholder management and deal leadership skills

  • You have renewable and/or energy wholesale market expertise, for example, wholesale market regulation, market practice for physical and financial energy trading, specific knowledge of practice and rules for renewable assets, or a strong understanding of renewable finance and corporate procurement trends

In brief, If you are a seasoned professional ready to make a significant impact on the future of renewable energy, we invite you to join us on our mission to shape a more sustainable world.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the role to Alexander Lukas (a.lukas@greenrecruitmentcompany.com)