Director, Capital Markets | Project Finance | Renewable Energy

Posted 03 February 2023
Salary $DOE
LocationUnited States of America
Job type Permanent
DisciplineRenewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy, ESG & Green Tech Finance
Contact NameRory Chandler

Job description

​Our client is a rapidly growing renewable energy company backed by an impressive PE investor, developing large-scale infrastructure assets in the U.S. to accelerate decarbonization in all areas of our economy. The firm is currently seeking a Director of Capital Markets to manage more than $3.5B of near-term capital raises for solar, wind, battery storage, and hydrogen projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Originate, structure, and execute project finance transactions enabling the development, construction, and operations of solar, wind, battery storage, and hydrogen projects in the U.S. This will include development loan facilities, tax equity partnerships, tax credit transfer transactions, construction loans, and term loans.

  • Manage internal team members, external advisors, and transaction counsel, negotiate transaction documentation, own the financing model, create internal approval documentation, and evaluate transaction risks.

  • Coordinate response to due diligence on individual or portfolio financings, working closely with the development, engineering, and legal teams to respond to investor inquiries in a timely manner.

  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with potential investors, lenders, and advisors.

  • Mentor less experienced team members and cultivate a positive and inclusive high-performance culture.

  • Advise in the negotiation of critical project agreements including equipment supply agreements, PPAs, IAs, EPC contracts, and O&M agreements.

  • Allocate resources including time, capital, and attention to insure tasks and larger financings are completed on time at efficient cost with technical accuracy.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • At least 5-10 years of renewable energy project financing experience, including closing tax equity transactions

  • Undergraduate degree, with graduate degree in business, finance, mathematics, or law preferred

  • Significant experience building, maintaining, auditing, and editing Excel-based project finance models

  • Experience reviewing and negotiating legal documents related to tax equity and debt transactions

  • Experience managing direct reports and a cross-functional project team of subject matter experts

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the creation and delivery of crisp management and investor presentations

  • Demonstrated record of guiding teams to success

  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines

  • Knowledge of renewable energy project development, utilities, interconnection, permitting, power markets, and renewable energy technologies

  • Self-starter capable of operating with minimal supervision

  • Willingness and ability to travel 10-20% on average but more as required by transactions

  • Comfortable managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment


  • Competitive compensation including long-term incentive plan

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance fully funded

  • 401k with generous company match

  • Flexible unlimited vacation time

  • Financial support for continuing education and career growth

  • Wellness benefits including flexible financial support for gym membership or other health programs

  • Cell phone plan reimbursement

  • Fun, friendly work environment