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Manager Project Finance - Renewables

Posted 07 December 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
LocationMunich
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
ReferenceNHLI-1SEP23
Contact NameNicolas Huebner

Job description

​My client is one of the world's leading renewable Independent Power Producer (IPP) companies dedicated to transforming the global energy landscape. With a commitment to sustainable energy solutions, we specialize in solar PV, wind, and solar storage projects that make a positive impact on the environment and communities we serve.

As the Manager Project Finance], you will play a pivotal role in the financing and financial management of our solar PV, wind, and solar storage projects. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to secure project financing, manage financial aspects throughout the project lifecycle, and ensure the financial success of our renewable energy ventures.

The Role:

  1. Financial Strategy: Develop and implement financial strategies to optimize project profitability, financing structures, and risk management.

  2. Project Financing: Identify, secure, and manage project financing sources, including debt, equity, tax incentives, grants, and subsidies.

  3. Financial Modeling: Create detailed financial models for solar PV, wind, and solar storage projects, including cash flow projections, NPV, IRR, and ROI analysis.

  4. Due Diligence: Conduct thorough financial due diligence on potential project investments, assessing risks and opportunities.

  5. Budgeting and Cost Control: Establish project budgets, track expenses, and implement cost control measures to ensure projects stay within budgetary constraints.

  6. Contract Negotiation: Collaborate with legal teams to negotiate financial terms in contracts, power purchase agreements (PPAs), and other project agreements.

  7. Investor Relations: Maintain strong relationships with project investors, providing regular updates on financial performance and addressing investor inquiries.

  8. Compliance and Reporting: Ensure compliance with financial regulations, reporting requirements, and tax incentives related to renewable energy projects.

  9. Risk Management: Identify and mitigate financial risks associated with projects, including market volatility, currency exchange, and operational risks.

  10. Team Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including project development, engineering, and operations, to align financial strategies with project goals.

The Individual:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).

  • Proven experience in project finance within the renewable energy sector, preferably in solar PV, wind, and solar storage.

  • Strong financial modeling skills and proficiency in financial analysis tools.

  • Fluent in English