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PPA Consultant

PPA Consultant

  • Location

    France

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Tim Hall

  • Contact email:

    tim@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-03

  • Consultant:

    Tim Hall

Summary:

In a brand new role, an international engineering company are seeking a PPA Consultant in their Renewable Energy Sourcing operation to grow their French PPA offering

As PPA Consultant, Renewable Energy Sourcing, you will lead clients through renewable energy deal transactions; primarily onsite and offsite PPAs with an initial focus on Europe.  You will successfully navigate corporate structures and manage a wide group of stakeholders towards a successful deal close. You will have a strong understanding of the energy markets in countries across Europe. You will also grow the overall number of C&I clients and improve the delivery of services and solutions. Our client is seeking candidates with experience in the below areas:

 

Position responsibilities:

  • Assist clients with successful execution of a PPA and other renewable energy services
  • Lead project management process including deliverables and timeline, coordination of a wide variety of client and stakeholders, qualitative and financial decision criteria evaluation and contract negotiations
  • Lead in-person meetings with clients around project initiation, developer interviews, high-level client approval meetings.
  • Lead client project teams, including reviewing work and training junior team members
  • Assist colleagues to manage sustainable energy strategies and consulting services outside of PPAs, eg. other clean technology solutions, feasibility studies, and market research
  • Refine process procedures in new markets based on market understanding and successful delivery of other PPA processes. 
  • Partner with internal sales teams to ensure a successful client transition process and upsell additional projects and services
  • Provide industry expertise during the sales process, helping to close potential clients alongside the sales team
  • Support market development and rapid business growth through networking, research, content creation and review
  • Train team members and attend and speak at external events

 

Essential skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Energy, Business, Finance, Accounting, Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience managing complex, high-stakes projects at c-suite level
  • Experience with wind and solar development and the renewable energy industry. 
  • Previous exposure to PPA in Europe region.
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to initiate and develop and retain relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders,
  • Ability to communicate, both written and verbally
  • Previous experience in European electricity markets.
  • Proficient computer experience in Microsoft Office Products
  • Fluency in English required additional languages preferred