PPA Originator

PPA Originator

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Contact:

    Tim Hall

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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  • Consultant:

    Tim Hall


An International Independent Power Producer, responsible for the development, construction, financing, and operations of solar and wind energy plants are seeking a PPA Originator for their Northern European operations. As PPA Originator, you will be responsible for originating, structuring and closing PPAs with a variety of corporate clients internationally.

This is an exciting opportunity for a customer focused individual who thrives in fast paced, client facing environments, to join a truly marketing leading renewable energy outfit.


Your responsibilities:

As PPA Originator you will be responsible for the following:

  • Market development, origination and structuring of PPAs for a Northern European portfolio of developed and acquired renewable energy projects.
  • Development, negotiation and closing of PPAs with Corporate, Utilities, Traders, Communities, Commercial and Industrial customers
  • Maintain a particular emphasis on commercial aspects and on the bankability of the PPA and of offtakers.
  • Develop and maintain internal relations with the internal business development and M&A, finance, energy management and legal departments
  • Develop and maintain internal relations with C&I clients, corporate buyers, utilities, traders, communities, aggregators and regulators


Skills, qualifications and experience required from you:

  • A specialisation in one or more of the following: energy markets (with special focus on renewables), risk management and commodities trading, financial modelling, PPAs, consulting, corporate energy buyer’s exposure
  • Degree in Engineering or Economics (or similar)
  • Years of experience: 5 years
  • Fluent in English (other languages desirable)
  • Well acquainted with the most common IT tools and platforms for the trade of energy
  • Outstanding relational skills at all organizational levels (especially the decisional ones) and with external clients.
  • Very strong commercial mindset. Solid track record in terms of deal negotiated and executed
  • Industry/ Sector experience: Renewable energy, energy trading, energy management
  • BD/Energy Management/Energy or Commodities Trading/Energy or Commodities Sale
  • Deep knowledge of the European energy market and players. Familiarity with PPAs (Power a purchase Agreements) and GOs (Guarantees of Origin)