PPA Originator

Posted 02 February 2023
Salary Up to €110,000 + bonus
Job type Permanent
DisciplineRenewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy Supply & Trading
Contact NameTom Brookes

Job description

​​​The Green Recruitment Company are working alongside Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy.

Working in Trading & Origination; you will be responsible for developing this client into a leading market integrator in the PPA market, matching the needs of renewable generators to electricity buyers. You will be responsible for building on the existing downstream (and, partially, upstream) origination businesses, increasing both the flow of deals as well as new market relationships. You will be a key contributor to the pricing and hedging of all deals within the team. Finally, you will manage and be responsible for the completion of all tasks by leading through your expertise and commitment to collaboration. 


  • Identify, analyse, negotiate, and execute complex structured energy transactions with a focus on renewable PPAs. 

  • Ability to develop financial models for risk analysis and management presentations. 

  • Contribute to deal pricing and deal hedging, in coordination with other colleagues in the Origination and Portfolio Management teams. 

  • Maintain constant interaction with credit, operations, and trading teams as necessary to advance target transactions. 

  • Build and maintain key relationships with various end-users. 

  • Expand the pipeline of sales opportunities by generating high quality leads. 


  • 5+ years of experience originating and contracting PPAs within Europe 

  • Well-connected with various power market players (industrials, utilities, funds, banks, trading houses, etc.) 

  • Proficiency with IT tools, in particular Excel (and VBA). Experience in Python or any other programming language a plus.  

  • Strong understanding of all European renewables and power markets 

  • Strong commercial mindset and high level of initiative and self-motivation