ORIGINATION & VALUE SPECIALIST

Country/Region:  ES
City:  Madrid
Business Unit:  EDP RENOVÁVEIS S.A.

EDP Renewables is a global leader in the renewable energy sector nad the world's third-largest wind energy producer. With a sound development pipeline, first class assets, and market-leading operating capacity, EDPR has undergone exceptional development in recent years and is currently present in 17 markets (Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Chile, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, the UK, US and Vietnam). 

 

EDPR is committed to furthering social advances in terms of sustainability and integration. This is reflected by the inclusion of the company in the Bloomberg Gender Equality index and the fact that it has been certified as a Top Employer 2021 in Europe (Spain, Italy, France, Poland, Portugal and Romania), both of which recognise its employee-driven policies.

 

 MISSION

 

Join us at EDPR’s PPA Origination department as our new PPA Origination Specialist and be part of the renewable energy transition.

 

You will join the Transversal PPA Origination team (part of the PPA Origination&Valuation Direction), which operates across different geographies to (1) originate new PPA contracts (from marketing projects to potential customers up to the final negotiation of Power Purchase Agreements with Utilities or C&Is), (2) manage existing energy-related contracts and (3) carry out market intelligence analysis. 

This position implies (i) a relevant level of responsibility and internal visibility (ii) curiosity and flexibility towards new challenges (iii) strong presentation and communication skills and (iv) is aimed at profiles with a high attention to detail and goal oriented.

 

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES

 

•    Analyze and provide in depth research of market mechanisms, regulatory changes affecting renewables, market insights (grid code, market share, counterparty, etc.) and any other support needed for the Origination activities (i.e. new market and/or product analysis).
•    Develop Market Intelligence in existing markets (i.e. Market Soundings).
•    Prepare documentation directed either to (i) Buyers (commercial presentations) and to (ii) EDPR’s Top Management.
•    Contractual review and analysis of energy-related contracts (i.e. long term PPAs).
•    Proactively participate in the complete chain from the origination to the execution of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with Utilities and Commercial or Industrial Customers (C&Is) in the designated regions.

•    Coordinate with EDPR internal relevant departments (M&A, Finance, Risk, Legal, local Business Units, Asset Operations, …) or external stakeholders when needed.
•    Maintain the departmental reporting line (both through periodic and special purpose reports).
 

REQUIRED PROFILE 

 

1.    ACADEMIC SKILLS:  

 

•    Undergraduate and master’s degree required (master’s degree in renewables is highly valued)
•    Preference for Engineering or Economics degrees with international experience

 

2.    LANGUAGE: 

 

•    Excellent written and spoken Spanish and English. Additional languages are a plus.
•    Proved experience working with contracts in English
•    Familiar with electricity markets jargonÇ

 

3.    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:  

 

•    Former experience in the electric power industry including: energy trading, feasibility analysis of renewable energy projects, renewable energy regulation, PPA sales and/or commercial strategy
•    Experience in consultancy firms is a plus

 

4.    KNOWLEDGE: 

 

•    Electricity/energy markets regulation and renewable energy technologies
•    Financial modeling and economic analysis
•    Excellent presentation and communications skills (written and oral)
•    Experience dealing with energy or financial contracts
•    Computer skills (primarily Excel and PowerPoint). Power BI or others would be a plus

 

5.    OTHERS:

 

•    Willingness to travel

 

6.    COMPETENCIES

 

•    Excellent analytical skills
•    Able to handle both internal and external stakeholder’s communication
•    Able to develop and enhance customer relationships.
•    Used to work in an international environment.
•    Flexibility and agility to work across assets and countries
 

Among EDPR's principles we would like to highlight diversity and inclusion as a strength in our values and practices. Reinforcing these principles has a real impact on the satisfaction of commitment, increases talent and the quality of leadership of our professionals. To achieve all our objectives, it intends to attract, develop and retain different profiles, assuming diversity as a key factor and differentiator of fundamental innovation in our organisation. We welcome and value all people, and we are committed to the inclusion and sense of belonging of each person who is part of EDPR.

 

What makes us proud as an employer:

TOP Employer Europe 2021 certification.
Bloomberg Gender Equality Index 2021.
Top Workplaces US 2021.
Certification in Conciliation (Excellence) by the Más Familia Foundation;


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