Analyst, Commercial Development
Join a growing team dedicated to development and management of energy infrastructure, community economic development, corporate social responsibility, safeguarding environmental resources, and sharing in the growth of a highly ethical, competitive, and privately held enterprise.
The Analyst, Commercial Development (“Analyst”) reports to the VP, Commercial Development and will be a key team member supporting the development and asset management functions at Advanced Power in North America.
As such, he or she will assist in commercial activities associated with projects in development, construction, or operations. The Analyst is expected to assist with the following:
- Origination of long-term hedge contracts supporting Advanced Power’s thermal and renewable generation in development or operation
- Discussions with municipal utilities, cooperatives, and industrial energy users on their long-term power needs
- Developing relationships with Corporate PPA counterparties seeking renewable generation
- Keeping track of energy RFPs across North America for thermal and renewable generation
- Taking the lead on special projects that involve due diligence and research of new markets or opportunities for Advanced Power
- Working with the functional groups at Advanced Power in support of the VP, Commercial Development
In addition to the above, the candidate will also be responsible for acquiring and maintaining industry knowledge of energy markets (power, gas, renewables), transmission, and other trends. The candidate will also be expected to analyze historical or forward market data, respond to RFPs, and support transaction execution.
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in finance, economics, engineering, accounting, environment, or related field. Some work experience in the development, energy, or environmental fields beneficial. Additional requirements:
- Up to 3 years of experience originating hedge contracts for thermal and renewable generation
- Excellent verbal, written communication, analytical, and negotiation skills
- Ability to perform within a matrix organizational environment
- Knowledge of quantitative methods for structured commodity transactions
- Knowledge of ERCOT, MISO, NYISO and PJM
- Exposure to natural gas and power commodity trading environments
- Quick learner and ability to act independently
- Knowledge of governmental/legal/environmental regulations that impact development
- Strong business and financial savvy with the ability to support a high-performance organization
- Experience traveling to industry conferences
Travel: This position is based out of our Boston office and will require some travel throughout the U.S.