Senior Associate, Investments – Global Renewable Energy Transition Platform


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Senior Associate, Investments – Global Renewable Energy Transition Platform
Daniel Yee
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About the Opportunity
Senior Associate, Investments – Global Renewable Energy Transition Platform

• Global renewable energy investor and developer with significant institutional backing

• Early mover across energy transition and disruptive, cutting-edge technology

• Opportunity to work with and be mentored by a highly-experienced leadership team

• Play a key role in driving investment decisions, transactions and value creation

The Client

My client is a global renewable energy transition platform that develops, owns, operates and invests into an extensive portfolio of clean energy assets around the world. The firm now boasts operations across Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America with well over 200 employees globally. In Australia, the platform is a high-growth investor and developer of renewable energy projects that enjoys the backing of significant institutional capital partners and has ambitious plans to move into disruptive areas of green technology.  With this in mind, they are now looking to hire an Senior Associate into their investment team based in Sydney.

This role will work directly with the broader Investments team and will report into the Head of Investments, Australia. The role’s key responsibilities will include:

• Responsible for preparation of financial models for the acquisition/divestment, development, and project financing of current and ongoing renewable energy projects

• Lead critical transaction workstreams including financial modelling/analysis and due diligence, particularly in relation to the execution of M&A transactions and business development activities

• Assist with the structuring and execution of financing/refinancing plans for new or existing projects

• Manage or support project financial close activities including satisfaction of conditions precedent  

• Research and analysis of industry information, technical and financial data for decision support

• Prepare presentations for key internal and external stakeholders, including lenders, senior executives

    and the investment committee

The successful candidate will likely bring the following competencies and experience:

• ~3-6 years’ experience within renewables corporate finance, project finance, investment banking or experience in PPP transactions, likely from the relevant Big 4 Transactions teams, corporate advisory, investment banking, energy developers or corporate development

• Strong financial modelling, project management and execution skills

• The ability to think commercially and articulate commercial views to relevant stakeholders

• Excellent communication ability, negotiation skills

• Ability to develop respect internally and work collaboratively with colleagues in a small but highly active environment

• Experience across renewables, energy and other infrastructure like sectors is preferrable.

Applicants must have full working rights for Australia to be considered.

For a confidential discussion contact Daniel Yee: / 02 9235 9420

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