Macquarie's Green Investment Group - Global Energy Storage business - Head of Corporate Development

Employer
myGwork
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
12 Jun 2022
Macquarie's Green Investment Group is looking for a Head of Corporate Development to support its rapidly growing global energy storage business.

Green Investment Group's global energy storage business develops, builds, owns and operates grid scale battery storage projects across a number of markets globally including Australia and the UK. This role is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join the team as the business looks to move to the next phase of growth in becoming a global market leader.

As Head of Corporate Development in our global energy storage business, you will be able to combine typical project finance investment banking with principal investing and be highly experienced in power markets and small-scale power generation to build our global asset base. You will support our existing pipeline in Australia, UK and Taiwan and be instrumental in identifying new markets to enter and the strategy to enter those markets.

The role will be based in London, report into the CFO and comprise the following key responsibilities:
  • You will be involved in project finance infrastructure development and have counterparty interaction on innovative energy storage transactions.
  • As part of your role, you will be able to originate and lead complex transactions.
  • You'll also review project documentation and due diligence materials to identify potential risks and business/project value drivers and analyse, optimise, negotiate and close off financial structures for renewable infrastructure transactions.
  • Manage key relationships with equity partners, developers, contractors and other key stakeholders
  • Preparing board reports for final investment decisions
  • Present your recommendations and findings to the leadership of the business
  • Collaborate with your colleagues in other jurisdictions, to share learnings and ideas in an open and collaborative way

To be successful in the role, you will bring 6-10 years of experience as an execution banker within the power generation and/or renewable energy sector. You will bring in-depth M&A and/or principal investment experience (including as a deal originator) and possess sound commercial judgement and strong presentation skills. Complimentary experience in an operating business while not a pre-requisite, is desirable. Experience of battery storage transactions is preferred but not a pre-requisite.

You have experience of working on greenfield and brownfield infrastructure/renewables transactions within a comparable organisation, and can demonstrate solid origination and execution experience whilst managing more junior team members

You will have an in-depth understanding of at least one of Australian, UK or European power markets with the ability to manage and negotiate power market contracts for either energy storage or other small-scale generation. You will be well versed in the power market regulation in at least one of Australian, UK or European power markets in relation to storage with a sound knowledge of transmission and distribution system requirements for grid services.

If you possess a strong sense of accountability, are able to focus on details while maintaining a holistic view, enjoy collaboration across functional and geographic boundaries, and want to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, we want to hear from you.

About the Green Investment Group

This role is within Macquarie's Green Investment Group (GIG). GIG is a specialist in green infrastructure principal investment, development, project delivery, and the management of portfolio assets, and related services. Its track record, expertise and capability make it a global leader in green investment, dedicated to supporting the growth of the global green economy. The institution was initially launched by the UK Government in 2012 as the Green Investment Bank - the first institution of its type in the world. It was purchased by Macquarie in 2017 and combined with Macquarie Capital's renewables team to create one of the world's largest teams of specialist green investors. Now operating as Macquarie's Green Investment Group, the platform has more than 400 staff with investments or operations in over 25 markets across Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. For more information, visit www.greeninvestmentgroup.com.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of 'empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future', we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

As an inclusive employer, Macquarie does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

Joining Macquarie means you'll be able to work in a way that suits you best. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

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