• Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Macquarie Group
  • 20 May 18

Green Investment Group, Vice President, Energy Solutions, London

The GIG Energy Solutions team is responsible for originating and executing distributed energy projects with industrial and commercial private sector companies, public entities and third-party intermediaries. GIG Energy Solutions was launched in November



Typical projects cover a range of technologies from onsite generation (e.g. CHP, rooftop solar) to upgrades of energy consuming assets (e.g. LED, pumps, compressors). The unique proposition of Energy Solutions lies in the provision of a holistic financing and technical solutions to clients alongside a network of technical partners. The team operates across all sectors, and is mainly targeting UK based FTSE 350 corporate clients with the ability to offer a global solution. The team is seeking to invest >£100-200m by 2019.

Responsibilities

The role will be based in the London office (with interaction with teams in the Edinburgh office) and will encompass the following key activities:
  • Assist in the origination of Energy Solutions opportunities from companies and channel partners;
  • Develop deep relationships with supply chain partners (technical, M&V, OEM)
  • Lead the execution of Energy Solutions opportunities throughout the transaction process including investment committee papers, modelling, financial analysis, legal negotiation and documentation, , financial close, portfolio hand-off ;
  • Contribute to team reporting
  • Assist in managing deal team personnel and workload;
  • Take the lead for Energy Solutions team initiatives;
  • Attend relevant industry events to enhance the reputation of GIG Energy Solutions

Essential experience
  • A relevant university degree (minimum 2.1 or above), preferably with an MBA.
  • 5-10 years relevant work experience gained in investment banking, investment management, project finance, corporate finance or similar backgrounds;
  • Must have had some exposure to the UK Renewables or Clean Energy market or Industry Sector deal experience;
  • Strong origination and execution transaction track record in the corporate sector;
  • Experience in managing deal teams;
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills;
  • Strong debt and/or equity documentation experience;
  • Financial modelling experience;
  • Economic valuation and returns calculation experience;
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills;
  • A self-motivated, committed work ethic and a drive for perfection as well as keen attention to detail;
  • Excellent problem solving and analytic ability;
  • Ability to perform under deadline pressure;
  • Strong data management and research skills;
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

Desirable experience

  • Prior experience in project origination and development with a developer of corporate distributed energy projects
  • Some technical background (e.g. engineering consultant, energy solutions sales)

This role is in Macquarie Capital, specifically within the Green Investment Group (GIG). Macquarie Capital provides advisory and capital raising services to corporate and government clients involved in public mergers and acquisitions, private treaty acquisitions and divestments, debt and equity fundraising and corporate restructuring. GIG was acquired by Macquarie Group in 2017, creating one of Europe’s largest teams of dedicated green infrastructure investors. It is a specialist in green infrastructure principal investment, project delivery and portfolio management, and related services. Its track record, expertise and capability make it a global leader in green investment across a broad range of technologies including onshore and offshore wind, solar, waste-to-energy, and energy efficiency/storage.

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