POSITION:  Associate – Client Operations

LOCATION:  Boulder, CO

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Client Operations Associate will be responsible for acting as a project manager and dealmaker for client solar, storage, fuel cell, and LED opportunities. The successful candidate will assist in all phases of energy project development, including the identification, evaluation and realization of projects. This position reports to the Vice President of Operations.

The Client Operations Associate will work closely with clients to ensure successful project identification, procurement, development and execution.  Key Responsibilities:

1.     Interfaces and coordinates with a results-driven multi-disciplinary team of internal and external strategic parties to ensure the viability of identified projects through thorough analysis and project management;

2.     Facilitates closing of renewable and clean energy projects;

3.     Manages multiple live deals simultaneously, while developing and assessing others;

4.     Assists in the planning and execution of business development opportunities from identification of opportunity through completion;

5.     Serves as liaison between the procurement, project development and financial analysis teams to ensure that the deal structure, economic and tax assumptions are properly analyzed;

6.     Develops and manages internal and external networks/relationships with service providers and existing clients;

7.     Works closely with clients to understand and manage substantive issues around financial, legal, energy and tax aspects of solar or other energy projects;

8.     Develops and maintains new and existing relationships with corporate C-suite executives as well as energy/facility/property managers, leading to solar or other project exploration and execution;

9.     Fosters an environment of cohesive teamwork that delivers best-in-class service and superior results to clients;

10.  Schedules tasks and prepares regular progress reports;

11.  Prepares presentations to Senior Management as requested;

12.  Develops and maintain relationships with industry contacts;

13.  Closely follows industry trends and competitor activities, including regulatory/ financial incentives, power pricing and structured financing transactions;

14.  Prepares project budgets and assists in the completion bid reviews; and

15.  All other duties that may be assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS:  

·     Knowledge of or experience in solar PV, energy efficiency, energy storage, or power projects in US or international markets

·     Willingness to travel, as needed but at times up to 7-10 days per month

·     Previous applicable experience working with corporate clients

·     Knowledge of the renewable energy power market and its dynamics; the ability to
stay current with changing technologies, regulations, and trends

·     Strong prioritization, communication and organizational skills; and the ability to quickly
work into new tasks and accommodate with new circumstances

·     Must have an entrepreneurial attitude and a diplomatic approach

OTHER SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

·     Must be passionate about the renewable energy/sustainability industry

·     Track record of successfully executing complex transactions with multiple parties

·     Understanding of project and structured finance

·     Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Please send resumes to careers@blackbearenergy.com