PPA Originator/Manager, Renewable and Low Carbon Transition

Company/ Firm Name

Brookfield Asset Management

Location

London, UK

Published Date

26 August 2022

About the job:

Business - Renewable Power & Transition



We are a leading owner, operator and developer of renewable energy and decarbonization technology with over 21,000 megawatts of generating capacity and an established a diverse development pipeline of ~69,000 megawatts. Our assets, located in North and South America, Europe, India and China, comprised a diverse technology base of hydro, wind, utility-scale solar, distributed generation, storage and other renewable technologies. For more information, please visit https://www.brookfield.com/our-businesses/renewable-power.




Brookfield Culture



Brookfield has a unique and dynamic culture.  We seek team members who have a long-term focus and whose values align with our Attributes of a Brookfield Leader:  Entrepreneurial, Collaborative and Disciplined.  Brookfield is committed to the development of our people through challenging work assignments and exposure to diverse businesses.




Job Description



Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is a leading global alternative asset manager with over $625 billion of assets under management across real estate, infrastructure, renewable power, private equity and credit. Brookfield owns and operates long-life assets and businesses, many of which form the backbone of the global economy. Utilizing its global reach, access to large-scale capital and operational expertise, Brookfield offers a range of alternative investment products to investors around the world—including public and private pension plans, endowments and foundations, sovereign wealth funds, financial institutions, insurance companies and private wealth investors. Brookfield Asset Management is listed on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges under the symbol BAM and BAM.A respectively.



For more information, please visit our website at www.brookfield.com.



Brookfield Renewable Partners


Brookfield Renewable Partners operates one of the world’s largest publicly traded, pure-play renewable power platforms.  Our portfolio consists of hydroelectric, wind, solar and energy transition facilities in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, and totals over 21,000 MW of installed capacity and approximately 31,000 MW development pipeline.


Brookfield has also recently announced the Brookfield Global Transition Fund (BGTF) co-led by Mark Carney.  BGTF builds on Brookfield’s leadership in renewable power and deep operating capabilities to scale clean energy and invest capital to accelerate the global transition to net zero.




Role Overview:



This position offers a prime opportunity to contribute to the success of a dynamic, growth-oriented company with diverse asset ownership and operating interests throughout the Americas, Europe and beyond.  The PPA Manager will occupy a challenging role within the organization, providing insight and advice with real impact on business performance and strategy.


Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Markets, Regulation and Commercial, and working closely with other Brookfield teams – including M&A, Development teams as well as external consultants – the PPA Manager will help develop the commercial strategy including structuring and negotiating virtual and physical PPAs for renewable power projects and other low carbon solutions, as well as help develop Brookfield renewable’s suite of accompanying trading and other value-add solutions across Europe.




Specifically, the Energy PPA Manager will be responsible for the following activities in support of Brookfield’s investment decisions:


  • Build understanding of offtaker requirements and criteria and risk profile for each transaction

  • Structure and negotiate PPAs across Europe and internationally

  • Consult with clients on key market information

  • Draft PPA documents to adhere to individual transaction terms

  • Provide market insights using previous deal experience

  • Conduct regular market research including understanding new market and policy developments to inform Brookfield strategy and offtaker discussion

  • Liaise with route to market providers, trading houses and third party consultants to help design and deliver additional value-add services



Requirements


  • Experience in commercial management and negotiating and structuring PPA transactions

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in renewable energy

  • Demonstrated track record of success selling to C&I organizations

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

  • Ability to argue, summarize and illustrate analyses in a convincing, accessible format

  • Excellent economic judgment and business sense

  • Ability to prioritize and deliver in a multi-project, fast-paced environment

  • Knowledge of German, French , Spanish, Portuguese or other languages is a plus



Qualifications


  • University degree in a numerate discipline, ideally with graduate qualification in Economics, Business, Finance or equivalent

  • We are looking for a dynamic individual who can think and work independently, communicate effectively with various ‘client’ groups across multiple locations, and who brings an inquisitive, problem-solving attitude to each task in hand




Brookfield is committed to maintaining a Positive Work Environment that is safe and respectful; our shared success depends on it.  Accordingly, we do not tolerate workplace discrimination, violence or harassment.


We are proud to create a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are grateful for your interest in this position, however, only candidates selected for pre-screening will be contacted.