Job Description

Hecate Grid is seeking a Senior Manager of Origination to join our growing battery storage IPP team in Chicago. This key role will lead responses to energy storage RFPs and bi-laterally originate and manage offtake opportunities. This is a high visibility role in a fast-growing company. Interested individuals possessing experience with renewable energy project development, familiarity with regulatory frameworks, and a strong technical understanding of batteries are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate has direct experience in renewable energy finance.

Responsibilities

  • Lead responses to energy storage RFPs and bi-laterally originate and manage potential offtake opportunities
  • Frequent travel across the United States, working with local stakeholders including Community Choice Aggregators, local governments, economic development entities, permitting authorities, utilities, and others
  • Interact with disparate stakeholder groups and negotiate agreements that allow projects to proceed successfully with minimal exposure to project risks
  • Communicate professionally, respectfully, and effectively
  • Monitor trends in the power, utilities, and energy storage sectors to alert development and analytical teams of new opportunities or changes to internal strategy.
  • Work with senior finance team members to develop internal processes for project development, accounting and M&A functions
  • Work with EPC and asset management team members to ensure contract continuity
  • Assist asset management teams to perform ad hoc reports and analyses of project performance and contractual compliance

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or related field. MBA or advanced degree preferred.
  • 2-5 years of power and utilities development experience with exposure to renewable utility scale energy storage
  • Strong knowledge of project finance, financial modeling, and valuation techniques.
  • Demonstrated experience in CAISO and ERCOT systems sourcing/closing/originating offtake agreements.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience with the ability to engage key project stakeholders and offtakers
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong ethical standards and commitment to maintaining the highest level of contractual integrity and detail.
  • Excellent written communication skills; experience in articulating data through presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint is a plus. •
  • Self-motivated, innovative, and comfortable working in a fast-paced, contemporary/unstructured environment

Compensation and Benefits

  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Excellent health insurance with 100% premium covered
  • 401K with employer match
  • Generous PTO / sick leave
  • Commuter Benefit
  • Family Leave Benefit 
  • Biannual company retreats; Fully stocked office pantry; Bring your dog to work

About Us

Hecate Grid is a leading energy storage IPP that develops, owns and operates standalone storage projects in the U.S. The platform is jointly owned by Hecate Energy and InfraRed Capital, an infrastructure investment with over $14 billion in assets under management. Launched in September 2018, Hecate Grid has leveraged the deep industry experience of Hecate Energy and the secure backing of InfraRed Capital to establish itself as a leading storage IPP. Hecate Grid is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply please send your resume to Careers@HecateGrid.com. Please include the job title in the email subject line.