PPA Originator – LATAM

Sào Paulo (Brazil)
Job vacancy
Company Statement
The new sustainability: want to join a renewable energy pioneer? Our mission is to advance large-scale photovoltaic to meet the growing global demand for clean electricity. Come be a part of our success story!
Your Job
  • Work to position ib vogt as a supplier of choice for green electricity to utilities/traders/large consumers any large offtaker
  • Originate offtake for long-term and short-term power purchase agreements (PPAs), as well as other agreements needed for the commercialisation of power from assets under development in South America
  • Manage relationships with local consultants supporting on PPA activities, scope of work and activities that consultants perform for ib vogt
  • Coordinate with project finance, project development, project management and technical teams to ensure contracts are aligned with the project development profile (schedule, cost, risk etc.)  
  • Prepare and coordinate tender processes/RFPs/RFIs for ibv's project pipeline with different counterparties
  • Work on RfP processes from offtakers for solar projects in selected focus countries and manage related processes
  • Support internal analyses of commercial offers received as well as the development of commercial offers made to utilities/traders and industrial customers
  • Support the definition of the overall commercial strategy of ib vogt in relation to power offtake for its portfolio of assets 
  • Create a path to offtake in ibv countries of operation in LATAM, currently but which may change: Brazil, Colombia, Mexico
Your profile
  • Master or Bachelor‘s Degree in a relevant subject area, preferable finance, legal, engineering, business
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience within renewable energy or mining
  • Track record of successfully closed offtake-agreements
  • Proven network with key energy use sectors within LATAM
  • Familiarity with the private tender processes within LATAM
  • Understanding of the project and corporate structure of large-scale renewable energy projects
  • Understanding of one or more countries energy market specifically off-take possibilities
  • Experience and familiarity with structured project finance and the sensitivities of equity and debt providers related to the respective terms of the PPA
  • Attentive to details as well as being able to understand the broader picture
  • Self-driven and able to work flexibly with stakeholders from different cultures
  • Experience with complex, multi-stakeholder projects
  • Strong commercial and proactive mindset with the ability to take initiative across multiple tasks
  • Strong negotiating and problem solving skills
  • Solid technical acumen for or existing knowledge of PV-technology, project development, construction, operation, maintenance and performance
  • Intercultural competence and team-player
  • Fluent in English, native Spanish/Portuguese language