ENGIE are recruiting for a Renewables Originator to be based in Leeds (LS12 1BE). This is a permanent role which involves working full-time hours. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.
The role of Renewables Originator is to lead on the provision of renewable electricity and gas to our retail customers, inform strategy, understand green regulations and seek out new opportunities. The post holder will liaise with ENGIE sales and purchasing teams, brokers, traders and renewables producers in the UK and across Europe.
What will you undertake?
Manage supply of green energy vs demand for green energy from Sales against an annual plan and budget you develop each year
Manage supply of certificates to meet regulatory requirements to ensure regulatory compliance (Fuel Mix Disclosure and Renewables Obligation) and effective external audit compliance
Develop and manage market counterparties to enable commercially beneficial contracts to be struck and development of new products
Work with other ENGIE teams to operationally manage green certificates and processes and report on volume, risk, compliance and financial results on a regular basis to board level
Proactively monitor and disseminate information on regulation and use this along with your knowledge to inform strategy and to develop new offerings and improve existing processes
Manage risks in the green certificate portfolio, through effective strategy, data analysis and developed commercial relationships.
Develop the green certificate business to increase revenue, margin and volumes of green energy and gas. Deliver margin targets from green energy
Co-ordinate contract development with the ENGIE Legal department.
What can you expect?
Work in a successful and knowledgeable team who are very active in the field of renewables.
Opportunities both for in depth analysis and for making connections and networks across Europe.
Development and growth - there will be challenges and opportunities to learn and grow whilst making a difference by delivering zero carbon energy to ENGIE’s customers.
Being highly visible in the business and regularly reporting to the board on all things “green”.
What will you need?
Degree level qualification in a relevant discipline or equivalent (desirable)
Knowledge & Skills
Well-developed negotiation and customer/counterparty management skills
Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
Commercial acumen and ability to spot and exploit opportunities
Wide and detailed understanding of UK Electricity wholesale and Retail markets
Detailed and in depth understanding of Renewables legislation and regulatory framework
Ability to absorb and understand detailed regulatory information
Able to work with internal and external parties at all levels to deliver effective solutions
Able to demonstrate a practical approach to problem solving
Proactive approach to risk management
Proficient in Microsoft Office in particular Excel including the ability to work with large data sets using Vlook Ups, Word and PowerPoint
Experience in Sales and/or deal negotiation and/or counterparty management
Experience in power/gas industry
Experience of renewables and regulation
Experience of contract development.
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For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements. ENGIE has a written policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders, which is made available to all DBS applicants upon request. A copy of the DBS code of practice can be found here .
The ENGIE Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.
· Posting Date: Sep 7, 2021