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Specialist, Power Origination

Company Overview
Intersect Power is a team of friends driven to preserve our planet for future generations through low-carbon energy and infrastructure solutions. Founded in 2016, the privately held clean energy company develops and owns some of the world’s largest clean energy resources serving customers in retail and wholesale energy markets across North America. The company is redefining the scope of the clean energy industry by enabling new pathways between clean electricity and the broader economy to enable the deep decarbonization of our economy. We are on an aggressive growth trajectory and are staffing key positions.
About This Position
Our Specialist, Power Origination will be a key team member of the broader Origination and Trading group, supporting the marketing and origination activities of the Power Origination group.  This includes conducting market research, developing business cases and strategies, and supporting the sales/origination, negotiation and closing of long-term renewable energy contracts. This position will report directly to the Director, Power Origination  and work closely with Strategy, Business Development, and the Project Development teams. This position will be deeply involved in identifying new customer opportunities, managing existing customer relationships, team organization, deliverable development, and structuring power off-take agreements.  
Overview of Trading & Origination Team
The team currently has fifteen employees and is responsible for the sales/structuring/execution of power product agreements for the project pipeline as well as the trading/optimization of the operating fleet to manage merchant energy exposure. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Support and execute on Intersect Power’s power off-take strategy 
  • Work with the modeling teams to value proposed off-take transactions in Project models 
  • Lead/Support the RFP responses, proposal creation, structuring, negotiation and execution of solicitations and financeable transactions with target customers
  • Act as an SME for power products & markets
  • Support and grow power offtake customer base across CAISO
  • Lead/Support research initiatives to grow our platform
  • Develop, organize, and deliver critical deliverables for internal and external audiences

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Finance, Economics, engineering, or other relevant degree.
  • Minimum of 1-4 years of experience in Renewables, Investment Banking, or Management Consulting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a strong track record of sharing and coordinating information across a diverse project team and developing deliverables and marketing materials.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills to work across departments and with external counterparties
  • Ability to work independently, as a part of a team, and on multiple parallel tasks/projects. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, iterative, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Expert proficiency in Excel
  • Passionate about the energy industry and fighting climate change
*A note on qualifications: Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they are able to perform every task in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job and will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role.

Physical and Sensory Requirements

  • Mostly sedentary work; using standard office equipment including: a computer, keyboard, and telephone. 
  • Position is part of a remote team, with regular electronic and video communication
  • Position requires some travel for conferences, customer meetings, and company-wide meetups: ~4-8 weeks total through a calendar year. 
Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email [email protected]

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary: USD$80,000 – $95,000 with a base salary with 20-30% annual target bonus
  • Exceptional Healthcare:  Access comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans with 100% premium coverage for both you and your dependents. 
  • Financial Security:  Benefit from a 3% non-elective employer contribution to your 401k or RRSP, ensuring your financial future is on the right track.
  • Time Off:  Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO) +  two company-wide vacation weeks (Fourth of July & End of year). We believe in the importance of rest and relaxation.
  • Family-Friendly Policies:  Experience up to 12 weeks of fully paid parental leave, with an additional 6 weeks for birth parents. We support you through the exciting journey of parenthood.
  • Mental Health and Well-being:  Access mental health and behavioral coaching services through Ginger, providing you with the support you need to thrive both personally and professionally.
  • Family Planning Support:  Navigate family planning with ease through our partnership with Carrot, ensuring a seamless experience for new parents.
  • Perks:  Enjoy a variety of perks, including a $150 USD monthly food stipend on UberEats and a pet insurance allowance. We care about the little things that make a big difference.
  • Tech-Ready:  Gear up with our new hire tech package, including a laptop, monitor, docking station, webcam, headphones, and more. Set up your home office with provided furniture, including a desk and chair.
At Intersect Power we believe in fostering a supportive and enriching environment for our team members. Join us and experience a workplace that truly values you, inside and outside the office!
Note:  We welcome applicants who do not have current enforceable non-compete restrictions that would hinder their employment with us. If you are currently under a non-compete agreement with a previous employer, we kindly request that you carefully review the terms of that agreement and ensure that your potential employment with us does not violate those terms. 
Unsolicited resumes or referrals from third-party recruiting firms or agencies are not accepted by Intersect Power.

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