Position: Senior Project Manager - CPPA Structuring
Salary: GBP61100 - GBP91700 per annum + Car allowance & Performance related bonus
Ref: 543494_1674548096
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 24/01/2023
Expiry Date: 21/02/2023
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £12.5 billion in low carbon projects over the next 5 years, our SSE Renewables (SSER) business continues to be at the forefront of our growth plans, and our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come. We are proud to be playing a critical role in the net zero transition, as we aim to more than treble the net capacity in operation to 13GW and grow renewable energy output five-fold to over 50TWh over the next 10 years.

About the Role

Base Location: Glasgow, Perth, Aberdeen, Reading or Dublin

Salary: £61,100 - £91,700 + car allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your wellbeing, finances and family

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

Our specialist Business Development, Strategy and Route to Market function is at the forefront of enabling our entry and growth into new markets, technologies and partnerships.

As our business grows, so does our team, and we've a newly created role for a specialist in the commercial structuring of corporate Power Purchase Agreements.

As Senior Project Manager, cPPAs you'll work with people across our business to ensure optimal and balanced agreements are created in line with our objectives and the market.

You'll be responsible for:

- Supporting originators from deal creation until closure with valuation methodologies, pricing, and risk assessment.

- Partnering with our energy portfolio management, finance and energy economics team to understand long term market scenarios and valuations and supporting the development of pricing and sensitivity models.

- Developing optimal deal structures to support financing, bankability and maintenance of best practices.

- Leading project teams of experts to develop pricing and commercial structures for proposals, auctions and negotiations.

- Optimising relationships with partners and external organisations, such as third party providers.

What do I need?

This is a new and high-profile role requiring strong commercial awareness and prior experience in developing and negotiating contractual structures with senior leaders.

In addition to the above, we would love you to have:

- Deep understanding of power market fundamentals, market based pricing and commercial drivers.

- Knowledge of corporate sustainability concepts such as additionality, emissionality, 24/7 procurement and certification.

- The ability to translate complex power transaction language in a way that is accessible to non-experts.

- Exceptional analytical skills, with aptitude for creating insight from research.

What's in it for you?

An excellent package with 34 days holiday entitlement, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Stacey on 01738 275053.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.

Job Benefits:

Car allowance & Performance related bonus