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Originator

Oakville, ON, CA, L6J 2X1 Manchester, NH, US, 03101 Fredericton, New Brunswick, CA, E3B 7G5 Downey, CA, US, 90241 Jackson, MO, US, 63755-0268 Joplin, MO, US, 64818 Fall River, MA, US, 02721 Massena, NY, US, 13662 Londonderry, NH, US, 03053 Merrick, NY, US, 11566 Gainesville, GA, US, 30501 Joplin, MO, US, 64801

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 

Purpose

The Origination Lead is responsible for supporting Origination in the growth of customer relationships that result in long-term energy sales and partnerships on new renewable wind, solar, energy storage and RNG projects.  This individual will inform the Origination customer growth strategy by actively monitoring opportunities, investigating markets and providing customer business intelligence to expand upon the company’s success with renewable energy corporate buyers, large commercial and industrial customers, banks, municipalities, cooperatives, utilities, and other strategic renewable energy partners in the US and Canada. 

This role is ideal for a self-starter who is entrepreneurial, and thoughtful with leading the research and recommendations to management on new customer and market approaches to pursue for long-term renewable energy contracts that support customers’ long-term sustainability needs and help the  energy transition over to renewables.  

Accountabilities

  • Pro-actively monitor and develop customer origination opportunities for long-term renewable energy sales that meet customers’ long-term ESG objectives
  • Lead the timely and quality delivery of requests for proposals on renewable energy projects by coordinating with Development, Engineering, Trading, Legal, Credit, and other stakeholders
  • Stay abreast of renewable energy market and customer developments, regulatory policy changes
  • Develop understanding of Power Purchase Agreements,
  • Enhance the company’s view to strategic customer relationships and targeted outreach by utilizing the Customer Relationship Management system for tracking and reporting
  • Perform market fundamental analysis, develop tools to evaluate customer load and renewable generation in electricity markets across North America
  • Perform analytics and recommend solutions for customer offtake on development of renewable energy projects
  • Maintain comprehensive records of project submissions, RFP feedback, economic drivers

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with experience in North American renewable development, electricity markets, power generation, utility, or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of energy commodity markets, renewable electricity, battery energy storage, renewable natural gas
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills along with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Intermediate to advanced spreadsheet skills
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to manage competing priorities and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills
  • Understanding of PPA, vPPA, ISDA contracts is beneficial
  • Ideal candidate has commercial acumen, and a desire for continuous learning

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

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