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Lead Analyst, Customer Origination

Oakville, ON, CA, L6J 2X1

At Algonquin-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 Lead Analyst Customer Origination is responsible for supporting Origination and Business Development in the growth of customer relationships that result in long-term energy sales and partnerships on new utility scale renewable wind, solar, energy storage and RNG projects.  This individual will inform the customer growth strategy by actively researching customer opportunities, investigating markets, and leveraging 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 recommendations to management on new customer and market opportunities to pursue for long-term renewable energy contracts that support customers’ long-term sustainability needs and help the transition over to clean renewable energy.

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 renewable generation in electricity markets across North America
  • Perform analytics and recommendations on offtake contracting for early stage development of renewable energy projects
  • Maintain comprehensive records of project submissions, RFP feedback, economic drivers

Education and Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Economics, Finance
  • Experience in North American electricity markets, power generation, utility, or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of renewable energy, net-zero targets, and corporate sustainability goals   
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills along with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to manage competing priorities, and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills
  • Understanding of contracts (PPAs, ISDAs) is beneficial
  • Intermediate to advanced spreadsheet skills 
  • Ideal candidate has commercial acumen, analytical thinking, and a desire for continuous learning 

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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.

 

Our Mission

We provide safe, secure, reliable, cost-effective and sustainable energy and water solutions. Our mission is how we create value as an organization—it is what drives us every day to fulfill our purpose.

 

Our Vision

We better the lives of our customers and communities. Our vision is what we see as possible. It's where we aspire to be, what we want to achieve and how we'll make an impact. It guides and keeps us on the right path as we work towards fulfilling our purposes.

Our Guiding Principles

  • Customer Centric
  • Integrity
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Teamwork
  • Owner mindset
  • Outcome focused
  • Continuous learning

What we offer 

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

A defined contribution savings plan

Leadership Development Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

Group Benefit Plan

Variety of Health & Wellness programs

Discount and Perks program

 

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

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 our employees and expect each of our employees to honour this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

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