Statkraft Markets & IT

PPA Business Development Manager

Why Statkraft? 

Statkraft has been making clean energy possible for over a century. That's what we offer. 125 years of unrivalled expertise in supplying the world with what it needs most. Because in the fight against climate change, we don't see renewable energy as part of the solution – we believe it must be the solution. With us, you'll shape a career that is truly forward-facing with many amazing opportunities and offerings to match. 

But there's more work to be done – that's why we need you to join us! 

Working in UK & Ireland Origination  

In the UK, Statkraft is a licensed electricity supplier and a leading provider of PPAs to independent generators with approximately 12 TWh per annum under contract.  Our UK Flexibility portfolio which started three years ago is over 1000 MW across energy storage and flexible generation technologies. Statkraft is probably the most active trader of the day ahead and intraday UK power market. On the continent Statkraft is a leading renewables trader in the German EEG market, with approximately 20,000 MW of plant connected to our VPP.

Your Role:

Reporting to the manager of the UK Long Term PPA Origination team, this role will be responsible for continuing the development of our PPA offering to the renewable generation market in the UK. The position is customer facing and requires a large degree of autonomy.

The position will be based in London, UK.

 

 As the PPA Business Development Manager, you will: 

  • Identify and approach renewable generation PPA opportunities
  • Negotiate and close new PPA contracts, managing both external and internal interactions
  • Re-negotiate existing long term PPAs to re-optimise for customers as market price changes and/or re-financing the debt
  • Manage key customer account relationships
  • Attend industry events, speaking at conferences and representing Statkraft
  • Develop value adding propositions and sell these to the market
  • Provide ad hoc support the wider PPA team; including but not limited to data analysis, report writing and other project work
  • Liaise with other Statkraft teams and external service providers to ensure that the business is managed efficiently and to make ongoing improvements (for example, the “Guilds”)
  • Deputise for the operations side as and when required to:
  • Provide generators with price fixings
  • Register new customers and ensure that contract details are set up correctly
  • Deal with and resolve customer enquiries, questions and issues to ensure customer satisfaction 

About You: 

Required Knowledge & Experience: 

  • University degree in an engineering/scientific, quantitative or commercial discipline
  • Previous relevant working experience; preferably within electricity sales or generation purchases
  • A track record of developing business and dealing with customers
  • Self-motivated commercial professional with excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Flexible, accurate and capable of further developing the business
  • Strong delivery focus; ability to drive and inspire wider teams within an organisation
  • Team player with good communicative skills 

At Statkraft, we’re always looking for people with great social and communication skills. People who love to lead, teach and help others learn.   

What we offer: 

A career with Statkraft is a career filled with purpose – meaning that every employee is not just making a living, they are making a real difference to the planet, our communities and the future. With us, you’ll shape a career that is truly forward-facing with many amazing opportunities and offerings to match. 

This includes: 

  • Unlimited learning opportunities at various levels of the organisation including Linkedin Learning and inspiring leadership programs like IMD  
  • The chance to grow your career alongside a truly global network of experts, leaders, specialists and graduates from different countries and backgrounds 
  • The opportunity to work somewhere with pride, and to be able to honestly say “My work is contributing to saving the planet” 
    • Being part of a company proudly certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’   

Statkraft offers competitive terms of employment and benefits schemes, and we’re a trusted employer that puts the safety of our people first. We believe that a safe and healthy working environment is a matter of choice, not chance.  

Statkraft manages critical infrastructure and services in several countries. The applicant must be eligible for security clearance and authorisation.  

 

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Region:

  • England

Application deadline:

28/01/2022

Location:

London