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Asset Manager

We are hiring an Asset Manager to oversee several assets within our various asset classes, including: Solar, Storage, Microgrids, and HVAC. The mission of this role is to provide comprehensive commercial management for the assets within this portfolio, including contract management, compliance, commercial optimization and cost controls. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a high level of intellectual curiosity and a desire to grow both their skillset and the value of their portfolios above and beyond near-term goals, always looking to be one step ahead of problems.

ABOUT YOU
You are an experienced energy asset manager with excellent operational knowledge, with some prior experience in any combination of managing renewable operating assets, supplemented by a strong commercial skillset and a working knowledge of project finance and accounting concepts. You can drive cross-functional teams to successful outcomes with minimal oversight.

What you will be doing at Generate Capital as an Asset Manager:
• Thoroughly understand the operations of each facility and identify opportunities for performance improvements, actively keeping abreast of current market trends, technological developments, and strategies employed by other owners to ensure that Generate Capital’s asset management is on the cutting edge
• Lead the identification and implementation of strategies for further optimization, both operational and commercial
• Manage short-term and long-term costs and produce highly accurate forecasting for asset P&Ls
• Working closely with Accounting and FP&A to ensure the accuracy of asset financials, assist in responding to audit requests, and produce monthly variance analysis
• Assist with onboarding new assets to your portfolio, including tranching, documentation, and ensuring that other internal stakeholders receive necessary information and deliverables
• Identify and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and partners relevant to your portfolio, including but not limited to incentive program managers, customers, vendors, and financing counterparties, and manage disputes and other issues as needed
• Become a subject matter expert in all material contracts associated with your portfolio, utilizing and helping improve upon Generate Capital’s framework for contract compliance and risk management
• Track equipment and performance/availability warranties in a structured and scalable manner. As needed and in conjunction with O&M contractors, identify possible warranty claims, compile supporting documentation, and lead the claim process. Use findings of this process to champion continuous improvement in Generate Capital’s contracting and procurement practices
• As needed, create and run RFPs or otherwise source appropriate vendors to serve the portfolio’s requirements, focusing on building relationships with best in class providers and creating market-leading strategies and structures
• Assist in due diligence and formulation of operating assumptions for possible new additions to Generate Capital’s portfolio
• Develop and implement a long-term plan for maximizing the performance of your portfolio
• Work with the Information Technology team to develop data-driven tools for assessing the performance of your portfolio and monitor emerging risks and opportunities
• Drive organization and optimization of internal Generate processes to contribute to a best-in-class asset management program

Candidate requirements and qualifications:
• 3+ years of experience in a power generation operations and maintenance or asset management role, with at least two years of that experience focused on some combination of asset classes relevant to this position
• Demonstrable aptitude for managing asset-level budgets and a working knowledge of basic accounting and financial reporting terminology and concepts
• Working knowledge of common revenue streams and incentive programs for renewable asset classes, such as SRECs, SGIP, various capacity market products, demand reduction. Some prior exposure to utility tariffs and merchant power markets required
• Prior experience in resolving commercial disputes
• Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, including empathy, intuition, and listening
• Excellent organizational and self-management capability
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a cross functional team
• High level of self-awareness and humility, with excitement about confronting uncomfortable situations or new challenges
• Intellectual agility and curiosity, superb analytical skills; problem-solving is your default mode
• Entrepreneurial spirit: flexibility, comfort with risk and the unknown, recognition that we’re never going to be perfect and that “perfect can be the enemy of the good” and drive to get the best possible outcome in an efficient timetable
• Knowledgeable and dependable presence with experience working with management
• Experience in a growth company is preferable

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