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Asset Strategy Specialist - Solar and Hydro
Summary
Title:Asset Strategy Specialist - Solar and Hydro
ID:122346
Subsidiary:Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp
Department:Asset Management
Location:Oakville, ON
Country:Canada
Zip/Postal Code:L6J 2X1
Description

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

Purpose

The primary responsibilities of this position are to support the overall profitability and ongoing viability of Liberty Power’s operating assets and contribute to the realization of the expected value and return on the assets either directly or through delegation to other departments.

Asset Strategy is responsible, either directly or through delegation to other departments, for all financial, contractual and stakeholder issues related to the portfolio of power generation assets owned by Liberty Power (Wind, Solar, Hydro and Thermal). This role will specifically contribute, directly or indirectly, to the solar and hydro portfolio.

  • Support the management of the overall profitability and ongoing viability of the operating assets and focus on mitigating lifecycle costs, maximizing profits and ROI;
  • Ensure business operates in accordance with the long and short term view pertaining to financial expectations, contractual and regulations pertaining to the assets;
  • Prepare monthly reports for external stakeholders;
  • Manage ongoing commercial issues engaging external stakeholders as required, monitor compliance of contracts and agreements, manage Power Purchase Agreements, operating contracts, support negotiation of new and revised agreements, manage and optimize property taxes, property tax abatements, landowner agreements and stakeholder relations;
  • Development of business plans for all generating assets, including P&L and Capital budgets;
  • Participate in the transition of new assets acquired or developed by Business Development into the Liberty Power portfolio;
  • Perform financial modelling to support capital projects and contract negotiations;

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required with a concentration in business, finance, engineering and/or economics;
  • 3-6 years of related professional experience;
  • 2+ years managing specific or similar business;

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $10+ billion of total assets. (APUC) delivers continuing growth through an expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects, organic growth within its regulated distribution and transmission businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions.

The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.

The generation business group (Liberty Power, formerly known as Algonquin Power) owns a portfolio of regulated and long term contracted North American based wind, solar, hydroelectric and thermal powered generating facilities representing more than 1.5+ GW of installed capacity.

What we offer

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Free refreshments

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.
As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team.

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