Job ID:  26442107

Company:  ALLETE Clean Energy

Application Type:  Seeking Full-time (post graduate opportunities)

Job Title:  ACE Project Origination Director

Description:  RESPONSIBILITIES: Identifies, evaluates, and pursues acquisition and other growth opportunities for existing or expansion business ventures Plans and leads key projects and teams involved in business development efforts uses financial models to analyze and assess information relating to investment prospects and strategies negotiates a variety of agreements and plans Uses initiative and current/emerging processes to develop ideas and project tactics. Highly effective at developing strong relationships and rapport with potential acquisition candidates, electricity offtakers, existing and new business partners, referral sources, and other industry participants Implements operational plans, which support the company s strategies, identifies market segment growth opportunities, and develops and sells profitable products and services desired by counter-parties and specific customers within the segment to maximize revenues Requires a high level of leadership and interpersonal skill to develop and enhance working relationships with counter-parties and to advocate for customer needs with the company REQUIRED EDUCATION: Bachelor s degree required. Advanced degree and/or professional licensures (MBA, CPA, PE, etc.) desirable. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Minimum of eight years of directly related energy experience, including project development and or business development experience. Strong record of success closing energy transactions. Knowledge of energy markets, with emphasis on renewable energy. This includes familiarity with regulatory policies, rates and tariffs, electric transmission, pooled markets, natural gas power and renewable energy generation technologies including wind and solar. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: This position may be subject to assessment of skills, job match and/or aptitude. Abiliy to travel up to 40%, or as the job requires. Employer will not sponsor Visa's for this position External applicants must apply online via www.allete.com/careers . ALLETE is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, marital status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, status with regard to public assistance or any other protected class. If you are an individual with disabilities who needs accommodation or you are having difficulty using our website to apply for employment, please contact our Human Resources department at 218-723-7553. EEO/AA/F/M/Vet/Disabled

Application Instructions:
Apply online at www.allete.com/careers