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Sr. Manager - Asset Management

Req ID:  106841

Do you want to change the world? We do, too.
 
Solar penetration is less than 1%, but just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.
 
SunPower is a solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best solar technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency, and performance. SunPower offers the only solar + storage solution designed and warranted by one company that gives customers control over electricity consumption. Through design, installation, maintenance, and monitoring, SunPower provides its world-class solar solutions to residential and commercial customers across the U.S.
 
SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate, and driven team of more than 2,500 in North America and the Philippines. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower.
 
We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. SunPower welcomes the forward thinkers, the future savers of the world, the freedom chasers and all those demanding better, cleaner energy.

 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

SunPower is seeking to hire an Asset Manager located in Austin, TX.  This position will be responsible for management of all commercial, contractual, regulatory and reporting obligations of a portfolio of SunPower solar photovoltaic (PV) and storage plants in the commercial and power plant market segments.  The position will work closely with key internal and external stakeholders to manage the long-term financial performance of their assigned assets with the goal of maximizing return on investment for the various project level investors.  Specific responsibilities will include:

 

  • Monitoring of project level profit & loss (P&L) activities to ensure that the projects are delivering expected financial returns
  • Coordinating closely with accounting team to ensure monthly accruals, GL entries, and internal reporting are competed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Administering all project level financing agreements including execution of construction loan draws, lease payments and investor cash distributions
  • Overseeing fulfilment and compliance of all project-level contracts including the PPA, LGIA, O&M, EPC and financing agreements
  • Managing relationships with key project level stakeholders including cash and tax equity investors, offtakers, contractors and various regulatory bodies
  • Supports cross-functional teams in resolution of material issues affecting assigned assets (e.g. commercial disputes, warranty claims, environmental or regulatory violations)
  • Monitoring and driving PV and storage plant operational performance by working closely with the operations team to identify and prioritize improvement initiatives
  • Overseeing project level compliance with all regulatory and environmental requirements, ensuring that all filings are completed accurately and on-time
  • Ensuring the management framework developed by the Asset Management team is implemented consistently across all projects in assigned portfolio
  • Developing market knowledge with goal of serving as the internal subject matter expert in the structure of the electricity markets in which the power plants are located
  • Identifying and executing on opportunities to generate incremental value from existing assets for SunPower and asset owners

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of related experience
  • Advanced Degree is desirable
  • OR equivalent combination of education and years of related experience

 

Preferred Requirements

  • University degree in Finance, Engineering, Business or a related field
  • 5-8 years of relevant industry experience
  • Advanced degree or MBA
  • Previous experience within renewable energy industry (wind and/or solar preferred)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and perform job tasks independently in an unstructured environment with limited direction
  • Capable of identifying and resolving legal and business issues, appropriately balancing legal issues with business risk
  • Comfortable in fast-paced, growing company
  • Detail-oriented and capable of driving multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, professionalism, and ability to work closely with members of different business groups and functions of a global company at all levels
  • Strong desire to advance the adoption of renewable energies in the global energy mix
  • Ability to travel at least 10% of time both domestically and internationally
  • Based in Austin, Texas

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Equal Employment Opportunity
The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.


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SunPower Supports EEO

Accommodation for Applicants to SunPower Corporation
SunPower Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following alternative email address to contact us about your interest in employment at SunPower Corporation: jobs@sunpower.com. Please indicate in the subject that line of your email that you are requesting accommodation. Only candidates being considered for a position who require an accommodation will receive a follow-up response.

 

NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS AND EMPLOYEES

Availability of Affirmative Action Plan for Review

SunPower is a federal government contractor. As a part of the Company’s obligations under law, it must develop a written Affirmative Action Program (AAP) for the Disabled, Recently Separated Veterans, Armed Forces Service Medal Veterans, Disabled Veterans and Active Duty Wartime Or Campaign Badge Veterans and for Women and Minorities as specified by law. Non-confidential and non-proprietary aspects of the AAP are available for inspection by applicants and employees, consistent with applicable law, which will be made available during office hours by contacting the EEO Officer.

 

 

 

SunPower Values

  • Put Customers First
  • Win Together
  • Lead Decisively
  • Innovate Relentlessly
  • Do the Right Thing


Nearest Major Market: Austin

Job Segment: Manager, MBA, Management

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