General Electric East Coast Development Associate in Topeka, Kansas
Current is a first-of-its-kind energy company designed to meet the unique needs of a wide range of Commercial & Industrial, municipal and utility customers. It brings together capabilities including LED lighting and Solar technologies, along with new financing and software solutions to offer integrated energy solutions aimed at delivering increased reliability, efficiency and profitability.
Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic atmosphere working with the most talented people in the industry in an open, developmental environment with abundant opportunities to learn, grow and advance within the organization.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
As a member of the Development team, the Associate will work closely with all functional groups in the organization and lead in the execution of solar and energy projects in various stages of development. He or she will be expected to gather information from multiple sources and analyze the financial and technical feasibilities of solar projects for various properties and client types.
In addition, the East Coast Development Associate will :
Drive customer engagement and manage internal deal teams from initial meetings and conceptual pitches to firm contracts and contract signatures
Lead internal financial analysis of new and developing opportunities and the identification and integration of new model improvements
Interface with finance professionals at GE Energy Financial Services, utilities, funds and other institutional investors to discuss project particulars and optimizepricing
Work with engineering department to develop utility interconnection submittal packages
Assist in contract negotiations with financing partners and energy off-takers
Increase efficiency in the diligence process through streamlined diligence lists, improved data-room structuring and other tools
Building and distributing financing partner guidance to help drive operational efficiencies across the business
Researching federal and state solar incentive programs for incorporation into analyses
Supporting sales initiatives and leads through market research, financial modeling, pitch and proposal content creation
PLEASE NOTE : Work location listed is New York, New York. However, this position may be available at any of our East Coast locations Qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree from accredited college or university
Minimum of 3 years of project development or finance experience ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT :
PLEASE NOTE : Work location listed is New York, New York. However, This position may be available at any of our East Coast locations Desired Characteristics:
Minimum of 3 years of demonstrated project development or finance experience, preferably with a developer / investment firm in the renewable energy space
Proven ability to quickly and accurately run complex financial models using thoughtful assumptions
Creativity to transform raw data into presentations with an eye on design and accuracy, while conveying the intended value proposition
Track-record of working on teams to support energy, infrastructure or real estate projects
Being a team-player is key
Extensive financial modeling experience
Expertise with all MS Office products
Collaborative and engaging leader who partners well with others
Strong team orientation and demonstrated client management skills
Highly energetic and results-driven, with a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence
Executive presence, outgoing with strong communication and presentation skills
Builds trust by demonstrating high ethical standards and personal integrity
Quick learner and highly intelligent
Analytical problem solver who views obstacles as challenges
High integrity with a strong tendency towards transparency, even when things go wrong
Creative thinker who generates new and different ideas
Self-motivated, self-starter who can work independently when necessary Locations: United States; Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York; New York, Boston, NorwalkGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.