Investment manager

Senior Renewable Energy (RE) Investment Manager | Jobs | Asia

Opportunity for a Senior Renewable Energy (RE) Investment Manager

We are Energy. It is the energy that propels people and the planet forward. That’s why we strive to bring only the cleanest, most cost-effective energy…even in the toughest situations.

The primary objective of WEnergy Global Pte Ltd (“the Company”) is the electrification of off-grid rural communities, new townships and industrial areas using a versatile range of renewable energy technologies, advanced storage systems and smart financing to create world-class solutions. solutions for clean, reliable and affordable electricity for our consumers, our communities and our host countries. We cover the full range of activities from design and engineering to financing and investment enabling off-grid hybrid micro-grids, or the replacement of conventional diesel with renewable energy sources powering island grids or the construction of solar photovoltaic or wind systems on the roofs of commercial and industrial buildings.

We are a thought partner for key decision makers in policy development and technology choice, and help build local capacity to facilitate an accelerated transition to resilient, productive and sustainable lifestyles. Also see our website: www.wenergyglobal.com (please also visit our social media pages on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter).

Our continuous international research and knowledge sharing activities, as well as the synchronized integration of new technologies and new financial models, allow us to always stay one step ahead and deliver the best: results you can trust. and resilient.

The company is headquartered in Singapore and has teams of specialist staff in Singapore, the Philippines, Jakarta and Myanmar. Our corporate culture is shaped by brilliant minds from 10 different countries and embraces international principles of good governance. WEnergy Global is a shareholder partner of CleanGrid Partners Pte Ltd, a joint venture with Tokyo Electric Power Corporation PowerGrid Inc. (TEPCO-PG); for more information, please see http://cleangridpartners.com .

WEnergy Global Pte Ltd is a member of the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and a signatory to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change through the Climate Action Pledge. The company is a winner of the Singapore APEX Award 2016 from SBF, the Winsemius Award 2016 and 2022 from the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Singapore. It also won the 2014 Erasmus Energy Business Award from Rotterdam Business School, the Netherlands.

We have the opportunity for a talented Senior Director of Renewable Energy (RE) Investments to join our company and strengthen the investment and finance unit.

Roles and responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  1. Provide support in the use/adjustment/construction of comprehensive financial models, including the optimization of technical and financial parameters, carrying out investment studies, tariff calculations, scenario analysis and sensitivity, portfolio and corporate cash flow forecasts, and system improvements in existing models;
  2. Provide support in the research, understanding and integration of macro-economic factors, policy guidelines, incentives and applicable regulatory aspects of energy markets and translate the results into financial models;
  3. Perform credit analysis and checks based on established company framework for new C&I PPAs and rental customers and prepare memos with credit recommendation.
  4. Contribute to the company’s research and innovation program to assess the commercial viability of new technologies and systems;
  5. Financial management of projects and portfolio under construction, including construction cash flow monitoring and reporting, internal communication on cash requirements;
  6. Operational and financial control of operational project SPVs, including monitoring and reporting of cash flow, support of local teams and support of senior management in improving the financial performance of projects.
  7. Liaise with current investors regarding performance of projects under company management, project pipeline and capital requirements;
  8. Provide due diligence support and onboarding support for new investors; including review of funding agreements.

Competence and Abilities

Candidates would possess the following abilities and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance/business administration and/or holder of professional qualifications (CFA preferred) with a disciplined sense of precision and highly skilled in statistical, mathematical and financial analysis;
  • Strong skills in financial modeling; should be able to create complex project and portfolio finance financial models from scratch (including the use of VBA macros)
  • Understanding of accounting treatments of various cash flows in accordance with applicable local and international accounting standards (e.g. IFRS)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in project finance and/or investment banking, with a preference for candidates experienced in renewable energy or infrastructure investments in ASEAN countries.
  • Experience in capital markets transactions, credit, fund management, securities, international finance and taxation, compliance/regulatory requirements and/or business analysis will be an added advantage;
  • Ability to multi-task and manage tight timelines and deadlines (“no time to die”);
  • Understands the value of self-learning and teamwork to achieve results in a fast-paced, fast-paced environment;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, financial software (risk simulation software) and excellence in writing reports in English.

Location

The position will be located at WEnergy Global Headquarters in Singapore. Travel to ASEAN countries, including remote locations, may be required from time to time. We promote covid19 vaccinations and prefer applicants who are fully vaccinated according to Singapore government and/or WHO regulations.

Remuneration

WEnergy Global offers its employees internationally competitive compensation packages, including selective access to its employee stock option programs, regardless of employee location.

Application and contact

Please send us your cover letter and full resume to [email protected] with “Senior Renewable Energy (RE) Investment Manager” in the subject line of the email or letter. Any application without a cover letter will not be considered by the company. Your cover letter should clearly describe your motivation and compliance with the above roles and qualifications. Or, submit your application by post to: WEnergy Global Pte Ltd, ALICE @ Mediapolis, 29 Media Circle #04-18, Singapore 138565.

Closing date and procedure: November 30, 2022. We expect promising candidates to be interviewed in the coming weeks. Potential candidates can continue to the 2nd round to analyze a case study followed by a case presentation. The final selected candidate is expected to begin work within one (1) month of signing the employment contract, pending verification of documents and (if required) approval of an employment permit from the Singapore government.

WEnergy Global PTE LTD has a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified and experienced applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status or age.