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Senior Associate, Offshore Development

Chicago IL

Invenergy drives innovation in energy. Powered by decades of entrepreneurial experience and unparalleled execution, we solve the energy challenges facing our customers and communities. We provide power generation and storage solutions at scale around the world to create a cleaner energy future. We develop. We build. We own. We operate. We are Invenergy.


Job Description

Invenergy believes inclusion drives innovation

Diverse teams are better teams. The perspectives and experiences that people from different backgrounds bring to an organization drive better decisions and improved business results. Invenergy employees are inclusive and welcoming of all colleagues of all backgrounds, genders, races, sexual orientations, religions and abilities.


Position Overview

As a Senior Associate, Offshore Development, you will work on the economic modelling and market characterization of utility-scale renewable energy projects, with specific focus on offshore wind projects. This position will be located in our Chicago headquarters office.



Responsible for liaising with development, finance and procurement team members to help develop the project business case and identification of commercial risks in areas such as: budgeting, revenue forecasting, structuring, business case analysis, land & property, DEVEX, CAPEX and OPEX in support of project activities both in the opportunity development phase up to NTP/FID.

Responsible for organizing and maintaining relevant market assumptions and structures for offshore development projects including areas such as: leasing costs, bonding, tax, revenue mechanisms, power settlement and decommissioning liabilities.

Responsible for internal stakeholder management (e.g. finance and development) in the management of project financial models, and key financial metrics/indicators for the preparation of competitive bids for project revenue opportunities, including recommending pricing strategies and local content opportunities.

Responsible for monitoring ongoing market conditions and structures and feeding-in risk mitigation opportunities to the development process

Insights gained from the above work will position the Sr. Associate to contribute to the overall project and development strategy

Synthesize key findings and perform bespoke analyses as needed, and communicate findings to Invenergy’s senior management

Role provides broad exposure to all aspects of offshore wind project development and strategy


Required Skills

Bachelor’s Degree required in Business, Economics, Engineering, Accounting, or related field, Masters Degree preferred.

Prior experience from commercial or financial roles in industries such as energy, infrastructure, oil and gas, or real estate development.

Ability to assist/add value to the strategic and financial process for energy project development

Ability to communicate and interface effectively across multiple de-centralized teams, with strong prioritization, organizational, networking, leadership, time management, and interpersonal skills

Ability and confidence to identify questions which affect material market/ project assumptions and raise these to the offshore development team members

Ability to problem-solve and have strong analytical insights, including the ability to identify and communicate possible trade-offs and the balance of risk and reward

Ability to create effective communication materials to synthesize key insights for senior management and external partners, as required



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Posted December 30, 2020

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