Openings at National Grid Renewables

Sr Analyst, Investments & Portfolio Management

Job Title
Sr Analyst, Investments & Portfolio Management
Job ID
27688923
Location
Bloomington,  MN 55437
Other Location
Description
National Grid Renewables, which includes the renewables development company formerly known as Geronimo Energy, is a leading North American renewable energy company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with satellite offices located in the regions where it develops, constructs, and operates renewable energy projects. As a farmer-friendly and community-focused company, National Grid Renewables develops projects for corporations and utilities that seek to repower America’s electricity grid by reigniting local economies and reinvesting in a sustainable future. National Grid Renewables is part of the competitive, unregulated Ventures division of National Grid and has a portfolio of solar, wind, and energy storage projects located throughout the United States in various stages of development, construction, and operation.

National Grid Renewables develops high-value, competitive renewable energy projects. Our focus on communities and farmers means it’s not just about projects, but about the people we work with, both outside and inside our organization. National Grid Renewables Team Members embody our foundational culture of being entrepreneurial, creative, and nimble and take pride in supporting National Grid’s vision to be at the heart of a clean, fair, and affordable energy future for all.

SUMMARY OF THE POSITION

The Analyst, Investments and Portfolio Management is a key member of the investment team at National Grid Renewables (NGR). You will support all aspects of the business, including origination activity, supporting senior management decision making via financial modeling and analysis, and industry research to support strategic decisions. You will work closely with other teams within the NGR team, including Development, Origination, Construction, Engineering, Project Management, Legal, Tax, Project Finance, and Asset Management.  
The Investments and Portfolio Management function at NGR is responsible for (i) end-to-end investment management, including ensuring transparent decision making throughout development, investment, and operations; (ii) managing and optimizing the NGR portfolio to execute on the agreed upon strategy elements; and (iii) owning data insights to facilitate producing the appropriate pipeline that will deliver on the long-term strategy owning and operating a diverse portfolio of onshore renewable energy assets, working with the NGR leadership team.   

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING
Job duties of this role span the entire business, from development through operations. 

Investment Management 
  • Research and assess economic and market trends to support strategic decisions​ 
  • Compile information and create financial models to support the Origination, Management, and Project Finance group functions​ 
  • Support team members who are leading an internal investment approval process​ 
  • Assist with ongoing efforts to improve financial optimization, underwriting, deal tracking, etc.​ 
  • Conduct analysis on the alignment between annual plan, business planning, and strategy​ 
  • Analyze complex legal documents to determine impacts to financial model and investment strategy 

Portfolio Management (Operations) 
  • Compile and analyze data for modeling current and future portfolio performance​ 
  • Compile and summarize financial data and performance of operational assets ​ 
  • Analyze and report changes in portfolio and individual assets based upon portfolio composition and investment performance  

Pipeline Management (Development) 
  • Guide and inform the Origination team on power purchase agreement pricing that reflect the projects’ required return thresholds​ 
  • Model early-stage wind, solar, and storage projects​ 
  • Provide financial analysis support for various projects (calculating revenue requirements, net present value, development cost impacts, etc.)​ 

Other 
  • Support members from other departments within the firm with miscellaneous financial analysis​ 
  • Conduct market analysis to support investment theses (basis analysis, long term market curve analysis, etc.)​ 
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned 
 
Leadership 
Role model the National Grid values 
  • Do the Right Thing 
  • Find a Better Way 
  • Make it Happen 
Lead by example and be able to demonstrate high levels of leadership skills in the areas that are important to National Grid 
  • Create belonging 
  • Set direction 
  • Drive change 
  • Deliver results 
  • Develop others
  • Other duties as assigned

WHAT YOU BRING TO THIS ROLE
 
  • Educated to Bachelor’s degree level (in a relevant discipline) 
  • Experience 1-3 years 
  • Experience in renewable energy, power, or infrastructure preferred, but not required 
  • Collaborative positive attitude 
  • Driven and self-motivated 
  • Analytical minded and detail-oriented 
  • Strong written and oral communicator 
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities 
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Other duties as assigned



                                                     

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