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Senior Associate – Business Development

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JOB DETAILS

Seniority Level              – Senior Associate

Industry                          – Renewables & Environment

Employment Type        – Full-time

Job Functions                – Business Development, Sales, Project Management

ABOUT ZENOBE

Zenobē Energy was established to enable the transition to full zero carbon, non-polluting power and transport systems through the intelligent use of energy storage.

The company has established itself as a UK market leader in battery storage, with 225MW of operational and under construction grid-scale battery capacity and now is a leading firm in the financing and provision of turnkey solutions for electric vehicle fleets. The company has been consistently innovative since its founding in 2017, with major industry firsts in software development, market access, financing and solution provision. It is backed by leading strategic energy storage investors and is uniquely positioned to meet customer demands with innovative solutions. Having raised multiple rounds of equity funding since inception, one of the largest battery portfolios in operation and over 25% of the UK’s EV buses, we are a rapidly growing company looking for talented hires to drive further growth.

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are looking to recruit a commercially and technically astute business development professional with experience in the battery storage market to support the growth the Network Infrastructure businesses. The candidate will bring a good understanding of electricity markets, have a proven experience of working with relevant customers, and have the capability and credibility to develop projects.

Working with the Directors and other members of the BD team, the candidate will be able to manage the day to day aspects of the sales process from origination to contract closure. The role integrates with team members in finance, legal, engineering and construction to put together complex, high-value contracts. The role includes liaising with clients and external stakeholders. It will be a requirement to hit the ground running and to be comfortable operating at a rapid pace at times with high levels of ambiguity and the pressure of deadlines.

A TASTE OF THE DAY TO DAY

  • Supporting origination and working on the development of transmission and distribution level large scale energy storage projects
  • Developing compelling propositions and managing the relationship to contract close
  • Building financial models with the support of supply chain and finance teams
  • Understanding the impact of regulatory requirements and various applications (trading, ancillary services, National Grid Pathfinders) on each project business case
  • Preparing high quality internal InvestCom papers
  • Analysis of large quantities of electricity markets data
  • Supporting the closure of deals
  • Supporting day-to-day activities of project management until the construction stage after the closure of the deals
  • Developing sales and marketing materials, speaking at and attending conferences as appropriate
  • Helping manage client relationships post contract close as appropriate
  • Contributing to the strategy process – including identifying opportunities to take Zenobē experience to other target markets (e.g. Europe/US)

A BIT ABOUT YOU

  • Fluent in PowerPoint
  • Outstanding excel skills
  • An advantage: Python skills
  • High quality education (bachelor’s degree or masters) preferably in engineering, and or finance related
  • A genuine passion in clean energy and our social and environmental mission
  • Solid work experience (3-7 years) in commercial / business development in the energy sector (B2B) preferably in energy storage or renewables sectors
  • Strong commercial skills – comfortable with legal contracts and project financing
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of presenting financial models and sales pitches
  • Strong organisation skills, team player and good attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the UK energy landscape
  • Ability to work in the HQ in London and travel UK wide and internationally
  • Desire to work in a fast moving, high pressure and entrepreneurial environment

Desirable but non-essential skills:

  • Experience in energy storage, renewables, and/or EV infrastructure
  • Knowledge of the US and Australia energy landscapes

OUR BENEFITS

We have an open, honest, and trusting culture here at Zenobē. Apart from the unparalleled opportunity to be at the forefront of the Net Zero revolution we are proud of the culture we have built. Here is what we can offer when you join the Zenobē community;

  • 25 days holiday which increases after 5 years’ service
  • Season ticket loan and a Cycle to work scheme plus bike storage and showers
  • Excellent opportunities for personal growth and responsibility including a £1,500 training budget
  • 20% performance related bonus and discretionary company share plan
  • Excellently located central London offices in St James
  • Promote flexible working including a mix of office and working from home
  • Private Medical Insurance (including Mental Health support) cover for you and your family
  • Supporting your passion is important to us and we offer one day per year for Volunteering
  • Regularly social events and wider team away days

OUR APPROACH TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Zenobē is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment which is as representative as possible of our society. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership pregnancy /maternity, race, nationality, religion or belief, gender, political beliefs and sexual orientation. Our culture values meritocracy, openness, fairness, and transparency.