Commercial Manager

Paris
15/08/2023
Industry
Environment and Renewable Energy
Salary
Negotiable

Job Description

My client is seeking a dedicated and experienced Commercial Manager to join their team in France, focusing on managing projects and financing contracts for renewable energy projects.

The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in ensuring the successful execution of contracts, agreements, and financial arrangements related to Solar PV Wind projects.

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead the negotiation, drafting, and management of project contracts, including power purchase agreements (PPAs), engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracts, financing agreements, and other project-related legal documents.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including legal, finance, project management, and engineering, to ensure alignment on contract terms, scope, and objectives.
  • Manage and oversee the contract administration process, tracking contract milestones, deliverables, and obligations to ensure timely execution.
  • Identify potential risks and issues within contracts and agreements and work proactively to mitigate them.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, laws, and industry standards within contract and financial arrangements.
  • Monitor and manage financial aspects of contracts, including budget tracking, payment schedules, and performance guarantees.
  • Foster strong relationships with clients, suppliers, financial institutions, and other stakeholders to support successful contract execution and project financing.
  • Provide timely and accurate contract-related reporting and documentation to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Stay updated with industry trends, legal developments, and best practices related to contract management within the renewable energy sector.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of contract management processes and strategies, optimizing efficiency and effectiveness.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Law, or Engineering. MBA graduate preferred.
  • Proven experience in contract management, negotiation, and administration, with a focus on renewable energy projects.
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards impacting contract management within the renewable energy sector.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of building and maintaining relationships.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to identify risks, opportunities, and potential improvements within contract management processes.
  • Proficiency in contract management software and Microsoft Office.
  • Fluency in both English and French.

If you have a strong background in contract management and finance and are passionate about contributing to the renewable energy transition in France, please apply through the link below or directly to Georgia Sumnall at gsumnall@leap29.com

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Georgia Sumnall