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Associate, Development-Stage Investments

Apply now Job no: MacCap-943356
Work type: Full time
Location: Austin
Group: Macquarie Capital
Division: Infrastructure & Energy
Recruiter: Maria Norris

As a Development-Stage Investment Associate, you will complete investment due diligence on project development, commercial and technical risks. In addition, you will oversee aspects of the completion of remaining development through to the start of construction for the firm’s equity investments in development-stage for solar, wind, storage, and other green infrastructure projects in North America.

As an Associate, you will report to the Vice President of Development-Stage Investments. Your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • assisting with technical and commercial due diligence – working directly with internal subject matter experts, external consultants, and internal and external counsel – related to development-stage project acquisitions/investments in areas including but not limited to:
    • land control, title, mineral rights, environmental studies, permitting, and interconnection
    • certain development and commercial agreements (real estate, title curative, tax abatements, interconnection, equipment supply, EPC, O&M, and off-take);
  • assisting with engagement of consultants to support due diligence and project development;
  • supporting oversight of development partners’ execution of various development work streams including but not limited to:
    • land control, title, mineral rights, environmental studies, permitting, and interconnection
    • negotiation of key project  agreements related to real estate, tax abatements, interconnection, equipment supply, EPC, O&M, and off-take;
  • creating and editing project development related aspects of presentations for both internal investment approvals and external project acquisition, financing and sell-down efforts;
  • coordinating aspects of lender and investor due diligence and documentation during construction debt and tax equity financings and project sell-down;
  • managing the creation, populating and updating of lender and investor data rooms.

You will identify and anticipate concerns in each investment at an early stage and be able to work with the Vice President of Development-Stage Investments, Deal Leads and key partners and stakeholders to find solutions, as well as opportunities, to create greater value for our team and our partners.

You will have 5 or more years of relevant experience in project development of large-scale solar and/or wind projects. Prior experience with project acquisitions, financings and divestitures, and working with JVs and partners on project development is preferred. A relevant academic degree, preferably in a technical field such as engineering, is required, and a financial qualification such as a MBA is a plus.

You will be an integral member in the Green Investment Group’s Development Investment & Management Team based in Austin, TX, as part of the Green Investment Group’s North America Principal Investment Team headquartered in New York, NY.

If you are looking for a new and exciting challenge, apply today via the link.

Macquarie Capital’s Green Investment Group is focused on developing, sponsoring and financing development-stage onshore wind, offshore wind, solar, storage, water and other green infrastructure projects in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Macquarie Capital provides advisory, capital raising, and corporate restructuring services and undertakes principal investing activities globally in support of its client activities. With staff in 37 offices across 22 locations, Macquarie Capital is a truly global business. A role in the team will expose you to a dynamic working environment and the opportunity to contribute to high-profile transactions whilst working in a business with the best people in the industry.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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