Job Reference 17313
Job type Permanent
Location Newbridge, Co. Kildare
Salary € 60,000-80,000

The Role

Commercial Contracts Manager

Newbridge, CO. Kildare

Permanent, Full time 

Salary: €DOE 

Hours of Work: 9.00am – 5.30pm

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Working with the wider Commercial Team to lead and support origination and business development activities through detailed business case modelling and contract management and negotiation. Successful candidate will require excellent interpersonal skills to work with internal and external stakeholders on finance, legal and commercial activities. Ability to communicate commercial propositions to key executive stakeholders is essential.
  • Working across the wider business unit to lead contract negotiations, identify additional revenue opportunities or cost reductions through revised contracting arrangements with customers. Successful candidate will be responsible for engaging with industrial customers and counterparties, identifying the best in class contract structures and rates to ensure value for money. Candidate will also be responsible for developing mechanism(s) to support future offtake structures for the assets.
  • Build a robust contract management unit along with relevant processes for the business. Experience and understanding of key revenue and key contract structures for assets, will be important. Using that understanding of Irish market and structures, develop a roadmap and improvement plan to maximise the key commercial value drivers for each of the assets in the business.
  • Build and cultivate productive working relationships internally with the wider Commercial team to manage the onboarding of new projects and contract structures and externally with prospective customers and counterparties. Develop processes with the Finance team to ensure all contract structures are captured correctly.
  • All employees are expected to co-operate fully with all provisions taken by the company for ensuring Health and Safety, and Welfare of co-employees and member of the public using the premises.
  • Proactively participate in the Performance Management process to ensure delivery of own, and the wider team's, objectives.

The Person

Qualification, skills, knowledge and attributes:

  • Third level degree (min 2:1 classification) in a discipline with a high level of numerical, analytical and/or financial content. (Engineering, Finance, Science, Data Science);
  • 5-7 years’ experience in ISEM trading;
  • Knowledge of Power Purchase Agreements, Commercial Contracts, ISEM and the analysis of market drivers is essential;
  • Excellent commercial acumen and significant experience in negotiating and managing large Commercial Contracts;
  • Excellent decision making skills, team player, good judgement and decision making;
  • Strong communication, reporting and interpersonal skills, a self-starter who can work on their own initiative;
  • Advanced MS Excel skills (Macros, pivot tables etc);

The Package

Salary: €DOE

  • Pension
  • Annual Leave: 22 days plus 2 concessionary days

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