New Energies Business Development Associate

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

Vopak's commitment is to store vital products with care, this helps to meet the needs of a growing population. These needs include providing access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy, and facilitating the introduction of cleaner, low-carbon energy and feedstocks; improving air quality; and contributing to a safe and healthy work environment for our employees and contractors.

At Vopak we work with the future in mind. Vopak New Energies is helping environmentally sensitive customers to reduce their environmental footprint. We are actively developing a growing portfolio of ambitious energy transition infrastructure projects such as long duration energy storage (flow batteries), green and blue hydrogen and ammonia infrastructure and CO2 transport and sequestration.


 

Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to help transform our business by supporting the execution of Vopak Americas' New Energies growth strategies for hydrogen, energy storage, and carbon transport & sequestration along all phases of project development including identification, assessment and selection of projects. 

Responsibilities

Business Development

  • Support identifying new energies growth opportunities including new investments, mergers and acquisitions and joint-ventures;

  • Coordinate with the Legal department on the development of agreements (Non- disclosure Agreements, Memorandums of Understanding, Letters of Intent etc…) necessary to develop opportunities with potential customers, partners, and suppliers;

  • Prepare/draft customer proposals, including coordination and development of technical, commercial aspects, financial modeling and pricing;

  • Coordinate the work of the project development team including relevant functions (engineering, legal, finance, etc…) as well as the work of external consultants supporting the opportunity development;

  • Prepare/draft or otherwise assist in the development of internal investment proposals and other key decision materials for executive review.

Market Intelligence

  • Learn to use electricity market and energy storage simulation software(s) as required;

  • Identify and collect relevant customer, competitor, market, economic, financial and operational data in order to perform financial, statistical, and qualitative data analysis;

  • Contribute to the development of the Americas' New Energies growth strategy by translating business, customer, competitor intelligence into development of local and/or regional strategies;

  • Educate internal stakeholders to build their understanding of new energies strategies, markets and growth opportunities;

  • Support new energies business reporting, investment plans and budgets;

  • Build, coordinate and maintain close relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders, including key decision makers, government authorities, customers, partners, and service providers.

Qualifications

  • Candidate must be eligible to legally work in the United States.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Engineering, Environmental Studies or a related field.  Advanced degree is a plus.

  • 3-5 years business development or project management support in power generation, transport fuels, chemicals, or industrial activities; experience with electric batteries or other long duration energy storage is a plus.

  • General understanding of renewable power markets and/or batteries, including opportunities, cost drivers and key risks, is preferred.

  • Familiarity with the hydrogen economy: users, producers, consumers, opportunities, cost drivers and key risks is preferred.

  • Track record of relevant professional experience working with and influencing large, interdisciplinary and international teams.

  • Strong communication skills with ability to synthesize and effectively communicate complex data and concepts at all levels of management.

  • Self motivated and able to work with limited guidance.

  • Flexible mindset, able to challenge traditional thinking and prepared to work outside the comfort zone. 

Skills

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills;

  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office suite and relevant data-management systems;

  • Ability to create, analyze and extract information from large data sets;

  • Strong business acumen, analytical, time-management and problem-solving skills;

  • Ability to quickly learn and develop new concepts and technologies;

  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.

Application process

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