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Director of Corporate Commercial Strategic Planning and Trading
(CORPORATE COMMERCIAL and TRADING ROLE)
International Energy Projects
Corporate Headquarters – Northeastern USA
To ~ $180,000
This is a high profile executive level position responsible for leading the development and execution of an enterprise wide strategic planning framework for this mid-sized power generation firm.
The successful candidate will fill an important role contributing to decision support, analysis, strategic and regulatory change planning on a portfolio of international energy projects. The successful candidate will be expected to support the development of our portfolio trading strategy, liaising with Shareholders, Senior Management and Regional GMs and relevant functional leads.
Reporting to the COO, the role will include coordination of enterprise and regional strategies and associated trading plans with the aim of optimizing the company portfolio value. A key feature will be corporate level communications and agreement with recommendations on both specific and over-arching trading decisions. The role also allows for the development of actions to help meeting the company’s strategic objectives. The role requires experience and knowledge of our assets and associated markets. The candidate will optimize financial returns within a risk appropriate framework given the company structure and appetite.
Trading Strategy Coordination: Develop and maintain portfolio level trading targets designed to provide a framework for superior decision making. Work with the regions to provide recommendations contributing to, and optimizing the overarching strategy. Work with the COO and regional teams to set and revise as required three year portfolio and regional trading targets. Set and track KPIs, providing analysis on performance. Analytical support for medium and long-term strategic planning, scenario planning, competitive positioning, market analysis and portfolio management. Coordinate Commercial and Trading Strategy Review meetings.
Communication/Market Knowledge: Prepare and participate in the development of market updates, regulatory change summaries and stakeholder training. The role will require regular visits to the regional trading teams in order to stay on top of market and strategy changes. Detailed understanding of markets where we operate is required
Forecast Coordination: Work with the regional leads to ensure credible and consistent commodity price curves and dispatch assumptions are applied to forecasts. Act as the corporate representative for all third party forecast production, performing due diligence and ensuring consistency between regions where appropriate. Responsible for providing analysis to stakeholders on the underlying drivers of the forecast and understanding impact of any changes. Coordinate the implementation and take ownership of a consistently applied LRMC (or other) long term forecast, including the establishment of discount rate criteria (CAPM model or other).
Education: Bachelor’s degree with concentration in Finance. MBA or Masters in Finance, a CFA accreditation or an Engineering degree is a plus, but not required.
Skills Required: Excellent analytical skills. Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. Excellent oral and written communication. Excellent team player. Excellent interpersonal skills with consideration for cultural differences. Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and complete assignments with short deadlines.
Industry Experience: 5 + years of experience in the Power/Oil & Gas Industries, or in a Trading/Risk Management position. Quantitative background with an affinity for financial analysis. Any prior business experience or working experience in a multi-national company is a plus. Affinity with strategic planning, scenario analysis, market analysis, valuations, investment analysis. Affinity with the independent power producing industry or oil & gas industry. Experience with Financial Modeling is a plus. Experience with TM1 is a plus.
ATTRIBUTES: The candidate will be an intelligent, well-educated, self-motivated individual with excellent interpersonal skills. The candidate’s personal style will need to be entrepreneurial, fast paced, and value driven. The candidate will need to be very comfortable working in a lean, international organization that is strongly dependent on teamwork. 20% travel is typical. Languages: English, Second language a plus (Spanish, Mandarin) but not required. Send Resume to Kathleen Porter at email@example.com.
North Boston, MA USA
To ~$100K + 35% potential bonus
(Reopened – urgent requirement)
Department: Global Procurement
Our client is a leader in the global development, ownership, and operation of power generation and related energy infrastructure and the first private power investor of its type in growing markets in Latin American, Asia and the Middle East. Currently they are looking for a G&A Sourcing Specialist for their Massachusetts headquarters. In this role, you will lead the management and oversight of specific product and services categories and purchases delivering optimal cost of ownership for the categories at the site, regional and global level, in line with the Company Procurement methodology, ensuring:
Delivery of agreed savings targets. Delivery of agreed “value add” targets and measures. Active management of supply risk, ensuring the services/goods are received on time and to the right quality. Development of supplier capability to meet current and future business needs. Development of supplier relationships to ensure the Company is at the forefront of innovation within the category. Working with other Procurement professionals and functional groups to drive common objectives relate d to Procurement’s goals. Active oversight of day-to-day transactional procurement functions for Burlington site. Optimized use of Oracle JDE procurement software, electronic invoicing, e-Sourcing, Supplier Diversity, Reconciliations, Reporting, etc. Provide direction, training, and development opportunities to associated site staff to maximize the delivery of agreed savings targets. Delivery of agreed “value add” targets and measures. Active management of supply risk, ensuring the services/goods is received on time and to the right quality. This role will not be sourcing for the production plants but will be working on purchase orders, and doing contracts mainly for IT products and other functions in corporate.
JOB DIMENSIONS: Supervision Received: This position reports to the Global Procurement Director or the Director’s designated leader. Supervisions Exercised: None.
Main Contacts: Internal: Category Management Group team members, Plant Managers, Regional GM’s, Regional Finance Directors, Budget holders, Stakeholders and Technical knowledge of category, Procurement colleagues, Environmental/H&S/CSR colleagues, internal legal resource. External: Key suppliers, New market entrants, Industry bodies within category areas, Benchmarking partners.
Category Management and Sourcing (25%). Creation and leading of category management team(s) and development of sourcing strategies for key categories to achieve annual savings targets, working with stakeholders to ensure sourcing strategies meet the business needs to drive the category and sourcing strategy through; Development of several category strategies, including plans for individual sourcing projects. Scheduling and leading regular category review meetings. Identifying and driving associated cost savings benefits. Managing the delivery of spend analysis and supply market research. Developing a portfolio of market intelligence. Drafting Pre-Qualification Questionnaire’s and Invitation to Tenders Running tender evaluation, risk assessment and lead supplier selection processes. Leading sourcing decision process to final key stakeholder agreement. Site Specific Purchasing (25%).
Creation and leading of purchases to drive quality up and savings down, and to align with the category and sourcing strategy through; Ensuring products and services are provided to regional sites on time with high quality at industry leading cost levels Development and use of supplier assessments and scorecards.
Development of transactional reports, including opportunities for categorizing, identified cost saving benefits and timeframes for category transition. Scheduling and running regular transactional review meetings to ensure procurement and site objectives are met. Development and implementation of ‘right first time’ purchase orders in line with purchasing and financial policies. Identifying opportunities for consolidation of site purchases.
Contract Management (20%). Leading the Contract Management responsibility for the category area, including: Development of SLA’s and KPI’s which will form the basis of the contract management and monitoring. Ensuring suppliers continue to deliver best value by actively benchmarking against identified and approved comparators. Negotiating and managing contracts and contract changes.
Internal Relationship Management (10%). Creating buy-in amongst all category stakeholders to implement category and supplier strategies. Resolving any conflict within category management group to ensure the optimum outcome for the business is achieved.
Supplier Relationship Management (10%) Accountable for managing relationships with key suppliers within the category. Leading supplier issues and conflict resolution where possible. Generating and meeting agreed to cost reduction objectives through the joint development of a supplier improvement plan.
Demand Management (5%) Identify opportunities to reduce cost to meet Procurement objectives through effective management of demand through policy and buying behavior, by Reviewing category spend on a monthly basis looking for spend peaks and investigating unusually high spend. Identifying and reducing maverick spend to consolidate all category spend to the designate supplier(s). Challenge specifications where appropriate from a procurement perspective.
Driving Innovation and Knowledge Management (5%): Generating and delivering new process improvement and “value add” opportunities through category management and strategy processes to help meet Procurement continuous improvement objectives. Continually develop functional expertise and category knowledge ensuring it is utilized across the group to improve business performance.
Degree level in a business or equivalent industry experience. Advanced degree preferred. Certificate / License: CIPS, CCP, CPPM, CPPC or similar qualified preferred.
Skills Required: Ability to lead people, process development and policy deployment. Ability to communicate with impact and engage effectively with senior stakeholders both inside and outside of Company. Robust problem-solving and analytical skills. Well-developed written and verbal communication skills. Ability to manage a wide range of supplier relationships; short term tactical relationships to long term strategic partnerships. A self-starter who is results-driven with high levels of self-motivation, mobility, energy and initiative. Strong decision making skills – ability to balance conflicting interests. Excellent negotiation skills.
Experience: Category Management & Category Strategy Development. Good experience in make vs. buy decisions for capital projects. Market analysis. Supplier relationship management. Commercial risk management. Contract management. Project management. eSourcing systems including reverse e-Auctions. JD Edwards Procurement systems. Microsoft suite of applications.
ATTRIBUTES: The individual will be an intelligent, well-educated, self-motivated individual with exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills. The individual’s personal style will need to be suited to culture with very high corporate standards and one that is entrepreneurial, fast paced, and value driven. The individual will need to be very comfortable working in a lean organizational structure that is strongly dependent on teamwork. They will also have a high degree of customer focus, be willing assume personal accountability for their work and actions, and possess strong ethical and moral standards.
Key characteristics that will lead to success include: A thoughtful and direct style that exudes professionalism. A “can do” attitude, backed by speedy and accurate work. An excellent team player. Persuasive and articulate with excellent communication and presentation skills. Skilled in working in an environment with a diverse workforce and a diverse customer base. Comfortable and confident working at all levels in the organization. Capable of unrelenting drive
OTHER: Travel: 20% – 30% - Languages: English required, Dutch and/or Spanish is advantageous. Type of Position: Full Time
Send resume or contact Kathleen Porter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Health, Safety, Security and Environmental / Quality Supervisor
Mexico Region – San Luis de la Paz
$50,000 – $65,000 USD
Our USA client is a global power generation (IPP) firm with power plants representing a total generation capacity of 7,686 MW. The plants are located in the UK, the Netherlands, Mexico and Australia. Mexican citizens are preferred for this position, but candidates from other countries might be considered. Relocation assistance will be provided. Fluent in Spanish is mandatory.
Reporting to the Plant Manager, the key purpose of the Health, Safety, Security and Environmental / Quality Supervisor (HSSE) will act as coordinator, supervisor, educator, planner and evaluator of the health, safety, security and environmental / Quality programs. The employee will assist the plant manager to ensure plant compliance on applicable health, safety and environmental regulations, standards and requirements. The position demands deep knowledge of applicable regulatory standards. The successful candidate will assist all employees in health, safety and environmental matters. Collect data and information in order to resolve health, safety and environmental issues. Establish HSSE plans and programs consistent with HSSE policies and requirements. Be responsible for the management and implementation of the ISO 9000, 14000 and 18000 standards. Custodian of the Company quality program on site. The employee will promote the importance of HSSE in plant as well as externally through awareness, training, coaching and specific programs. Communication, planning, administration and interpersonal skills are required for this position. It is a requirement to possess the ability to interact and work in a matrix, high commitment environment. Ability to travel is also required for this position.
Main Contacts: Internal: Corporate HSSE team, Regional HSSE Manager, Plant, Production Managers and Area Supervisors. External: Regulatory and governmental agencies, Fire Department. Supervisions Exercised: Outside contractors
Job Responsibilities: Support Plant Manager in the design and implementation of HSSE policies, procedures, plans and projects. Acts as representative of ISO 9000, 14000 and 18000 systems. Supervise the compliance in terms of HSSE policies and procedures. Responsible for environmental administration compliance through the establishment of programs and initiatives. Responsible for environmental system principles establishment and implementation. Responsible for collecting data and reporting on the plant’s environmental performance. Responsible for protecting the company assets based on company policies and procedures. Do no incur in corrupt practices. Responsible for managing the site security program. Responsible for quality program on site.
Position Functions: Responsible for establishing HSSE policies and procedures relating to the plant operation, emergency response, employee’s safety and general health and safety issues. Perform periodic environmental assessments to infrastructure through specialized outsider consultants and report findings to Plant Manager. Provide specialized technical assistance through engineering specialists as well as helping with technical problem resolution while providing assistance from an environmental standpoint. Monitors the health and safety registries installations and assists Plant Manager in the zero accidents goal completion. Provides supervision and quality control as needed to ensure the plant equipment and infrastructure are used under the HSSE parameters. Responsible for complying with all regulatory reporting systems and internal communication to employees, region and corporate team. Updates employees on HSSE regulations on time to avoid incidents. Responsible for reporting HSSE incidents and accidents through the BITS HSSE reporting system. Responsible for identifying potential HSSE risks and building corrective action plans when needed. Responsible for the annual HSSE assessment in plant. Tracks the completion of specific corrective actions as described in the action plans resulting from periodic assessments. Supports other IG plants in the establishment of plans and programs. Responsible for maintaining direct communication with corporate HSSE department including participation on conference calls, meetings and annual conferences. Responsible for the appropriate hazardous and non hazardous waste management in the plant. Responsible for establishing the emergency preparedness plans and programs. Responsible for the management of the site security program.
Challenges: Build and maintain a culture which focuses team members to set realistic and challenging goals and solve problems effectively. Demonstrates an open and positive approach to problem solving, opportunities and a commitment to ongoing personal and professional development. Encourages team members to demonstrate supportive and constructive leadership when dealing with others. Displays cooperation and is sensitive to the satisfaction of the work group. Builds and maintains an environment of fellowship and teamwork that not only builds team spirit but sets standards for the behavior of the team within the production team and across the site.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Environmental Management or Safety Management or related career. In-depth knowledge of HSSE regulations. Expertise in HSSE assessment programs implementation and deployment. Quality monitoring. Strong analytical skills. Energy experience. Excellent oral & written communication skills. Team membership skills. Minimum five years experience in the HSSE area and at least Five in a leading role as a supervisor in power generation industry or Gas & Oil industry.
$125,000 - $135,000
Company is an engineered-to-order supplier of heat transfer and combustion components to the worldwide power generation and process industries. Position is key member of strategic management team. Fantastic opportunity to join a successful company, in a strong growth mode, putting your mark on things by building a solid engineering team. Will be responsible for Managing and developing current engineering staff that includes a dozen engineers in various disciplines (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil/Structural) as well as building department with additional 20 engineers over next two years. MUST HAVE BS in Engineering discipline Minimum 10 years Prior design experience using ASME Section VIII codes. Relocation provided. Send resume to email@example.com.
$80,000 - $90,000
supplier of auxiliary power components to the worldwide gas turbine power generation
industry has opening for an Applications Engineer at their facility in Tulsa.
Position is an integral part of engineering and design projects by reviewing
specifications and requirements, creating sales proposals, performing
structural design calculations, and reviewing code requirements for loading
Mechanical Engineer (Power Generation)
$70,000 - $85,000
are working with one of the leading manufacturers of custom-engineered
auxiliary equipment for the power generation industry. Position located at
their facility in Tulsa.
$80,000 - $90,000
Eastern OK/ Tulsa, OK
$70,000 - $85,000
Competitive Salary and Benefits
East Texas (Tyler/Beaumont, TX)
is looking for a high performing Field Service Engineer with expertise in
fluidized bed boilers for a direct hire opportunity in Texas. This engineer
will be a subject matter expert on operations and maintenance for biomass
power plant operations. We seek an excellent communicator who enjoys
mentoring and training O&M staff. This is a great opportunity to join a
global engineering leader with excellent benefits and career growth
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Laguna Beach, CA 92651
31655 2nd Avenue
Laguna Beach, CA 92651 USA