SolRiver Capital is seeking a Director of Solar Project Acquisitions. This position is for someone with 2-3 years experience of sourcing and acquiring solar projects across the US.

 

THE ROLE

 The Director of Solar Project Acquisitions will be a critical addition to the team, reporting to the CEO, responsible for originating and closing investments, while also advising on business strategy and operational decisions.

ABOUT SOLRIVER CAPITAL

SolRiver Capital is a rapidly growing solar investment fund focused on acquiring and operating distributed generation and utility scale projects. Founded in 2016 by solar and storage finance experts, SolRiver utilizes an innovative yet disciplined investment approach to acquire clean energy assets across the country. We began with a single $3MM system, and four years later we have projects in 8 different states, with $200MM to deploy over the next twelve months. A key to our success is a small, talented, hard- working team. Our ethos is an entrepreneurial culture of ownership, problem-solving, and continuous improvement.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Business Development:
  • Source solar project acquisition opportunities.

  • Reach out to project developers to originate opportunities for the firm.

  • Build and strengthen our relationship network of development partners including electrical contractors, EPCs, consultants, etc., to refer new opportunities.

Project Evaluation:
  • Evaluate new projects and project portfolios.

  • Drawing from our investment criteria, run pro-formas, test economics, and define terms for potential acquisitions.

  • Run the SolRiver due diligence process.

Negotiation and Closing:
  • Manage the negotiation and closing of solar project acquisitions or investments.

  • Draft term sheets, along with structuring MIPAs, DSAs, EPC Contracts, and other agreements.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    We are seeking an individual with at least three years of utility scale solar project finance experience. Candidates should also be detail- oriented, proactive, supportive, and team-oriented.

    • Experience with solar project development and financing a must.

    • Demonstrable experience negotiating transactions and closing deals is a must.

    • Strong business development acumen.

    • Driven, self-starter with a passion for excellence.

    • May require extended hours.

    • Proficiency with Excel and solar project financing concepts is critical.

    • Ability to read and understand solar investment contracts.

    • Must be a friendly, persuasive, and diligent person comfortable juggling many phone calls.

    TO APPLY

    Please send an email/cover letter touching on: 1) why this role interests you, 2) your experience with solar project development or finance, 3) your experience negotiating with partners, and 4) some examples of your past business development efforts. Please send your application to jobs [at] solrivercapital.com.

    Please do not call about your application.