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Energy Manager (Renewable Energy, Europe)

Posted: 27 Apr 2022 Closes: 22 Jun 2022
National, Italy Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -1596861591

Meta's Data Center Energy Team is seeking a highly experienced and self-motivated energy professional to identify, develop, negotiate, and manage renewable energy supply solutions for our growing fleet of data centers.The Energy Manager (Renewable Energy, Europe) will support the continued development and execution of Meta's global energy strategy centered on a Europe supply portfolio of cost competitive clean and renewable energy sources consistent with the company's overall strategic objectives. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record for developing optimal renewable energy supply solutions in Europe by creatively leveraging their skills and significant experience across a spectrum of renewable energy supply issues including project development, finance, commercial, regulatory, market, technical, legal, and tax.

Energy Manager (Renewable Energy, Europe) Responsibilities:

  • Lead the identification, creation, development, negotiation, and execution of opportunities to secure new cost competitive sources of renewable energy for Meta's operations
  • Support data center site selection and development activities in Europe and beyond, as needed
  • Collaborate with internal organizations including sustainability, legal, tax, engineering, and finance to implement supply solutions
  • Develop and grow relationships with key suppliers, developers, regulators, and other stakeholders
  • Take an active role in regulatory processes and influence the design of new clean and renewable energy supply solutions offered by utilities and other suppliers
  • Support continued evolution and execution Meta's renewable energy supply strategy for international and domestic data centers
  • Stay informed of the technical, market, and regulatory developments in the renewable energy industry and communicate key trends, risks and potential impacts to management
  • Lead and support various energy projects as needed
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed (10% to 15% at times)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a business, sustainability, corporate responsibility, or related field
  • 8+ years experience in developing, acquiring, performing due diligence, and negotiating definitive agreements for utility scale renewable energy solutions including wind, solar and storage projects
  • Experience working with detailed financial models of renewable energy projects, identifying key risks and sensitivities, and leading all related due diligence efforts (financial, commercial, technical, development)
  • Experience in managing multiple projects and collaborating with all internal and external stakeholders and consultants
  • Experience in Europe energy markets and sustainability programs
  • Experience in leading negotiations and projects
  • Experience in communicating commercial, regulatory, market, and contractual details to all organizational levels

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or J.D.
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