Energy Contract Manager



Job Description Our client is a leading provider of solar energy solutions. The Company is among the largest American utility scale solar developers and has a large project pipeline with energy storage requirements. Contract value easily exceed $100m. The company is NYSE listed and is continuously growing.

Our client is actively seeking to hire a dynamic and articulate Energy Contract Manager to support the Company’s energy storage business unit. This executive shall manage, draft, evaluate and negotiate contracts, agreements and other commercial documents related to the business unit.

The chosen candidate is expected to provide strategic advice on a variety of contractual matters and assist in the facilitation of resolutions from a contractual perspective. The chosen candidate will have global exposure and have the opportunity to interface with international peers and external partners.

Key Responsibilities:

Manage, draft, evaluate and negotiate contracts, agreements and other commercial documents (e.g. Power Purchase Agreements, performance requirements, warranties).

Provide strategic and solution-oriented advice throughout contract lifecycle.

Manage all contractual correspondence and ensure proper control of documents.

Review and amend contracts as needed; ensure amendments are properly documented.

Communicate contractual terms and conditions to internal and external partners and clients.

Analyze terms and identify areas for potential opportunities and/or risks.

Asses company obligations and liabilities from a contractual perspective and ensure compliance to such obligations.

Communicate contractual issues to senior management and assist in facilitating resolutions.

Coordinate on legal issues with internal legal department or external legal partners.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Key Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or any related discipline

At least ten (10) years of experience in contracts management and administration

Experience within the oil & gas and/or energy industry

Experience within energy storage or solar industry desirable but not required

Expertise in managing reviewing, drafting and negotiating complex/non-standard agreements and large contracts

Solid knowledge of legal and contractual laws governing projects would be helpful

Outstanding communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills required

Company Description TH Bender is the leading American executive search company of German heritage and American origin. With a focus on recruiting the first and second management levels of American subsidiaries of overseas-based companies, we recruit Country Managers (CEO's, Presidents, General Managers) and their direct reports, evaluate existing teams, help with succession planning, and create successful teams from scratch – efficiently and discreetly.


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