Power Purchase Agreement Manager For Renewables

Job location:
Created moment:
January 1, 1970
Job reference:
REQ - 02463

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Power Purchase Agreement Manager For Renewables

Job Summary

The global position is within the Purchasing organisation, reporting to the Group Energy Director, working closely with the Regional Category Managers of Energy, Operations and the industrial Plants.

The PPA Manager will work with renewables Developers in the different markets and will act in liaison between the finance, legal and environmental teams, making sure Imerys secures low carbon sourcing at a competitive rate, with long term price visibility.

Main tasks & Responsibilities 

  • Define a strategy of PPAs, aligned with Group Energy strategy, by region, by country, taking in account carbon footprint targets, purchasing priorities and hedging policy

  • Implement PPAs: on-site, sleeved, virtual PPA

    • Make sure technical requirements are fulfilled

    • Evaluate different business models and appropriate economic analysis with the risks associated and sensitivity analysis

    • Lead commercial negotiations and deal structuring with potential third-party developers

    • Manage internal and external stakeholders: third parties, public entities, finance, legal, operations

    • Address some particularities: IFRS16, incentives from local authorities, net-metering, subsidies, tax exemptions…

    • Get the contracts signed, adapted to the needs, aligned with requirements and global standards for PPAs 

    • Help in the standardisation of PPA process and legal contracts

  • Manage portfolio of PPAs based on internal needs: benefits, ease of implementation, risks

Assessment of Performance

Contribute to the IMERYS Group carbon reduction footprint roadmap of 36% by 2030

Support IMERYS Group Purchasing collective target by delivering specific savings 

Required Experience, Skills & Education

  • Knowledgeable on Power Purchase Agreement, demonstrated deep knowledge of renewable energy project and ancillary technologies 

  • Recognized Business/ Engineering school

  • A significant experience Power Purchase Agreement

  • Analytic (able to do data analysis) and Synthetic (able to design presentations with impact)

  • Project management skills: organised, time conscious, result oriented

  • Autonomous, creative, articulate, strong interpersonal & influencing skills

  • Ability to work with colleagues in different parts of the World (EMEA, US, Brazil, China, India…)

  • Fluent in English (any other languages appreciated)

  • Ability to travel worldwide up to 30%

Position Type

Full time



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