Project Finance Manager

Business Sectors: Offshore Wind
Sectors: Employment Type: Contract Country: United Kingdom

On behalf of our client a major offshore wind farm developer, we are currently looking for a Project Finance Manager to be based in the UK on a contract basis.

Role

  • Lead and manage the process to structure and put in place non-recourse project finance facilities (>£1bn) for the Offshore Windfarm in a time consistent manner with the final investment decision process.
  • Analyse, structure and execute the most optimum financing solution for the project.
  • Own, on a daily basis, the negotiation and the interaction with Borrower’s and Lenders’ advisers and Potential lenders, always acting as the interface between the Offshore Windfarm project team and PF advisers.
  • Review the Project Finance request and processes into Project pre-construction activities.
  • Report and keep key internal stakeholders informed of the status of the project finance work-stream and formulate recommendation on PF related matters.
  • Ensure the project financial model is accurate in its Financing assumptions and functionality, including for the post-closing phase.
  • Design and set up the post-closing PF management phase.

Requirements

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and ability to communicate effectively to top management.
  • Extensive knowledge of offshore wind farm construction and operation.
  • Experience 7-10 years and demonstrated track record of leading closing successful transactions ideally with both structured finance and equity experience.
  • Particularly strong project financial modelling skills.
  • Project management skills (e.g. managing different advisers and lenders group, as well as internal coordination of company’s relevant input for PF purpose).
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and delivery.
  • Knowledge of project finance documentation and experience of handing financial closing work (either as project developer or as lender) is essential.

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Neil Brown

Neil Brown

+44 7710 074 615

neil@taylorhopkinson.com