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PPL Corporation Analyst/Associate, Special Projects (Safari Energy, A PPL Company) in New York, New York


Internal Title:

Analyst/Associate, Special Projects (Safari Energy, A PPL Company)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist the CCO with various special projects and analyze and evaluate a variety of strategic business opportunities

  • Provide sales marketing support for both BD and Asset Acquisitions

  • Develop and assist with analytical tools and analyses in support of generating quality leads and driving revenue

  • Partner with colleagues in Business Development, Asset Acquisitions, Project Development and Project Finance on various project and business-related tasks

  • Research market trends and seek to develop assessments including implementation strategies and goals which will align with PPL’s broader economic and strategic goals

  • Support deal teams by assisting with deal sourcing and execution

  • Work closely with the Marketing and Communications (“MarCom”) to assist in the standardization of client facing presentations, proposals and other types of information

  • Partner with MarCom on contract execution and new opportunity communications

  • Assist the CCO with the rollout, training and implementation of MS Dynamics as the Company’s IT and CRM Platform

  • Create, format and edit documents using MS Office applications and Adobe Acrobat

  • Research federal and state photovoltaic (PV) incentive programs and report on changes

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Position Summary:

Reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer (the “CCO”), the Analyst/Associate, Special Projects (ASP) will work closely with the CCO to analyze new markets, support certain business development activities, assist with the continuing implementation of Microsoft Dynamics and complete other projects and tasks as assigned. The ASP will also be responsible for providing support for various strategic initiatives and special projects across the Company’s business activities. The ability to work both independently and on a team is critical, as well as the desire and innovative mind set to operate as an important contributor within a fast-paced, growth environment.

The ASP will demonstrate an entrepreneurial passion for renewable energy and assist in a wide variety of activities. He or she will be expected to gather information from multiple sources and drive various initiatives to support projects and clients.

The ability to pursue independent research, analyze data and formulate supportable conclusions is critically important. Moreover, the ASP will need to have effective communication skills, both written and oral, to ensure that the results of his or her work can be effectively conveyed to others. In addition to supporting the CCO on various strategic activities, the ASP will work closely with Marketing and Communications and also support activities in those areas. The ASP will interface with, and may often support, other key departments, such as Business Development, Project Development, Project Finance, Legal and others to support the growth of the Company.

Candidate Qualifications:

Candidates must meet the basic qualifications and pass all required tests or assessments to receive consideration.In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.

Recruiting Location:

NY-New York

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Environmental Sciences or Sustainability, Business, Finance, or related field

  • Minimum 1-2 years of relevant experience

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

  • Strong written/verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Proven ability to quickly and accurately solve problems and develop value-added solutions

  • Strong organization and attention to detail

  • Basic understanding of engineering and renewable energy systems

  • Basic understanding of project and structured finance

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.

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Preferred Qualifications:

  • Collaborative and engaging team member who partners well with others

  • Strong team orientation with enthusiastic attitude

  • Highly energetic and results-driven, with a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence

  • Builds trust by demonstrating high ethical standards and personal integrity

  • Analytical problem solver and creative thinker who generates new and different ideas

  • Self-motivated, self-starter who can work independently when necessary

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Corporate Summary:

Founded in 2008, Safari Energy (“Safari” or the “Company”) is the solar partner of choice for commercial and industrial customers, real estate owners, public sector organizations and solar developers seeking competitive financial solutions for their projects. Headquartered in New York City, the Company has helped customers unlock enormous economic value and drive significant energy savings by developing more than 500 solar projects from New Jersey to Hawaii. In 2018, Safari was acquired by the PPL Corporation (“PPL”), a Fortune 500 utility-holding company (NYSE: PPL). With extensive interdisciplinary expertise, Safari supports the growth of PPL’s distributed energy resources and its focus on advancing a sustainable energy future.