Investment Analyst

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At BayWa r.e. we’re the planet’s renewable energy champions. Together, we’re taking a fresh look at how power is produced, stored, and used to meet the challenges of climate change. A career with BayWa r.e. lets you drive change globally. With locations in 28 countries, we have over 3,000 people already working across the world, collaborating with local businesses to proactively shape the future of the energy sector.

BayWa r.e. UK Limited is part of the international BayWa r.e. group of renewable energy businesses, with our main office based in Edinburgh, and with other locations in Cork and Glasgow. The BayWa r.e. UK team focuses on wind project development, acquisition and construction, both in the UK and Ireland.  We are excellent listeners and offer a wide range of solutions, perfectly tailored to your specific requirements.

About the role
As a result of continued growth, we are looking to recruit an Investment Analyst, supporting the commercial and project development team with acquisitions, business case development, project pipeline delivery and financing & market research activities. Applicants should have a background in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration or similar and evidence of relevant work experience in a relatable field. We are looking to hire as soon as possible based in central Edinburgh. Salary dependent on experience.
 

What You Will Do

  • Use and develop best practice financial models to evaluate new and existing onshore wind, solar PV and storage projects as well as other business development activities;
  • Assist with documenting project business cases & supporting analysis that feeds into acquisition opportunities and internal investment decision papers;
  • Engage with colleagues to understand and evaluate project risks and opportunities;
  • Support the cash flow reporting of pipeline projects by liaising with Project Managers and Finance Team on a regular basis;
  • Support in the assessment of route to market opportunities;
  • Support the set-up and management of an internal database of project benchmarks to ensure valuation inputs are robust and consistent; 
  • Take ownership of discrete areas of business development work streams and provide ad-hoc analyses and research in UK and Ireland energy markets.

What You Bring

  • Relevant work experience in relevant industry;
  • Experience of financial modelling and valuation techniques, with exposure to project financing advantageous but not essential;
  • Excellent commercial insight and researching competencies for assessing new business models and key value drivers of projects;
  • Relevant degree in numerical discipline such as Finance, Maths, Economics, Business Administration, Engineering or similar;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written (presentations, reports, documents) and spoken;
  • Fluent English business communication.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Creative and pragmatic with an ability to find solutions to challenging problems;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Organised and able to manage multiple projects and stakeholders;
  • Ability to translate analysis into practical and implementable recommendations;
  • Active listener that shows they understand and value others’ viewpoint.
  • Eligibility to work in UK

What We Are Ready To Offer You

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance Cover
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Working Environment
  • Yearly Discretionary Performance Bonus Scheme
  • Excellent Company Culture
  • Mental Health First Aid support
  • Employee Assistance Programme which provides all employees with 24/7 access to telephone and online counselling
  • Access to an online benefits portal which includes travel and shopping discounts, healthy living advice & a financial well-being resource bank
  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme
  • Hybrid Working

Is This Role The Right Fit For You?

Diversity and Equal Opportunity
At BayWa r.e. we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates.

All employment is decided based on qualifications, potential, merit, and business need.
We do not discriminate on the basis of origin, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

Contact

If you have any questions about the role offer, please get in contact with us at hr.uk@baywa-re.co.uk

We look forward to your application! 
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