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EM Back Office Senior Associate

Contribute to energy management activities in Chile, including settlement, valuation, reporting, and regulatory support. Requires 4-5 years experience, fluency in Spanish and English, and knowledge of energy markets.

EDP Renewables
EDP Renewables
Santiago de, Chile  UTC-03:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   60 days ago

EDP Renewables is a global leader in the renewable energy sector and the world's third-largest wind energy producer. With a sound development pipeline, first class assets, and market-leading operating capacity, EDPR has undergone exceptional development in recent years and is currently present in 17 markets (Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Chile, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, the UK, US and Vietnam).

EDPR is committed to furthering social advances in terms of sustainability and integration. This is reflected by the inclusion of the company in the Bloomberg Gender Equality index and the fact that it has been certified as a Top Employer 2021 in Europe (Spain, Italy, France, Poland, Portugal and Romania), both of which recognise its employee-driven policies.

Mission

Conduct all Back Office processes related to the energy management activity of EDPR in the Chilean market including the settlement, valuation and reporting activities. These activities also include building and maintaining the relationship with different market agents, supporting other EDPR departments in energy management activities (e.g. Origination EDPR), and ensuring the compliance of the obligations arising from the contracts or operations executed.

Moreover, within the role’s responsibilities it is included support of market and regulatory topics in cooperation with EDPR Chilean Business Unit and other EDPR departments.

General Description

  • Perform the settlement process and follow up of activities and obligations related to market operations and/or physical contracts executed either by Origination EDPR or by the EDPR Chilean Business Unit. This includes both regulated and non-regulated energy sales and/or operations.
  • Perform the reporting activities required by internal and external stakeholders.

Main Accountabilities

  • Perform the settlement and valuation activities related to all energy sales in the Chilean market, both from the centralized market and/or bilateral contract sales, and either for regulated or non-regulated contracts.
  • Coordinate and reconcile the settlement processes with external stakeholders (market agents, counterparties, distributors) and coordinate and support internal stakeholders in invoicing and other related processes (Administration/Asset Management /Planning & Control/others)
  • Coordinate the correct set up of guarantees and collaterals (e.g. PCG, bank guarantees, cash) if required by Market Operators/Counterparties for the performance of operations and contracts.
  • Perform the required activities related to the issuance of environmental attributes related to EDPR projects (if any), monitoring the status and position of those. Coordinate the required activities with internal and external stakeholders to comply with the obligations arisen from the environmental attributes contracts.
  • Support other EDPR departments in Energy Management related operations and contracts (e.g. Origination, Asset Management, etc).
  • Interaction with different energy market stakeholders. Build and maintain relationship with different market agents, in order to ensure the compliance of energy market related obligations.
  • Follow up and monitor the Chilean energy market regulation, dynamics and operational processes affecting energy management.
  • Maintain the departmental reporting line (both periodic and especial purpose reports).
  • Support to Regulation and Markets corporate department in energy management regulation affecting EDPR activities in Chile.

Requirements

Required Academic Skills

  • Undergraduate required; prefer degrees in engineering, business or physic or maths science.

Language Skills

  • Fluent written and spoken Spanish and English is mandatory.
  • Fluency in Portuguese, is a plus. Other European languages are also valuable.

Professional Experience

4-5 years experience in a similar role.

IT Skills

  • Domain of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office package.
  • Domain of Microsoft Power BI.
  • Ability to manage databases and knowledge of other programming tools (Visual Basic or similar) would be valuable.

Knowledge

  • Deep knowledge and skills related to Regulation and Energy Markets in Chile are mandatory.
  • Professional experience in one or more of the following areas: electricity/energy markets, renewable regulation, transmission grid.
  • Responsible, organized, analytical, problem solving.

Other Skills

  • Used to work in an international environment and different geographies. Proactive person with the ability to manage complementary aspects of their functions in order to achieve the objectives set by the area and the Chilean business unit.
  • Location: Santiago de Chile.

Among EDPR's principles we would like to highlight diversity and inclusion as a strength in our values and practices. Reinforcing these principles has a real impact on the satisfaction of commitment, increases talent and the quality of leadership of our professionals. To achieve all our objectives, it intends to attract, develop and retain different profiles, assuming diversity as a key factor and differentiator of fundamental innovation in our organisation. We welcome and value all people, and we are committed to the inclusion and sense of belonging of each person who is part of EDPR.

What makes us proud as an employer:

  • TOP Employer Europe 2023 certification.
  • Bloomberg Gender Equality Index 2023.
  • Top Workplaces US 2023.
  • Certification in Conciliation (Excellence) by the Más Familia Foundation;

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About the role

Feb 19, 2024

Full Time

Company

Aug 17, 2024

On-site

Santiago de, Chile

4-5 years experience in a similar role

UTC-03:00

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