Senior Director of M&A

Join Origis Energy in Miami, FL to lead M&A strategies for renewable energy projects. Full-time role with benefits. Bring innovation and collaboration to accelerate the transition to clean energy.

Origis Energy
Origis Energy
Miami, United States  UTC-05:00   Hybrid   Full Time   101-250   9 days ago

Origis Energy is accelerating the transition to a carbon-free future by Reimagining ZeroSM. As one of America's leading renewable energy and decarbonization solution platforms, the company continues to expand and reimagine its contribution to the world's net-zero goals. Origis Energy puts customers first to deploy a wide range of sustainable solutions for grid and distributed power generation, clean hydrogen and long-term operation of solar, energy storage and clean hydrogen plants across the U.S.

The Origis team, regarded as one of the leading developers in the U.S., is committed to living five core values in all interactions both with each other and external stakeholders:

  • Solve for Tomorrow. A role with Origis Energy puts you at the forefront of the transition to clean energy. Are you ready to bring new ideas? Do you exist to find solutions? That's how we revolutionize energy and build a carbon-free future - through unmatched service and relentless innovation.
  • Rise Together. To succeed here, you'll collaborate with others and work as one team, across various teams including solar and energy storage development, financing, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and operations, maintenance and asset management. Are you open to diverse perspectives and prepared to work seamlessly across disciplines to reach our collective goals?
  • Perform at Peak. We're seeking team members who bring authentic energy and passion to every task. How can you use your natural strengths, genuine optimism and intelligence to make your greatest contributions to Origis?
  • Inspire & Grow. The Origis team is comprised of knowledgeable, passionate solar and energy storage experts who bring deep expertise and solution-driven thinking to clients. A successful Origis team member encourages others and sets a high bar for growth. We have a culture of continuous improvement because each team member takes the role of both learner and mentor.
  • Be Resilient. The spirit in which we tackle the energy challenges and objectives of our clients means we consistently stretch for the extra mile. We all take initiative and remain adaptable, overcoming obstacles by prioritizing respect.

Position Description

Origis Energy is seeking an experienced M&A executive to lead and execute the company's utility scale solar and energy storage business growth strategies. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of sourcing, evaluating, structuring, negotiating, and closing attractive project and portfolio acquisitions.

The position will serve an integral, leadership role overseeing a high performing M&A team responsible for all aspects of profitable growth and expansion via mergers and acquisitions. The role provides an opportunity to join a leading, vertically integrated renewable energy developer with an extensive and growing pipeline of utility scale solar and energy storage projects.

The Senior Director Mergers & Acquisitions, is a regular, full-time position, and is eligible for our generous employee benefits package, including employer paid health insurance, paid time off, a 401(k) plan with employer matching contributions, and other great benefits.

Key Responsibilities

  • Execute the companies M&A strategies in alignment with growth and shareholder return objectives
  • Lead the origination, analysis, structuring, documentation, and execution of utility scale solar and storage project acquisitions and dispositions
  • Analyze different markets: (1) political/regulatory environment, (2) the legal and tax environment, (3) electricity markets from a financial, legal, supplier and infrastructure point of view, and (4) conclude on the overall attractiveness of a market for investment
  • Establish and maintain relationships with advisors, brokers, and developers to source attractive acquisition opportunities as well as counterparties for dispositions aligned to business objectives and underwriting criteria
  • Perform project due diligence across various functional areas including Finance, EPC, O&M, asset management, interconnection, real estate, permitting, environmental, and insurance
  • Work with in-house and external counsel to review, negotiate and close purchase and sale agreements, joint development, and partnership agreements
  • Manage post-acquisition development, financing, and commercial obligations and activities
  • Communicate with other departments including Development, Origination, Project Finance, Engineering, FP&A, and Accounting on transaction details as well as business planning and work processes
  • Prepare presentations and analysis necessary to obtain internal investment committee and BOD approvals
  • Maintain opportunity pipeline reporting, as well as department budgets, forecasts, and acquisition financing needs
  • Explore, and lead improvements in acquisition opportunity screening and analysis
  • Be responsible for various internal administrative functions which are required to support acquisitions
  • Provides hands-on leadership, guidance, mentorship, training, development, and performance management to the M&A staff
  • Ensures that the M&A team is optimally sized and structured to support the needs of the business

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or related
  • Minimum 10 (ten) years of relevant renewable energy industry experience in business development, M&A, project finance, or corporate development
  • Experience serving in an executive leadership role; preferably in a renewable energy development or IPP firm
  • Advanced knowledge of solar, solar + storage, and stand-alone storage markets and economics
  • Established relationships with renewable sector advisors, brokers, and developers
  • Experience in Financial Modeling and Valuation of relevant projects and markets; including advanced Excel skills
  • Strong commercial, technical, analytical, and creative transaction structuring abilities
  • Rigorous and detailed orientated with the highest regard for accuracy and completeness
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in an integrated team environment

Key Attributes for Success

  • Ability to maintain discipline and focus on acquisition strategies; filter and pursue only value accretive opportunities
  • Ability to identify, quantify and mitigate risks; realize opportunities
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and leadership skills
  • Execution focused mindset with a high level of initiative
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a very fast-paced environment
  • Team-oriented with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop collaborative working relationships across multiple functional areas in the organization
  • Has a strong sense of urgency and bias for action
  • Ability to work with all levels of management and key stakeholders
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines


Up to 30% travel as necessary


Miami, FL or Greater NYC with regular travel to Miami HQ

Job Level

Senior Director – direct reports

Origis Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOC). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We embrace and encourage our employees' differences as that is what makes our employees unique. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.

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May 13, 2024

Full Time


Nov 07, 2024


Miami, United States

Senior (10+ years)


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