Upstream Business Development Lead, Dublin

Last update 2024-07-12
Expires 2024-08-12
ID #2193612181
Upstream Business Development Lead, Dublin
Ireland, Dublin, Dublin,
Modified June 15, 2024


We are Centrica! We’re so much more than an energy company.

We’re a family of brands revolutionising a cleaner, greener future.

Working here is #More Than ACareer - we’re powered by purpose.

Together we can make an impact that will truly change tomorrow.

Whether you’re developing cutting-edge green tech, helping customers on the front line or simplifying operations behind the scenes.

Your work here isn’t just a job – it’s a mission.

We all play a vital role in energising a greener, fairer future.

Upstream Business Development Lead Reference: R0060838 Assets – Cork Permanent Reporting to: Head of Upstream Bord Gáis Energy is one of Ireland’s leading energy and service companies.

We supply gas, electricity, and energy services to over 700,000 homes and businesses across the country, offering excellent customer service as well as the best value possible.

Bord Gáis Energy is uniquely positioned to drive positive change and we have an opportunity, as well as a responsibility, to reshape our future.

We’re powered by our purpose, and we all play a vital role in energising a greener, fairer future.

While there are challenges ahead, we are dedicated to supporting our consumers and colleagues, to rethinking power generation, and to supporting an affordable and fair transition for all.

Role Purpose: The Business Development Lead will actively screen, propose and manage asset development opportunities that support the wider business and are underpinned by the Bord Gáis Energy Upstream Investment Strategy.

The successful candidate will be involved in development risk assessment and appraisal.

About the Role Business Development lead into investments or acquisitions into assets that provide services to the electricity grid e.g.

Battery Storage, Synchronise Condensers, Interconnectors, Capacity Contracts, Peaking Plants Engage with landowners and developers to develop opportunities across thermal, storage, renewable generation and net zero asset classes.

Development of land and grid led development opportunities.

Appraise development risk across all stages of development – land, planning, grid, pre-construction and construction.

Manage all development activities through-out the development life-cycle from inception through to delivery for assigned projects.

Value engineering and leading risk management throughout the project life cycle.

Ongoing budgetary responsibility for project development and delivery stages.

Support all upstream business development and net zero targets through modelling, market research & contract negotiation, including potential RES equity stakes Form excellent working relationships with Business Development functions driving value generation and prioritisation of optimal project selection Work closely with several disciplines to deliver synergistic value to investments across external and internal resources including, Finance, Trading, Legal and Technical Informing and driving consistent commercial thinking across the projects and relevant business areas About You3rd Level Qualification in relevant discipline with relevant experience in large scale development programme management in an infrastructure environment.

Significant experience in project management of electricity related construction projects from pre-planning, planning, commercial procurement, financing, construction and commissioning.

Experience of working with key external stakeholders such as ESB and Eirgrid.

Working knowledge of legal and contractual issues related to large infrastructure projects.

Strong development, commercial, leadership and stakeholder management track record.

Ability to prioritise work effectively in an environment with changing requirements, schedules and priorities for multiple projects or assignments.

Ability to clearly and concisely express information (or data) to non-technical associates, peers and management.

In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary, generous annual leave allowance, and a host of other benefits, including volunteering days with our charity partner, Focus Ireland.

You’ll also enjoy our friendly and collaborative culture, flexible ways of working, and you’ll be making a key contribution to Bord Gáis Energy’s commitment to environmental sustainability.

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing society and the energy sector has a key role to play in helping the world transition to net zero.

As one of Ireland’s leading energy and services companies, we’re on a journey of transformation; to accelerate our positive impact and bring our customers on this journey with us.

As we look to the future we're transforming our energy supply, services and solutions in order to become a leading net zero business in Ireland by 2045 and to help our customers reach net zero by 2050.

Our ambition is to use our services, footprint and propositions to better both people and planet Bord Gáis Energy are committed to placing equality, diversity, care and respect at the heart of our policies and everyday practices.

We encourage everyone to take part in our active employee networks, including the Women's network, REACH (Race, Ethnicity, & Cultural Heritage) network, Neurodiversity network, and BRÓD, our LGBTQ+ network.

We're proud of the work our networks and allies do to help us promote a culture of inclusion, empowering our colleagues to be themselves and do their best work.

Our vision is to employ a diverse mix of people who reflect the societies we work in and the customers we serve, so we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and perspectives. Our Flexible First working model empowers our people to find a better balance between home and office working.

You can enjoy the convenience of working from home combined with time spent onsite in a way that works for our customers, our business and you.

Our office is used as a place to connect and collaborate with colleagues, rather than your default place of work each day. Here in Bord Gáis Energy we’re helping to create a more sustainable and inclusive future that supports our communities, our planet – and each other.

The prevention of family homelessness in Ireland is an area where we believe we can make a real difference and through our partnership with Focus Ireland, we have been working on making this a reality since 2015.

We encourage all colleagues to get involved in the partnership, with everyone receiving 2 days' volunteering leave to participate in initiatives or events supporting Focus Ireland. Our Valuescare | delivery | collaboration | agility | courage The closing date for applications are 1st of July 2024

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Upstream business development lead

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