Contracts Manager

Origis Energy
Miami, FL
United States
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Job Description






Join the Origis Energy Team!


Origis Energy is bringing clean and cost effective solar and energy storage solutions within reach for utility, commercial, industrial and public sector clients. The Origis team has worked to ensure the interests of all stakeholders are upheld in 170 projects worldwide totaling over 4 gigawatts to date of developed solar and energy storage capacity.


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 a senior individual to lead the execution of prime and subcontract agreements


with our EPCs, consultants and other external project team members for our growing Utility


Scale PV pipeline.


Job Duties



  • Work with Finance, Business Development, Project Development, Procurement, Project

  • Management, Legal and other critical internal functions to finalize prime and subcontracts

  • Lead day to day contract meetings with external partners in finalizing agreements and

  • resolving outstanding risks

  • Work with engineering and project management to ensure timely preparation and review

  • of requests for proposals, term sheets, exhibits and other agreement documents to meet

  • bid and deal closing deadlines

  • Ensure all internal stake holders have reviewed prime project agreements for scope and

  • cost alignment

  • Work with all team members to ensure the contracting nuances of risk management,

  • warranties, deliverables, tax, accounting, damages, costs, and schedule are understood

  • and managed appropriately

  • Establish project-specific risk matrix for internal team to report on risk mitigation measures

  • and potential risk exposure

  • Provide a Contract overview(s) to leadership identifying key risk area and recommend

  • pass-through clauses from Prime Contract to be included in Subcontracts

  • Manage/coordinate external counsel as required during contract negotiations

  • Develop and maintain a streamlined negotiation process to minimize risk and reduce legal

  • costs

  • Develop and follow procedures that ensure a timely and complete handover of executed

  • commercial agreements to the execution teams

  • Contract support for Project Managers during design and construction phases

  • Oversee maintenance of contract templates and contract library, including LOI, LNTP,

  • MOU, ESA, Subcontract, Prime Contract, and related Exhibits


 


Qualifications:



  • 7+ years of experience in contract negotiation, administration and/or management.

  • Strong legal background in contracts law, with demonstrated negotiation and problem-solving skills.

  • Working knowledge of energy projects preferred, especially solar projects.

  • Project Management experience, including achieving contract deliverables, adhering to contractual standards and enforcing subcontracts.

  • Understanding of construction scheduling and schedule analysis.

  • Experience in applying organizational standards when reviewing contracts, negotiating terms and drafting subcontracts.

  • Robust skills in Microsoft Office software (including Word, Excel, and Project) and the

  • Google Suite (including Google Docs, Google Sheets and Google Slides).

  • Strong verbal and written skills, and ability to convey complex information in a way that others can readily follow

  • Strong legal acumen, negotiation and problem solving skills

  • Strong ability to identify, evaluate, and allocate risks.

  • Exceptional attention to detail with the ability to discern subtle requirements, nuances and differences within complex commercial and legal documents

  • Solid technical acumen and/or in-depth knowledge of solar power plant technology, construction, operation, maintenance and performance


Education: Bachelor’s Degree


Location: Miami, FL,  San Diego CA, or Austin TX


Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
Origis Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOC) and does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 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.


Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
Origis Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOC) and does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 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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