**About this role**
**Business Unit Overview:**
BlackRock Renewable Power ('BRP') was formed in 2011 as BlackRock identified the attractiveness of owning real assets and expanded their Alternatives offering through the creation of an infrastructure platform. BRP is today one of the largest renewable power investment platforms in the world managing more than $6.0 billion of capital through various discretionary funds. To date, BRP has a total invested portfolio of approximately 2.6 GW of generating capacity across 250 wind and solar projects located in the USA, Canada, Ireland, Japan, Sweden, Norway, France and the UK.
The investment team comprises 44 professionals who have significant renewable power/energy expertise. BRP is part of BlackRock Alternative Investors ('BAI') which currently manages over US$200 billion of assets across a range of alternative investment strategies.
This is an opportunity to join the investment team as an Associate/Vice President with responsibility for deal assessment and execution, project and financial modeling, portfolio management and market research.
+ Deal assessment and execution: working with the team to assess and execute renewable energy project investments. This will include conducting due diligence, financial review, preparation of presentation material for investment committee etc.
+ Financial modeling: developing, utilizing, analyzing and dissecting financial models in order to analyse project opportunities and conduct valuations both at a project and overall Fund level.
+ Portfolio management: assist in the management of investments in the portfolio, including ongoing interaction with the Technical, Finance and Operations teams.
+ Market research: including research on potential investments, renewable energy policy and markets, competitors, technology etc.
+ Significant investment exposure on projects/deals
+ Experienced senior team with strong team values
+ Collaborative and entrepreneurial work environment
+ Strong brand in the fund management and renewable energy industries
**Knowledge / Experience:**
+ Degree educated with strong academic background
+ 5 years of previous experience from the financial and/or energy industry focusing on real asset acquisitions/transactions, project and/or corporate finance.
+ A keen interest in renewable energy infrastructure investment.
+ Credential in the renewable energy sector in general and offshore wind in particular would be desirable
+ Highly numerate with developed quantitative capabilities.
+ Demonstrable financial modeling and evaluation skills are critical. In particular, a good understanding of accounting and/or leveraged finance / project finance modeling.
+ Deep knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word); very strong Excel skills are required.
+ Languages skills in addition to English will be valued
+ Able to manage workload effectively and deliver quality work on schedule.
+ Enthusiasm and commitment to working in a friendly, entrepreneurial, team environment
BlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of March 31, 2020, the firm managed approximately $6.47 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.
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