Director, Energy Solutions Structuring

Position Summary:
The Director, Structuring provides overall analytical and deal structuring support for Energy Solutions ensuring the measurement of the value and risk of proposed complex deals were appropriate.
Essential Job Functions:

  • Research, analytics and pricing for full-requirements deals supplied by Tenaska-owned or controlled generating assets including load forecasting or direction of consultants or affiliates providing services for such valuation
  • Valuation and pricing of embedded options within the Tenaska portfolio when offered for sale or swap including valuation of counteroffers
  • Valuation and pricing of embedded options in 3 rd party portfolios when such assets are considered as part of an overall solutions transactions
  • Provide commercial acumen in the power markets earning trust in Tenaska Marketing Group and TINC management and the Energy Solutions origination team
  • Comfortable with using and/or directing the use of analytics related to structured products transactions

Required Skills Core Competencies:
  • Action Oriented: Enjoys working hard, is action oriented and full of energy for the things she/he sees as challenging: not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes more opportunities than others
  • Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty
  • Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections between previously unrelated notions; seen as original and value added when brainstorming
  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first hand customer information and uses it to improve product offerings; establishes and maintains relationships with customers
  • Intellectual Horsepower: Is bright and intelligent, deals with concepts and complexity comfortably, can go "toe to toe" with their analytical counterparts
  • Innovation Management: is good at bringing the creative ideas of others to market, can facilitate effective brainstorming
  • Effective Communication Skills - uses effective communication skills to manage communication and feedback within the organization.
  • Organizational Agility- knows how to get things done through both formal channels and the informal network, skilled at understanding the culture of organizations and working compatibly within these

Required Experience Education/Experience/Skills
Basic Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative field such as mathematics, engineering, statistics, or finance
  • 5-10 years of experience and proven success in power product trading and structuring, strong understanding of option product valuation, basic knowledge of ERCOT,MISO-S,SPP-S and SERC
  • Previous requirements products valuation including load forecasting required
  • Strong work ethic, team attitude, and willingness to work extended hours as workload requires
Preferred Requirements:
  • MBA or advanced degree in a related area
  • Strong skills in creating and maintaining complex spreadsheets
  • Ability to assist in closing large transactions
  • Ability and desire to build business-based relationships
  • Enthusiasm for developing relationships to aid recruiting and opportunity prospecting
  • Demonstrated track record of tenacity and resilience in a business where change and/or rejection are commonplace
  • Comfort with unstructured work environment where you own the results of your efforts
  • Highly sensitive customer service skills

Job Location Arlington, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular


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