Director, Investment & Valuation, East


Austin, TX, US, 78701 Chicago, IL, US, 60654 Valhalla, NY, US, 10595


RWE Clean Energy, LLC 



The Director of Investment & Valuation, Region East will be a key member of our Investment & Valuation (I&V) team, bringing renewable energy projects forward for investment decisions at RWE Clean Energy (RWECE). Our I&V team enables value-added growth by providing analysis and critical advice to our colleagues in the business while ensuring strong governance around investment decisions. The Director will work closely with the regional head of Development, our I&V team and with colleagues from the whole Finance community. Our team environment is high-energy. We value diversity, good relationships, personal growth, inclusive debate and individual empowerment. As Director, you will be leading by example.



  • Responsible for the analysis and valuation of investment and M&A opportunities around onshore wind, solar PV and battery storage projects and thereby support the strong growth ambitions of our Renewables business in Region East
  • Manage a team, with a focus on people and talent development in line with the RWE Clean Energy growth ambitions
  • Drives people development via motivating, coaching, mentoring, and training of team members
  • Take responsibility for investment decision processes within this geographical area, oversee the preparation of presentations and deliver investment recommendations for the consideration of the RWE Clean Energy Executive Leadership Team (C-suite) and the RWE Clean Energy Board.
  • Ensures state-of-the-art financial valuations, both regarding methodological and modeling topics
  • Work closely with the Senior Vice President I&V and with the other (Senior) Directors. Support other members of the I&V team and contribute to our strong team spirit
  • Responsible for the analysis, valuation, and recommendation across the lifecycle of these opportunities, e.g., early stage, auction participation, offtake valuation, and final investment decision for development projects as well as for M&A transactions applying quantitative and qualitative analyses and effective communication
  • Responsible for sourcing, independent challenging and validation of valuation-relevant information and business cases and for driving the overall valuation process
  • Responsible for post-completion reviews after investment/deal decisions to validate and continuously refine assumptions, methodology, and process
  • Manages investment decision process within the RWE Clean Energy organization for Region East and supports continuously developing state-of-the-art valuation methodology
  • Ensures compliance with internal directives and applied methodologies
  • Orchestrates the valuation and investment process for Region East and works seamlessly with multiple parts of the RWE Clean Energy organization, e.g., across Development, Engineering, Procurement, Operations, Commercial, Tax Equity, and Legal
  • Promotes and fosters a strong entrepreneurial, performance, and collaboration culture



  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Finance roles
  • Proficiency in valuation methodologies (especially DCF) and in financial modeling (Excel)
  • Strong communication and presentation skills; convincing in senior management interaction
  • Proven ability to smoothly and rigorously run valuation processes involving numerous parties.
  • Experience in people management and development
  • Renewable energy experience
  • Experience working in complex organizations, where cross-functional participation and decision processes apply
  • Open mindset with self-reflective personality, ability to learn and develop.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Economics, Engineering, or similar university degree
  • MBA or advanced degree with a focus on Finance or Economics or a Finance-related professional designation (e.g. CFA, CPA, PMI) strongly preferre





Pay range: The annual base salary range for this position in New York is $150,200 - $225,300 . The listed salary range represents our good faith estimate for this position and represents the range for new hire salaries across all U.S locations. Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. RWE considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s education & work experience, training & certifications, and key skills as well as market and business considerations at the time of the offer.

Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays. Eligible employees also participate in short-term incentives, in addition to salary.

RWE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

For 125 years RWE has been the source of energy for millions of people across the globe. Now we’re making all that energy green. This decade alone we’re investing €50bn into renewables and will be carbon neutral by 2040 – ten years earlier than most other global targets. This is a chance to play a key role on our journey.

Join our renewables specialists, working across the clean energy spectrum to grow our operations to 50 GW by 2030 – with some of the world’s largest on and offshore wind farms and industry-leading hydrogen initiatives. We’re also considered innovators in solar development including floating photovoltaics and agri-photovoltaics. Or add your expertise to our supply and trading operations, brokering renewable electricity, green gas, commodities, and CO2 emission allowances from one of our advanced energy trading floors.


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