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Manager, Partnerships and Transactions

RWE Renewables Americas LLC,  Chicago, Vereinigte Staaten (US) 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Renewables 



The Partnerships and Transactions group at RWE Renewables is responsible for sourcing, structuring and executing cash equity partnerships for the company’s development, in-construction and operational assets in onshore wind, solar, storage and offshore wind in the US and in Canada. The team also directly supports the growth of the company's project pipeline by sourcing and executing M&A asset and portfolio opportunities in onshore wind, solar and storage.

As a Manager within the Partnerships and Transactions team, your role will be to advance the efforts of the team by:




  • Evaluate and execute on M&A opportunities by managing valuation, due diligence and project management activities for onshore wind, solar and storage assets and portfolios
  • Prepare preliminary financial models to value acquisition opportunities, audit and evaluate third-party models
  • Prepare ongoing board materials and manage approvals across multiple internal stakeholders to effectively execute transactions
  • Compile, analyze and summarize complex financial information and present insights to support investment decisions
  • Hold accountability for project timeline and budgets  
  • Manage investor diligence and Q&A as part of cash equity partnering strategy for RWE Renewables North America portfolio 
  • Develop relationships with external market participants to source new growth opportunities and investor relationships


Minimum Skills / Qualifications:


  • Business or analytical/quantitative degree, with at least 5 years of experience in the area of Finance, Economics or Business Administration, with a preference for direct experience in M&A / investment banking and/or capital raising in the infrastructure sector. MBA, CFA or similar postgraduate degree a plus
  • Financial modelling skills and knowledge of various valuation approaches relevant for M&A coupled with conceptual, strategic and analytical thinking skills with a strong work ethic.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, acting comfortably in various cultural environments 
  • Comfort in managing relationships with senior stakeholders (both internal and external)
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, other languages a plus
  • Understanding of electricity markets; renewable energy technologies a plus

A successful candidate in this role also has the following attributes:

  • Self-starter with experience managing and coordinating due diligence for M&A and investment opportunities in the energy and infrastructure sector 
  • Enthusiastic communicator with ability to contribute proactively to a collegial and supportive team environment
  • Intellectual curiosity and passion for the renewables industry generally


Unsolicited agencies submittals will not be accepted. To become an approved vendor of RWE please contact rwenarecruiting@rwe.com







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Any questions? Benjamin Michalson (Recruiting) rwenarecruiting@rwe.com

We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.


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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we invest heavily in the expansion of our renewables´ capacities. Our broad portfolio includes flexible, conventional energies and helps us provide clean, reliable and affordable electricity. 120 years of experience in the energy world and our four operative segments – renewable energies, lignite and nuclear power, European electricity generation from gas, coal, hydropower and biomass as well as global energy trading – are the foundation for the innovations of tomorrow. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.


RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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