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US Credit Team Lead


Chicago, IL, US, 60654 Austin, TX, US, 78701


RWE Renewables Americas LLC 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Your responsibilities

  • Responsible for further build-out of the team (beyond 2 credit analysts) with the longer-term goal of establishing a de-centralized credit team
  • Governance and Oversight: responsible for assessing and approving counterparty credit exposures (including payment, performance, and supplier risks) as well as governance and adherence to RWE Groups’ credit policies and procedures
  • Various but related  technologies covered: Onshore and Offshore wind, PV, battery storage, distributed generation and hydrogen as well as  US trading business for optimization
  • Portfolio Management: Responsible for a portfolio of counterparties based in the Americas (US, Canada, and LATAM) across a broad spectrum of industries , not just energy companies.
  • Proactively manage credit risks by taking into account liquidity topics as well.
  • Ensuring appropriate negotiating  of credit terms for the business being undertaken, with a sound working knowledge of different contracts e.g. ISDA , PPA’s, REC’s,
  • Prepare short, succinct credit analysis and reports including Risk/Reward decisions ensuring the quality of the teams report writing is if a high standard

Your profile

  • Experience: Min 5 years or more in a leading counterparty credit risk management role within the energy, utilities or banking sectors,  including a good working knowledge of the US energy market.
  • Ability to provide analysis for corporate and financial institutions from a credit risk, balance,sheet, and cash flow perspective.
  • Strong credit, negotiating, and documentation skills
  • University degree or equivalent in business administration, finance, or economics.
  • Excellent self-motivation, independent and reliable working approach
  • High level of social competence and ability to handle conflicts
  • Business fluent English language skills are a must. German language an advantage

Promoting diversity (40x40) special offers for parents & children (40x40) company pension scheme (40x40) health services (40x40) training/human resources development (40x40) career promotion (40x40) support of extra-occupational studies (40x40) attractive remuneration (40x40) accessibility (40x40) social commitment (40x40) International exchange (40x40) Graduate programme (40x40)

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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 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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