Scout Clean Energy is a leading US renewable energy developer, owner and operator headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. Scout is developing a MW portfolio of over 5,000 MW of wind, solar and energy storage projects across 11 US states. Scout is an owner-operator with expertise in all aspects of renewable power project development, permitting, power marketing, finance, construction and asset management. Scout is a portfolio company of Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners.
Scout is made up of renewable energy industry veterans who are making a difference in our world. Our team’s work ethic is second to none. We identify problems, create solutions, and deliver them professionally to our customers, stakeholders, partners and one another. We do the right thing when no one is looking because we are committed to our collective success and because we believe that our uncompromising integrity is key to the collaborative relationships that drive our business.
As Scout’s Procurement Manager, you will play a key role in the procurement of the fastest-growing technologies in the power sector: utility-scale wind, solar, energy storage, and transformer supplies – and the related construction services. Your ability to draw on your knowledge of a combination of the commercial, technical and financial aspects of renewables will enable our team to make better informed decisions. You will develop and execute negotiating strategies, lead deals, and serve as Scout’s representative to our vendors and partners.
This dynamic position will allow you to directly impact Scout’s long-term ability to power the energy transition. You will gain exposure to a broad spectrum of work – across technologies, at every stage of procurement, and interacting with every team within Scout. You will be in the mix, creating solutions to complex challenges by leading deals and negotiating with counterparties while working collaboratively across organizational boundaries.
You will join Scout’s Procurement team, which is responsible for optimizing for the lowest cost of energy to Scout while maintaining safety and quality. Your will report to the Vice President of Procurement, a seasoned industry veteran with a passion for mentoring and building upon lessons learned from nearly 20 years in the renewables industry.
This is a new role developed to support the explosive growth in Scout’s portfolio of projects in development and construction.
Key duties in your role will include the following:
We will rely on you to develop systems and tools to drive efficiency in our work. To do so, we expect that you will integrate the expertise you have developed in previous roles while continuing to advance your knowledge of our industry and innovation in procurement.
You are a deal-oriented, analytically minded professional who likes to work with a wide range of people and is passionate about the ways that renewable energy will make the world a better place. You have a good understanding of risk in contractual terms and are creative in the way you manage that risk in the context of competing priorities.
Subject Matter Expertise
Timeline and Location
We would like the new Procurement Manager to start in early 2022.
The ideal candidate will be able to work out of our Boulder office on our current hybrid (3-2) schedule.
Characteristics of Successful Scout Team Members
Invitation to Women and U.S. Underrepresented Groups
We encourage applications from all demographics and especially those that are traditionally underrepresented in the energy industry. Consistent with our core values, Scout celebrates the diversity of thought and experience that comes from a range of backgrounds including, but not limited to, gender, race, and ethnicity.
Invitation to Veterans
Scout welcomes veterans of the United States Armed Forces to apply for this position. Scout includes veterans of all branches and a diverse set of occupational specialties. We value the independent thinking, problem solving, leadership, and teamwork that our veterans have developed through their service. We welcome applications from any service and any military occupational specialty.
Target base salary: $110,000-$130,000
Attractive bonus potential.
Scout offers a full range of benefits, including medical/dental/vision insurance with attractive premiums, 401(k) match, STD, LTD, an Employee Assistance Program, and a range of optional supplemental insurance coverage.
Please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information: www.scoutcleanenergy.com