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Scott Thomson

Scott Thomson

Scott Thomson

Head of Solar

Scott has been recruiting into the Solar PV industry since 2014, placing experienced professionals across more than 10 European countries. He works across the full project lifecycle from Project Development through to and Asset Management, including Investment and Finance, and Module/Inverter Sales. Scott has built and managed relationships with leading asset owners and IPP in the PV industry through delivering recruitment solutions as well as attending industry events. Scott joined LSP Renewables in March in 2021 as a Senior Consultant. However recently, Scott was promoted to our Head of Solar to manage and build out our dedicated Solar division.

Scott Jobs

Solar

Asset Manager - Solar PV

Milan, Italy

JOB ID: #7210 Asset Manager Location: Milan Key Responsibilities Manage and supervise production and energy flows of photovoltaic systems (projects/SPVs), in order to ensure optimal operation by constantly reporting results and identified critical issues. Verify contractual obligations achievement in terms of plant performances Develop reporting on the operation and profitability of the plants Contract Management for service provision to the company's clients' assets, including, for example, Operations & Maintenace contracts for power generation plants, security contracts, auxiliary services contracts (e.g. telecommunications) and power purchase contracts, contracts with landowners or building owners (with direct involvement and contact with contractors to verify the performance of ordinary and extraordinary activities); - edistribuzione, GSE, Arera, Customs Agency, etc.. Support in all the activities to be performed under the long-term financing agreement between the SPVs and the bank management of all the communications required by law Invoices and Revenues verification, Expense Budget definition Insurance claim management Requirements Preferably have Master's Degree in Engineering 3/4 years of valuable experience in Solar Asset Management Proven knowledge of sector regulations Excellent knowledge of office application packages (Word, Excel, Power point) Good communication skills Good knowledge of English Availability for short-term travels Place of work: Milan

Project & Structured Finance Manager

Milan, Italy

JOB ID: #7012 Project & Structured Finance Manager Location: Milan, Italy Our client is looking for a Project & Structured Finance Manager who will work within the Project & Structured Finance team to support and manage the development, financing, and construction of Solar PV and Battery Storage projects in the EMEA region. Our client has established a leadership position in both solar and battery storage project development. With a total pipeline of 25 GWp in solar and 47 GWh in battery storage.  Key ResponsibilitiesFinancial modelling for tender, projects acquisition, PPA negotiation and financing and sales purposes.Due diligence coordination role, either for acquisition, financing, and sales purposes.Preparation of market reports, investment memorandums, project teasers and other documents and presentations, as required.Create, adapt, and maintain complex financial models for Canadian Solar projects in connection with projects acquisitions, financings, PPA and EPC bids and M&A activities. Financial models to manage will be either to be developed internally, or coming from third parties.Develop internal/external investment memorandums and briefs, for different stakeholders.Support in the origination, negotiation and closing of project and corporate finance transactions, liaising with banks, financial partners and other institutions and their advisors.Identify and quantify key investment drivers to perform sensitivities and be able to provide an analytical assessment of different business cases, so deals can be structure in the most efficient way.Have a strong capability to understand and asses about the different tax and regulatory aspects of the business opportunities within the region.Work closely with partners and other stakeholders to evaluate and follow upfrom a financial and business perspective, the key markets within our region and detect new business opportunities.Interface closely with Sales, Business Development, Engineering, Legal and other departments to help guide projects to move forward quickly and efficiently from a project finance perspective.Perform general research duties and statistical analysis.Support in the management of the insurance program of the projects in the region.Work closely with the rest of the structured Finance Team supporting with the different projects demands.      RequirementsMaster's degree in Finance, Mathematics, Engineering, Economics, or related area.Experience of at least two years in a Big Four or an investment fund will be a plus.MBA or other related master qualification will be highly valuable.Excellent financial modelling skills being and expert/advance user of Excel. Certain level of experience with macros and Visual Basic will be a must.Exceptional analytical skills and understanding of relevant financial and mathematical modelling techniques for project finance and assets valuations.Project Finance and/or M&A experience of at least three years.

Project & Structured Finance Analyst

Milan, Italy

  JOB ID: #7011 Project & Structured Finance Analyst Location: Milan Our client is looking for a Project & Structured Finance Analyst, who will work within the Project & Structured Finance team to support the development, financing, and construction of Solar PV and Battery Storage projects in the EMEA region. Our client has established a leadership position in both solar and battery storage project development. With a total pipeline of 25 GWp in solar and 47 GWh in battery storage.  Key ResponsibilitiesCreate, adapt, and maintain financial models for projects in connection with different processes (tenders, projects acquisition, PPA negotiation and financing M&A, etc.). Financial models to manage will be either developed internally or coming from third parties.Develop internal / external investment memorandums and teasers, for different stakeholders.Due diligence coordination role, either for acquisition, financing, and M&A purposes.Support in the origination, negotiation and closing of project and corporate finance transactions, liaising with banks, financial partners and other institutions and their advisors.Identify and quantify key investment drivers to perform sensitivities and provide an analytical assessment of different business cases, so deals can be structure in the most efficient manner.Strong capability to understand and assess about the different tax and regulatory aspects of the business opportunities within the region.Liaise closely with Business Development, EPC, Legal and other departments to move processes forward.Perform general market researches.  RequirementsBachelor’s degree in Finance, Mathematics, Engineering, Economics, or related area.Experience in a Big Four or an investment fund will be a plus.An MBA or other related master qualification will be highly valuable.Good financial modelling skills. Certain level of experience with Macros and Visual Basic will be a plus.Strong analytical skills and understanding of relevant financial concepts for project finance and assets valuations. Previous project finance and/or M&A experience will be a plus.International experience will be highly valuable.Fluency in Italian and strong English skills are required.