Facebook Renewable Energy Manager in Menlo Park, California

Intro:

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Summary:

Facebook’s Data Center Energy Team is seeking a highly experienced, outgoing, and self-motivated energy professional to identify, develop, negotiate, and manage renewable energy supply solutions for our growing fleet of data centers.

The Renewable Energy Manager will support the continued development and execution of Facebook’s global energy strategy centered on a supply portfolio of cost competitive clean and renewable energy sources consistent with the company’s overall strategic objectives. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record for developing optimal renewable energy supply solutions by creatively leveraging their skills and significant experience across a spectrum of renewable energy supply issues including project development, finance, commercial, regulatory, market, technical, legal, and tax. This position is full-time and located in our Menlo Park office.

Required Skills:

  1. Lead the identification, creation, development, negotiation, and execution of opportunities to secure new cost competitive sources of renewable energy for Facebook’s operations

  2. Support domestic and international data center site selection and development activities

  3. Collaborate with internal organizations including sustainability, legal, tax, engineering, and finance to implement supply solutions

  4. Develop and grow relationships with key suppliers, developers, regulators, and other stakeholders

  5. Take an active role in regulatory processes and influence the design of new clean and renewable energy supply solutions offered by utilities and other suppliers

  6. Support continued evolution and execution Facebook’s renewable energy supply strategy for international and domestic data centers

  7. Stay informed of the technical, market, and regulatory developments in the renewable energy industry and communicate key trends, risks and potential impacts to management

  8. Lead and support various energy projects as needed

  9. Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed (25% to 50%+ at times)

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in a business or technical discipline

  2. 8+ years experience in developing, acquiring, performing due diligence, and negotiating definitive agreements for utility scale renewable energy solutions including wind and solar projects

  3. Experience working with detailed financial models of renewable energy projects, identifying key risks and sensitivities, and leading all related due diligence efforts (financial, commercial, technical, development)

  4. Experience in managing multiple projects and collaborating with all internal and external stakeholders and consultants

  5. Experience in utility and grid interconnection processes

  6. Experience in leading negotiations and projects

  7. Experience in communicating commercial, regulatory, market, and contractual details to all organizational levels

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. MBA or J.D.

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.