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Development Analyst

Company: Tenaska
Location: Omaha
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionJob Summary:
The Development Analyst is responsible for supporting all facets of the energy project development process from siting and origination to commercial operation. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of technologies critical to the global energy transition, including traditional renewables such as solar, battery storage and wind, as well as carbon capture and hydrogen project development. In this role, the Development Analyst will be expected to prepare and complete detailed project schedules and budgets, complex financial models and economic projections, market/industry research and trend analysis, as well as various other tasks to support developers and senior leadership. To be successful in this role, a candidate must possess an exceptional degree of intellectual curiosity and willingness to navigate challenging environments with a steep learning curve.
Essential Job Functions:

  • Preparation of development plans, including detailed schedules, budgets and major decision points
  • Preparation of detailed economic proforma and valuation models
  • Preparation and review of financial information for completeness and accuracy for use in analyzing complex development opportunities
  • Support pricing analysis and bidding strategy to originate revenue contracts for traditional renewables (solar, battery storage and wind), carbon capture and hydrogen projects under development
  • Identification of issues which may impede successful development, identification of potential solutions and reporting of issues and solutions to management
  • Foster relationships with local landowners, politicians, regulators and other project constituents to garner support for and minimize opposition to development projects
  • Communication with senior management on the results of activities and analyses
  • Ability to work with internal and external professionals, such as developers, engineers, legal counsel, third party consultants and customers to successfully complete project development activities and, when appropriate, to reflect technical aspects of complex projects in an economic proforma
  • Ability to read and understand wide variety of development project-related documents
  • Research and due diligence of market trends and opportunities using publicly available information
  • Preparation of analysis, reports and research for distribution/presentation to senior management and/or customers
  • Ability to travel domestically on short notice for overnight business
  • Reliable, predictable and dependable attendance is a requirement

    Basic Requirements:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or equivalent
    • Strong interest in the energy industry, particularly in renewables, energy transition and decarbonization
    • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint ability

      Preferred Requirements:

      • Work experience in the energy industry or the financial services industry
      • Two or more years of experience in Development, Engineering, Finance or Accounting
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills
      • Strong organizational, business decision making and analytical skills
      • Knowledge of financial and business information systems
      • High level of assertiveness, initiative, interpersonal skills and flexibility to perform a wide variety of projects with unpredictable schedules and periodic short deadlines
      • Ability to act independently
      • Ability to effectively navigate complex environments with limited guidance
      • Ability to handle extremely confidential and sensitive company information
      • Excellent PC/Windows, Word and database ability

        At Tenaska we care about the wellbeing of our employees and their families. That's why we offer our employees a comprehensive benefit package. Benefits included below:

        • Health, dental, vison, disability, and life insurance
        • Excellent 401(k) plan
        • Incentive-based, competitive salary packages
        • Health/dependent care flex accounts
        • Tuition assistance
        • Long-term disability coverage
        • Adoption benefits
        • Employee assistance program
        • Paid vacations and holidays
        • Generous sick leave
        • Charitable giving program
        • Paid maternity/paternity leave
        • Wellness programs


Keywords: Tenaska, Omaha , Development Analyst, Professions , Omaha, Nebraska

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