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Senior Investment Manager, Renewable Energy
WHO YOU ARE
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You are passionate about creating an IKEA fit for the future with the customer at heart. As a person you are energised by contributing to overall success and results through collaboration. You find it inspiring to work together in an ever-changing complex environment.
To be successful in this role, you have international experience in Renewable Energy Investments and an understanding of cultural differences, you have a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. in finance, economics, engineering) or equivalent work experience with at least 10 to 15 years of relevant transaction experience. You demonstrate the ability to manage tasks and people effectively, with purpose, to negotiate and support large and complex acquisition projects in an international environment.
Having a track record of achievement in renewable energy acquisitions is vital. You have strong financial and leadership skills with the proven ability to act as ‘transaction principal’ in sizable transactions.
You have knowledge in the following areas:
Expert knowledge in Mergers and Acquisitions and the energy sector.
Expert knowledge of energy/electricity markets.
Deep knowledge of windfarm or solar park construction contracts and construction methods.
Experience of direct management of power generating projects, preferably wind, is a plus.
Experience in working with manufacturers in the renewable energy industry as well project developers is a plus.
General knowledge and interest in how to balance and merge environmental, social and economic aspects to define sustainability and how IKEA uses that k knowledge in striving to make business within the limits of the planet.
General knowledge and interest in how to strive for renewable energy transformation and increase energy efficiency.
In addition to this, we believe you show good judgment, high level of integrity, trustworthiness and maturity (independence); you can prioritize and take sound and common sense decisions. You have a strong drive to build and share knowledge. You get energized by contributing to overall success and results through collaboration and get inspired by working together in a multi-dimensional, multicultural and multinational environment. You are fluent in English (both spoken and written).
And, of course, you share and live the IKEA culture and values and have a genuine interest in home furnishing.
Ingka Investments is one of the 3 pillars of the Ingka Group, acting as a strategic partner to Ingka Retail (Ikea stores) and Ingka Centres, by securing financial strength for future growth and by making investments that contribute to making Ingka Group the world’s leading multichannel home furnishing retailer and to achieving its People & Planet Positive strategy. Ingka Investments’ mission is to lead with purposeful investments, enabling Ingka Group’s long-term growth and financial strength. We want to position Ingka Group as a unique, responsible and trusted investor.
The Senior Investment manager will, with his/her professional skills and knowledge of the Renewable Energy investment market, lead the origination, negotiation, and execution of the transactions/acquisitions and connect with relevant Ingka Group stakeholders in the country organisations and the outsourced Commercial Managers, as applicable.
The Senior Investment Manager will take joint responsibility with the portfolio manager to lead the investment team and develop an investment portfolio of renewable energy investments, linked closely to the sustainability direction to support renewable energy consumption in Ingka Group and its value chain.
OUR TEAM WITHIN IKEA
The Ingka Group is a world leader in the home furnishing business. We are a strategic partner and the largest franchisee of the IKEA franchisee system, owning and operating 389 IKEA stores and digital touchpoints in 32 markets.
The Ingka Group is a values-driven company with a passion for life at home and a vision to create a better everyday life for the many people.
In the Leiden office we are approximately 200 co-workers, mainly working in Group Functions for Ingka. For more information about Ingka Investments:
QUESTIONS AND SUPPORT? LET'S CONNECT!
You will be based in Leiden and will report to Frederik de Jong, Portfolio Manager, Renewable Energy Investments at Ingka Investments.
If you have any questions about the position, please contact Frederik de Jong (firstname.lastname@example.org); for questions about the recruitment process, please contact Maya Goldbeter (email@example.com), Recruiter.
Your application, written in English and consisting of a covering letter and CV, should be registered on-line. Please note that behavioral and cognitive assessments will be part of the recruitment process as well as a background check for the final candidate.
We regret that we are unable to handle applications made by e-mail.