The Opportunity

Executive Director Commercial

Job Title: Executive Director Commercial
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Parramatta
Salary: $282644 - $317244 per annum
Start Date: 2021-01-28
Reference: BH-27932
Contact Name: Tara Pospelyj
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 29, 2021 11:28

Job Description

The Energy Corporation of New South Wales will deliver Australia’s first Renewable Energy Zones (REZs) in the Central-West Orana, New England, South-West, Hunter-Central Coast and Illawarra regions, as set out in the NSW Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap, Electricity Strategy and supporting legislation. The REZs will be modern day power stations, providing cheap, reliable energy for NSW homes and businesses while driving jobs and investment into regional NSW.

The Energy Corporation will coordinate the development of new transmission, generation and storage within each REZ and across NSW, working closely with Government, industry, communities and landowners to ensure timely and efficient development of new energy infrastructure and coordinated investment. It will also work directly with communities to maximise the flow of jobs and economic benefits to host regions and realise opportunities for long term regional development.

In this role reporting to the Chief Executive, you will lead the development and delivery of commercial management and governance frameworks for REZ programs, including commercial/financial models and financing arrangements, for the generation and commissioning of new infrastructure, networks and suppliers. In collaboration with the Executive Director, Planning and Communities and Principal Technical Advisor, the role develops financial instruments, facilitates and undertakes structuring and execution of financial arrangements with Treasury, professional advisors, financial services and investors.

We are seeking a talented senior executive with a combination of commercial expertise and executive gravitas. You will have extensive experience in the energy sector or with a renewable energy developer at an executive level, demonstrating knowledge of complex financial and commercial structuring, contract management of renewable energy projects, the EPC market and its development, and the complexity of issues impacting the energy industry. Relevant tertiary qualifications include finance, legal, economics, and engineering.

This is a unique opportunity get in on the ground floor of setting up a new organisation to deliver once-in-a-generation, leading edge reform that creates a significant legacy for NSW.

Candidate information:

Please click here to download a copy of the candidate information pack. For more information please contact Derwent by email at or call on Jason Scoble (02) 9223 1855, reference #27932.

To apply:

Please provide a cover letter highlighting your suitability for the role and a resume by the due date.

Applications close: 14th February 2021.