Business Development LCOE Modeller

  • Reporting to: Senior Business Development Manager
  • Department: Development & Construction
  • Job Location: Santiago, Chile
  • Travel Required: If required

Company Overview:

A world free of fossil fuels. If you share our vision, then join us on our mission. 

This is your opportunity to make a real difference in averting the climate crisis, in an organisation that is at the forefront of the global transition to renewable energy. 

Mainstream Renewable Power is a recognised global leader in renewable energy; and the pride we all get from developing, constructing and operating our projects is one reason why we are officially recognised as a Great Place to Work. 

Now we are looking for people who can power our progress to a new level. If you want to make a real difference in the world, working with our extraordinary team across six continents, check out our newly created role. 


Summary of the Role:

Mainstream Renewable Power (MRP) is currently recruiting for a Business Development Modeller, responsible for support the Development team in preparing, building and optimizing business & portfolio energy pricing models.  The Development Modeller, cooperating with the Commercial & Finance Team, will manage the economical modelling process from business development and project acquisition activities, until the handover to the Project Finance Team, prior to the Financial Close. The Development Modeller will also support New Markets opening as required.

What you will do? 

Design, build and maintain economic & pricing models for renewable energy projects including:

  • Analysis of project income & costs
  • Challenge inputs to ensure an accurate representation of the project competitiveness
  • Audit/sense check economic & pricing models' outputs are reasonable

Support via economic & pricing modelling, highlighting potential efficiencies & risks in the:

  • Land acquisition process
  • Development opportunities evaluation
  • Development business/portfolio optimization
  • Renewable energy projects acquisition activities.
  • Accurate management of information flows used to maintain economic & pricing models.
  • Take responsibility for structural integrity and functionality of models including accounting, tax and regulatory requirements of various LatAm markets.
  • Post handover, assist in Due Diligence process for Project Finance activities.
  • Work internally as part of multi-functional teams to assess markets and projects as required.
  • Clear financial analysis and communication of results.

What we require?

  • Civil electrical/mechanical/industrial engineering, Bachelor’s degree with Finance or Economics major or similar.
  •  Desirable experience in energy industry as analyst or associate at an investment bank, private equity fund or energy company.
  • Commercial awareness and ability to understand accounting topics and tax structures for renewable energy projects, highlight potential efficiencies / areas of concern within models that require further analysis or support.
  • Ability to analyse qualitative & quantitative information for decision making, developing and utilizing detailed, Excel-based, financial / economical models.
  • Ability to work unsupervised a necessity, but must be able to integrate into diversified multi-functional teams as required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (Spanish and English).


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Why you really should click that button 👇 

We offer you the opportunity to work in a dynamic and entrepreneurial organisation, to be part of a diverse workplace with regards to gender, age and cultural background in the most exciting industry in the world today. You will receive a very competitive total benefits package including an excellent base salary, bonus scheme and share options. 


Career development 

  • Excellent training (an average 54 hours a year)  
  • Secondment and relocation opportunities 
  • Career progression (16% promotions across the Group in 2021)  

Shared financial success  

  • A competitive, industry benchmarked and cost-of-living linked salary, reviewed annually 
  • Annual bonus  
  • Share options 
  • Annual Aguinaldo 

Work/life balance 

  • WFH in a hybrid working arrangement 
  • Annual leave, plus a community or charity workday each year 
  • Paid maternity, paternity, adoptive and bereavement leave  
  • Allowance for WFH set up 

True diversity & inclusion 

  • Equal opportunity targets  
  • GWEC Women in Wind and Mainstream Women in Renewables programmes  
  • You can be you, whatever your gender, colour or sexual orientation 

Care for health & wellbeing  

  • Complementary health insurance  
  • Life, disability and catastrophic cover  
  • Free Employee Assistance Program 
  • Employee Wellness Programme

These are just some of the reasons why we are officially certified as a Great Place to Work.

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