-Play a key role in developing and growing Origin Energy's Community Batteries
-Be part of an exciting and evolving renewable energy business/ industry
-Full-Time 12-month Limited Term Contract | Hybrid | CBD Location
Working for us
At Origin we have a strong purpose and values that challenge us to find the answers to the big energy questions.
Every person that works with us helps us reach that goal. If you bring good energy to Origin, you’ll get it in return. A challenging career. An exciting industry. And the support to grow and explore your potential.
Origin’s Future Energy & Technology team is tasked with developing new technologies, products, experiences, and business models to create value for our customers and our business. Setting the strategic direction for Origin and linking this strategy to underlying performance across the organisation.
An exciting opportunity to join the team as the ‘Commercial Development Manager’, is now available. You will work closely with other areas within the organisation to ensure our business development priorities in future energy technologies are aligned and driving towards longer term sustainable growth for Origin. Playing an important role in evaluating, advising and managing investments for the business. In addition to this, the role will also work to connect and embed these investments into Origin’s strategy and operations as the technologies evolve.
-Assessment and recommendations on the likely commerciality of the technology investment opportunities against Origin’s strategy, including completing technical evaluation utilising external consultants as required.
-Execution of business trials in conjunction with relevant partners within Origin
-Connecting to teams within Origin directly impacted by our future energy technology investments, ensuring the pathway and business structure is in place to optimise adoption of technology.
-Preparation of presentations and analysis to communicate investment opportunities, including recommendations which are distributed to the Executive and the Board.
-Research into relevant markets as they apply to adoption
-Leading the negotiating of commercial terms and conditions for equity investments in technology companies and liaising with external lawyers to complete commercial documentation.
Our ideal applicant will come with prior experience in supporting the business in a commercial, finance or analytics role with a proven ability to translate outcomes of detailed data and financial modelling into meaningful insights and analysis. You will possess an aptitude to grow your knowledge base, a highly analytical mindset and a strong commercial acumen. You will also have proven experience in managing multiple priorities in a high-performance environment.
To be considered for the role you will also have:
-At least 5+ years’ experience in energy markets, with knowledge of batteries beneficial.
-Prior experience in commercial, financial or economic modelling and preparation of associated collateral.
-Leading communication and stakeholder management skills
-Strategy development and execution in a large organisation
-Highly developed Legal / Contract literacy
-Ability to operate in an ambiguous and uncertain environment
-Project management skills are desirable
Why work for Origin Energy?
-Based CBD, this role also offers work life balance including flexible work arrangements (WFH/Office based arrangements).
-Discounted Origin products benefits for employees, including Electrical, Gas and Internet offers!
-Free and confidential counselling for employees and family members.
-Cultural leave - Additional paid leave days for our Indigenous employees to balance and meet their cultural obligations.
-Leading parental support - 20 weeks paid leave for primary carers and access to a Working Parents platform through our partner, Grace Papers
-Paid volunteer leave, opportunities to give back through our Origin Foundation Initiatives
-A comprehensive Care and Assurance Plan
-Growth and development and training opportunities.
-Supportive leadership, with a great team, that encourages interesting, rewarding and engaging work!
Origin - Where good change happens
At Origin, we’re powered by people who believe in creating collective change. We’re creating more diverse and inclusive workplaces for everyone because the more perspectives we have, in a place where everyone can belong, the better we can tackle our challenges together. We are united, yet unique.
We are committed to fostering a diverse, gender equitable workforce, where all applications are evaluated on merit and potential. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, people living with disabilities, culturally diverse people, any stage in life, people with intersex variations and people within LGBTQ+ communities, including trans, and gender diverse.
If you think you have transferable skills, an appetite to learn and would be a great fit, we’d love to hear from you.
A great team to join
It's an exciting time to join Origin. Together we’re powering a cleaner, smarter energy future for Australia and beyond, always looking for better ways to deliver for our customers – and for our people.
Future Energy and Business Development
team is shaping tomorrow’s future energy innovations. We’re investing in new energy solutions; partnering with global start-ups and trialing new technology and business models. We also play a critical role in supporting our operations through world class application and infrastructure.
We’re driven to lead the transition into a low carbon, technology-enabled world which embraces a more decentralised and digital future.
That’s why we need passionate, curious and customer focused people, who are excited by the challenge of finding new ways of working, new ways of delivering and shaping a new energy future.
Origin. Good energy
At Origin, our focus is on getting energy right for our customers, communities, and planet. Because we know it’s up to us to shape the future of energy. Today, we serve more than 4.2 million customers, are one of the most significant energy producers in the country and listed in the ASX Top 50 companies.
Origin recognises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples as the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia, and we pay our respects to Elders past, present and future.
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