Director of Retail M&A

Requisition ID: 56055

Gexa Energy/NextEra Energy Services is one of the fastest-growing retail energy providers, delivering innovative energy solutions with affordable electricity plans, including 100 percent renewable energy plans to more than 1.1 million residential and business customers throughout North America.

Position Specific Description

The Director of Retail M&A will be responsible for helping drive new business, M&A, and strategic investments. In this position you leadevaluation and execution of M&A opportunities, including coordination of external financial analysis and internal diligence teams. The role will include mapping strategy to acquisitions, strategic alliances, and new businesses, identifying partnering and acquisition opportunities, reviewing target companies for consideration, and negotiating term sheets and deal structures. The role will also be expected to provide support in the areas of financial modeling, due diligence, research, presentation preparation, and legal documentation and other related activities tied to development and M&A activities. Specific responsibilities include:

• Develop strong working relationships with the principal business stakeholders and acquire an intimate knowledge of NextEra Energy Retail's growth strategies, and competitive positioning.

• Develop strategic business plans and roadmaps for inorganic growth opportunities including mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, and other key corporate strategic initiatives.

• Structure and negotiate term sheets and deal structures with counterparties and internal stakeholders.

• Prepare financial analyses around acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic alliances, which support our overall inorganic growth strategy.

• Conduct revenue and profitability modeling and financial risk analyses of new business opportunities.

• Research new product and new market opportunities, helping to foster continued growth in our operating and growth strategy.

• Interface with the key management and executives to ensure alignment of new business development priorities with operating and growth strategies.

• Prepare presentations that support decisions and recommendations, presentable to internal stakeholders.

• Organize and manage due diligence for new opportunities.

• Work with business unit leadership teams & support functions (HR, IT, etc.) to ensure effective and efficient post-deal integrations.

Job Overview

Employees in this role are responsible for leading and coordinating key functions of a project such as financial feasibility analysis, engineering/design, project legal review and financial negotiations. The position plays a key role in building strategic relationships and executing major contracts necessary to support the Company's generating business growth initiatives. This role reviews and oversees the development of key project agreements. This role is responsible for all aspects of the business deal and will be involved in the closure of multiple projects.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Translates company financial, commercial, risk management, technical and operating goals into effective contracting strategies and objectives
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with internal stakeholders and external strategic partners
  • Assembles and leads internal cross functional, multi-disciplined teams through the solicitation and negotiation processes
  • Provides overall leadership and drive key decisions during negotiations
  • Delivers on contracting objectives and proforma requirements
  • Delivers contracts that position the internal project execution team for maximum success
  • Manages the contracting budget and schedule for assigned projects
  • Provides periodic updates to and interact with senior management
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad/GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 10+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's - Business Administration
  • Master's - Business Administration

Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type:Full Time
Job Category: Business Development
Organization: Gexa Energy LP
Location: Houston, Texas
Other Work Locations: Texas
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

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