Energy Vault develops and deploys sustainable energy storage solutions designed to transform the world's approach to utility-scale energy storage in realizing decarbonization while maintaining grid resiliency. The company's proprietary gravity-based energy storage technology, battery storage technology, and energy storage management and integration platform are intended to help utilities, independent power producers and large industrial energy users significantly reduce their levelized cost of energy while maintaining power reliability. Utilizing eco-friendly materials with the ability to integrate waste materials for beneficial re-use, Energy Vault is facilitating the shift to a circular economy while accelerating the clean energy transition for its customers. For additional information, please visit: www.energyvault.com.
About the role
As Manager, Bids and Proposals, you will fulfil a strategic role within the Commercial team and will be responsible for interacting with Application Engineers and Sales leaders with the ultimate goal of producing winning and profitable commercial proposals. Once the contract has been awarded, you will assist in preparing a robust business case to present to Energy Vault’s top leaders for approval to execute the contract. A limited amount of travel is expected, mostly within Australia, but also internationally.
A limited amount of travel is expected, mostly within Australia, but also internationally. The successful candidate is currently residing and working in Australia, ideally in Melbourne. We are open to level III, Senior, or Lead for this role.
What you will do
Manage all aspects of creating commercial proposals across energy storage technologies with the commercial team.
Prepare and deliver winning proposals on schedule and without error.
With support from your supervisor the Director, Product Pricing, coordinate with all supporting groups to complete technical and commercial proposal, project schedules, expected cash flows and project profitability energy storage projects.
Review completed proposal sections to provide feedback that improves quality.
Evaluate assumptions for pricing decisions, including identifying key inputs, discussion of inputs with relevant functions to determine the input validity.
Ensure timely, effective communication with internal teams and executives.
Support project financing activities for Energy Vault owned projects.
What a qualified candidate should possess
6+ years of experience in a commercial or finance role in the energy industry (generation or storage).
Bachelor’s degree preferred, with a preference for Engineering, Communication, or Business.
Excellent project management as well as analytical and problem-solving skills; the ability to work independently on multiple tasks and projects simultaneously; cost modeling experience is a plus.
Experience creating and delivering high stakes presentations.
Effective communication, particularly of program plans, proposals, and results.
An interest in learning and understanding complex projects.
Willingness to travel as necessary.
Eagerness to collaborate in a team environment to bring a storage project into reality.
Comfort in a fast-paced, rapid growth environment.
Experience in public companies is a plus.
A passion for sustainability, our mission, and our vision is a bonus!
At Energy Vault we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We believe inclusion creates opportunity for collaborative excellence through diversity of thought. We invite individuals of all genders, races, identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations, national origins, abilities, protected veteran status, religions, educational and socioeconomic backgrounds to explore employment with our organization.