Regional Manager, Power and Gas Origination

Date:  Sep 6, 2021

Houston, TX, US, 77002 Princeton, NJ, US, 08540

Company:  NRG

NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates value through best-in-class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers large and small, we implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy, developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.

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Job Summary: 

The Regional Manager originates, structures, and negotiates energy commodity deals with a primary focus on wholesale power markets and a secondary focus on wholesale gas markets in the Northeast, New England and Mid-Continent regions of the US.  This individual’s efforts are to build and establish relationships with customers (i.e. Power Developers, Power Generators, Industrials, LDCs, Pipelines, Storage Operators, Market Aggregators, etc.) with the intent to profitable grow customer flow business as well as execute structured transactions (i.e. Energy Management Arrangements, Tolls, HRCOs, Renewable Opportunities, Asset Management Arrangements, full requirements, capacity related transactions, peaking transaction, etc.).  The ideal candidate should have a strong working knowledge of the US physical and financial natural gas and power markets to structure transactions that meets the customers’ needs, generate profits as well as captures arbitrage opportunities. He or she must have a portfolio understanding of the infrastructure of both power and natural gas and proprietary position management within the specified regions to be able to develop unique deal structures to address the needs of the customer.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Utilize existing relationships to negotiate complex structured deals
  • Establish new business relationships with energy related counterparties
  • Collaborate with traders to generate and grow profit margins and increase customer flow business
  • Evaluate and pursue higher value-added deal structures with customers (Energy Management Arrangements, Tolls, HRCOs, Asset Management Arrangements, supplies with embedded optionality, etc.)
  • Work with contracts and credit to negotiate contracts/ guarantees with potential counterparties
  • Back-up origination activities in other region as needed
  • Work with other NRG staff to effectively maximize the company’s position and strategy in the market, including participation in market regulatory and policy directions
  • Comply with all laws and regulations as well as internal NRG policies


Working Conditions:

  • 100% remote in the immediate timeframe amidst COVID-19.  To be a office-based role once NRG’s office-based employees return to their normal office locations
  • Must be willing to travel (25%-50%)


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in power/ natural gas mid marketing, origination and trading
  • Demonstrate strong understanding of financial products, physical commodities (power and natural gas) and proven track record of developing and negotiating structured transactions
  • Existing strong relationships with key counterparties a significant plus (e.g., Power Developers, Power Generators, LDCs, Munis, Coops, REPs, IPPs, etc.)


Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Established customer relationships and proven ability to work with traders, credit and risk management to create products designed to meet the needs of the customer.
  • Proven track record of negotiation and transactional skills in wholesale commodities of power and natural gas and a strong knowledge of contract structures.
  • Strong analytical skills as well as the ability to communicate and build long term business relationships.
  • Working knowledge of the power and natural gas infrastructure especially in the Northeast and New England regions.

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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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