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Energy Procurement Manager, Seattle, Washington

CategoryBusiness & Merchant Development
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States of America
Amazon is looking for a results-oriented individual to join the AWS Energy Team. In this role, you will negotiate and execute power supply contracts across AWS regions in an effort to create a low-cost renewable energy portfolio. The candidate will need to be able to identify key market conditions, regulations, and market structures to help evaluate potential savings opportunities. The optimal candidate will have a results orientated approach, analytical skill set, and strong financial acumen.
Function Specific Work Activities:

• Support the development and execution of a comprehensive energy and utilities strategy for AWS data centers

• Execute electrical supply contracts that reduce cost, minimize risk and leverage opportunities that benefit Amazon

• Work collaboratively with Amazon Infrastructure team to support the development of strategic energy sourcing opportunities

• Analyze trends and regulations in the energy space to proactively identify opportunities that benefit Amazon

• Develop strategies to capture movement in energy markets to identify cost savings opportunities for new and existing data center sites

• Manage energy projects against plans and objectives to ensure commitments are met, delivering against cost savings goals

• Be a passionate self-starter

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) required- Economics/Engineering/Business
• 5+ years of experience working in utility/energy industry
• 2+ years of power transaction or contracting experience in US or international energy markets

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master's Degree (MBA/MS)
• 8+ years of experience in energy markets, energy trading, power contract negotiations, energy regulations, renewable development, or energy generation technologies
• Proven ability to evaluate new energy markets, utility tariffs, policies, power contracts, or evaluating new energy sourcing opportunities and technologies
• Familiarity with renewable credit programs, renewable project development, power forecasting and scheduling, portfolio management theory, advanced energy storage, or alternative energy resources
• Experience building relationships and working with industry stakeholders, such as utilities, regional power planning agencies, renewable project developers, project investors, and renewable OEMs
• The ability to manage and prioritize multiple simultaneous projects with minimal direction
• Excellent speaking-listening-writing skills and attention to details
• Be a passionate self-starter
• Proven track record for cultivating strong relationships with internal stakeholders, vendors, or customers
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role

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