Careers with Aligned

At Aligned, we seek candidates who are self-motivated, innovative, and committed to using financial tools to address climate change.

 

Aligned is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

Open Positions

 

Portfolio Manager

Job Title:  Portfolio Manager (Aligned Solar Partners)

Location:  New York, Los Angeles, or New England (remote)

Reports to:  Chief Operating Officer

Purpose

Aligned Climate Capital LLC (Aligned) is an asset manager that believes the global response to climate change is creating a $50 trillion market opportunity. Founded in 2019, Aligned is a dynamic and mission-driven firm focused exclusively in climate-related infrastructure and growth equity strategies. It is seeking experienced candidates who are self-motivated, innovative, and committed to using financial tools to address climate change.

This position will have key responsibilities in executing the Aligned Solar Partners strategy, which is a series of investment partnerships that utilize tax-efficient equity to acquire distributed solar assets in the Northeastern U.S. It is one of Aligned’s key businesses with a current portfolio of approximately 25 megawatts and additional acquisitions underway in 2021.

Duties and Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for supporting all aspects of the Aligned Solar Partners business, including origination, structured finance, and asset management. It includes opportunities for growth and advancement.

The Portfolio Manager will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Lead asset management for the Aligned Solar Partners portfolio;

  • Monitor construction of new projects in coordination with ASP construction partners;

  • Manage performance of the Aligned Solar Partners operating portfolio in coordination with ASP’s Operations and Maintenance (O&M) providers;

  • Support the investment team with solar project acquisition opportunities that fit the Aligned Solar Partners strategy; and

  • Support Aligned’s investment team in structuring debt for Aligned Solar Partners (construction and permanent).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business, Engineering, Public Policy, Sustainability, or a related field.

  • Three to five years of experience in solar project development, construction management, asset management, or a related field.

  • Experience with solar construction management, including engagement with Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) firms, Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs), landowners, and other counterparties and stakeholders.

  • Experience with solar portfolio management, including engagement with Operations and Maintenance (O&M) providers, marketing Renewable Energy Credits (RECs), tracking accounts payable, financial reporting and audit, and oversight of portfolio performance.

  • Experience with solar project acquisitions, including project-level diligence, review of primary contract forms (i.e. MIPAs, site leases, EPC, O&M, and other service contracts), and coordination of multiple counter-parties.

  • Experience with solar project finance, including debt, sponsor equity, and tax equity structures.

  • Proven ability to present information for expert and non-expert audiences.

Compensation

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

  • Eligibility for annual bonus and other financial incentives.

 

About Aligned Climate Capital

Aligned is an investment advisor focused exclusively on sustainable real assets that address the threat of climate change—clean energy, efficient transportation, resilient infrastructure, and sustainable natural resources. Aligned’s mission is to accelerate the flow of capital into sustainable real assets by creating fully-commercial investment products for institutional investors, family offices, high net-worth individuals, and foundations.

Aligned is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to info@alignedclimatecapital.com.