The Vice President will lead strategy, execution and scaling of Odyssey’s finance offerings for investors.
About Odyssey and the role
Odyssey is a venture-backed climate tech company transforming distributed energy globally. We are the only
end-to-end investment and asset management platform for distributed energy, offering project developers and
investors a business-in-a-box solution to finance, build and operate distributed energy projects at scale across the globe. We’re facilitating more than $1B of finance into the sector, have unparalleled market traction, and blue chip investors behind us.
As private capital into the distributed renewable energy sector grows, Odyssey is expanding its investor solutions to leverage its technology and traction to become THE platform for deploying capital into the sector. Odyssey offers solutions for the full lifecycle of investments, from origination to due diligence to portfolio management/monitoring.
We will be expanding these offerings and setting up our investor platform as a new, separate business line.
This role is the first and most senior person we are recruiting in this part of our business to expand Odyssey’s
coverage of investors and delivery of solutions to them. We are looking for an entrepreneurial finance expert who is motivated to build this exciting high potential business alongside the company’s Executive team. You’ll be working hand-in-hand with the CEO and CBO to refine our offering, bring on new financial partners, dramatically increase the flow of funds through the platform, and execute transactions.
Who You Are
You are an experienced finance expert with a deep understanding of project finance (energy finance preferred).
You are a business builder who excels at strategy, stakeholder management, and execution. You are excited by
the entrepreneurial opportunity of shaping and building a business that draws on your functional expertise and where you can build upon an established platform. You are a team builder who can inspire a team with your vision and support them to achieve success. You are a go-getter with an ability to identify opportunities and build effective working relationships with anyone. You are a hustler who closes deals. You are a shaper who can turn ideas into plans and actions. You are highly analytical, data-driven and process-oriented. No detail slips by you, and you run a tight ship to ensure your teams are executing to a high standard. You love work plans and vision documents. You shine in running meetings with key stakeholders.
● Bachelor’s degree or higher in Finance; MBA desirable
● Demonstrable success in facilitating financing transactions, particularly energy/infrastructure finance;
● Experience of working with a wide variety of investors, ready network of contacts desirable;
● Demonstrable success in building an entrepreneurial business and teams
● Proven ability to lead projects independently; have had full P&L management of business units
● Experience of working across multiple continents and cultures
● Excellent communication and presentation skills
● Fluency in French/ Spanish preferred, English mandatory
Flexible, but London or New York preferred due to proximity to customers
Please send your motivation letter and resume to [email protected]