Senior Associate Project Finance

  • nach Vereinbarung
  • Vienna, Wien, Austria Vienna Wien AT
  • Permanent, Full time
  • ContourGlobal Development GmbH
  • 30 Aug 18 2018-08-30

About ContourGlobal: ContourGlobal is a growth platform for acquiring and developing wholesale power generation with long-term contracts diversified across fuel types and geographies. It was founded in 2005 by CEO Joseph Brandt and Reservoir Capital Group. We have developed the highest of operating standards and practices which we ensure are applied globally in all of our projects. Today, we are uniquely positioned to capitalize on market opportunities that rely on operators with best-in-class track records with refurbishment and development expertise.


The Senior Associate will be a key player in the execution of the ContourGlobal’s Project Finance Activities. The individual will leverage past investment banking or related experience to enhance Project Finance for new projects and refinancing capabilities for existing projects. It’s an excellent opportunity to move from banking to the buyside. The individual will have strong functional skills in major areas of project finance and will demonstrate the ability to soon lead financing transactions. 

  • Creating financial analyses (build financial models, project finance modeling, valuation analyses, corporate finance solutions, etc.)
  • Supporting the financial structuring and the negotiation of non-resource deals in the utility sector • Evaluating existing financing and their structures • Preparing and supporting the refinancing of ongoing projects
  • Tracking business development (collects research, analyze industry trends) • Working on teams (coordinates with team members, deliver projects on a deadline)
  • Although the candidate will get some junior help, the Senior Associate needs to have:
  • Strong prior financial modeling experience
  • Due Diligence (Technical, Environmental and Social, Legal) experience
  •  Financing Term Sheet negotiation experience • Finance Documents negotiation experience

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Master degree in Business Administration or Finance
  •  4-5+ years of Investment Banking experience in Project Finance
  • Experience in the energy / power sector is a must


The very best Project Finance Associates distinguish themselves by their:

  • Ability to close transactions and keep the relationship with the most important lenders
  • Confidence and judgment in challenging situations 
  • Intellectual curiosity, searching for new and creative ideas and innovative financing 
  • Intelligence and intuition, ability to understand the scope and complexity of our project-driven approach

We are seeking candidates who:

  • Are committed to their own personal success and the success of the institution as a whole
  • Are analytical and enjoy working with numbers and solving problems
  • Show solid leadership and interpersonal skills and high level of flexibility
  • Prove the ability to work well in a lean and flat organization and a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Have strong written and oral communication skills, fluent in written and spoken English
  • Flexible and open minded
  • Well organized and hardworking, with the ability to thrive in a fast paced work environment and manage numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressure.
  • Enthusiasm to contribute to a fast growing, hardworking and dynamic organization

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