Phelan Energy Group

Head of International Funding
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  • Report to Group Chairman

JOB RESPONSIBILITY – Under Construction Phase

  • Responsible for corporate liquidity, funding of our in-house developed projects.
  • Responsible for third party post COD Projects.
  • Responsible for risk management related to the company’s financial activities.


  • Update and develop a strategic plan for Group debt and equity requirements
  • Ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements.
  • Advise management on the liquidity aspects of its short- and long-range planning.
  • Develop and maintain international and local banking relationships and negotiate project funding and other financial services as required and appropriate.
  • Develop cost effective and innovative Project funding instruements.
  • Identify co-investors for Project development and acquisition
  • Monitor risk management policies and procedures to ensure that program and organizational risks are minimized.
  • Lead the future Group innovative plan in this trillion dollar industry


  • Renewable fundraising experience, ideally with leading international banks and DFI’s
  • Minimum 10 years financial experience.
  • Minimum 5 years renewable energy experience, preferably in Solar.
  • Led funding for at least US$50m across a number of projects in past two years.
  • Experience to work and raise funds in emerging markets a decided advantage.
  • Proven ability in building and maintaining strong working relationships with diverse personalities both internally and with external funders.
  • Ability to work well in a youthful entrepreneurial team with a fast-paced work environment handling multiple priorities and make clear and timely decisions.
  • Ability to think creatively and independently with minimal supervision, set goals, create and implement action plans and monitor progress towards goals.
  • Ability to proactively anticipate needs and potential problems and take action as appropriate using good judgment and discretion to resolve issues.
  • Proven management skills at a level appropriate to this role.
  • Enjoy talent and team development.

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