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Vice President (Aligned Climate Fund)

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 that invests  exclusively in the companies and real assets that are decarbonizing the global  economy. It is seeking experienced candidates who are self-motivated,  innovative, and committed to using financial tools to address climate change.  

The Vice President will be actively involved in originating and executing  investments through Aligned’s venture strategy – the Aligned Climate Fund  (ACF). This strategy targets Seed, Series A, and Series B investments across four  key sectors of decarbonization: clean energy, efficient buildings, electric  transport, and sustainable land use. In particular, Aligned focuses on  companies scaling or supporting proven technologies.  

Duties and Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for supporting and directing investment  execution for Aligned’s venture strategy. It includes opportunities for growth  and advancement.  

Specifically, the Vice President will have the following duties and  responsibilities:  

  • Perform due diligence, financial modeling, and other analysis of  potential investment opportunities;  
  • Lead the negotiation and execution of investments with direction from  Aligned’s senior management;  
  • Coordinate and oversee diligence and investment activities performed  by Associates on the ACF team.  
  • Prepare and present investment memos to the Investment Committee;
  • Support origination efforts for the ACF strategy; 
  • Support portfolio management for the ACF investments;
  • Engage professionally with our Advisory Board and external  stakeholders;  
  • Closely track and report on relevant market, industry, and regulatory  developments; 
  • Represent Aligned at conferences, industry panels, and other external  engagements; and  
  • Support Aligned’s fundraising, investor relations, and asset  management activities as directed by management.  

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business, Engineering, Law, Public  Policy, Sustainability, or a related field.  
  • At least four years of experience in venture, private equity, finance,  infrastructure, investment banking, or a relevant clean energy/climate related field.  
  • Proven analytical, investment analysis, structuring, and financial  modeling skills. 
  • Experience working on venture or private equity transactions.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects  simultaneously;  
  • Fluency in written and verbal communications; and 
  • Strong commitment to addressing the threat of climate change.    

Compensation

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience 
  • Carried interest participation in Aligned’s investment partnerships
  • Eligibility for annual bonus and other financial incentives
  • Full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and 401k   

About Aligned Climate Capital

Aligned is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity,  equity, and inclusion. 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. 

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

Vice President (Aligned Solar Partners)

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 that invests  exclusively in the companies and real assets that are decarbonizing the global  economy. It is seeking experienced candidates who are self-motivated,  innovative, and committed to using financial tools to address climate change.  

The Vice President will be actively involved in executing investments and  structuring financings for Aligned’s distributed energy strategy – Aligned Solar  Partners (ASP). Specifically, this strategy acquires construction-ready  distributed solar, energy storage, and EV charging assets in the United States  through a tax-efficient structure. 

Duties and Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for investment execution and structured  finance for the ASP strategy. It includes opportunities for growth and  advancement.  

Specifically, the Vice President will have the following duties and  responsibilities:  

  • Lead the negotiation and execution of term sheets, project  acquisitions, debt placement, and other key contracts (MIPA, EPC,  O&M, etc.) with direction from Aligned’s senior management;  
  • Coordinate and oversee diligence and investment activities performed  by Associates on the ASP team and outside counsel;  
  • Build and maintain detailed financial models to evaluate investment  opportunities and make investment recommendations;  
  • Prepare and present investment memos to the Investment Committee;
  • Support origination efforts for the ASP strategy;  
  • Support portfolio management for the ASP investments;
  • Engage professionally with our Advisory Board and external  stakeholders;  
  • Closely track and report on relevant market, industry, and regulatory  developments; 
  • Represent Aligned at conferences, industry panels, and other external  engagements; and  
  • Support Aligned’s fundraising, investor relations, and asset  management activities as directed by management.  

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business, Engineering, Law, Public  Policy, Sustainability, or a related field;  
  • At least five years of experience in renewable energy M&A, private  equity, finance, investment banking, or a relevant clean energy/climate-related field;
  • Strong financial modeling skills and experience with tax equity and  project financing structures;  
  • Demonstrated experience successfully structuring transactions across a  portfolio of investments in renewable energy or project finance;
  • Experience with distributed energy project acquisitions and structured  finance, including placement of both construction and permanent debt; 
  • Proven knowledge of distributed energy regulatory frameworks and  offtake structures, including net energy billing, community solar,  energy storage tariffs, and relevant policy incentives;  
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects  simultaneously;  
  • Fluency in written and verbal communications; and 
  • Strong commitment to addressing the threat of climate change.    

Compensation

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience  
  • Carried interest participation in Aligned’s investment partnerships
  • Eligibility for annual bonus and other financial incentives
  • Full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and 401k   

About Aligned Climate Capital

Aligned is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity,  equity, and inclusion. 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. 

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

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