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Senior Program Manager, TPO Financing

Geli

Geli

Operations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Qcells, the market leader in residential solar panels, is launching a third-party-ownership (TPO) financing business (leases and PPAs). With 36% of the national market, a large and established dealer network, and newly available tax credits from the Inflation Reduction Act, we are poised to establish a leadership position in this quickly growing market.
Qcells is currently seeking a senior program management professional to join our TPO team. The Senior Program Manager, TPO Financing will have a key leadership role and be responsible for the following activities:
1. New state entry for the leasing and PPA business
a. Surfacing regulatory, legal, and incentive-related requirements
b. Preparing product offering
c. Managing timelines for operationalization, training, marketing, and launch
2. Capital Partner Processes
a. Managing diligence process, audits, and IE reports
b. Driving to close on a financing timeline
3. Financing Program Leadership
a. Providing updates to all internal stakeholders on key development and launch timelines
b. Leading cross-functional working groups and driving timelines
c. Running AVL, Dealer Acceptance, and Exceptions Committee Processes
d. Setting up compliance & and reporting policies
He/she will be accountable for maintaining reporting structure and timelines, soliciting responses from project or team leaders and reporting non-conformance to management. The ideal candidate will be experienced in managing people and get the opportunity to build out a program management function.
Key to success in this position is comfort in creation mode. This role is joining an evolving team as it moves into its permanent structure within the organization. A focus on the ability to build from scratch and iterate as improvements are realized is paramount. Residential solar, specifically TPO experience is a bonus but not required. Although a general familiarity with EPC construction is a must.

Responsibilities

  • Creation of a program management function
  • Senior Leadership and Management of Go-To-Market and product marketing activities
  • Management of capital partner and audit processes
  • Leadership of internal committees related to operational excellence, such as AVL and exceptions committee
  • Leading cross-functional projects at the direction of management

Required Qualifications

  • 5 years in Program Management, Go-To-Market, or Product Marketing at technology, finance, or energy companies
  • Experience creating and leading Program Management and GTM functions; processes, cadence, reporting, and escalation pathways
  • Experience managing high performing teams
  • Ability to work cross-functionally
  • Project management experience
  • Exceptional Excel and PowerPoint skills
PHYSICAL, MENTAL & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
Mobility
Standing
20% of time
Sitting
70% of time
Walking
10% of time
Strength
Pulling
up to 10 Pounds
Pushing
up to 10 Pounds
Carrying
up to 10 Pounds
Lifting
up to 10 Pounds
Dexterity (F = Frequently, O = Occasionally, N = Never)
Typing
F
Handling
F
Reaching
F
Agility (F = Frequently, O = Occasionally, N = Never)
Turning
F
Twisting
F
Bending
O
Crouching
O
Balancing
N
Climbing
N
Crawling
N
Kneeling
N
Hanwha Q CELLS America Inc. (“HQCA”) is headquartered in Irvine, CA, and handles sales for the North American region. It is a subsidiary of Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd., one of the world´s largest and most recognized photovoltaic manufacturers for its high-performance, high-quality solar cells and modules. It is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea (Global Executive HQ), Thalheim, Germany (Technology & Innovation HQ), and San Francisco, USA (Energy Storage/Inverter & Software HQ). Through its growing global business network spanning Europe, North America, Asia, South America, Africa, and the Middle East, the company provides excellent services and long-term partnerships to its customers in the utility, commercial, government, and residential markets. Hanwha Q CELLS is a flagship company of Hanwha Group, a FORTUNE Global 500 firm, and a Top 8 business enterprise in South Korea. HQCA recently acquired Geli, a leading developer of Energy Management System software for energy storage, solar, and other renewable resources.
Benefits*
· Medical, Dental, Vision
· Paid Time Off
· Tuition Reimbursement
· 401K
· Paid Holidays
* All benefits dependent on role and eligibility
PHYSICAL, MENTAL & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
Mobility
Standing
20% of time
Sitting
70% of time
Walking
10% of time
Strength
Pulling
up to 10 Pounds
Pushing
up to 10 Pounds
Carrying
up to 10 Pounds
Lifting
up to 10 Pounds
Dexterity (F = Frequently, O = Occasionally, N = Never)
Typing
F
Handling
F
Reaching
F
Agility (F = Frequently, O = Occasionally, N = Never)
Turning
F
Twisting
F
Bending
O
Crouching
O
Balancing
N
Climbing
N
Crawling
N
Kneeling
N
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