Strategic Business Development Manager


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About Trailstone

At Trailstone we believe in shared success for our investors and our employees. Success is driven by exceptional people working together as a team with a passion for the mission and common values.

Trailstone is a global energy trader and risk manager. Our mission is to play a leading role in facilitating the worldwide transition to renewable power. Our primary business is real-time management of electricity generation assets. Our team of traders, meteorologists, software engineers, risk managers, and data scientists aim to increase the stability of electric grids while minimizing risk for generators of intermittent electricity from wind and solar investments. Trailstone leverages its energy market experience and predictive modelling platform to take and manage financial trading risk in energy markets.

Trailstone operates and develops a platform to trade renewable electricity assets like wind and solar power plants in Europe and North America. Today our robotic, AI & ML-driven real-time order execution manages thousands of renewable electricity assets.

About the Job

Are you seeking a unique senior business development role in the energy market?

Trailstone is recruiting for a highly skilled business development manager with knowledge of the energy market and an interest in green technology to investigate and deliver a market opportunity analysis of the global electricity markets.

This is a newly created global role at Trailstone with responsibility for investigating the prospect of entry into global energy markets. You will have a technical understanding of the rules and regulations that govern wind parks and solar farms and be able to assess the viability of market entry into the target countries.

To be successful in this position, you must have the gravitas to gather and present the insight and data to support your recommendations on these new markets and the ability to quickly grasp how Trailstone drives business. You should have excellent organisation skills, be able to lead on establishing an international office and defining key project milestones. You should exhibit excellent communication and collaboration skills, coupled with strong attention to detail and a commitment to delivering exceptional quality of work.

This role provides exposure within an international company engaged in energy trading, renewable energy management and technology, and includes an attractive compensation package and bonus scheme.

What will you do?

  • Provide expert knowledge into the growth of international energy markets.
  • Assess viability of Trailstone’s entry into selected International Energy Association (IEA) regions.
  • Spearheading the commercial activities in new global markets.
  • Use your technical understanding of electricity markets including wind parks and solar farms to deliver a strategic business plan.

What do you need?

  • A degree in Business, Engineering, Mathematics, or similar discipline.
  • Short-term energy trading background.
  • In-depth knowledge of physical power markets.
  • Ability to research and compile data.
  • Knowledge of renewable energy.
  • A passion and strong interest in green technology and clean energy.
  • Working with local TSOs/ISOS/Regulators as required.
  • Interest in travel to countries and regions that are active in the global energy transition.

Personal Qualities

  • Strong commercial acumen.
  • Self-starter with entrepreneurial skills.
  • A business development mind set with the ability to quickly grasp market dynamics.
  • Inquisitive and solution driven.
  • Ability to communicate complex information effectively and succinctly.
  • A highly analytical, logical and detail-oriented working style.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced trading environment.

We’re different, and we like it that way! 

Here at Trailstone, we value our differences. In fact, our success depends upon them. 

Differences in backgrounds, identities and experiences lead to differing views of the world.  Different world views lead to healthy differences in opinions. 

Different opinions are essential to creating a robust marketplace of ideas. 

And it is our ideas that will make Trailstone a market leader in energy innovation and disruption! 

By our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, Trailstone is creating value for our employees, our investors, and our communities.