ABOUT GENERATE CAPITAL
Generate Capital, PBC is a leading investment and operating platform for sustainable infrastructure. Founded in 2014, Generate has been accelerating the Infrastructure Revolution for years, partnering with pre-eminent innovators with a diversified fleet of over 2,000 sustainable infrastructure assets, serving more than 1000 customers and communities. We are the one-stop shop for technology companies, developers and integrators for capital in its many forms and help to deploy sustainable infrastructure and for customers to meet resilience, decarbonization and cost savings goals.

Climate change, and the related resource challenges of food insecurity, energy poverty, and water scarcity, require an unrelenting focus on delivering solutions at the urgency and scale required. At Generate, we believe that we can solve the world’s most pressing resource issues by taking a systems-level approach, one that has the appropriate time horizon and the financial, operational and human capacity to comprehensively address the challenges before us. We recognize that our stakeholder alignment is our license to operate: customers, communities, innovators, developers, employees, capital partners and the planet all must win.

We do work others can’t. Generate is the long-term, flexible, operationally capable, and values-driven financing partner for pioneering project developers and solutions providers, offering an empathetic and experienced approach to solving the world’s most important problems.

Joining Generate is an opportunity to help build a cutting-edge, values-driven organization that is redefining the economics of sustainable infrastructure. At Generate we take a long-term approach to our people and are committed to building a diverse, equitable, and empathetic workforce that is willing to roll up our sleeves and do what it takes to get infrastructure projects built.

We integrate our values – integrity, collaboration, excellence, intellectual honesty, and accountability – at all levels, in all of our decisions. Certified as a Great Place to Work, Generate offers employees a collaborative culture, opportunities for personal growth and exposure to ongoing learning opportunities.

What you can expect from us:

  • The ability to truly “do well by doing good”; indeed, we really are changing the world
  • An opportunity to help build a cutting edge, values-driven organization that is leading the Resource Revolution and redefining the economics of distributed, sustainable infrastructure
  • The integration of our values – integrity, collaboration, excellence, intellectual honesty, and accountability – at all levels and with our many stakeholders
  • An opportunity for entrepreneurship and leadership in building out and managing the company’s operational infrastructure and the teams to support it
  • A commitment to your professional development, ongoing learning opportunities, and overall growth as a person
  • The ability to work with a team with decades of collective experience financing and managing billions of dollars of sustainable infrastructure, leading successful startups, and growing great people
  • Competitive pay and benefits

ABOUT THE POSITION
Generate invests in sustainable solutions spanning the infrastructure technology set, including in solar, fuel cell, CHP, microgrid, smart cities, and mobility sectors. This position will serve as provide legal and strategic advice to the investment teams structuring, reviewing, negotiating and managing corporate equity investments in platforms that develop, construct and operate infrastructure projects, whether minority or controlling interests. We are looking for someone process- and results-oriented, passionate about the type of work Generate is doing, looking to apply their experience as a corporate M&A attorney. This is a unique opportunity to work on all aspects of delivering and operating sustainable infrastructure solutions on the cutting edge of the resource revolution.

What you will be doing at Generate Capital as Senior Counsel:

  • Provide legal, strategic and transactional support to the Investment Team making corporate equity investments in sustainable technology developers and operators. You will develop and lead the legal due diligence for corporate equity investments and work across functions areas within Generate to evaluate corporate equity investments and present to the investment committee.
  • Provide ongoing guidance to the investment team and the company generally in the management of existing corporate equity investments.
  • Develop efficient debt structures for leveraging corporate equity investments to optimize returns.
  • Assist in the training and development of underwriting and due diligence templates to create consistency across the investment team when assessing corporate equity opportunities.
  • Provide general advice and support to the Company on other legal matters, including contract disputes and prelitigation strategy.

Candidate requirements and qualifications:

  • 10+ years at a law firm and/or in-house experience representing investors making corporate equity investments in privately held sponsors, developers, or IPPs developing and operating sustainable energy assets.
  • Experience negotiating and drafting related corporate M&A documentation, including stock purchase agreements, joint ventures, operating agreements and other strategic partnerships.
  • Understanding of securities law and general corporate governance practices, including the development, monitoring and maintenance of corporate governance policies.
  • Understanding of project finance and debt financing of renewable energy and sustainability project preferred.
  • A passion for, or demonstrated commitment to, our mission: proving that sustainability pays.
  • Ability to swiftly complete a project, consummate transactions, and drive to resolution/solution to issues small and large.
  • Expert at applying knowledge in one industry/sector into new areas of investment.
  • Unimpeachable integrity and glowing references.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, including empathy, intuition, and listening as well as strong writing, editing, and basic design skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders.
  • High level of self-awareness and humility, with excitement about confronting uncomfortable situations or new challenges.
  • Intellectual agility, curiosity, and creativity; problem-solving is your default mode.
  • Superior project and time management skills and high attention to detail.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit: Ability to focus on details while also able to see long-term goals and obstacles.

Generate Capital is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or handicap, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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