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Innovation Manager

LevelTen Energy

LevelTen Energy

Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Role Purpose

  • LevelTen’s Innovation team identifies, aggregates, and evaluates new business opportunities and incubates new products and services around a curated subset of those opportunities. Our remit includes reaching new customer segments, expanding geographic coverage, and developing novel transaction infrastructure to support emerging decarbonization technologies.
  • The Innovation Manager will take a lead role in tracking energy-related markets, and evaluating and prioritizing new business opportunities. They may also be tasked with serving as a temporary business line lead for current or future innovation initiatives. Over time, their focus will evolve as business needs change.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • In partnership with Director of Innovation, manage LevelTen’s process for researching and assessing new business opportunities
  • Conduct qualitative research and build quantitative models to support prioritization decisions, new business launches, and evaluation of external partnership opportunities
  • Act as project manager for major Innovation initiatives as needed, coordinating a cross-functional team to deliver against revenue and growth targets
  • Monitor developments in renewable energy and decarbonization to identify market trends and track competitor activity
  • Engage in business development activities (e.g., speaking at conferences, collaboration with marketing to promote thought leadership, etc.) to promote Innovation initiatives to external stakeholders
  • Collaborate with LevelTen’s Product organization to proactively shape software solutions for Innovation products; leverage knowledge of existing platform capabilities to identify opportunities where existing functionality might be repurposed to advance a pilot initiative
  • Support investor conversations as needed


    • 5+ years of professional energy experience, including experience in renewable energy
    • Prior professional experience evaluating opportunities in competitive wholesale power markets and vertically integrated markets
    • Prior experience with some combination of emerging or precommercial decarbonization technologies, tax equity, tax credit, and/or project finance preferred
    • Robust professional energy network that can be leveraged to evaluate new opportunities and technologies
    • Experience driving prioritization and go/no-go decisions among senior or executive-level stakeholders
    • Demonstrated aptitude for structured quantitative and qualitative analysis
    • Comfort operating within ambiguous and fast-changing work environments
    • Experience leading internal teams to execute on cross-functional projects with minimal dedicated resources, given the experimental nature/pilot structure of the Innovation team’s activities
    • Comfort interfacing with external partners and clients
    • Demonstrated ability to learn and communicate technical concepts
    • West Coast or Pacific Time availability preferred; occasional travel required (1-3x/quarter) if not based in Seattle
Additional Details
  • The estimated compensation for this position is $145,000 - $163,000 per year, based on experience and qualifications. In addition, this position is eligible for an annual bonus and an equity grant.

Benefits / Perks

  • Full Medical, Vision, and Dental coverage
  • Wellness Credit
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • 11 paid company holidays
  • 401k

In the Seattle office:

  • Awesome new location in Belltown, next to Pike Place market
  • Casual dress code
  • Commuter benefits
  • Standing desk options
  • Regular company-sponsored happy hours
  • Hybrid in-office/work-from-home schedule
  • Monthly catered lunch

LevelTen Energy is the leading provider of transaction infrastructure for the energy transition. The LevelTen Platform is the world’s largest hub for carbon-free energy transactions and insights, serving 28 countries across North America and Europe. The Platform includes the LevelTen Energy Marketplace, the world’s largest marketplace for power purchase agreements; the LevelTen Asset Marketplace, which delivers M&A solutions for carbon-free energy developers and financiers; and LevelTen’s MarketPulse and Price Index Reports, which deliver insights into the clean energy market based on actual market activity. Together with its network of carbon-free energy buyers, advisors, developers and financiers, LevelTen Energy is advancing its mission to accelerate the energy transition. Visit LevelTenEnergy.com to learn more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

LevelTen Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.