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Renewable Energy Procurement Manager

Company:  Ball Corporation

Luton, GB, LU1 3LG

Date:  06-Mar-2023
Job Category:  Supply & Logistics
Req ID:  23810

Do you want to work for a world-leading manufacturer who strives to build a better future through sustainability and innovation? Are you looking for a new challenge in a stable, fast-growing sector?

Join us, and build your career by helping us build the future.

We are a global leader in sustainable products with more than 21,000 team members worldwide. From infinitely recyclable aluminium tins, cups and aerosol bottles, to aerospace solutions that enable our customers to have a deeper understanding of our planet and the universe. We produce all these incredible things with one unique purpose: crafting a better community, a better society, a better world.

Moreover, each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion, which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. And everyone at Ball is an everyday champion, making a difference by doing what we love.

We lead with our heads and our hearts and combine innovative thinking with a spirit of resiliency that keeps us moving forward in a relentless pursuit of new ways to make life, and the world, better. Whether we’re developing packaging that’s infinitely recyclable or aerospace innovations. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.



Position overview:

You will help lead Ball’s renewable energy procurement strategy by creating, analysing and delivering renewable energy procurement contracts with a broad range of suppliers and developers. This role is critical to achieve Ball’s renewable energy goals and requires working cross-functionally with internal stakeholders to deliver and adhere to contractual obligations for on-site and off-site renewable energy agreements.  You will be Ball’s in-house procurement expert on all renewable energy solutions that deliver Ball’s commercial objectives. 


Key responsibilities include:

  • Procurement of energy contracts and align with energy market trading horizons.
  • Lead renewable energy solutions for Ball across all forms of procurement (onsite, nearsite, offsite).
  • Evaluate the market for all types of agreements, suppliers, products and developers.
  • Analyse Ball portfolio by working with Sustainability, Engineering, Real Estate, Commercial and Tax to create a robust methodology for prioritizing & filtering sites for the deployment of renewable energy technologies.
  • Work with Finance to determine financial evaluation criteria and financing methodologies which can be rolled out regionally.
  • Create and lead project teams from across the business to support the successful implementation of Renewable Energy Agreements.
  • Prepare, lead and complete Renewable Energy tenders on behalf of Ball.
  • Ensure alignment between energy requirements/forecasting and renewable energy solutions.
  • Lead contract negotiations in collaboration with various internal teams and drive agreements through to contract execution.
  • Lead the financial analysis/modelling and business case justification for selected project opportunities.
  • Prepare and submit financial forecasts for existing projects that can be integrated in business operation plans.
  • Track, maintain and manage existing project commitments and contractual obligations, ensuring agreements perform as planned and all contractual conditions are met.
  • Maintain an international network of energy suppliers/developers/consultants and certificate traders.
  • Develop recommended practices to guide risk allocation and risk mitigation.
  • Provide guidance to the business on the risk environment of renewable energy agreements.


Experience and skills required:

  • An excellent communicator and strategist, with the ability to work cross-functionally and within teams.
  • Proactive doer that quickly takes ownership and leads.
  • Experience in Renewable Energy transactions with energy suppliers and renewable energy developers.
  • Familiar with energy markets and the policy and regulatory landscape across the EMEA region   
  • Ability to manage complex energy projects and contracts, and deliver results against a fast-paced schedule.
  • Knowledge of financial evaluation models, economics, and risks associated with Renewable Energy transactions
  • Strong leadership skills, with ability to influence across levels and geographies.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.


Ball Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, faith, ability, or orientation.

Please note the advertised job title might vary from the job title on the contract due to local job title structure and global HR systems.

No agencies please.

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