Senior Director II, Renewable Energy Strategy – Ta...

Senior Director II, Renewable Energy Strategy – Tax Equity

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Engineering
  • Job Function Engineering
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1647873

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What you'll do...

AboutWalmart Energy Transformation   

The Walmart Energy Transformation team is a newly reimagined energy team that was created to ensure the team has the resources and internal positioning to deliver on Walmart’s energy-related regenerative goals.  The team now reports directly to the COO of Walmart US and the Chief Sustainability Officer.

This new organization is responsible for:

Ensuring energy security and reliability through purchasing energy and optimizing for the lowest cost in regulated and wholesale markets. Building value enhancing clean energy businesses around our unique asset base. Meeting our renewable’s goal of 100% renewables by 2030. Increasing the energy efficiency and reducing emissions across our facilities, and Meeting our 2040 Zero Emissions goal, including transitioning our fleet to zero emissions vehicles.

We are a team of seasoned energy veterans dedicated to realizing Walmart’s regenerative commitments and leveraging Walmart’s platform to support the decarbonization of our customers, associates, communities and suppliers.  Because energy touches everything, we work across Walmart, particularly real estate, facilities, supply chain, network design, transportation and customer experience. We have come from across Walmart, utilities, developers, banking, clean energy consulting and environmental NGOs. We are innovators and change agents determined to make an impact.  We are analytical and entrepreneurial; thoughtful and practical.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if…

  • You are passionate about renewable energy and decarbonization

  • You are eager to facilitate and support decarbonization projects through structured tax-oriented investments

  • Are excited to work in an energetic and entrepreneurial environment and take a more novel approach to traditional tax equity; enabling greater access to a unique and constrained source of capital

What you’ll bring…

  • Significant experience originating, underwriting and executing on ITC and PTC tax-oriented investments under various partnership structure, enabling the construction of a unique and diversified portfolio of investments with appropriate risk-adjusted returns;

  • Deep developer and sponsor relationships that can be leveraged to originate new investments, enhance our power procurement efforts, and meet our annual targets;

  • Innovative ideas and products that can enable greater access to tax-efficient capital through transferability or co-investment opportunities and partnerships with our suppliers and other industry participants

  • An understanding of specific tax and operational risks and mitigants associated with tax-oriented investments; ability to consider these in structuring transactions to ensure the interests of Walmart and our stakeholders

  • Expertise in the legislation, regulations and policy issues related to renewable and sustainable energy and greenhouse gas emissions, enabling an investment program that is nimble and adaptable to policy and market trends

  • Active engagement and participation with renewable energy industry policy and advocacy groups, supporting policy that enables access to low-cost reliable clean energy for our customers, associates, communities and suppliers.

  • Relationships with law firms, independent engineers, accountants, and other relevant service providers that support due diligence, execution, and the management and tracking of tax-oriented investments

  • Technical expertise; an ability to review and comment on cash flow and tax financial modeling of tax-oriented investments

You’ll make an impact by…

  • To lead execution of strategy for tax-oriented investments into offsite renewable energy and decarbonization projects, targeted at opportunities that deliver economic value, enable emissions reductions, and deepen customer and/or associate relationships through the expansion of access to low-cost, reliable clean energy.

  • To execute on long-term global strategy to accelerate Walmart’s progress toward its 100% renewable energy goals in a manner that delivers value to shareholders, customers, and/or associates.

  • To collaborate with partners within Energy Transformation to originate, execute, and manage long-term, strategic partnerships with renewable energy developers to secure programmatic access to renewable energy globally across Walmart’s geographic footprint.

  • To originate and execute on value-creating initiatives to facilitate and accelerate decarbonization ambitions of Walmart’s supplier network.

  • To build, develop, and retain high-performing team of professionals to originate, structure, and execute on opportunities and manage Walmart’s existing portfolio of investments.

  • To build and maintain strong relationships with the renewable energy and decarbonization project developer community to ensure access to high quality investment opportunities.

  • To lead internal and external stakeholder engagement with respect to Walmart’s sustainable and renewable energy tax-oriented investment program, including identifying, reviewing, intervening, and participate in relevant state and federal policy and regulatory proceedings; travel to meet with regulatory agencies as needed; and monitor and manage energy-related sustainability affairs in international arenas.

  • To oversee the regulatory and legislation influencing process by identifying, reviewing, analyzing, and interpreting legislation, regulations and policy issues related to renewable and sustainable energy and greenhouse gas emissions; draft initial comments, rebuttals, and briefs; secure and direct outside legal counsel and technical consultants to assist in preparing and presenting Walmart's position; communicate congressional, administrative, and regulatory testimony as necessary; propose solutions to management; and ensure testimony and briefs are prepared and submitted on time after securing approvals.

  • To drive the execution of multiple investment opportunities by identifying customer and operational needs; develop and communicate business plans and priorities; remove barriers and obstacles that impact performance; provide resources; identify performance standards; measure progress and adjust performance accordingly; develop contingency plans; and demonstrate adaptability and support continuous learning.

  • Provides overall direction by analyzing business objectives and customer needs; developing, communicating, building support for, and implementing business strategies, plans, and practices; analyzing costs and forecasts and incorporating them into business plans; determining and supporting resource requirements; evaluating operational processes; measuring outcomes to ensure desired results; identifying and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; promoting a customer environment; and demonstrating adaptability and sponsoring continuous learning.

  • Develops and implements strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce by diagnosing capability gaps; recruiting, selecting, and developing talent; supporting mentorship, workforce development, and succession planning; and leveraging the capabilities of new and existing talent.

  • Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics by integrating these values into all programs and practices; developing consequences for violations or non-compliance; and supporting the Open Door Policy.

  • Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals by sponsoring and leading key community outreach and involvement initiatives; engaging key stakeholders in the development, execution, and evaluation of appropriate business plans and initiatives; and supporting associate efforts in these areas.

Benefits & Perks

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Who We Are

What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Each week, over 260 million customers and members visit our 11,695 stores under 59 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. With fiscal year 2017 revenue of $485.9 billion, Walmart employs approximately 2.3 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. It's all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business or related field
3+ years of supervisory experience in the renewable energy industry

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

7+ years of experience in the energy industry leading teams focused on origination, development, and/or capital formation for renewable energy projects., Demonstratable track record of commercializing or executing investments in renewable energy projects and/or securing partnerships in support of such activities., Excellent written and verbal communication skills., In-depth understanding of both competitive and regulated energy markets., Master's degree in Business, Finance, or related field., Strong executive presence and proven experience interfacing externally with the energy industry and internally at senior executive levels.

Primary Location...

2001 SE 10th St, Bentonville, AR 72716-3724, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see

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