Development Portfolio Director

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Octopus Energy

Octopus Energy

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides 100% renewable electricity solutions

Data & Analytics


London, UK

Required Skills
  • Extensive experience in strategic management and leadership within the renewable energy sector.
  • Exceptional commercial acumen with a proven track record in investment portfolio management.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills, adept at engaging and influencing a diverse stakeholder group.
  • Strong understanding of the global energy infrastructure markets, regulatory environments, and the unique challenges of energy project development.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Engineering, or related fields.
  • Proficient in financial modeling, project management, and data and reporting.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities with skills in strategic thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making.
  • Strong regulatory, governance, and compliance knowledge, with experience in managing complex operations across various geographical locations.
  • Directly manage the portfolio of renewable energy developers and development pipelines following deal closures.
  • Ensure that operational and commercial aspects of investments align with the specific objectives of each project and the broader goals of OEGEN’s funds.
  • Oversee and enhance the commercial management portfolio companies to meet all contractual obligations and achieve investment objectives.
  • Monitor and financial performance of investments to optimize returns and ensure capital efficiency.
  • Maintain and enhance governance frameworks to ensure compliance with internal standards and external regulatory requirements.
  • Work closely with development partners to ensure that governance practices are well-managed and operational processes are optimized.
  • Cultivate strong and productive relationships with developers, funds, and other stakeholders to facilitate the successful delivery of objectives.
  • Coordinate effective communication strategies to ensure that all stakeholders are aligned and collaborative in achieving investment goals.
  • Conduct regular assessments of investment performance against objectives, identifying and addressing variances.
  • Produce reporting to support stakeholder oversight and inform strategic decisions and operational adjustments.
  • Lead and motivate a team dedicated to the commercial management of the investment portfolio, fostering a culture of empowerment and continuous improvement.
  • Promote professional development and upskilling to ensure team capabilities align with industry standards and project demands.
  • Identify and mitigate risks related to the performance of the portfolio, enhancing investment resilience and performance.
  • Implement risk management strategies to safeguard investment values and align with OEGEN’s risk appetite.

Octopus Energy provides 100% renewable electricity sourced from solar, wind, and water, offering smart tariffs for smart meters, including intelligent electric vehicle charging and off-peak electricity options. The company is dedicated to advancing transformative technologies to drive renewable energy adoption and reduce global dependence on fossil fuels.

Company Stage


Total Funding



, United Kingdom



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth