DESCRIPTION Cox Enterprises and Cox Conserves is seeking a Competitive Strategy Director of Energy Services (ESCO) in our Atlanta headquarters. The Competitive Strategy Director s primary purpose is to develop a recommended strategy and actionable business plan within the Energy Services (ESCO) area. The Competitive Strategy Director is responsible for: * Evaluating and defining an investment thesis including long-term views on market growth and development, competitive dynamics, critical success factors for growth, and likely ecosystem dynamics * Identifying and prioritizing potentially actionable opportunities within the Energy Area * Managing the Energy Services opportunity pipeline * Creating a game plan for developing the most attractive opportunities. The Competitive Strategy Director will be the external face of Cox Cleantech for the Energy Services area. * Managing the process from opportunity identification through acquisition while serving as a principle member of the deal team AS COX ENTERS THE CLEANTECH SPACE, THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU TO REDEFINE YOUR ROLE AND THINK ABOUT YOUR SKILLSET IN A WAY THAT YOU HAD NEVER IMAGINED. Responsibilities * Lead the development of the Energy Services (ESCO) platform within the Cox Cleantech * Build the required sector expertise to develop investment strategy, stratify opportunities in the sector, and execute the opportunity evaluation processes * Manage and act on pipeline of opportunities within the Energy Services (ESCO) area of Cleantech * Solicit and engage in company meetings and develop senior contacts at companies within the sector * Attend industry conferences to broaden industry knowledge base and develop new contacts * Manage deal execution * Present investment opportunities to Director and senior leadership * Gather and synthesize market information from internal and external sources including Analyst work product, external advisor analysis, and primary research QUALIFICATIONS * Bachelor s degree * 6 years experience in operations, finance, M&A, or consulting * Executive presence and leadership capabilities * Demonstrated research and analysis skills * Prior management experience * Prior experience in cleantech - preferably the Energy Services (ESCO) area * Ability to travel (up to 50%) PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE: * MBA or Master s degree in a related field * 8+ years relevant experience in operations, finance, M&A or consulting * Experience supporting the M&A process Employer's Job# 1710105