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Business Development Analyst, Renewables

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Date: Jul 21, 2022

Location: Boulder, CO, US

Company: TransAlta



“Energizing the Future.”


TransAlta owns, operates, and develops a diverse fleet of electrical generation assets in Canada, the United States and Australia, providing municipalities, industries, and businesses with safe, low-cost, and reliable clean electricity. For over 111 years, TransAlta has been a responsible operator and proud community-member where its employees work and live. We are committed to fostering a dynamic, productive, and safe work environment. Our employees contribute to a diverse, open, and transparent culture with clear accountabilities, strong leadership, and challenging opportunities for personal career growth.


For more information about TransAlta, visit our website at,


Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion


It is our collective mission to ensure that every single employee feels a sense of inclusion and belonging and can show up to work as their true authentic self. TransAlta is committed to hiring a diverse workforce including women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of the LGBTQ2+ community. TransAlta believes that diversity enhances the quality of its performance, is an essential element to effective corporate governance, and cultivates a strong workplace culture.




We are looking to hire a talented, versatile, resourceful, and motivated Business Development Analyst on our Renewable Development team who is keen to learn more about renewable sources of electricity and support the development of renewable energy across North America.


This is a full-time salaried position and is based out of our Boulder, Colorado office with the flexilibty of a hybird work schedule. If you are not currently living in the beautiful mountainous city of Boulder (or surrounding areas), relocation will be considered for the best candidate. 




  • Provide analytical support on all project development activities
  • Prepare presentation packages and reports for senior management
  • Compile proposal submissions summarizing project development status to assist in securing contracts
  • Perform project development support functions, such as SharePoint and dataroom management, document management, etc.
  • Accountable for managing the collection, organization and filing of all project documentation, both internally and for external third-party stakeholders
  • Assist manager and team members with comprehensive research designed to support the corporate development programs
  • Other research and project support work as required
  • Complete ad-hoc analytical work to support development team




To be successful in this role, we are looking for the following must-have qualifications and experience:


  • Bachelor's Degree in business, engineering, project management, finance, planning, law or related field
  • 2 or more years of professional experience in project management or business development
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to build strong, long-lasting relationships with stakeholders
  • Ability to present complex concepts in a simple manner to stakeholders
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Critical thinking and ability to identify creative solutions to emerging issues in a timely manner
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with people at all organizational levels
  • Strong team member working on cross functional teams with an ability to work independently and produce results within agreed upon deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, with an ability to process information quickly and communicate in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at various stages, prioritize assignments with the assistance of the Manager and to effectively deliver on multiple competing projects with tight timelines
  • Ability to adapt to changing work assignments and priorities
  • Advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Knowledge of GIS, SharePoint, SAP is an asset
  • Understanding of renewable energy and project development process is an asset
  • Ability to read and interpret contracts


Nice to Haves


  • Renewable energy experience is an asset but not required


Our comprehensive and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, incentive, and rewards programs form the foundation of TransAlta’s excellent employment proposition.


Become part of our TransAlta team today! We look forward to reviewing your application. All applications will be reviewed in a timely manner to the best of our abilities. We appreciate your patience and understanding during the recruitment process.


Our commitment is to attract and retain the best talent. Some positions may require the successful completion of one or more background checks such as criminal, medical, or compliance. If these verifications are needed, they will be indicated on the job posting

Nearest Major Market: Boulder
Nearest Secondary Market: Denver