Business Development Senior Advisor (Biomethane)

Requisition ID:  9157

Houston, TX, US, 77056

The Biomethane Business Development Senior Advisor will be responsible for identifying, proposing, and developing biogas/biomethane business opportunities in the US and Mexico for ENGIE.


The Biomethane Business Development Senior Advisor is responsible for contributing to the strategy definition and execution, developing a network of contacts, and gaining in-depth knowledge of the biogas industry in the US and Mexico (including local incentives and regulations that support biogas development). Additionally, the Senior Advisor will lead the corresponding internal approval processes.


This position sits in the Houston, TX office and reports to the Managing Director, North America Networks. This position is eligible for a hybrid work-from-home and in office work schedule.


What you’ll do:

  • Lead the definition and execution of the Group's biomethane industry strategy in the US and Mexico
  • Lead the development of business opportunities from origination up to Notice to Proceed, including the internal approval process
  • Co-Lead the Due Diligence related to project or company acquisition:
    • Organize the streams and define the milestones with the stream leaders
    • Liaise closely with Business Development Oversight (BDO)
    • In charge of the BDO documentation supporting the file
  • Develop and maintain a network of contacts within the biogas industry in the US and Mexico
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of the biogas industry in the US and Mexico, including business models, local incentives, and regulations
  • Propose alternative ways to develop biogas in the US and Mexico for the Group and improve the Group's positioning in this ecosystem
  • Communicate and present biogas industry insights and opportunities to senior management
  • Work collaboratively with other stakeholders internally and externally, to ensure successful execution of biogas projects
  • Monitor and report on market trends, competitor activities, and industry developments
  • Prepare and deliver presentations, reports, and proposals to key stakeholders
  • Represent the company at industry events and conferences


What you bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, or related field. A Master's degree is a plus
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in business development in the energy sector, with at least three (3) in the biogas industry
  • Strong understanding of business development processes, both greenfield and mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Familiarity with renewable energy markets and trends
  • French and Spanish language skills a plus
  • Strong network of contacts within the biogas industry, ideally in the US/Mexico is preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of business models, incentives, and regulations supporting biogas development is preferred


Additional Information/Conditions:

  • Must be eligible to work for any U.S. employer without the need for sponsorship now or in the future
  • Must be available to travel up to 20% of the time and with the need for some overnight trips
  • Must possess a valid U.S. driver’s license/clean driving record (will they drive a company or personal car)
  • Must have the ability to travel domestically and internationally on limited occasions
  • Must be willing and able to comply with ENGIE’s policy with respect to COVID vaccination and testing
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to use a company computer, calculator
  • Could involve some lifting / up to 35 lbs
  • Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with the needed assistance to perform the essential functions 
  • Eligible for a hybrid schedule consisting of in-office and work-from-home opportunities



ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it! Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone.


Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy! ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions. Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future. Are you up for the challenge?


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  • Salary Range: $120,700.00 – $307,190.00 USD, annually 
  • Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors 
  • In addition to salary, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan
  • At ENGIE we understand that benefits matter, we offer competitive benefit options including medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, employer paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, parental leave, and a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan option with a company match
  • More information can be found here: Discover our employee benefits 


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Business Unit:  GBU Networks
Division:  Networks Americas - NORTHAM
Legal Entity:  ENGIE North America Inc.
Contract Type:  Permanent
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree

Nearest Major Market: Houston