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Senior Manager, Risk & Insurance

SB Energy
California, United States, North America
Full time
$120,000 - $160,000
16 days ago

Do you want to work with high caliber professionals in a dynamic and growing company? Are you entrepreneurial, hard-working, and collegial? Are you committed to advancing the clean energy revolution? Join us at SB Energy, a world-leading company backed by SoftBank and Ares pairing cutting-edge innovation with best-in-class execution. Our Mission is to provide flexible renewable energy at scale, accelerating the global energy transition and benefiting our planet, customers, communities, and people.

SB Energy develops, constructs, and owns & operates some of the largest and most technically advanced renewable projects across the United States, with Headquarters in Redwood City, CA. The company was formed in 2015 as a subsidiary of Japanese multinational conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp. SB Energy launched its United States platform in 2019 and has quickly become one of the largest solar and storage developer/IPPs in the U.S.  With almost 1.7 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy projects in operation and a multi-GW pipeline, SB Energy is building the renewable energy future – today. SB Energy also utilizes its strong culture of innovation to identify and incorporate new technology into our projects, including our AI-based digital platform, to deliver renewable energy that is local, reliable, and matched to load.

Come join us in accelerating the energy transition to cleaner, more sustainable sources of power! 

Basic Function

The Senior Manager of Risk Policy and Insurance will play a key role on the Commercialization and Risk team. The individual will be deeply knowledgeable about corporate risk management and insurance while curious about advancing the strategies and tools the industry uses to solve these issues. The successful candidate will be a team player and will work closely with executives, finance, development, EPC, and operating teams.  


  • Lead and develop corporate efforts to build out comprehensive risk policies.
  • Drive and lead on all aspects of corporate and project level insurance, including preparation of cost/benefit analysis of insurance options, third party risk analysis, finance consultant reports, and alternative financing options for both construction and operations.
  • Work closely with broker partner to manage insurance budget and timing expectations.
  • Develop, analyze, and address risk assessment tools for the company.
  • Support in the development SBE roadmap for risk solutions including insurance (including general liability, property, excess, directors and officers, cyber, etc.), capital market products (parametric insurance, catastrophe bonds, etc.)
  • Evaluate SBE options for creating captive Insurance platform.
  • Identify the most attractive opportunities based on expected cost savings and the range of uncertainty around potential losses and prepare recommendations for management review.
  • Work closely with Development, Projects, and Asset Management to ensure support of respective insurance strategies and mechanisms to lower risk in project operations.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field. 
  • Minimum 6 years of relevant experience (experience in a risk management department of a corporation/insurance broker/ brokerage house preferred).
  • Comprehensive understanding of the energy and renewable sector preferred.
  • Finance and risk management background. Knowledge in captive insurance is a plus.
  • Experience with Risk Management Information Systems is a plus.
  • Ability to set and manage priorities and engage stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Detail oriented with ability to maintain focus through completion of projects.

Location: San Francisco Bay Area; Denver, CO; Phoenix, AZ; San Diego, CA; Austin, TX; preferred but not required. Open to remote work.

The position requires some domestic and international travel. 


Base Pay - $120,000 - $160,000

Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, such as skill set, experience, certifications, specific work location, and other non-discriminatory factors permitted by law. Base pay may vary per location due to differences in the cost of living.

The total compensation package for this position may also include an annual discretionary bonus, full Health & Wellness Benefits package, generous Long Term Incentive plan designed with our partnership mentality in mind, and other applicable incentive perks as outlined in any formal offer made. The final compensation package will be discussed with the candidate during the final stages of the hiring process.  

Our Health & Wellness Benefits

SB Energy’s Benefits programs are designed to support our team members and their families while keeping their well-being, happiness, and varying needs in mind. SB Energy employees may enroll in our benefits programs and take advantage of customized perks and offerings, including those designed to support families, however defined. We offer the following benefits to all team members:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance: 100% premium covered by the company, for employees and dependents
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD), Life Insurance, AD&D and Voluntary Legal Insurance Plan
  • Competitive Retirement Benefits with 401(k) company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off and 11 Paid Company Holidays
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • 12 weeks fully paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) – Medical & Dependent FSA; Transit & Commuter FSA with employer contributions
  • Mental Health Wellness Offerings
  • Discounted Physical Wellness plan & Pet Insurance
  • Monthly reimbursement for Phone/Internet/Data
  • Phone Equipment Purchase Benefits
  • Thoughtful Hybrid Workplace Set-up Benefits

Promote Sustainability with a Purpose - At SB Energy, you may choose to become a part of our ‘Just Renewables’ Committee and work along with team members who share a belief in pursuing our mission in such a way that empowers a diverse and inclusive workforce that advances social justice and equity for our employees as well as partners and communities!

SB Energy is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. SB Energy strives to create an inclusive culture and safe environment for all.

To learn more about us, visit www.sbenergy.com.

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