Chief Development Officer

Texas, Texas Permanent USD225,000 - USD260,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Growing Development firm looking to appoint a CDO
  • Leading their Development team across ERCOT + MISO + PJM

About Our Client

An incredibly well-backed Development firm who are in their second year of operation are looking to appoint a Chief Development Officer.

With a highly experienced team of professionals that has worked at some of the most notable IPPs + Development firms in the industry, it is an excellent time to join ahead of their substantial growth plans.

Job Description

The Chief Development Officer will:

  • Effectively lead the existing Development team on Utility-scale projects
  • Acquire real estate rights for development opportunities
  • Maintain relationships with landowners and other local stakeholders
  • Liaise with other leaders in the business to developer and implement their strategy to market
  • Direct resource management processes and output estimates
  • Manage external stakeholders supporting environmental assessment campaigns
  • Manage external stakeholders supporting property and sales tax abatement efforts
  • Manage occasional permitting activities with support from other team members
  • Prepare project budgets, schedules, and RFP responses

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The Chief Development Officer will have:

  • 12+ years experience within the renewable industry
  • Exposure to utility-scale solar or storage projects
  • Experience of identifying and working on greenfield projects
  • Has previously been the lead on projects from inception through to project sale
  • Experience in mentoring and managing Developers
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field is desirable

*This role can be 100% remote*Please still apply if you have smaller scale projects to date but would like to work on utility scale projects!

What's on Offer

The Chief Development Officer will receive:

  • $230,000 - $260,000 base salary
  • Equity stake within the firm
  • Comprehensive benefits package whereby the employer covers 100% of your healthcare, unlimited PTO and 401k match.

If you're looking for a slightly different role within the Renewables industry than this specific position, feel free to reach out to me directly on LinkedIn to discuss your experience and the broader roles I'm working on.

Jonathan Halton
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Job summary

Renewable Energy
Sub Sector
VP of Development
Energy & Natural Resources
Contract Type
Consultant name
Jonathan Halton
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Job Nature
Hybrid working