Clean Energy - Development Associate - New York

New York Permanent USD150,000 - USD175,000 per year
  • Dynamic role, helping support cross-functional senior leadership team.
  • Working on one of the largest clean energy projects in the world.

About Our Client

My client are leading a multi-billion dollar infrastructure project, that will deliver over 3.5GW worth of clean energy to NYC.

The team are a collection of some of the best in the industry, and backed by one of the wealthiest privately owned companies in the US.

Job Description

The Clean Energy - Development Associate - New York will:

  • Assist in a broad range of development activities including site acquisition, financing, governmental approvals, design, and construction monitoring.
  • Conduct site assessments, zoning assessments, and other due diligence related to site acquisition and development feasibility.
  • Assist in the underwriting of various elements of the development across transmission and generation assets.
  • Prepare business plans, including annual operating plans, financial forecasts, and strategic plans.
  • Author internal and external correspondence for transaction and property descriptions, offering memorandum for asset sales and capital raising, and other project initiatives. Manage detailed municipal filings of various kinds.
  • Support diligence process in service of energy generation project acquisition opportunities.
  • Support the negotiation of Power purchasing agreements (PPAs), real estate transactions, stakeholder agreements, and grid connection agreements.
  • Support the launch and operations of a $270 million community investment fund.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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 right candidate will have:

  • A very strong educational background, ideally a Masters (MBA preferred).
  • 2-3 years of experience - either in renewable energy, government policies, real estate, corporate finance, investment banking, management consulting, private equity, etc
  • Driven to go above an beyond, striving to do more than what they're asked.
  • Prior experience of working in energy infrastructure development.
  • Familiarity with energy policy and regulations.
  • Strong quantitative, financial analysis and modeling.
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills.
  • Exceptional time management and prioritisation skills are also required to succeed in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects with significant responsibilities and competing priorities.
  • Coping skills, attention to detail, along with a strong desire to grow and succeed are critical.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work well in groups but also independently to manage and own tasks.
  • Candidates that have a passion for renewable energy, a strong entrepreneurial mind, and strong work ethic will have the potential to become part of a growing company on the cutting edge of our transition to clean energy.

What's on Offer

For the successful Clean Energy - Development Associate - New York there will be:

  • Base salary up to $165k
  • Annual bonus
  • 401k
  • Benefits package
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Job summary

Renewable Energy
Sub Sector
Development Manager
Energy & Natural Resources
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
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