Director of Development (Renewable Energy)

Portland, Oregon Permanent USD175,000 - USD200,000 per year Hybrid working
  • International IPP - Utility-scale renewable energy projects across the US
  • Global leader within the renewables industry

About Our Client

One of the leading Owner/Operators in the Clean Energy industry. Delivering 5 GW worth of renewable projects a year. Working on projects across the world, but the Americas is their largest hub/focus.

Job Description

The Director of Development (Renewable Energy) will be responsible for:

  • Hands-on team leader and project developer.
  • Personally develop a pipeline of utility scale solar, energy storage and other renewable energy technologies in the CAISO, WECC, SPP, ERCOT and MISO markets.
  • Lead a growing team of project developers.
  • Lead and manage interdisciplinary teams including land negotiations, real estate, engineering, permitting, legal and interconnection through construction commencement.
  • Lead project strategy throughout the entire development process to achieve project & corporate goals.
  • Ensure completion of any post-closing covenants or development activities performed by the project Seller.
  • Develop and manage project development schedules and budgets.
  • Lead project meetings with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Manage contract obligations in key project documents.
  • Facilitate project discretionary permitting including permit strategy, tracking permit efforts, working with local AHJs, and presenting at permit hearings as needed.
  • Coordinate closely with the cross-functional teams across the company.

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 Director of Development (Renewable Energy) will have:

  • 8+ years experience within the renewable industry
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field is desirable
  • Experience with managing utility scale projects through to NTP
  • Experience of identifying and working on greenfield projects
  • Desire to manage and mentor other Developers in the team

*This role can be 100% remote*

What's on Offer

The Director of Development (Renewable Energy) will receive:

  • $175,000 - $200,000 base salary
  • Annual bonus (30%)
  • LTIPs + Project Milestone bonuses
  • Outstanding 401k plan
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Ability for 100% remote or a hybrid schedule working in the firm's office.

Please reach out to me on LinkedIn if you would like to discuss our broader portfolio of opportunities.

Jonathan Halton
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Job summary

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