Project Development Manager - Northeast - Wind, Solar, BESS

Charlotte, North Carolina Permanent USD140,000 - USD160,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Join a high performing and rapidly growing IPP!
  • Working on utility-scale solar, wind and storage projects

About Our Client

A rapidly growing IPP that has coverage across the US for utility-scale solar, storage and wind projects. With a substantial pipeline of projects in both early and delivery phases, our client is looking to grow their development team with talented professionals.

Job Description

The Project Development Manager - Northeast - Wind, Solar, BESS will be responsible for:

  • Managing and executing the development of utility scale renewable energy projects from greenfield to COD
  • Collaborate with engineering team and external consultants to evaluate site layouts and constraints, technology options, schedule implications, interconnection applications and studies
  • Direct and conduct due diligence on development-stage project and portfolio acquisitions, including comparison and prioritization of multiple opportunities based on common siting, permitting, interconnection, power-marketing and other project metrics
  • 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 Project Development Manager - Northeast - Wind, Solar, BESS will have

  • Minimum of four (4) years experience in renewable energy industry with full life-cycle development
  • Direct experience in utility scale solar or wind projects
  • Experience with land development: landowner engagement, and negotiation/contracting, title resolution, agricultural land use/water restrictions
  • Knowledge of governmental mandates, environmental regulations or customer/market signals that impact or facilitate new development of renewable projects in WECC and/or CAISO.
  • Bachelor's degree is required
  • Please still apply if you have smaller scale projects but could still see yourself contributing

What's on Offer

The Project Development Manager - Northeast - Wind, Solar, BESS will be eligible for

$140,000 - $160,000 base salary

Annual bonuses

Comprehensive benefits packages

Ability to work remote from Charlotte

Melody Wilbanks
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Job summary

Renewable Energy
Sub Sector
Development Manager
Energy & Natural Resources
Contract Type
Consultant name
Melody Wilbanks
Job Reference
Job Nature
Hybrid working