Project Development Manager (Utility Scale - Wind + Solar)

Chicago, Illinois Permanent USD130,000 - USD160,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Join a thriving Renewable Energy Firm, 100% Remote
  • 30% Annual Bonus + Project Milestone Bonuses

About Our Client

Join a leading Energy Company at the forefront of sustainable energy development as a Project Development Manager (Utility Scale - Wind + Solar) working on large GW scale integrated onshore wind, solar, and BESS projects. Spearhead the advancement of large-scale renewable energy projects from inception to completion, including onshore wind, solar, and hydrogen initiatives, with a focus on driving impactful, sustainable change in the energy sector.

Job Description

The Project Development Manager (Utility Scale - Wind + Solar) will be responsible for:

  • Advance pipeline renewable energy projects from inception to commercial operation, focusing primarily on solar and wind within the West and Midwest markets
  • Manage all aspects of project development, including real estate negotiations, interconnection management to power grids, permitting requirements, preliminary engineering, and sequencing and linking of construction events.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, internal and external stakeholders, and subject matter experts to ensure seamless project progression.
  • Develop and oversee project schedules and budgets, ensuring efficient and timely execution.
  • Conduct comprehensive market, land, and regulatory research to facilitate informed decision-making.
  • Prioritize a complex pipeline, ensuring strategic alignment with the company's goals and objectives.

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 (Utility Scale - Wind + Solar) will have

  • 2+ years of experience in project development within the renewable energy sector, including exposure to onshore wind, solar, and BESS projects
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects, including coordinating multiple stakeholders and adhering to strict budgets and time lines.
  • Proven experience in real estate negotiation, interconnection management, and navigating regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively within cross-functional teams and engage with diverse stakeholders.
  • A proactive and results-oriented approach, coupled with a passion for problem-solving and a continuous desire for professional growth within the renewable energy industry.

What's on Offer

The Project Development Manager (Renewable Energy) will be eligible for

$130,000 - $160,000 base salary

Annual bonus + project milestone bonuses

Comprehensive benefits packages

Ability to work remote from Chicago

Contact
Melody Wilbanks
Quote job ref
JN-042024-6410730

Job summary

Sector
Renewable Energy
Sub Sector
Development Manager
Industry
Energy & Natural Resources
Location
Chicago
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Melody Wilbanks
Job Reference
JN-042024-6410730
Job Nature
Hybrid working