Project Development Manager - Utility Scale Wind + Solar

Austin, Texas Permanent USD140,000 - USD170,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Develop utility scale wind & solar projects
  • Join an exciting and high performing IPP

About Our Client

Our client is an IPP that develops utility scale solar, wind, and BESS across multiple markets. They are a clean energy firm that integrates top-tier development skills with proactive risk management of energy and energy-related goods, consistently delivering superior outcomes for partners and communities.

Job Description

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

  • Take responsibility for project success by driving project development and value creation in MISO
  • Own the execution of the project development strategy in the market
  • Direct market-wide activities, emphasizing budget management and project profitability
  • Lead and/or manage due diligence on projects, sites, and counter-parties for acquisition projects
  • Analyze and interpret regulations, policy changes, program economics, input prices, and other data by market to provide input to the company's business plan and development strategy
  • Help guide a small team to enable regional success and solve project-specific challenges

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

  • 3-5 years of experience in project development with emphasis on utility scale wind
  • Experience with at least 2 technologies within MISO (wind experience is a plus)
  • Experience in early stage development of wind projects: greenfielding, lease negotiations, interconnection, and permitting
  • Familiar with taking projects from conception through to NTP
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, business, environment or a related field
  • Please still apply if you have smaller scale projects but could still see yourself contributing

What's on Offer

The Project Development Manager - Utility Scale Wind + Solar will be eligible for

$140,000 - $170,000 base salary

Annual Bonus

Comprehensive benefits packages starting day one

Work on a hybrid basis from Austin or Chicago

Melody Wilbanks
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Job summary

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