Renewable Energy - Project Development Manager - Remote

Chicago, Illinois Permanent USD140,000 - USD160,000 per year
  • 100% remote development opportunity
  • Build out pipeline of renewable projects within the US energy market

About Our Client

Our client is an international company with a proven track record of developing renewable energy projects and looking to expand their development footprint in the United States. They specialise in utility-scale solar, wind, and BESS projects and have a passion for sustainability, innovation, and commitment to delivering high-impact solutions. They have projects specifically within CAISO, WECC, ERCOT, PJM, and NYISO market.

Job Description

The Renewable Energy - Project Development Manager - Remote will be responsible for:

  • Lead and manage the greenfield development process from conception to operation, ensuring adherence to project time lines and budgetary constraints.
  • Manage a team of junior developers
  • Conduct site assessments, considering technical, environmental, and regulatory factors to identify optimal locations for utility scale projects.
  • Conduct financial modeling and analysis to assess project viability, ROI, and financial risks
  • Take projects from inception to NTP
  • Drive negotiations with key stakeholders, including landowners, suppliers, and contractors, to secure favourable terms for project development.
  • Actively contribute to the expansion and management of the project pipeline, identifying and evaluating new opportunities aligned with companies goal and growth plans.
  • Ability to travel 20%-40%
  • 100% remote opportunity from San Diego, CA



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 Renewable Energy - Project Development Manager - Remote will possess the following:

  • Bachelors degree in relevant field (Engineering, Business, Environmental Studies, etc.)
  • 4+ years of experience in utility scale project development within CAISO, WECC, ERCOT, NYISO, and MISO markets
  • Proven track record of successfully managing greenfield development activities from conception to completion.
  • Strong understanding of renewable energy technologies, market dynamics, and regulatory frameworks.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to engage effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in financial modeling and analysis.
  • Open to travel

Location: Fully remote, allowing for a flexible and collaborative work environment.If you do not meet 100% of qualifications but still see yourself contributing, please submit your updated resume.

What's on Offer

  • $140,000-$160,000 base salary
  • Bonus structure
  • Health-care
  • Paid time off, paid holidays and sick days
  • 100% remote policy
  • Opportunity to be in a start-up environment with a very successful international energy firm.
Contact
Connor Burks
Quote job ref
JN-022024-6338052

Job summary

Sector
Renewable Energy
Sub Sector
Development Manager
Industry
Energy & Natural Resources
Location
Chicago
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Connor Burks
Job Reference
JN-022024-6338052