Renewable Energy - Senior Manager of Development - Remote East

Massachusetts, Massachusetts Permanent USD160,000 - USD200,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Developing projects across PJM, NYISO, and NEISO for a nationally leading IPP.
  • Greenfield & mid-late stage, utility-scale Solar+ & Wind portfolio.

About Our Client

My client are one of the leading Independent Power Producers in N. America, with GWs of Renewable Assets in Operation, GWs of projects under Construction, and GWs of projects in their Development Pipeline - Onshore Wind, Solar, Solar+, Hydrogen, Transmission, Long Duration Storage, etc etc.

Job Description

The Renewable Energy - Senior Manager of Development - Remote East will:

  • Maintain industry relationships/contacts and current knowledge of market drivers, industry trends, and competitive dynamics to facilitate proactive development posture and early-mover positioning as opportunities materialize.
  • Manage and execute the development of complex large-scale renewable energy projects from initial project proposal and siting, through to permitting, design, interconnection, approval, contracting, financing, and handover to construction.
  • Identify, propose, and implement creative or alternative project development approaches that reduce exposure to permitting risks, optimize development schedules, or create additional project value.
  • 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 and administer development services agreements with local/regional development partners; manage a network of local project stakeholders (e.g., technical consultants, surveyors, land-persons, etc.)
  • Collaborate with the engineering team and external consultants to evaluate site layouts and constraints, technology options, schedule implications, interconnection applications, and studies.
  • Coordinate and provide input to project interconnection requests, load-flow and congestion studies, and other necessary aspects of securing project transmission.
  • Lead or support the negotiation and diligence of critical project contracts and agreements including as PPAs, GIAs, equipment supply agreements, and EPC contracts.
  • Conduct critical reviews of project pro-forma models.
  • Lead projects through financing diligence efforts to support obtaining cash equity, tax equity, and/or project debt commitments prior to the start of construction, and at term-conversion.
  • Market development-stage projects for new power purchase and offtake agreements, including submitting responses to Request for Proposals (RFPs) in coordination with the origination team.

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 right candidate will have :

  • At least 4+ years of project development experience for Renewable Energy projects.
  • Direct experience in full life-cycle development of utility scale solar and/or wind projects - battery storage experience a plus
  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in renewable energy, finance, engineering, project/construction management or equivalent.
  • Experience and familiarity with all facets of land development: landowner engagement and negotiation/contracting, title resolution, subdivision, agricultural land use/water restrictions, land (ALTA) surveys, GIS and other real estate elements as required
  • Experience managing project schedules and project budgets, as well as understanding of key project value levers (commercial, financial, etc.)
  • Experience managing cross-functional employee groups (i.e., project teams) and external stakeholders/agencies to execute on a project development strategy.

What's on Offer

For the right Renewable Energy - Senior Manager of Development - Remote East there will be:

Base salary up to $200k

Strong annual bonus.

Project development related bonus.

Great benefits

100% remote

Ideally based in or around New York, but open to remote from Massachusetts to Illinois to the Carolinas - PJM, NYISO, NEISO regions.

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Renewable Energy
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Senior Development Manager
Energy & Natural Resources
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Russell Sparkes
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Hybrid working