Renewable Energy - VP, Development - Remote

USA Permanent USD250,000 - USD275,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Executive position for a Utility-Scale, Owner/Operator.
  • Leading greenfield development of Wind+ & Solar+ projects across the US.

About Our Client

Smaller, well financially backed Owner/Operator. A collection of very niche and high performing individuals, developing large Utility-Scale Wind & Solar projects across N. America.

Job Description

The Renewable Energy - VP, Development - Remote, will:

  • Manage the project development process from site identification to the "ready to build" stage:
    • Lead the site screening, selection and feasibility assessment
    • Conduct land, market, regulatory, and other project-related research
    • Oversee land acquisition efforts by managing the lease negotiation process with landowners and serving as the primary contact with participating landowners
    • Lead the permitting process at the local, state, and federal levels
    • Secure any available state or local property tax incentives
    • Engage and oversee third party consultants to perform site characterisation studies, energy assessments, surveys, and any environmental studies necessary to ensure site-specific compliance with regulatory and financing requirements
    • Be the "face of the project" by performing community outreach and other stakeholder management activities
    • Enlist the support of internal resources in such areas as GIS, interconnection, and engineering to incorporate known constraints into the site layout and initial design
    • Support the Execution and Procurement teams with the preparation of EPC and Supplier RFPs
  • Assist in the generator interconnection process to secure interconnection and transmission rights from transmission owners and ISOs
  • Participate in the preparation of offtake proposals that are submitted to power purchasers, including utilities, community choice aggregators, and commercial and industrial customers
  • Manage on-the-ground subcontractors and consultants
  • Own the project development budget
  • Support project tracking and reporting to the senior management team and investors
  • Provide mentorship and assist with the development to junior colleagues

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 ideal candidate will have:

    Education/Experience -
    • Requires 15+ years experience in Renewable and/or Power generation industry.
    • A minimum of 10+ years contributing to and leading project development on utility-scale Solar &/Or Wind projects in the USA.
    • Bachelor's degree required, MBA or other advanced degree desirable.

    Skills/Knowledge/Abilities -

    • Hands-on expertise and knowledge of the broad range of activities and tasks associated with wind-and solar-specific project development.
    • Demonstrable success advancing multiple wind and/or solar projects from conception through the FNTP-phase of the project lifecycle.

What's on Offer

For the right Renewable Energy - VP, Development - RemoteUSA based.
Base Salary $250k-$275k - depending on experience.
Bonus 40%.
Project development based bonus.
Health-care covered in full.
401k - 9% match

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Job summary

Renewable Energy
Sub Sector
VP of Development
Energy & Natural Resources
Contract Type
Consultant name
Russell Sparkes
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Job Nature
Hybrid working