Renewable Energy - VP, Project Delivery - Chicago

Chicago Permanent USD275,000 - USD350,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Executive role within a well funded, mid-sized Owner/Operator
  • Leading projects from Development to FID, through to COD.

About Our Client

A niche Owner/Operator set up by a global leading renewable focused investment fund. Acquiring projects in Development phase, taking them through to COD, and Operating them.

Job Description

The Renewable Energy - VP, Project Delivery - Chicago will be responsible for:

  • Oversee the company's operational activities, including project development, construction, commissioning, and operations and maintenance of our renewable energy assets.
  • Develop and implement strategies to optimize the performance of our renewable energy assets, including identifying and addressing operational risks and maximizing energy production and revenue generation.
  • Lead a team of directors to oversee the third party companies across project development and project delivery, ensuring high performance, engagement, and development of team members
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including finance, legal, and regulatory, to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Develop and implement processes and procedures both internally and across third parties, to enhance operational efficiency, safety, and sustainability.
  • Identify and implement innovative technologies and best practices to improve the performance and competitiveness of our renewable energy assets.
  • Monitor and report on key performance indicators, including energy production, revenue, and operating expenses.
  • Manage the operational budget, ensuring effective cost control and allocation of resources.

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:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering or a related field.
  • 10+ years of experience in the renewable energy sector, with a focus on operations and maintenance of renewable energy assets.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing large-scale renewable energy projects, including project development, construction, commissioning, and operations.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve operational excellence.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and policies related to the renewable energy sector.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to develop and implement effective operational strategies and processes.
  • Proven track record of delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

What's on Offer

For the right Renewable Energy - VP, Project Delivery - Chicago there will be:Base salary up to $350k
Annual bonus
Strong benefits package
Great PTO

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Job summary

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