Renewable - Snr. Director, Development - WECC

California, California Permanent USD215,000 - USD250,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Regional development director for a nationally leading IPP.
  • Leading a large utility-scale renewable portfolio across pacific northwest.

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 - Snr. Director, Development - WECC will:

  • Hands-on team leader and project developer.
  • Help set and execute strategy for PNW region.
  • Continue move a pipeline of utility renewable energy projects forward in the pacific northwest market.
  • Lead, mentor, and grow a team of project developers.
  • Lead and manage interdisciplinary teams including land negotiations, real estate, engineering, permitting, legal and interconnection through construction commencement.
  • Support M&A diligence and development efforts.
  • Lead project strategy throughout the entire development process to achieve project & corporate goals.
  • Ensure completion of any post-closing covenants or development activities performed by the project Seller.
  • Develop and manage project development schedules and budgets.
  • Lead project meetings with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Manage contract obligations in key project documents.
  • Facilitate project discretionary permitting including permit strategy, tracking permit efforts, working with local AHJs, and presenting at permit hearings as needed.
  • Coordinate closely with the cross-functional teams across the company.

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 7+ years of project development experience in renewable energy development (WECC experience required).
  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in renewable energy, finance, engineering, project/construction management or equivalent.
  • Experienced people leader and manager of both direct reports and cross-functional project team subject matter authorities.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Extensive knowledge of renewable energy project development, utilities, interconnection, permitting, contracting.
  • Extensive knowledge of renewable energy and energy storage technologies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required including public speaking and/or platform skills for executive management presentations.

What's on Offer

For the right Renewable - Snr. Director, Development - WECC there will be:

Base salary up to $250k

Strong annual bonus.

Project milestone incentive program.

Great benefits

100% remote

Ideally based in WECC (California, Oregon, Colorado, Arizona, etc) but open to other locations that make sense.

Russell Sparkes
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Job summary

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