Renewables - Snr. Mgr, Project Development (PNW) - Remote

Oregon, Oregon Permanent USD150,000 - USD190,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Developing a mid-late stage portfolio in PNW, for a nationally leading IPP.
  • Utility-scale Wind, Solar, and Storage portfolio across PNW.

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 Renewables - Snr. Mgr, Project Development (PNW) - Remote 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 materialise.
  • 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, optimise development schedules, or create additional project value.
  • Direct and conduct due diligence on development-stage project and portfolio acquisitions, including comparison and prioritisation 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.



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The Successful Applicant

The right candidate will have :

  • At least 4-5+ years of full development lifecycle experience for Renewable Energy projects. Ideally taking projects from inception through to COD.
  • Direct experience in full life-cycle development of utility scale solar and/or wind projects.
  • 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 Renewables - Snr. Mgr, Project Development (PNW) - Remote there will be:

Base salary up to $190k

Strong annual bonus.

Project milestone incentive bonus.

Great benefits

100% remote

Ideally based in the PNW region or nearby - Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Montana - but open to remote across WECC.

Contact
Russell Sparkes
Quote job ref
JN-012024-6307751

Job summary

Sector
Renewable Energy
Sub Sector
Development Manager
Industry
Energy & Natural Resources
Location
Oregon
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Russell Sparkes
Job Reference
JN-012024-6307751
Job Nature
Hybrid working