Senior Development Manager (Renewable Energy)

Texas, Texas Permanent USD160,000 - USD180,000 per year Hybrid working
  • IPP focused on utility scale solar + storage projects across the US
  • This role will focus on projects in ERCOT

About Our Client

This opportunity will join a growing IPP that has utility scale solar + storage projects across the US with a large focus on ERCOT. The firm has an incredibly strong annual bonus (50-60%).

With an exceptionally talented team, they are looking to add a Senior Development Manager to support their growing portfolio in ERCOT.

Job Description

The Senior Development Manager (Renewable Energy) will be responsible for:

  • Providing support for a growing organization in a fast-paced environment
  • Focus on identifying and securing new solar and energy storage project development sites, negotiating land agreements, managing interconnection requests, and evaluating project viability
  • This role will also identify and evaluate project acquisitions and strategic partnering opportunities
  • Lead market analysis and site selection for greenfield development
  • Acquire land leases for greenfield opportunities and maintain relationships with landowners for existing projects
  • Manage environmental assessment campaigns and associated external consultants
  • Manage discretionary permitting activities at all levels of government
  • Direct resource management campaigns and energy production estimates
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and consultants to appropriately manage the electrical interconnection process
  • Determine the financial viability of projects together with the corporate finance department
  • Represent the company at regional industry association meetings

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 Senior Development Manager (Renewable Energy) will be eligible for:

  • Minimum 5+ years of previous experience in energy project development required (preference of project experience in ERCOT)
  • Solid understanding of the development process of major power projects
  • Exposure to renewable energy issues and economics
  • Experience in US power markets, utilities, interconnection issues, and Power Purchase Agreements
  • Successfully taken projects from inception through to COD
  • Technical understanding of power projects
  • Excellent project management skills with a highly organized approach
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Business, or related fields preferred

What's on Offer

The Senior Development Manager (Renewable Energy) will be eligible for:

  • $160,000 - $180,000 base salary
  • Annual bonus scheme (50-60%)
  • Comprehensive healthcare plan
  • Matching 401k plan
  • Flexibility for fully remote work
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Job summary

Renewable Energy
Sub Sector
Senior Development Manager
Energy & Natural Resources
Contract Type
Consultant name
Jonathan Halton
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Job Nature
Hybrid working