Solar and Storage - VP, Project Development (West) - Remote

Arizona, Arizona Permanent USD260,000 - USD325,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Leadership position for a national leading Renewable IPP.
  • Leading all Development across the Western US (WECC)

About Our Client

IPP with a strong national presence across multiple ISO's, RTOs, and Regions. Focused on Utility-Scale Solar & Storage.

Job Description

The Solar and Storage - VP, Project Development (West) - Remote will:

  • Drive the continued forward movement of priority projects in a well-structured, detail oriented, and de-risking manner to bring them to fruition on-time and with the targeted returns.
  • Manage a team of developers and support staff while providing leadership and mentorship in project development and management, analysis, risk assessment, negotiation, and business development.
  • Manage and collaborate with internal and external resources in structuring, negotiating, and closing project transactions including real estate agreements, interconnection agreements, tax agreements, PPA agreements, permitting approvals etc.
  • Develop, own, and execute the project development strategy and tactics for the West Region.
  • Work closely with the Origination, EPC, Legal, Grid Integration, Policy, Environmental, Investment Analytics, and Project Finance teams on the above.
  • Direct portfolio-wide activities with a focus on optimizing the use of resources, budget management, and project profitability.
  • Drive strategy for project green-fielding and acquisition in the market, and lead developer partner agreements and relationships.
  • Analyze and interpret regulations, power sector trends, the competitive landscape, and other
    data by market to inform the development strategy.

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:

  • At least 10 years of years of experience in energy project development, with significant utility-scale renewable experience in the West.
  • 4 year bachelor's degree required. MBA or other relevant master's degree valued.
  • Demonstrated success in managing teams and maturing large complex projects.
  • Ability to synthesize information and communicate clearly and succinctly in written and verbal
  • Self-motivated with a high level of initiative, attention to detail and accountability. Ability to
    multi-task and work in a deadline driven environment.
  • Strong interest in joining a dynamic, value-building environment and being part of a high performing
    and collaborative team.

What's on Offer

For the right Solar and Storage - VP, Project Development (West) - Remote there will be:

  • Highly competitive compensation package - Base, Bonus, LTIP
  • Strong benefits package for you and family.
  • 401k match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Location - Preference on California based, but open to remote across WECC.
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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