Wind and Solar - Director of Development - WECC - Remote

International Permanent USD165,000 - USD210,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Head of all development activities and team for WECC.
  • Utility-Scale Solar, Wind, & Storage projects across the region.

About Our Client

My client are a newer and growing renewable IPP, with projects hitting construction this year. Backed by an experienced private equity that know the industry.

Job Description

The Wind and Solar - Director of Development - WECC - Remote will be responsible for:

  • Driving project development and value creation in WECC, taking responsibility for project success.
  • Help guide a small team to enable regional success and solve project specific challenges.
  • Own the development market strategy in WECC, with support from the Senior Director overseeing WECC.
  • Own the execution of the project development strategy in the market.
  • Work closely across multiple functions, including finance, revenue optimization, transmission and procurement to vet and understand project assumptions and push to find value across various project levers.
  • Direct market-wide activities with a focus on budget management and project profitability.
  • Lead and/or manage due diligence on projects, sites, and counterparties for acquisition projects.
  • Analyze and interpret regulations, policy changes, program economics, input prices and other data by market and provide input to the company's business plan and development strategy.
  • Communicate to leadership about the project status, spending and schedules in the market.



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The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate should have -

  • Four-year Bachelor's degree, preference for a focus on energy, environmental, business or engineering industries. Master's degree a plus.
  • 5+ years' experience required in renewable energy development, with direct experience with at least 2 technology types in WECC - High preference on Wind experience.
  • Fully adept across MS Office Suite(specifically Excel and PowerPoint), Microsoft Teams.
  • Strong working knowledge of GIS platforms and ability to manipulate GIS data as plus.
  • Experience directly managing project stakeholders, communities and policy makers to create the best project and market outcomes.
  • Ability to disentangle complex project risks and opportunities into succinct and actionable directions.
  • Experience navigating policy, regulatory and competitive dynamics that drive revenue and interconnection opportunities
  • 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.
  • Experience managing a small team.

  • Not for New York City Applicants.
  • Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Michael Page will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
  • Michael Page will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.


What's on Offer

For the right Wind and Solar - Director of Development - WECC - Remote, there will be:

Base salary up to low $200k's

Annual bonus - 25%-30%

Equity in company

Great Benefits

Great Culture

401k match

Well laid out career trajectory. Strong growth opportunity.

Ideally based in California, but open to remote in WECC/West of the USA

Contact
Russell Sparkes
Quote job ref
JN-012024-6303072

Job summary

Sector
Renewable Energy
Sub Sector
Development Director
Industry
Energy & Natural Resources
Location
International
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Russell Sparkes
Job Reference
JN-012024-6303072
Job Nature
Hybrid working