Senior Manager, Project Development (CAISO, WECC)

Job description

The Company:

Our client is arguably the largest developer/operator of Renewable Energy assets in the US. The business is continuing to rapidly grow its Renewables team and is looking for a Senior Manager of Project Development to come on board and work alongside a large and dynamic team.

The Role:

As a Director of Project Development, you will:

  • Be tasked with identifying, managing, and executing on early and late-stage renewable projects to mitigate risks to development, financing, construction, and long-term management. This can include identifying opportunities for new projects or investments in attractive markets for renewable energy, negotiating with real estate counterparties, and navigating technical interconnection and permitting issues
  • Work with a team of other developers in a dynamic and agile organization
  • Day-to-day activities will include researching and communicating with counterparties (such as landowners, local and state permitting authorities, electric utility companies, banks, and others) to effectively translate complex pieces of information into clear financial models while keeping projects on schedule and on budget.

Your responsibilities may include:

  • Someone with an undergraduate degree, an impressive background of academic and professional achievement, 10 years of renewable energy development experience
  • Intellectually curious individuals with exceptional written and verbal communication skills, analytical horsepower, and excellent organizational skills.
  • Leadership experience
  • A previous or existing focus on renewables development through an awareness of permitting, interconnection, real estate, commercial, regulatory, and site design issues related to solar energy and battery storage development is required
  • Previous experience in energy development and/or renewables development experience is required. Those who are willing to take on external-facing processes and who apply creativity and strategic thinking to project development will excel in this role.

You will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or further studies required
    Minimum 7+ years’ experience developing community-scale renewable energy projects, preferably solar or storage 
  • Development experience across CAISO or WECC is a MUST
  • Experience of managing projects through the entire project development lifecycle


$175,000-$190,000 base plus bonus
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