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Vice President - Solar Power Project Development, Eastern USA

Various Possible Locations 

Location

Houston, Chicago, Charlotte, Washington DC, New York, Boston. (We are considering a number of locations for our eastern region office.)

 

Required Qualifications

Deep experience in power project development, both greenfield and acquisitions

Proven ability to form and lead multi-discipline team of project development professionals

Specific experience negotiating real estate property leases and purchase options, development asset purchases, energy offtake and project finance and sales agreements

Intimate knowledge of the renewable energy power market and its dynamics (particularly in the Eastern United States); ability to stay current with changing technologies, regulations, and trends, including building and maintaining strong relationships with off-takers, vendors and industry leaders

Demonstrated ability to form and drive new market strategies

Experience in complex and detailed contract negations for energy, capacity and other structured products

Skilled at analyzing opportunities and arriving at clear decisions, utilizing detailed analysis

Experience with PPA and hedge transactions across multiple power markets, customers, and deal structures

Understanding of concepts including: basis risk, power markets, hedging, losses, and congestion

Experience and proficiency working in Google Earth and Microsoft Office Suite (Office, Excel and PowerPoint)

 

Job Functions

We are looking for an experienced project development leader who will focus on the eastern region of the U.S. and be responsible for building out and leading a team to develop utility-scale solar power projects. Project sizes will range from 50-300

+ MW of solar PV and battery storage. This role will focus on developing a multi-GW portfolio of projects to serve major utilities, municipal utilities, co-ops and large commercial/industrial companies, in both RTOs and non-RTO regions.

Responsibilities include evaluating project development opportunities and relationships from a strategic, tactical, and financial point of view with the goal of developing new projects as well as evaluating and acquiring existing utility scale solar projects. The role will manage all aspects of development including greenfield projects and acquisitions including due diligence, negotiation and post-closing development activities.

The position will work closely with the Company’s origination, siting and EPC teams, as well as interfacing with Macquarie Capital on development strategies. She/he will report to the Company’s CEO.

 

Education

Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, renewable energy or similar discipline

Master’s degree in business or engineering

 

Experience

10 years minimum experience in transmission planning and generation interconnection related activities

 

Travel

Up to 50% travel on an annual basis

Standard Physical Requirements:

Sit and stand for long periods of time during the day

Walk and climb stairs

May reach above shoulder heights and below the waist

May lift up to 50 lbs

Required to use hands to finger, lift, handle, carry or feel objects

May stoop, kneel, bend, talk and hear

Specific vision abilities are required

 

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Posted May 9, 2019



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