Senior Vice President, Project Development

The Company

Our client is a domestic clean energy company that enables people & companies to reduce carbon emissions & provide healthier & more sustainable lifestyles. Founded over a decade ago, the company is focused on owning solar energy assets to provide clean energy directly to consumers.

Role Overview

Our client seeks a Senior Vice President of Project Development to join its Development team. The SVP will manage the entire project lifecycle, oversee the development pipeline, as well as support with mergers & acquisitions. The ideal candidate will be able to successfully lead a team of subject matter experts & Project Managers to enable the completion of solar development projects.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Create & manage a strong pipeline of solar projects
  • Identify & assess solar development project opportunities
  • Develop thorough project budgets, plans & schedules
  • Work cohesively with both external & internal stakeholders to determine project risks, feasibility, permitting & interconnection
  • Collaborate with a wide range of teams – from finance to engineering
  • Manage the entire project development process
  • Maintain & manage relationships with partners & third party stakeholders
  • Develop & execute risk mitigation strategies
  • Closely monitor project progress
  • Oversee & manage a reporting system for each project
  • Support with financial closing of projects, including contract negotiations & due diligence
  • Lead a team of Project Managers & subject area experts
  • Create & maintain a collaborative & productive work environment
  • Determine & assess performance goals & handle performance reviews

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field (e.g., business, renewable energy, engineering)
  • Master’s degree preferred, but not required
  • Extensive experience in solar project development
  • Demonstrable experience in overseeing & executing large solar projects
  • Strong financial knowledge & understanding of key financial concepts
  • Exceptional management & leadership skills
  • Excellent communication capabilities with a wide range of parties
  • Strong ability to navigate complicated policies & regulations & work cohesively with authorities
  • Exceptional understanding of project management software programs
Job Location: Remote

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