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Project Developer - Remote

  • Location:

    United States of America

  • Sector:

    Solar

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Dependent on Experience

  • Contact:

    Courtney Howard

  • Contact email:

    courtney.howard@wearero.com

  • Contact phone:

    281 712 6522

  • Job ref:

    34973

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    366

  • Expiry date:

    2022-05-16

  • Startdate:

    15/02/2022

We are looking for a Developer to join the Development Team and be a functional lead of multiple projects within our clients portfolio. The Developer will own the responsibility for site acquisition, permitting, interconnection, and revenue offtake contracting for each project. 

The Developer will have a team of subject matter experts who will provide support for specific discrete deliverables such as cost estimates and interconnection process navigation, however, leadership of a cross-functional team in order to bring a project to Notice to Proceed (NTP) will be the ultimate responsibility of the Developer.

Responsibilities

  • Site acquisition and due diligence: utilize processes to acquire project sites and bring them through the diligence process

  • Project development: manage a project pipeline and execute on complex milestone deliverables across a network of stakeholders

  • Project finance: understand the key financing elements of a project and ensure that all projects and deals continue to meet or exceed financial hurdles

  • Project management: problem solving nuanced site, permit, and technology issues with internal experts and external stakeholders

  • Commercial negotiation: negotiate terms and conditions of power purchase agreements, permitting documents, interconnection or other ISO agreements to protect the commercial sensitivities of each deal 

  • Contract origination: Work with markets and origination team to identify and quantify opportunities, then owning responsibility for RFP submittal 

  • Deal execution: providing support in closing and financing each new deal

Qualifications 

  • 5+ years of experience in project development focused on energy assets

  • Led completion of multiple power generation or transmission projects from greenfield site origination through NTP 

  • Participation in an organization which has developed an energy storage project

  • Strong knowledge of energy storage value proposition and/or engineering and/or fundamentals of energy storage projects

  • Experience completing, Site lease or purchase agreements, Site Plan and Building Permit approvals, Interconnection agreements, Power purchase or tolling agreements, MIPA / PSA for project disposition / acquisition

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Flexibility and willingness to work on various initiatives simultaneously 

  • Supportive, resourceful, and willing to take on new tasks 

  • Persuasive, clear, and concise writing and presentation skills