Solar Development Associate - Midwest
- Location: Missouri
- Salary: Market related
Solar Development Associate
The Solar Development Associate - Midwest will support the expansion of a renewable energy company's portfolio of utility-scale solar energy development assets in the Midwest. The successful candidate will possess a combination of real estate expertise, written and verbal communication skills, business development acumen, and negotiation skills.
This role is open to candidates in St. Louis (preferred) or remote in Iowa, Indiana, Arkansas, Illinois, or Missouri. The position requires approximately 30% travel.
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In this role, the Solar Development Associate will play a key role in expanding the company's renewable energy portfolio, creating sustainable solutions for the future. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to thrive in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment and have a passion for renewable energy. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact us for further information.
COMPANY SUMMARY: Our client is a leading renewable energy company dedicated to revolutionizing the energy transition. With a vision to redefine conventional energy sources, they are committed to providing creative and proven renewable energy solutions to power the world. As America's oldest and most experienced community solar company, they develop, own, operate, and subscribe to their projects, delivering an exceptional experience to customers and stakeholders. Headquartered in Denver, they have successfully developed over 120 MWs of operational solar projects for utilities of all sizes. By focusing on community-based solar projects, they aim to make clean energy accessible and affordable to businesses, institutions, homeowners, and renters. Join their dynamic, fast-paced, and highly driven team that values talent and offers equity ownership to all full-time employees. ROLE MISSION: As a Development Associate, you will play a pivotal role in expanding and executing a pipeline of new solar projects. Reporting to the Market Director, you will be involved in the entire development process, including identifying project opportunities, securing land positions, engaging with community stakeholders, presenting at public meetings, and obtaining key utility capacity and interconnection agreements. This position empowers you to take ownership of specific projects and market areas, contributing to market strategy and driving the growth of renewable energy. Join our client in their mission to make a positive impact on the world, your community, and your own career. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct comprehensive reviews of policy and regulatory documents to identify viable project sites for development.Collaborate with the in-house GIS Team and utilize internal mapping tools to identify potential project locations.Lead land campaigns through mail, phone, and in-person outreach, while effectively managing land agents.Negotiate lease and purchase agreements with landowners and establish agreements with project partners.Build relationships with local communities, planners, and elected officials to secure necessary land use permits.Strategically submit projects to utility-issued capacity solicitations to win development opportunities.Overcome challenges inherent in project development by employing problem-solving skills and ensuring successful outcomes. ABOUT YOU: You are an individual driven by learning and thrive in challenging roles, even without direct solar experience. Your entrepreneurial spirit, persistence, and passion for the renewable energy sector propel you forward. With exceptional interpersonal skills, you effortlessly connect with diverse individuals and build relationships. You are energized by fast-paced environments where your contributions create tangible impacts on the world, your community, and yourself. While you possess analytical capabilities in contracts, regulatory filings, and data analysis, your preference lies in the field, engaging with landowners, regulators, channel partners, and other key stakeholders to maximize solar energy adoption. Your deep commitment to your community and the planet fuels your motivation to create a better future. You understand the complexities and challenges involved in this work, yet you embrace the journey, knowing it leads to meaningful change. Join our client and be part of a company that highly values your contributions, offering a stimulating work environment and opportunities for professional growth. COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Performance bonuses uncapped, targeting 20% of your salary. As an employee, you will be eligible for the stock option plan, allowing you to become an owner in the company. In addition, the comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental, and vision insurance with up to 100% of premiums covered, company-sponsored disability and life insurance coverage, and eligibility for a 401(k) retirement plan.
My client is a renewable energy developer that is at the forefront of transforming the energy sector. They empower businesses and communities to make informed decisions regarding energy generation, storage, and management. Through their expertise in developing, financing, owning, and operating distributed solar and energy storage projects, my client enables customers to embrace sustainable practices on their premises. They are a team of passionate and driven individuals who share a common mission to revolutionize global energy consumption. Solving complex challenges for their customers fuels their innovation and determination. In California and the Midwest, my client embodies the spirit of a startup while benefiting from substantial experience and access to capital comparable to the largest solar development companies in the US. They are committed to providing a comprehensive range of energy innovations to help customers save money and flourish through sustainable energy solutions, such as behind-the-meter solar photovoltaics, behind-the-meter energy storage, microgrids, electric vehicle charging, solar-to-hydrogen, and solar-to-desalination water systems.Project Development AnalystThe Project Development Analyst plays a crucial role in overseeing all aspects of the development process. This position requires a proactive individual with exceptional attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to analyze complex problems through critical thinking. As an entry-level position, it offers a solid foundation for understanding various facets of solar and storage project development.Responsibilities: Develop project schedules using Excel or similar project management software, outlining tasks, budgets, timelines, and dependencies. Collaborate with the GIS and real estate teams for site analysis and selection. Assist in landowner outreach and negotiate contracts until lease, license, or purchase agreements are executed. Facilitate the utility's interconnection study process in conjunction with engineering consultants. Coordinate real estate due diligence, including survey and title reviews, with assistance from real estate specialists and attorneys. Assess permitting requirements, including land use and zoning approvals from county planning and zoning authorities, as well as any necessary state or federal permits. Understand project-specific property tax regulations, researching potential tax abatements or bilateral property tax agreements. Collaborate with third-party engineering and environmental consultants to acquire required studies and surveys for real estate due diligence and permit applications. Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university. Ability to analyze and effectively present multiple data points to support development and commercial strategy decisions made by company leadership. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for effective internal management and team-building, as well as external relationship building. Meticulous attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work. Exceptional organizational skills to manage multiple priorities concurrently. Demonstrates integrity, tenacity, and credibility, coupled with a proactive approach and personal accountability. Additional Information: San Francisco Bay Area location preferred for the San Francisco office. Opportunity to interact directly with customers and company decision-makers. Potential for career growth and development with mentorship from senior executives. Benefits: Competitive salary.Performance-based bonus structure with clearly defined milestones.401K plan with employer matching.Health and dental insurance coverage.Three weeks of annual paid vacation.Flexible work environment to accommodate personal and professional commitments.
Spencer Ogden are proud to be partnered with an international solar developer expanding their operations in the UK. Our client are on the hunt for a Head of Project Development to lead an existing and growing pipeline of solar and battery storage projects across the country. This is an opportunity to join a multi-tech, international renewable developer with an impressive pipeline (19GW) both domestically and internationally. Day-to-day responsibilities include: Manage project development activities for renewable energy projects from green field through to pre-construction compliance.Lead land lease negotiation and liaison with land owners, agents, solicitors and other relevant parties.Provide input to the UK Director on project development strategy and targets.Manage project development team resource allocation to deliver optimal outcomesProvide support to the project development team in their rolesContinue to support, develop and strategize growth in the UK and internationally Preferential requirements include: A relecant academic background in environmental, planning or renewable energy/engineeringProject management and team leading experienceStrong skills in the following IT remits: ArcGIS, Microsoft and Invoicing SystemsPrevious experience in business development and/or identifying new opportunitiesKnowledge of relevant UK legislation, hold the right to work in the UK and a Full UK Driver's License There is a strong financial package and bonus structure in place for the right candidate. Previous experience in renewables is essential, with a preference towards solar and battery storage. Please apply via the link or contact Theo Bove via the details below to learn more: 0141 375 7292 email@example.com
The ideal candidate will be responsible for using their analytical mindset to analyze and interpret financial data, then relating it to potential business trends and issues. This candidate will feel comfortable using insights they have discovered to communicate important themes and discoveries to company leadership. The company is a solar developer and it seeking a candidate with familiarity with the renewables industry.Responsibilities Analyze current and past financial data and performance to make recommendations on profit enhancementConsistently analyze financial information based on both routine and ad-hoc reportsInterpret financial data to recognize changing trends, patterns, and their meaning related to key performance indicatorsCommunicate financial insights suggesting business issues to management Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Economics, or Finance or equivalent experience1 - 3 years' financial analysis and modeling experienceAdvanced knowledge of ExcelKnowledge of solar tax equity strongly preferred. This is a hybrid position - must be in the office 3 days per week.
Position: Senior Associate, Project Development OriginatorLocation(s): Austin, TX, US, 78701 | San Francisco, CA, US | San Diego, CA, US, 92101 | Chicago, IL, US, 60654 | Valhalla, NY, US, 10595My client, a leading clean energy company, is seeking a talented Senior Associate to join their team as a Project Development Originator. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in identifying and initiating renewable energy projects at the distributed level, as well as exploring emerging technologies like battery storage. Your primary focus will be on the assigned market area(s), where you will oversee the entire project origination process, from site selection and contracting to land acquisition and early stage development support.Responsibilities: Identify and evaluate potential project sites and acquisition opportunities in the assigned markets.Engage in negotiations with landowners and developers to secure binding agreements.Conduct thorough assessments of sites to ensure their feasibility for permitting, construction, and interconnection.Provide valuable inputs for market and project-specific modeling.Regularly report on the progress of site and project acquisition to department management.Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and program criteria for selected sites/projects.Collaborate with cross-functional teams to facilitate smooth project development processes.Participate in weekly development reviews and offer recommendations to management for effective decision-making.Conduct comprehensive reviews of all projects being acquired or sold, including relevant documents and agreements.Maintain accurate and updated project-level reporting in the designated development systems. Qualifications: A minimum of 2 years of industry experience in project development, with a focus on site screening/origination and landowner relations.Demonstrated proficiency in contract provisions, market knowledge, and regulatory considerations.At least 3 years of experience in real estate, project origination, or development within the energy sector, preferably with a focus on renewable energy.Strong expertise and practical application of GIS-based tools for efficient land and site evaluation.Sound understanding of regulatory implications associated with project development.Familiarity with permitting and interconnection processes.Excellent written and verbal communication skills to convey information effectively and concisely. Benefits Offered: Medical, Dental, and Vision InsuranceLife Insurance, Short-Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability coverage401(k) matching programFlexible Spending AccountsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Education AssistanceParental LeavePaid Time Off and HolidaysShort-term incentives in addition to salary My client is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.Join my client's dedicated team and contribute to their mission of providing clean energy to millions of people worldwide. With their substantial investments in renewables, they are committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2040, surpassing other global targets by a decade. You will have the opportunity to work on impactful projects, such as wind farms, hydrogen initiatives, and innovative solar developments. Additionally, you can leverage your expertise in supply and trading operations to support their advanced energy trading floors, where they broker renewable electricity, green gas, commodities, and CO2 emission allowances. Be part of this transformative journey and make a meaningful difference in the clean energy sector.
PROJECT DEVELOPER Location: Chicago local (hybrid or remote)Hybrid- flexible based on your scheduleRemote- expectation to travel for team meetings and occasional site visits We are excited to offer an opportunity to join our growing team as a Project Developer. The Project Developer will play a key role in the development of distributed-generation solar projects, with a focus on community solar. This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about renewable energy and eager to make an impact right away.As the Project Developer, you will be responsible for site acquisition, permitting, interconnection, and other development activities. You will understand the market(s) you work in and develop and execute the development strategy. You will have the support of a small, close-knit development team, and you will work directly with upper management and have a high degree of autonomy. Key Responsibilities Secure site control agreements with landowners who are interested in our offer to lease or purchase their landCoordinate with third-party engineering firms on due diligence and project deliverablesNavigate the interconnection process with utilities and track all milestones, due dates, fees, etc.Secure land use permits and other pre-construction approvals from Local Government Units (LGUs)Prepare projects for construction commencement in coordination with our construction teamCultivate and maintain positive relationships with landowners, utilities, and LGUs throughout the development lifecycleMonitor and analyze market factors, including new legislation/regulationPrepare budget requests to obtain internal approvals for major project expensesSupport and coordinate with key functional teams, including Site Selection, Origination, Legal, Finance, Construction, and Asset Management Core Proficiencies Previous solar development experienceAbility to research and learn a new process (e.g., studying a LGU’s ordinance for permitting or learning the interconnection application process of a new utility)Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including an ability to tailor communication to different types of audiences, such as farmers, utility employees, and government employeesAbility to forge relationships and build consensus with key stakeholdersStrong problem-solving skills and can work through never-before-seen issues autonomously but knows when to seek support from teammatesDetail-oriented and self-motivated achiever with the ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlinesAbility to consistently stay organizedEnthusiasm and passion for the renewable energy industry We are looking for a high achiever who is excited to contribute to our team and make a positive impact. While we prefer candidates in Chicago, we are open to discussing a remote position. If you are eager to join a high-growth company in the renewable energy industry, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.
My client is a renewable energy developer and independent power producer that partners with medium-to-large commercial and industrial real estate groups and third-party renewable energy developers. They accelerate the transition to renewable energy by making it easy and profitable to integrate smart energy resources into new and existing buildings and infrastructure. They develop, construct, own, operate, and maintain integrated solar, battery storage, and electric vehicle (EV) charging assets for commercial and industrial customers. Their standardized yet configurable systems meet partners' unique needs, allowing commercial and industrial property owners, operating companies, and their customers to extract greater value from their assets, take increased responsibility and ownership of their energy profile, and ultimately become part of the clean energy transition.My client is looking for a passionate, collaborative, and innovative Sr. Project Developer with experience in developing solar energy projects to support the origination, development, and delivery of projects on-time and on-budget. The Sr. Project Developer will collaborate closely with colleagues at all levels of the organization to guide development strategies that will have the greatest customer impact and highest commercial value.The Sr. Project Developer will develop projects with existing and/or new customers/partners, perform project-level development to NTP, manage project schedules and budgets, review the target IRR with the Finance team to ensure goals are being met, guide projects through the interconnection process, and ensure development milestones are met. They will partner with Legal to ensure projects obtain site control and have a clear title review, collaborate with development partners and/or act individually to obtain special use permits and all other non-ministerial permits, and develop a building permit matrix with the PM team. They will ensure survey work is completed and necessary permits, real estate, and grid interconnection agreements are secured, work closely with account managers to ensure smooth collaboration and development of parcels with real estate owners, work collaboratively with the Construction teams and assist in developing SOW and EPC contracts, and identify and suggest improvements to business processes and best practices.The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, or related field, preferred with an MBA and/or advanced cost accounting experience. They should have 6+ years of Community Solar Development experience, including distributed energy projects with a focus on in-front-of-the-meter solar projects in New York. They should also have a demonstrated success in conceptualizing and developing renewable energy solutions, an understanding of all aspects of solar power development, including sitting, interconnection, permitting, construction, and financing, as well as utility/energy/grid transformation. Additionally, they should have direct experience in distribution-grid level project development, obtaining site control, acquiring interconnection services agreements, and working with Procurement to manage equipment supply chains for hitting COD goals.The Sr. Project Developer will have experience developing and delivering ISO-level battery energy storage systems, experience in ERCOT, MISO, and SPP in TX strongly preferred, and experience using enterprise software like Salesforce, Procore, and Netsuite and participating with the Software Development team to capture project information for management. They should have proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) and/or Google Suite (Docs, Slides, Sheets, Calendar), Adobe CS, and Microsoft Project, and be willing and able to travel locally and nationally 50% or more to meet with real estate owners, energy co-developers, and suppliers and visit project sites.My client offers an opportunity to play a significant role in transforming the energy industry, growth, development, learning, and advancement opportunities, an extremely flexible environment where your voice, thoughts, and ideas are valued and heard, and excellent benefits. The preferred locations for the Sr. Project Developer are Houston, TX; Los Angeles, CA; Boulder, CO; or Marlborough, MA, but remote work will also be considered.
Spencer Ogden is partnered with a leading international renewables developer to expand their solar & BESS team, offering unmatched packages for professionals in the Solar & BESS sector to lead the project development process from origination to R2B status throughout the UK&I. This is an opportunity to expand your capabilities in both the development and pre-construction spheres. Responsibilities within this vacancy include: -Reviewing planning applications prior to submission;-Liaising with and assisting the development team to address findings and foresee any potential planning issues;-Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders effectively;-Eager to expand understanding of the energy market;-Liaising and negotiating with landowners alongside a Land and Estates Manager on both development sites and access routes;-Review and approval of scoping reports, draft EIA reports and ES chapters; This is a full time, UK based role with a very lucrative salary/wider package on offer. Combined with professional development opportunities, this is the perfect position to delve further into a pureplay renewables orientated role, aiding the energy transition to net-zero. Location: Flexible (England/Wales) 0141 375 7292 firstname.lastname@example.org
My Client is resourcing for a Solar Design Engineer, this is an extremely exciting opportunity to manage, plan and execute engineering support on solar energy installations. Projects are located throughout the UK and Ireland. Previous Solar UK experience is required with overseas experience a bonus. In this Role you Will: · You will lease directly with the project management team across full lifecycle of the project · You will plan solar projects in the utility scale megawatt range and undertake yield assessments · You will develop designs for projects in development liaising directly with the development team The role has a fantastic salary, bonus and benefits package.
About Renewable Energy DeveloperThis renewable energy developer is a leading company in the renewable energy industry, dedicated to supplying clean energy to utilities and corporations across North America. With headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona, and New York City, Renewable Energy Developer leverages innovative approaches and cutting-edge technology to finance and oversee projects from development through construction to long-term commercial operation. Our expertise in finance and industry knowledge drives us to enhance the structure and performance of our wind, solar, and energy storage power plants. In 2022, Renewable Energy Developer was recognized as one of the top workplaces in Arizona. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are fundamental values that shape our company. At Renewable Energy Developer, we celebrate and embrace diverse views, beliefs, and values. We are committed to our talented team and partners, fostering an inclusive environment regardless of background or affiliation. Actively promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion is at the heart of everything we do, making us a place where you can bring your authentic self to work.Renewable Energy Developer is an Equal Opportunity Employer that upholds affirmative action planning and encourages diversity in the workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status.The PositionRenewable Energy Developer is seeking an Associate to join our Finance & Investing team. This role offers an exceptional opportunity for individuals who thrive in an exciting, high-growth work environment within one of the most important industries of the 21st century.Job DescriptionAs an Associate on the Finance & Investing team, you will play a crucial role in deploying capital commitments from our institutional investors and optimizing the capital structure through tax equity and debt project financings. You will be responsible for managing financial modeling, conducting due diligence, and conducting market research for infrastructure asset acquisitions, company investments, and project financing transactions. This position collaborates across the Investment, Project Finance, and Strategic Finance teams, providing support and analysis to optimize new and existing investments, as well as high-level company economics. Additionally, you will work closely with other teams within Renewable Energy Developer to develop and understand development, construction, and operating assumptions for both new investment opportunities and portfolio assets.This position directly contributes to the company's growth by screening new investment opportunities and analyzing investment strategies. You will also support the company's expansion by screening and underwriting new buyside investment opportunities, as well as working with the Origination team to price and submit offtake opportunities on development-stage projects. The role is based in New York, NY.Essential Responsibilities & Duties • Develop and manage financial models to analyze the economics and risks associated with potential acquisitions, company investments, and project financing structures.• Support transactions across the Investment, Project Finance, and Strategic Finance teams.• Create investment memos that detail market analysis and returns sensitivities for potential project and portfolio acquisitions. Communicate results and recommendations to the management team.• Assist in third-party capital raises, including debt, tax equity, refinancings, and project equity structures to efficiently finance projects and optimize returns.• Collaborate with internal teams, including Development & Construction, Engineering, and Asset Management, to develop underwriting assumptions.• Manage due diligence and third-party consultant reports. Coordinate directly with external parties.• Support the growth of the development pipeline by working with the Origination team to determine competitive bid pricing based on project assumptions, capital structures, and market dynamics. • Review purchase agreements, operating agreements, financing agreements, and offtake agreements, and provide contract support in negotiations.Experience Requirements• 2-5 years of experience in the Renewable Energy Industry, Utilities
SummaryProduce and maintain accurate and complete sets of accounts relating to solar operating assets. Maintain the chart of accounts within the assigned area, orchestrate sound financial and managerial reporting, and ensure the success and timeliness of debt service and equity distributions.Duties and Responsibilities Management Accounts Responsible to produce monthly management accountsReconcile account balances, maintain the general ledger, and perform month-end close dutiesEnsure all underlying accounting records are maintained in accordance business policiesWork closely with our internal business partners to ensure all relevant information requests are delivered accurately and within agreed timescales Budgets & Forecasts Work with other members of the finance team and internal business partners to ensure accurate project budgets and forecasts are produced and maintained Financial Processes and Systems Manage local chart of accounts and uphold full knowledge of entity structurePush forward improvements in financial processes/systems and support implementation when neededLiaise with internal Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable departments to ensure accurate processing of all cash transactionsProvide treasury support where needed; including cash forecasts and managementGain an understanding of the financial systems used and assist training new individualsWork with team to ensure all intercompany accounts are reconciled and maintained properly Audit and Tax and Entity Compliance Assist with the preparation of all schedules and supporting information required for year-end audit proceduresAssist in the preparation of schedules for quarterly tax payments, and year end corporate returnsLiaise with the external auditors and tax advisors as requiredMaintain company entity listing and work with internal tax group to update compliance register Reporting and Distributions Prepare unaudited financial information for external shareholdersWork internally to calculate required distributions to internal and external shareholdersAssist with other departments with Monthly Operating Reports General day to day activity Take a hands-on approach where required, processing entries for all ledgers as necessaryTake ownership and pride in the accuracy, quality, and timeliness of financial informationPreparation of monthly accounts package in line with agreed deadlinesLiaising with other members of the wider finance team Taking an analytic approach to all tasks at hand and provide added value to stakeholdersTake part in SAP implementation program set to go live 2024 Knowledge Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment interfacing with internal teams and external clientsAbility to produce management accounts and analysis on revenue and operating expense activityBe able to understand financial contracts and the obligations set forth within themBe prepared to keep up with accounting standards, providing research where necessaryUnderstand technical accounting areas, as well as complex global company structures Qualifications CPA preferred, US GAAP knowledgeAbility to organize workload and prioritize to maximum effectExcellent attention to detail when checking information with an ability to recognize and question anomaliesAccurate data input essentialSet high standards of performance for yourself and the broader finance teamDemonstrate excellent MS Excel skills Experience 5-8 years of experience ideally with renewable energy, project infrastructure and/or manufacturing experienceExperience of accounts consolidation including partnership accountingExperience of an accounting and reporting system desirableExperience working in a global company desirable with exposure to UK GAAP and IFRS
Job Description:My client is a dynamic Renewable Energy Solutions Provider operating across North America, delivering predictably priced renewable electricity services for commercial, municipal, and utility customers. My client specializes in navigating a complex ecosystem of regulatory and economic markets to find the highest value for its customers by being first movers and innovative solutions providers. From highly visible solar canopies at schools to large scale ground-mounted applications, the team of industry leaders at my client designs specific financial and technical solutions for each customer to maximize the impact of their renewable energy projects.Summary of Functions:The Development Project Manager will manage projects, consultants, and engineers while ensuring minimum gross profit margins are attained, annual MW targets are achieved, and project cycle times are maintained for specific portfolios of solar photovoltaic projects developed by my client. This position reports to the Senior Project Manager overseeing development in the assigned region.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:• Develop solar projects while simultaneously supporting land development efforts, conditional permitting, interconnection, and offtake timelines.• Support organizational initiatives and reporting as needed.• Support origination efforts, ensuring that project bids are both competitive and feasible.• Create full project development schedules and high-level construction and interconnection schedules to establish reasonable and achievable construction start and commercial operation dates.• Manage the development schedule and budget to ensure timely and cost-effective project completion.• Manage portfolios of projects with an eye to project metrics, implementing streamlined processes for large volume and to ensure shorter cycle times.• Work with internal teams to ensure successful project construction and closing, communicating regularly with legal, engineering, and project finance colleagues.• Engage external consultants as needed for land development and permitting expertise.• Work with state, county and local governments, community groups, and neighbors.• Manage and solve all required real estate issues, negotiating easements, mineral rights, access agreements, and other applicable title and curative work necessary to achieve full site control.• Manage and message project risks and mitigants to the Executive Team.• Bring projects to the internal “Notice to Proceed” stage gate approval (or prepare for sale at NTP to project company buyer) in a timely manner to maintain construction start dates.• Following the Notice to Proceed stage gate, monitor and provide direction to EPC partners from the construction phase through commercial operation and financial closing.• Respond to investor and/or 3rd party finance questions to ensure timely financial closing.• Manage customer, off-taker, and stakeholder relationships by keeping them informed on project progress and complying with associated agreements.• Review RFP, ESA, and/or other energy off-take agreements and site licensing documents and support due diligence and negotiation efforts.• Coordinate ESA amendments, estoppel certificates, consents, and any other project finance or legal documents requiring energy off-taker execution.Qualifications:My client is looking for highly motivated individuals who want to be part of a fast-paced and fluid company poised for growth in one of the country’s most rapidly changing industries. Forward-thinking, innovative approaches, and comfort with complexity are what define the my client team. They are looking for individuals eager to run at the front with them.• Proven track record of accomplishments working as a Project Manager with multiple projects, as well as collaborating with internal stakeholders and support organizations.• Strong organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal.• Motivation to accomplish objectives to achieve company goals and objectives.• Highly motivated self-starter, friendly personality, team player, lead by example.• High level of knowledge and experience in the renewable energy industry; solar PV project development and/or construction preferred.• Bachelor of Science in related field of work; Construction Management, Renewable Energy, Engineering, or related Technical degree preferred.• Computer proficiency including MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Accounting applications.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThough the Development Department believes in long term work/life balance, we also believe in short term imbalances. Long hours will be needed from time to time as dictated by reporting and other deadlines. If travel is required for this position, note the 40% of time required to travel.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe position is a remote position. Offices in San Francisco and New York are available when required for work or project travel. The organization promotes an open and collaborative work atmosphere. Cross functional teams work closely together to solve problems and move the company forward.