Senior Development Manager, CAISO

A leading company in the utility-scale energy storage and hybrid renewable projects sector is seeking a Senior Manager of Project Development. The company's mission is to decarbonize the grid responsibly and make energy markets more affordable, sustainable, and efficient. The company has been at the forefront of energy storage development since 2018, with several gigawatts of projects in development and numerous projects in operation or construction across North America.

The successful candidate will develop stand-alone utility-scale energy storage and renewable hybrid projects from market assessment to site development and financial close, primarily within the CAISO market. This high-visibility role offers immediate project management responsibilities and contributions to regional expansion.


  • Lead project development activities from inception to financial close by coordinating with internal and external experts to meet project objectives.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external project stakeholders, including landowners, permitting authorities, and utilities.
  • Lead recurring project reporting, including status tracking, risk identification and mitigation, and financial performance to the Director and executives.
  • Source consultants and lead negotiations for development studies and activities.
  • Support the Commercial team in project marketing and solicitation, including RFP responses.
  • Contribute to development and project acquisition due diligence.
  • Monitor regulatory and policy changes and incorporate them into project development strategy.
  • Other duties as assigned or required.

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Engineering, Finance, Environmental Science, or similar (MBA is a strong plus).
  • Minimum of six years of experience with demonstrated project success in utility-scale renewable energy project development.
  • Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment with a creative and proactive work ethic.
  • Strong project management skills with experience managing multiple large teams on concurrent projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately assess, quantify, and resolve project and contractual risks.
  • Knowledge of and experience in CAISO, including legal, regulatory, and environmental aspects.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Teams, Project, PowerPoint, Excel).

Compensation and Location:

  • Salary: A base salary commensurate with experience.
  • Bonus: An annual bonus based on individual performance and overall business success.
  • Benefits: Attractive benefits package with excellent health care/dental/vision, 401k matching, unlimited vacation, paid parental leave, and other health/wellness benefits.
  • Location: Remote; preference for candidates based in California and the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Job Details
Austin, Texas, United States
Job Type
28 JUN 2024
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