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Manager, Development or Project Developer - MISO & Central Region

Recurrent Energy
Remote, OR
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Job Description


Functional Title

Project Developer / Development Manager

FLSA Status


Functional Area

Central Region US Development





Reporting to the Director, Development, the Developer or Development Manager will be responsible for the development of solar PV and battery storage projects across the Central US, with specific emphasis on the MISO market. They will pursue both greenfield development and project M&A. The successful candidate will have experience in the energy industry, specifically in energy infrastructure development, with experience in project management, financial analysis, and contract negotiation. They will have an ability to communicate complex ideas and the ability and enthusiasm to drive projects through completion.

Principle Responsibilities / Key Results Areas

  • Responsible for project management and milestone advancement for new and existing project development.
  • Develop strategy for the identifying and filtering of site acquisition targets to minimize cost and risk.
  • Ownership of project economics: responsibility for each project’s financial model, including accuracy of inputs and adhering to corporate modeling standards, and coordinating updates with respective internal groups.
  • Manage project level progress, risks, opportunities, and economics. Provide insightful analysis and reporting to management.
  • Lead project team meetings to coordinate broad communication of project events, issues, and challenges across an integrated, multidisciplinary team of colleagues. 
  • Drive decisions and prioritize resources based on a deep understanding of schedule dependencies and economic impact.
  • Support power marketing, permitting, EPC, and financing processes through document preparation, negotiations, and analysis.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Detailed understanding of MISO energy markets including solar and storage technology incentives, utility rates and tariffs, interconnection processes, and policy and regulatory environments.
  • Highly proficient in MS Excel, MS Project/Smartsheet, Word, and PowerPoint, as well as Google Earth.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate contracts and financing agreements into concise financial and economic analysis.
  • Ability to manage a large workload, often providing support to processes managed by colleagues, while prioritizing tasks and effectively juggling competing deadlines.
  • Detail-oriented with a strong sense of personal responsibility and ownership of work product.
  • High degree of emotional intelligence, working virtually in complex teams/environments.
  • 4-year degree or equivalent working experience; MBA or advanced degree a bonus.
  • 1 - 5 years of experience in energy infrastructure development in wholesale markets, finance, or similar transactional industries.
  • Successful track record of managing complex transactions and/or projects (preferably in real estate, sales management, power development, or finance).
  • Experience with land, permitting, interconnection, and power marketing aspects of solar and/or renewable project development.

Other Comments

  • Travel, as required (likely 25-50%)
  • Location: Austin, Texas headquarters or remote

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