Development Manager - Solar & Storage

Location: United States
Job Type: Permanent
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Contact: Silas Mahner
Email: email Silas
Posted: 2 months ago

NextWave Partners are currently exclusively engaged with a Greenfield utility-scale solar and solar + storage development company.  

They develop projects throughout the US with a focus on the midwest. They are made up of a group of passionate individuals with significant industry experience and are looking to grow their team. 

They are searching for a Development Manager to join the development team. As part of a small and dynamic development team, developers are expected to manage varying responsibilities as projects progress through the development process.

Responsibilities

  • Project Development: Under the general direction of the management team, establish the development strategy for utility-scale solar projects and drive all aspects of project development, including site prospecting and acquisition, site analysis, landowner relations, permitting, interconnection, business development, and community outreach. 
  • Project Management: Coordinate and collaborate with internal resources and third-party consultants to ensure project tasks are completed on schedule and within budget. 
  • Leadership and Management: Manage and direct junior developers to support project development across the portfolio.
  • Manage Multiple Tasks Simultaneously: Develop and manage several projects at various stages of development, under tight deadlines and according to specific business plans.
  • Prepare Quality Work Product:  Prepare project documents, real estate agreements, reports, presentations, and other work product timely, completely, and accurately.
  • Organization and Data Management: Organize, store, and transmit project information effectively using internal and external data management policies.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required  
  • 2-5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Project management, organizational, leadership, and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and advocacy skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a larger team and take the initiative to follow up as needed
  • Ethical, professional, and respectful workplace manner
  • Up to 70% of domestic travel
  • Experience in the solar industry a plus, but not required
  • Experience with geospatial tools, including ArcGIS and Google Earth

Contact

If you are interested in this role and feel you are a good fit, please reach out to Silas Mähner at silas.mahner@next-wavepartners.com with your updated Resume and if you are close to what our client is looking for, we will reach out to discuss further. (NOTE: candidates must be living in the US)