Development Manager, Utility Scale Solar

Location: United States of America
Job Type: Permanent
Contact: Brando Tenda
Email: email Brando
Posted: 16 days ago

​NextWave Partners are working exclusively with a dynamic renewables developer that is seeking a Development Manager. The company develops utility-scale solar and battery storage projects around the United States. The company is comprised of experienced renewable energy professionals and is looking to grow its team.


Project Development: Under the general direction of the company’s management team, establish the development strategy for our 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 company’s 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.


  • 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% domestic travel.

  • Experience in solar industry a plus, but not required.

  • Experience with geospatial tools, including ArcGIS and Google Earth.


If you are interested in this role and feel you are a good fit, please reach out to Brando Tenda @ 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)