Director of Development (Solar and BESS), CAISO

Location: California
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Ida Mweze
Email: email Ida
Reference: BBBH12310_1718395210
Posted: about 1 month ago

Title: Development Director CAISO, Renewables

Location: Southern California

About NextWave

NextWave Partners is the Recruitment Partner of choice within the Clean Energy, Sustainable Infrastructure, ESG, Impact Investment, & Climate-Tech sectors. We are committed to supporting industries battling climate change towards a net-zero future and a sustainable economy.

About the Role

Client is a global renewable energy Developer and has developed renewable energy projects across Asia Pacific, Europe, and now in the U.S. Globally, they have 10+ GWs generation and 5GWh storage under development and their U.S. pipeline is 3GWs generation and 4GWh storage. They are looking for candidates with greenfield Utility Scale solar and storage development experience throughout the whole lifecycle of the project in CAISO and the West Coast.


  • The candidate will be responsible for project development - Land, interconnection studies, contract administration and surveys; GIS; Project reports, budgets, schedules, etc.
  • The candidate will also be responsible for taking projects forward in their development life cycle through land, grid, and permitting work streams.


  • The ideal candidate will have at least 10+ years of experience in renewable energy and a full understanding of the development process, project management, and other commercial roles.
  • Have proficiency in project management and budgeting platforms.
  • Resourcefulness in an entrepreneurial environment, strong attention to detail, and interest in the fast-growing climate change industry.
  • Experience with GIS and managing contractors.


If you are interested in this position, please apply directly on the platform with your latest CV. We will review your application and revert back promptly.

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