Senior Manager, Project Development

Location

Remote, anywhere in the U.S. or Canada/Toronto, Ontario

Accountabilities and Key Functions 

The Senior Manager is responsible for the development of renewable energy generation and storage projects, acting as the bridge from the project identification/acquisition stage through the construction stage to commercial operation.  The Senior Manager will manage the day-to-day management of projects under development, ensuring the project is completed on time and within budgetary requirements.

This position leads all aspects of project development, including site prospecting, green fielding, acquisitions and late-stage development, and requires the successful candidate to coordinate project partners, regulators, subject matter experts, communication with key stakeholders, negotiation of commercial agreements, preparation of proposals, risk identification and project planning.

Role & Responsibilities: 

  • Project management activities from project concept to start of commercial operation – coordinating internal and external functional teams, working proactively to identify project barriers and risks and implementing strategies to overcome them
  • Local, provincial/state and federal permitting
  • Preparation of proposals/bids submitted to potential offtakers
  • Land acquisition and coordination
  • Initiate interconnection processes
  • Identify prospective sites with suitable resource, transmission capacity and favorable site characteristics
  • Establish and manage relationships with key stakeholders in support of project development
  • Participate in policy outreach efforts to governmental officials regarding industry issues
  • Support the financial analysis and modeling of the project.

 Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to quickly understand the basics of a variety of subjects relating to renewable energy, including resource studies, environmental studies, transmission issues, land, public policy, etc.
  • Good natured, dedicated, team player able to work under pressure when required
  • High level of judgment – able to synthesize multiple data points, apply to relevant problems and take decisive action
  • Strong interpersonal skills, high attention to details, organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to be self-motivated, a self-starter, professional and trustworthy
  • Ability and willingness to travel and work overtime as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 7+ years in project management of renewable energy projects, or similar infrastructure projects
  • Bachelors or master’s degree in an environmental field, engineering, business or related field
  • Ability to travel internationally and domestically
  • Energy storage experience considered an asset
  • PMP designation considered an asset.

Deadline
Applications will be accepted until a qualified talent pool is compiled.

How to Apply
Please email your application to hr@potentiarenewables.com.

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If you are just as passionate about renewable energy and have related experience, we invite you to send us a resume to hr@potentiarenewables.com.