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Development Director

Development Director

  • Location

    United States of America

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Contact:

    Brian Dunleavy

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  • Published:

    27 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Brian Dunleavy


This position will lead our client’s standalone storage and hybrid project development activities. You will manage a team of direct reports and consultants to move projects from prospecting to construction and into operations. This role is responsible for coordination of all aspects of regional portfolio management including business development, regulatory, interconnection and permitting to deliver constructible and financeable projects.



  1. Own strategy and execution for both standalone and hybrid projects.

  2. Lead development of portfolio of projects from greenfield or acquisition to financial close. Support transition from construction to operations.

  3. Lead growth of internal team; support hiring and provide active leadership and mentorship to support continued evolution of our client’s entrepreneurial environment.

  4. Direct discussions and negotiations of site control agreements with landowners and manage real estate counsel and land contractors.

  5. Lead permitting by coordinating with consultants and attorneys to prepare and submit permit applications and other filings as well as represent our client at permitting hearings as necessary.

  6. Develop strong working relationships with ISO and utility personnel. Manage submittal of interconnection applications, required studies, and queue positions to ensure timely execution of interconnection agreements.

  7. Promote our client’s external facing brand in the region(s). Manage project team in conducting public relations activities.

  8. Manage project schedules and financials including forecasting, invoicing and cost controls.

  9. Work with commercial team to cultivate business development opportunities; support managing customer relationships in region.

  10. Coordinate with engineering, legal, finance, procurement, construction, energy marketing and executive teams to define and mitigate project risks.