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Director Of Development - Energy Storage

Director Of Development - Energy Storage

I am currently partnered with a leading utility-scale battery storage development company who are looking to hire a Director of Development. The Director would be responsible for projects in the Midwest United States, focusing on SPP and ERCOT regions. The client is one of the fastest growing standalone energy storage companies in the US so this is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of that growth.

Responsibilities:

  •  Lead project development activities such as site control, permitting, interconnection, and engineering for a diverse portfolio of projects across the Midwest
  • Identify and track key development tasks and manage budgets for each project
  • Manage and coordinate internal and external subject matter experts for real estate, permitting, interconnection, and engineering to support each project
  • Requires travel (once reasonable and safe) to project sites throughout the Midwest

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated leadership managing project development of new projects in the electric power sector (e.g. conventional generation, renewable generation, energy storage, transmission) or industrial or commercial development space (e.g. data centers, warehouses, industrial facilities)
  • Strong understanding of real estate, permitting and development processes in metro areas
  • Experience working with diverse stakeholders including public agencies, local communities, and landowners
  • Strong communication skills including clear writing and presentation skills to support permit applications and to advocate for the Company’s projects in meetings with public agencies
  • Strong spatial skills and familiarity with building plans and maps
  • Independent self-starter who can manage projects and work with a diverse team across multiple locations