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Project Development Manager

Project Development Manager

  • Location

    United States of America

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Contact:

    Brian Dunleavy

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Brian Dunleavy

Role: Project Development Manager

Location: Remote

This EPC is building out a development arm of their clean energy business, which has delivered more than 100GW of clean energy to date.

This is a rare opportunity to join a world class company that is developing, building, owning, and operating renewable assets.

This position will include identifying new prospects (greenfield sites and acquisition targets) and advancing them through the development process – leading site identification and control, interconnection and transmission work, project permitting, offtake support and community engagement. The position will work closely with internal power marketing/origination, project finance, legal, engineering, procurement, and construction teams to help successfully get projects into construction and operation.



  • Identify new development prospects and opportunities (greenfield sites and/or acquisition targets), including conducting market assessments, fatal flaw analyses, and in-person site reconnaissance

  • Lead development of self-generated and assigned projects from early-, mid-, and/or late-stages to construction-ready status

  • Secure site control for development prospects (e.g. negotiating leases, easements, and conducting initial site reconnaissance) and coordinate landowner interface

  • Lead local, state, regional and/or federal permitting processes

  • Lead interconnection and transmission activities

  • Oversee project design, working closely with the internal engineering teams

  • Support financial analysis, modeling, power pricing and offtake structuring

  • Manage tasks according to, and with accountability for, budget and schedule

  • Create and maintain project maps, databases, reporting tools, and tracking tools for assigned projects

  • Represent company with partners, customers, landowners, government officials, community leaders, utilities, and and other stakeholders



  • 3-5 years of experience in solar and/or wind project development

  • Track record of successful US solar or wind project development

  • Experience interfacing directly with external parties such as landowners, government officials, and consultants

  • Experience identifying prospects and opportunities (e.g. greenfield sites and acquisitions)

  • Experience managing key development workstreams simultaneously

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong organization, networking, time management, and accounting skills

  • Willingness to travel as necessary

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in technical/engineering or business/finance-related field

  • Candidate has both solar and wind project development experience (battery storage an additional plus)

  • Experience working with project engineering and EPC teams

  • Based in the Midwest or Western US (Preferred)


If this seems like the job for you, contact Brian Dunleavy.