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Project Development Manager - Renewable Energy

Project Development Manager - Renewable Energy

  • Location

    New York

  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    Harry Davies

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  • Published:

    about 3 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Harry Davies

The Opportunity


The Green Recruitment Company is currently working with an energy innovater who provide power generation and storage solutions at scale around the world to create a cleaner energy future. As a Renewable Development Manager, you will manage the development of utility-scale solar and wind energy projects throughout the United States. This position will be located in the Chicago headquarters.


The Role


  • Managing renewable energy projects within the United States
  • Lead development activities in early, mid, and/or late stages of the project
  • Align projects with long-term company strategy and initiatives
  • Identify development prospects, including market assessments, fatal flaw identification and initial site reconnaissance
  • Secure site control for development prospects, including negotiating leases, easements and other agreements with landowners.
  • Liaise with all key stakeholders including internal and external.
  • Take a lead role in obtaining certain local, state and/or federal permits
  • Assist project budgeting and scheduling.
  • Manage tasks according to budgets and schedules, including coordinating internal and external technical support.


Required Skills


  • Degree in a relevant field. A master’s degree or MBA is a plus.
  • 4-8 years’ experience in Renewables.
  • Ability to manage the development and strategic process for wind and/or solar energy projects
  • Strong organizational, networking, leadership, time management, and accounting skills.
  • Familiarity with solar project development, real estate development, transmission and power project engineering are advantageous.