Director, Solar Development

About us

The Solar Development team at RWE Renewables Americas is responsible for initiating,

developing, and acquiring utility-scale solar PV plus energy storage projects in the US

and Canada. The Director will play a key role in delivering renewable energy projects in

alignment with RWE’s strategy in North America.

Responsibilities

· Serve as regional lead for project origination and development, including overseeing

negotiation of site control agreements, managing site surveys and due diligence, securing

land use and environmental approvals, and advancing projects through the

interconnection process, and assisting with energy marketing

· Oversee and manage regional solar development budget and schedules, along with regional project KPIs

· Help manage the internal financial approval process for assigned development projects in

alignment with company strategy and goals

· Coordinate with internal teams on interconnection, new market evaluation, and power

marketing for assigned region

· Interface with and coordinate inputs from subject matter experts, including engineering,

legal, procurement, and construction personnel, as needed to ensure effective execution of

regional solar projects

· Manage team of 1-5 Senior Development Manager and Development Managers, including prioritizing workload, providing project development guidance and setting individual performance targets

· Lead market and origination strategy for assigned region gathering data and inputs from various stakeholders and subject matter experts to formulate a market and origination strategy

· Facilitate and lead regional project portfolio updates, project marketing presentations and stakeholder outreach including community engagement

Qualifications

· Several years of work experience, minimum of 4 years experience in solar/wind development, ERCOT and SPP market experience a plus

· Experience in the full project development life-cycle, including market analysis,

origination/greenfielding, permitting, late-stage development, and project financing

and equity transactions

· Ability to coordinate with multidisciplinary internal and external teams to develop and

assess risks to project pipeline

· Ability to manage less experienced team members and complete assigned tasks on

schedule

· Proven analytical skills and presentation skills

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Austin, TX 78701: Reliably commute or willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (Required)

Experience:

  • Customer service: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location