Job Title: Senior Director – Renewable Energy Development

Location: North West, United States

Who Are We Recruiting For?

Our client is a dynamic and growing company on a mission to revolutionize the clean energy landscape. They are seeking a Senior Director of Renewable Energy Development to spearhead the continued growth and execution of their Pumped Storage Hydropower (PSH) project portfolio across the US. This is your chance to join a talented and dynamic team, leading the charge in developing critical LDES.

What Will You Be Doing?

  • Lead all aspects of PSH project development, from Strategic site selection and origination through permitting, construction, and financing.
  • Oversee a high-performing team, building a robust development pipeline and ensuring projects meet Ambitious financial and strategic goals.
  • Identify and secure optimal PSH project sites, considering factors like resource potential, land availability, and grid interconnection feasibility.
  • Manage the entire development process, including feasibility studies, permitting, environmental assessments, and community engagement.
  • Negotiate and execute power purchase agreements (PPAs) or project sale agreements with utilities and offtakers.
  • Champion Sustainable practices, ensuring the highest standards of Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) are implemented throughout the development process.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with key stakeholders, including government agencies, landowners, and community members.
  • Stay informed of the latest industry trends and regulations impacting long-duration storage and PSH development.
  • Develop and manage project budgets and timelines, ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget.

Are You the Ideal Candidate?

  • You have a minimum of 10 years of experience in renewable energy development, with a proven track record of leading and managing large-scale projects.
  • You possess a minimum of 2 years of experience in long duration energy storage development.
  • You boast an in-depth knowledge of the renewable energy industry, with a clear understanding of hydro, solar, wind, and emerging technologies.
  • You have a strong grasp of the development process, including permitting, environmental regulations, and grid interconnection requirements.
  • Your expertise extends to state regulatory approval processes, IRPs, and RFPs.
  • You are an analytical problem-solver with the ability to assess project feasibility and financial viability.
  • You are a skilled negotiator and communicator, adept at building strong relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • You are a proven leader who can motivate and inspire a team to achieve ambitious goals.
  • You hold a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, or a related field; an MBA is a plus.

What’s In It For You?

  • Join a Vibrant and Collaborative team that’s making a real difference in the fight against climate change.
  • Be at the forefront of the clean energy revolution, shaping the future of renewable energy infrastructure.
  • Receive a Competitive salary and benefits package, with opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Work in a Fast-Paced and Stimulating environment where your contributions are valued and rewarded.

Who Are We?

Executive Integrity is a global executive search and recruitment consultancy for a more sustainable world with a focus on talent within the Maritime and Renewable Energy sectors. We give a proportion of all our profits to Renewable World, a charity that develops affordable and innovative renewable energy solutions to poverty-stricken communities.

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