Job Title: Senior Director Project Origination

Location: Portland, OR

Who Are We Recruiting For?

Executive Integrity is searching for a qualified, assured, and motivated Senior Director of Project Origination to join a collaborative team at a dynamic and industry-leading renewable energy development company. As a determined leader, you will be responsible for securing long-term offtake agreements, playing a pivotal role in driving the company’s growth and profitability.

What Will You Be Doing?

  • Lead the development and execution of a comprehensive origination strategy for the company’s Pumped Storage Hydropower projects.
  • Build and maintain strong, assured relationships with potential offtakers, including utilities, corporations, and other entities seeking renewable energy and long-duration energy storage solutions.
  • Cultivate and nurture relationships with key stakeholders like state regulators, ISOs, and government officials.
  • Collaborate seamlessly with the development team to facilitate and support offtake and stakeholder relationship building throughout project lifecycles.
  • Monitor industry trends, market pricing dynamics, and regulatory developments impacting the renewable energy landscape.
  • Source, structure, and negotiate complex offtake agreements and innovative commercial structures, ensuring they are commercially sound, mitigate risks, and align with the company’s strategic objectives.
  • Manage the origination budget and track key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the effectiveness and efficiency of origination activities.
  • Foster a collaborative and high-performing work environment, leading your team to success.
  • Identify and pursue new business development opportunities to expand the company’s renewable energy development pipeline and market reach.

Are You the Ideal Candidate?

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in the renewable energy industry, with a proven track record of success in originating and negotiating offtake agreements.
  • In-depth knowledge of renewable energy and storage technologies, power markets, and relevant financing structures.
  • Strong understanding of sourcing and structuring Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), Resource Adequacy Agreements (RAAs), and other offtake arrangements, including negotiation strategies and market best practices.
  • Award-winning communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport and negotiate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to manage complex projects, fostering a collaborative and high-performing work environment.
  • Deep set of senior-level industry contacts.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen eye for detail and the ability to navigate complex situations.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, engineering, or a related field, preferably with an MBA or equivalent.

What’s In It For You?

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing industry, shaping the future of clean energy
  • Be part of a focused and inspired team building the large-scale projects required to facilitate the clean energy transition
  • Join a vibrant and refreshed company culture making a positive impact on the environment

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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