Wind Development Manager

Wayzata, MN 55391

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Renewable Energy Job Number: 21855

Job Description

Wind Developer Manager 
Per Sé Group
Remote or Minneapolis, MN

We have a great opportunity for a Wind Developer Manager with a growing renewable energy developer with a history of successfully developing over 800 MW of renewable energy projects that are operating in the US. Their focus to date has been on completing the pre-construction development activities and negotiating the off-take/hedge agreements required to build large-scale (i.e. 50 to 300MW) renewable energy generation projects. Our client develops projects from inception and acquisitions, investing the necessary capital and resources, and building key partnerships to market and build successful projects. As Their history of successful projects demonstrates a strong track record and has positioned them well for advanced development of their large pipeline of renewable energy projects, they are now looking to expand the team. This full-time position represents a great opportunity to join our growing company in a leadership role which is integral to driving the company’ s wind development portfolio. The position is a senior-level position, working closely to advise management in near and long-term revenue strategies.


Desired qualifications:

An ideal candidate will have minimum of a Bachelor’ s Degree from an accredited institution. There is a requirement of 4+ years of experience developing Wind Energy projects through full construction Notice to Proceed within the United States (preferably in diverse markets), and can demonstrate an excellent history of planning and execution of development projects. Utility Scale solar development experience is a plus. Candidate must be willing to travel (20-40%) and willing to innovate and learn new skills. The role will require detailed working knowledge of all development disciplines and success strategies. Key areas of established working experience are; preliminary project screening and diligence, project economics and financial modeling knowledge, interconnection screening and application procedures in two or more regions for large-scale/transmission-level interconnection, full-cycle site control strategy and execution, detailed facilities layout, development and successful execution of environmental diligence and mitigation strategies, extensive experience with local, state and national permitting, industry accepted resource assessment campaigns, facility performance modeling, development budgeting and project execution scheduling. This candidate has a comprehensive knowledge-base in workflow management system such as Smartsheet (which is ideal) or Microsoft Projects, proficiency in the full Microsoft suite and functional competency of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  Development Team management experience is a plus.


Key responsibility areas are:
  • Responsible for concurrent advancement of full utility scale Wind Development portfolio
  • Direct development efforts of Wind projects across all development pillars bringing portfolio from early to late-stage group of projects
  • Manage and maintain detailed development budgets to meet scheduling deadlines and critical path for full Wind development portfolio
  • Work well within a fast-paced team environment, yet able to be highly efficient while working remotely
  • Management of project advancement, provide direction to Project and Associate Developer positions, set and manage subcontractor schedules and critical deliverable review.
  • Able to critically prospect, adequately screen, and evaluate prospective projects for viability.
  • Provide guidance and effectively collaborate with Business Development team in off-take efforts
  • Active participation in M&A negotiation, diligence and project investment activities
  • Ability to effectively present project plans and progress updates to management team and project partners.
  • Ongoing assessment of energy market conditions, trends, and opportunities across multiple political and geographic environments ad markets.
Job Type: Full-time, Direct Hire


Meet Your Recruiter

Valerie Schiavon

Val came to Per Se with a background in sales and customer service, allowing her to build lasting relationships with her candidates and quickly proving she has always been a “people person.” Her warm and outgoing personality provides for the best possible experience for her candidates, ensuring they always feel comfortable in their new roles. She is best known for being a trusted confidant to job seekers and helping them find the right job opportunity they are looking for. 

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