Business Development

Project Development Manager (Mid-continent)

This position will work with our Business Development team. The team’s near-term focus involves expanding our utility-scale, solar PV and solar + storage project portfolio via acquisitions and greenfield development throughout the US.

Opportunity

Adapture Renewables, Inc. is an expert in developing, financing, engineering, building, and operating utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) systems. We currently have solar assets operating in 10 U.S. states. Drawing upon an extensive knowledge base, we realize projects with speed, flexibility, and high reliability. Our Development team is looking for a talented Project Development Manager to help support the efforts of our fast-growing company. The position is open to remote locations, or based in our headquarters located in Oakland, California. Adapture Renewables, Inc. is majority owned by KIRKBI – the private holding and investment company of the Kirk Kristiansen family founded to build a sustainable future for the LEGO® brand through generations.

Overview

This position will work in our Business Development team and the team’s near-term focus involves expanding our utility-scale, solar PV and solar + storage project portfolio via acquisitions and greenfield development throughout the US.

Core Responsibilities

  • Looking for a utility-scale, renewable Project Developer Manager to join a growing team and to help manage the development of utility-scale generation projects. This is a commercially focused, multi-disciplined role that will be responsible for several projects at various stages of development.
  • Must have project management experience in renewables with a preference of development experience in MISO, SPP, or ERCOT.
  • Be able to communicate project attributes and key risks to the management team in support of investment decision making.
  • Lead project coordination with internal teams and external consultants, including project finance, engineering, construction, and legal teams.
  • Independently manage and perform project development tasks in order to advance acquired or greenfield developed projects to construction and operational phases.
  • Must be a task flexible, goal orientated, team contributor with proven communication skillset.
  • Role will report to the Vice President, Development Midcontinent.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of proven project success acquiring or greenfield developing renewable energy projects.
  • Demonstrate experience in utility-scale, renewable project development or in power industry.
  • Specifically seeking project develop experience navigating the interconnection process in MISO, SPP, or ERCOT.
  • Must have proven and hands-on professional knowledge of advancing development of assigned projects by managing internal and external resources to achieve site control, permitting, interconnection, RFP responses, PPAs, and other development milestones with minimal guidance.
  • Knowledge of and experience in the commercial/regulatory actives of ERCOT, SPP and MISO.
  • Solid understanding of project economic drivers and risks, with project finance modeling experience a plus.
  • Experience negotiating and structuring project off-take agreements, such as PPA, VPPA, etc.
  • Well organized and fully engaged to manage several projects during their life cycle from land prospecting through initial operations.
  • Be able to set up and maintain project budgets and schedules.
  • Ability to travel up to 50%, visiting project sites, third party consultants, transmission planning engineers, landowners, or local officials as required.

Benefits Package

  • 401(k) plan with company matching
  • Competitive health, vision, and dental benefits
  • Attractive personal time off and company holiday package
  • Work-from-home policy
  • Salary commensurate with experience

Note

Qualified candidates only. No search firms. Adapture Renewables, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity.

How to apply

Send cover letter and resume to careers@adapturerenewables.com. No phone calls.

Our contact details

Adapture Renewables, Inc.
www.adapturerenewables.com
1901 Harrison Street, Suite 1630, Oakland, CA 94612