Competitive Power Ventures, Inc. (“CPV”), with headquarters in Silver Spring, MD and offices in Braintree, MA and San Francisco, CA, is a leading clean energy company built around the belief that progressive companies can be powerful leaders in creating a better world and a cleaner environment. CPV is privately held and has approximately 85 employees.
We are seeking an innovative and results-oriented Business Development Manager to join our Renewable Energy Development team. This individual will be responsible for managing the development of utility-scale wind and solar renewable power generation assets in the U.S; leading project development teams; and maintaining strong relationships with market participants in support of business development strategies and objectives. This position is located in Braintree, MA.
CPV holds all employees to the highest ethical standards and is committed to conducting business with integrity, transparency and honesty to ensure our success. CPV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Identify and evaluate opportunities to develop renewable power generation assets in support of corporate growth targets for the US development team.
Acquisition of real estate rights supporting identified project opportunities
Lead and/or coordinate cross-functional project development and due diligence teams under the supervision of the Vice President, Development.
Assist in the preparation of documents, presentations, and other materials for Senior Management and the Board of Directors, including project investment recommendations in line with corporate screening criteria.
Build and maintain strong relationships with load-serving entities, project stakeholders, project developers, and other market participants.
Support the development of annual business plans and development budgets.
Lead and/or participate in the negotiation of off-take agreements, joint venture agreements, lease agreements, project permits, financing documents and other contractual arrangements
Undergraduate Degree in Engineering, Finance, Economics, or related discipline.
3 - 5 years of related experience combined business development/project management/land acquisition experience in the energy industry.
Knowledge of energy markets in the U.S., including, but not limited to, market structures and design, transmission infrastructure, and strategic and financial competitors
Technically proficient with renewable power generation technologies.
Successfully closed one or more transactions in a former role (strongly preferred)
Experience with structuring transactions for the development of utility-scale power generation assets (strongly preferred)
Demonstrated quantitative, qualitative analytical and problem-solving skills.
Possess effective oral and written communication skills.
Proficient project management skills as well as the ability to excel in a dynamic and multi-disciplinary project team environment with the ability to adapt to change.
Ability to lead and facilitate effective meetings.
Above average knowledge of legal language and contracts.
Reasonable level of financial analysis skills, including familiarity with accounting principles and financial reporting.
Proven ability to communicate and delegate effectively in a cross-functional environment.
Self-motivated and passionate about the energy industry
Demonstrated problem solving abilities with complex concepts.
Team player who promotes a culture of innovation and quality.