Denver

Development Manager, Commercial-Scale Solar + Storage

Denver, USA
Amp is an energy transition platform company.

Founded in 2009, we have become one of the leading global renewables companies having successfully developed over 1.8GW of distributed and utility-scale renewable generation projects, hybrid generation plus storage projects, and stand-alone battery storage projects around the world alongside a further 2.0GW and 2.2GWh of assets in late-stage development or construction. With the addition of Amp X, our fully-integrated digital energy platform, Amp has emerged as a differentiated and unique global energy transition platform.

Based in Toronto, Canada, with operations throughout North America, Japan, Australia, India, the UK, Iberia and Czech Republic, Amp's international team brings deep expertise and thought leadership to every aspect of the energy industry.  

Amp's US headquarters is located in the heart of LoDo in downtown Denver. The fast-growing local team is made up of motivated individuals committed to building a cleaner and smarter electricity system through the development and construction of renewable energy projects across the U.S. When they are not closing deals and building projects, you will find your colleagues enjoying Colorado's mountains and art scene.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • A senior leader to help guide due diligence, optimization, & development tasks across a large portfolio of commercial & community-scale solar PV & battery storage projects in the NE US.
  • A collaborative, collegial, & interactive leader to mentor junior team members, frame projects for external stakeholders, & guide financial decisions.
  • An effective public speaker & respectful debater who can quickly synthesize data, manage opposition, recognize rhetoric, & frame discussions leading to positive outcomes.
  • A passionate leader at the intersection of solar energy & project management.
  • An entrepreneur who can bring ideas, innovations, & curiosity to help us build our processes. 
  • An agile navigator to manage ambiguity due to rapid tech & regulatory evolutions.

ABOUT THE POSITION

  • Position is available remotely - based in MA, NY, or PA
  • The successful candidate will work with a team of high-performance subject matter experts to collaboratively advance projects.
  • Travel required, some overnight, for meetings, public hearings, town halls, etc.
  • Responsibilities for project scope, schedule, budget, & finance model.
  • Cross-discipline coordination with Permitting, Environmental, Land, Title, Interconnect, Design, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, etc. in the planning, development, & execution of projects.
  • Reports to the Director of Development in Denver, Colorado.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop & deliver profitable solar projects located throughout the Northeastern United States.
  • Understand site selection criteria, environmental & permitting, & interconnect in NY, MA, & PA.
  • Set project strategy; chart course with the team for effective & efficient project execution. 
  • Build long-term, positive, trusting relationships with all stakeholders. 
  • Support SMEs in handling any challenging lease, permitting or construction related issues.
  • Thoroughly understand project economics; Drive the P&L of the development business.
  • Understand SMART, VDER, & other state incentive programs.
  • Negotiate & implement service agreements & real estate contracts.
  • Understand & coordinate finance models maintaining NPV & IRR targets.
  • Manage stage gates, create business cases, present capex requests to the US leadership team.
  • Work with the Construction team in order to transition projects from development to construction.
  • Utilize project management & other tracking tools to control & report on project progress.
  • Support subcontractor selection associated with developing each project.
  • Set & monitor all project processes, requirements, & milestones. 
  • Provide quantitative analytical support for key project development decisions.
  • Travel to & represent the company at key community meetings & public hearings, often in the evening & occasionally overnight, as may be neccessary.
  • Other duties for which you are qualified.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 4 years of direct experience in solar, energy storage, &/or grid development or project management.
  • Significant experience in real estate &/or energy infrastructure development.
  • Graduate degree in business, finance, engineering, energy, law, or other related dicipline.
  • A high level of social, emotional, spatial, & linguistic intelligence.
  • Legal eligibility to live in the US & travel throughout the US & Canada. 
  • Valid US Driver's license.
  • Ability to perform site walks on treed, rocky, & sloped terrain in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Proven experience & leadership in project management, budgeting, & finance.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in various stages from land control to NTP. 
  • Strong negotiating & deal-making skills.
  • Soft skills: integrity, initiative, energy, attitude, execution, passion, teamwork, hyper-organized and entrepreneurial.
Please send your cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Amp is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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