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Senior Manager, Project Developer

11-03-2019
- Manage process to move projects from green field development to commercial, pre-construction stage
- Effectively manage green field and existing projects to ensure schedule and budget objectives are achieved
- Coordinate feasibility studies and project development activities with cross functional resources, peers, and outside consultants to ensure projects stay on track

- Negotiate land rights acquisition with landowners and address land use issues

- Work with Environmental Manager to define, apply for and manage complex federal, state, and local environmental, construction, and related permits, and support community outreach efforts with stakeholders

- Coordinate wind resource assessment activities with Wind Analysis staff

- Work with Power Marketing staff to manage interconnection studies, load flow analyses, and assist in PPA negotiations 

- Identify and communicate any project risks and develop mitigation strategies for all Acciona stakeholders

- Identify and introduce new potential joint venture partners, project acquisition opportunities and green field opportunities

- Identify and develop relationships with stakeholders; effectively communicate with a range of personalities, including land owners, partners, government officials, technical experts, utilities, and consultants
- Prepare and present detailed project analysis to key Acciona stakeholders including presentation of key financial metrics
- Effectively manage internal and external relationships
- Actively participate in development of business case for growth in the North American market.
- Coordinate with other corporate departments both domestic and international
- Ensure that timelines and budgets are effectively managed
- Bachelor’s degree in Business, Physical Science, Engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent work experience

- Demonstrated previous experience in energy development, specifically wind energy and/or solar PV and/or energy storage projects. Understanding of deregulated electricity markets.

- Previous experience (5 years minimum) in a relevant project management position with proven track record of building, leading and managing a multi-disciplinary team, preferably in the renewable energy or other power generation industry

- Excellent written and oral communications skills; the ability to develop clear and concise development plans and presentations regarding project status, timeline, risk assessment, and budget needs and performance
- Ability to operate at a detailed level, to organize and multi-task, with a dedication to seeing projects through to completion
- Ability to read and interpret topographic and other land use maps, preferably with some experience with Graphic Information Systems (GIS)
- Understanding of local community dynamics, with the ability to negotiate effectively with landowners, permitting authorities, utilities, and other stakeholders

- Understanding of cost accounting, budgeting, and contract implementation 
- Works well in, and potentially be responsible for leading, a team environment or individually, but must be able to collaborate
- Previous business and industry experience preferred

- Willingness to travel (at least  50% of the time)

ACCIONA is one of the foremost Spanish business corporations, leader in the development and management of infrastructure, renewable energy, water and services. Listed on the selective Ibex-35 stock exchange index, it is a benchmark for the market.
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