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Solar Project Developer, Southeast

Atlanta, GA
29 days ago
Full time role

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Nexamp is leading the transformation to the new energy economy with proven solutions for the deployment and operation of solar ...

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Job Description

Do you want to be part of the solar revolution that is transforming the energy landscape? Do you have a passion for making our environment better for this generation and the ones that follow? Does working for a fast paced, growing company that is leading the way into new markets sound exciting to you? Come join us as we take on new challenges and help build a better tomorrow. Our mission is clear: to reshape the energy landscape, delivering value to our clients and partners while benefiting our communities and society at large. Let's make a difference together. Join our team.

SUMMARY

Based in Atlanta, Nexamp’s Southeast Division is seeking a Business Development Manager to lead the development of Distributed Generation (DG), Behind The Meter (BTM), and Community Solar projects in a number of select markets. This geography will go as far north as Virginia, and as far west as Arkansas. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of distributed generation and/or utility scale solar project development experience. The individual hired to fulfill this role will lead the origination and development of ground and rooftop projects from 1- 10 MW. This individual will have an understanding of how to read and interpret future clean energy policy to develop projects based on market opportunity.

This role will be based remotely in Atlanta. The Business Development Manager will report directly to our Director, Business Development, Southeast. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for all phases of solar project development, from origination to start of construction. Key responsibilities include:

  • Site origination, site control negotiation, project permitting, utility interconnection, and tax agreement negotiation.
  • Crafting a compelling value proposition that reflects avoided cost, load profile, applicable tariffs, and layered revenue streams.
  • Close coordination with junior business development staff to develop and implement effective lead campaign strategies.
  • Development of long-term relationships with site owners, energy users, and other project stakeholders.
  • Active management of development schedule and budget to ensure timely and cost-effective projects.
  • Management of external consultants as needed in conjunction with land acquisition and permitting activities.
  • Fostering support from state, county and local governments, community groups, and abutters.
  • Monitoring of state clean energy policy, and project opportunities, including but not limited to Public and Private RFP’s.  
  • Support of internal finance, engineering, and construction teams to facilitate successful project financing and construction.
  • Development of sales presentations, proposals, and other materials as needed to support project development efforts.
  • Occasional travel is required; some evening and weekend work required.

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, hands-on, results-oriented, and a team player.  Key qualifications as follows:

  • Three or more years of energy industry experience in a business development role, with a successful track record in project development.
  • Integration of PV and/or energy storage systems.
  • Commercial real estate prospecting and business model understanding.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective team leader and collaborator
  • Ability to travel up to 25% with some overnight travel

If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, but see yourself contributing, please submit an application.  We encourage people from minority or marginalized groups to apply.

At Nexamp, our mission is building the future of energy, so it is clean, simple, and accessible for all. We believe a diverse team brings different perspectives and experiences, thus benefiting our work. We are committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. By encouraging a culture where ideas and decisions come from all people, we believe it will help us grow, innovate, and be a part of environmental and social change.

PERKS & COMPENSATION

Not only will you get to work with a group of innovative, dedicated, and motivated peers, you will also have access to all the benefits that Nexamp offers! This includes: our competitive compensation package; a 401(k) employer-match; health, dental, & vision insurance starting day one; Flexible Paid Time Off and Holiday PTO; Commuter Benefits, Cell Phone Reimbursement; as well as a hybrid work environment, headquartered in Boston, MA with a fun, collaborative, downtown office! We provide healthy snacks, coffee, yoga sessions, volunteer opportunities, company outings, and more!

NEXAMP VALUES AND MISSION

Building the future of energy so it is clean, simple and accessible.

Nexamp is building the energy infrastructure of tomorrow and reinventing the way people interact with the electricity that powers their lives. By deploying a distributed network of locally sourced clean energy, we seek to reduce the negative effects of climate change. Our team’s diverse experience drives innovation from the ground up and with a singular passion: to deliver an accessible and sustainable energy future for all.

 

Nexamp is leading the transformation to the new energy economy with proven solutions for the deployment and operation of solar ...

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