Solar Acquisitions Project Manager

Chicago, IL
17 days ago
Full time role


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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!


Nexamp is seeking a Solar Acquisitions Project Manager to join our Channel Development team in support of Nexamp’s asset acquisitions and targeted growth strategy. The Manager will report directly into the VP, Channel Operations.

The Manager will work with outside leaders as we acquire developed solar assets in addition to being an integral part in internal processes on the Channel Operations team.

The Manager will be managing a portfolio of projects in the Midwest region, and will be required to travel up to 15% throughout the state of IL, and potentially other markets as we grow.

We are accepting candidates throughout the Midwest and supporting full remote work or hybrid out of our Chicago office.


  • Support Channel Development team in closing the acquisition of projects and administering projects through construction, financing and achieving commercial operation.
  • Maintain and monitor internal data management and communications (including project trackers, closing and financing checklists, etc.) to ensure project value is preserved throughout its life-cycle
  • Work closely with Clean Energy Deployment (CED), Capital Markets, and others as needed to ensure that project modeling is updated and accurately reflects actual project economics
  • Lead communications with development partners post-closing to ensure that all contract deliverables are met in a timely and efficient manner
  • Support internal finance, engineering, and construction teams to drive successful project financing, construction and operation.
  • Coordinate with Nexamp’s Asset Management, Power Engineering and Accounts Payable teams to ensure post-closing contract and regulatory compliance.
  • Clearly communicate any commercial risks to Legal and Channel Development teams and senior management, as appropriate.
  • Work independently and as part of a team to develop and refine best practices for efficient transactions and post-closing oversight.
  • Participate in regular update meetings with both Legal and Channel Development staff.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to direct-report(s) and junior members of the Channel Operations staff to ensure they understand policies, processes, and organizational structure


  • Commitment to Nexamp's mission and a passion for solving tomorrow's climate crisis today
  • 3+ years of directly related experience related to land development, real estate negotiations, civil construction experience or solar project development. 
  • Previous experience and familiarity with the solar permitting process 
  • Bachelor's or relevant degree required
  • Self-starter comfortable working in a remote setting
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and analytical skills
  • Ability to identify process inefficiencies and drive change
  • Demonstrated ability to balancing competing priorities and manage multiple projects, with strong attention to detail
  • Problem-solving mindset 
  • Comfortable learning quickly in a fast paced environment

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.


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 with company contribution; Flexible Paid Time Off and Company Holidays; Commuter Benefits and Cell Phone Reimbursement; as well as a Fun, Collaborative, Downtown Office Environment! We provide healthy snacks, coffee, in-office yoga sessions, volunteer opportunities, company outings, and more! 


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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