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VP of Development

Portland, OR, USA
14 days ago
Full time role

Company

We are a highly specialized firm focusing exclusively on large- scale, standalone battery energy storage projects. This allows us to ...

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Job Description

OUR IMPACT
GridStor is a rapidly growing, grid-scale energy storage developer, owner and operator backed by Goldman Sachs Asset Management (“GSAM”) and led by experienced clean energy industry professionals. We acquire, develop and operate stand-alone battery storage projects in markets across North America. GridStor is based in Portland, Oregon.

YOUR IMPACT
Reporting directly to the CEO, you will be responsible for leading the development of GridStor’s project pipeline. You will build and lead a team to successfully execute complex projects at scale that deliver value to our partners and investors. You will play a key role in the overall strategy, direction and culture of the company as a member of the senior management team. You will drive greenfield site selection as well as development of acquired projects. You will drive innovation and excellence in delivery in a rapidly evolving and dynamic industry.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Lead the development of storage projects from site selection through notice to proceed, coordinating closely with other teams to ensure all issues are vetted and resolved
• Work with market analysis, EPC, M&A, finance and origination teams to identify the most promising areas for storage development and develop market entry strategies and plans
• Lead the due diligence of real estate, permitting, and other development-related aspects of potential acquisitions
• Contribute to the overall market strategy and execution plans for the company
• Manage relationships with local developers, landowners, permitting authorities, grid operators, regulators and other relevant stakeholders
• Manage development budget and schedules
• Recruit and lead a high performing team of developers

QUALIFICATIONS
• 10 years of prior work experience in power project development, prior battery storage experience strongly preferred
• Demonstrated leadership skills and experience including building and managing distributed teams
• Effective problem-solving skills with an ability to gather, organize, and systematically analyze complex information, identify alternatives and develop unique solutions from concept to execution
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with personnel at all levels in the organization
• Solid understanding of company and project profit and loss, pro forma modeling, and
NPV/IRR analysis
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and executive presence
• Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree a plus
• Demonstrated track record of advancing large scale projects through to construction and operations
• Integrity, humility, and respect others
• Flexible, creative and entrepreneurial mindset
• Proven ability to manage project schedules, budgets and controls

We are a highly specialized firm focusing exclusively on large- scale, standalone battery energy storage projects. This allows us to ...

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