Solar Business Development Manager - New York

  • Nexamp
  • Buffalo, NY
  • Oct 16, 2021

Job Description

Does working for a fast paced, growing company that is making a difference in our environment excite you? Do you have a passion for making our environment better for this generation and the ones that follow? Let’s make a difference together. Join our team! 

SUMMARY

Nexamp is seeking a solar Business Development Manager to lead the development of solar projects in the New York State. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of solar industry project development experience. The individual hired to fulfill this role will lead the origination and development of ground, rooftop and other types of commercial and industrial-scale solar projects.

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.
  • 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.
  • Effective communication with project stakeholders and community members to facilitate project permitting and other initiatives.
  • Active management of development schedule and budget to ensure timely and cost-effective projects.
  • Management of external consultants as needed in conjunction with project permitting activities.
  • Fostering support from state, county and local governments, community groups, and abutters.
  • 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.
  • Up to 60% travel is required; some evening and weekend work required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Three or more years of solar industry experience in a business development role, with a successful track record in project development.
  • Direct experience developing solar projects or negotiating energy contracts in New York, preferred
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Effective team leader and collaborator

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 with company contribution; Flexible Paid Time Off; Commuter Benefits and Cell Phone Reimbursement. We provide healthy snacks, coffee, in-office and online 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.

Sectors

Energy

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