Job ID 8157

Senior Development Manager

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Renewable Energies
Expert (4-8 years of experience)
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Enel North America, Inc

Description and Requirements

Who We Are
Enel is a globally recognized leader in sustainable energy and is consistently named one of Fortune Magazine’s “Companies that are Changing the World.” It is also one of the largest and most trusted energy companies in the world, serving around 70 million customers in more than 30 countries across 5 continents. The Enel Group vision is about Open Power. Open Power means opening energy access to more people; opening the world of energy to new technologies; opening new ways for people to manage energy; opening new uses of energy; and opening more partnerships. These are ambitious goals and we are pursuing them with the passion of more than 65,000 people whose brilliant work is based on our values of Responsibility, Innovation, Trust and Proactivity. At Enel North America, our businesses are leading the energy transition, creating the sustainable energy solutions of the future to help individuals, businesses and communities change energy into lasting value.

The Opportunity:
Leads project development for projects in North America. Responsible for coordinating with project team members to successfully develop wind and solar projects.

What You'll Do at Enel North America:
• Creation and management of overall project strategy plan, including project schedule
identifying critical path activities, maintaining a critical issues list, preparing project
budget and cash flow projections, completing requested management reporting and
• Coordination with project subject matter experts, including on project interconnection
process, preliminary project design, preform financial model, regulatory and legislative
matters, environmental and wild life studies.
• Creation and management of a public relations plan with input from the project team,
completing public outreach, garnering stakeholder relationships, being an active
community member to actively represent the project and brand.
• Completing site acquisition including landowner lease agreement and/or purchase
option negotiation; completing title curative activities either directly or in coordination
with the real estate team.
• Support the negotiation of power purchase and asset sale agreements; including
schedule creation, management of the documentation and due diligence processes,
compiling data from the team and presenting to counterparties, etc.
• Actively lead the project team during state and/or local permitting processes, including
application preparation, review and sign off of contractor reports, defining overall
permitting strategy, representing the company during the permitting process, etc.
• Actively mentor, coach and support the less senior team members in order to assure the
success of all projects under the active pipeline.


Who You Are:
• Proven track record in project management, greenfield development, and renewable energy contract, lease agreement and purchase option agreement negotiations
• Direct experience in completion of local and/or state level permitting
• Direct experience in public outreach and community engagement, preferably in environments with opposition
• Extensive knowledge of renewable energy industry specific regulatory and legislative frameworks preferred
• Microsoft Project, Primavera, or similar software experience preferred
• Leadership traits are key; must have the ability to successfully lead cross-functional and dynamic project teams in a matrix organization
• A valid driver’s license operable in all 50 states
• Must be willing to domestic travel 25 to 50% of time.
• Must be able to autonomously and consistently:
o Develop a project budgeting drafting
o Collaborate on the creation of the project strategy formulation
o Produce landowner letters, attend dinners and meetings; establish local stakeholder communications, letters and meetings

What You've Accomplished:
• 4 year college degree required, advanced and/or technical degree highly preferred
• Project management experience required, Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred
• 5-7 years development experience in the renewable energy industry required; 7 years of work experience preferred
• Extensive knowledge of regional environmental and site permitting processes required

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
Enel North America is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information. We will not discriminate, in any employment decision, against any individual or group on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veterans/national guard/military reserve status. This shall be done in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws in every location in which Enel North America has facilities. Enel North America maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law. Accessibility – If you require accessibility assistance applying for open positions please contact

What Enel North America Offers You:
The hiring range for this position is $112,019.97 to $155,408.00 per year. For remote positions, this is based on a national average base pay for this role. For positions in California this range will be specific to the location in California. The actual range may vary based on the geographic location of the chosen candidate. For all positions, the base pay actually offered will take into account various factors, including internal equity and job-related knowledge, skills and experience. At Enel, base pay is one part of your total compensation package. Please see below for additional information on Enel North America rewards.
• Enel North America offers its regular full-time employees affordable, quality healthcare for you and your family, life insurance and disability benefits to provide security, and retirement benefits to help you plan for your financial future. In addition, we offer an array of other benefits such as flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement and professional development allowance.
• Benefits are effective as of day one!
• Some additional perks to working with Enel North America include:
o 401k with match fully vested as of day one. Enel-NA matches 100% of the first 4% that you contribute up to set IRS limits.
o Generous PTO that supports work/life balance including: 4 weeks annually of vacation as well as personal days, volunteer days, your birthday off, paid holidays, and sick time. Proration may apply during first year of employment.
o Paid leave programs
o The opportunity to grow and develop your career with the support and mentorship of senior leaders.
o The opportunity to work for one of the world’s most recognizable and respected brands in the energy industry that believes by working together we can create a new energy era in which the world can become more sustainable.
• An employee’s eligibility for these benefits shall be subject to the governing documents for such plans and programs and/or company policy. The benefits described above may be modified or eliminated with or without notice in accordance with the governing documents and applicable law.