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Senior Project Development Manager - Solar PV

Senior Project Development Manager - Solar PV

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Fueled by a dedicated workforce, AMERESCO is the premier provider of energy efficiency and renewable technology solutions. From conservation to renewable energy generation, Ameresco employees have developed and implemented over $5 Billion in energy savings solutions that help our customers utilize clean and sustainable resources.


Drive solar PV proposal flow and speed the time from proposal to award to contract execution (booking of sale) by supporting Ameresco’s sales account executives or responding to other sales opportunities.

Assess and screen sales opportunities for economic, regulatory, and technical feasibility – focusing sales and engineering resources on the best opportunities that meet the PV group’s business plan.

Lead proposal writing and delivery for specific solar PV opportunities, either responding to Request for Proposals, Request for Qualifications, or sales account executives’ originated projects.

Lead development process for awarded solar PV projects from contract through construction start. Responsible for managing internal and external resources to execute development phase tasks including site due diligence and site design, utility interconnection, engineering, permitting, stakeholder outreach, real estate agreements, and structured tax agreements – all to achieve project profitability.

Present and meet with municipal boards, executives, and authorities having jurisdiction to negotiate Power Purchase Agreements, tax agreements, site plan approvals, zoning variances, or other required permits.

Solve problems affecting project profitability as they may arise through project Commercial Operation Date.

Prepare financial Proformas for pricing Power Purchase Agreements.

Analyze key project details such as utility data, facility profiles, site drawings, and system operating data

Ensure compliance with company, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, codes.

Foster effective and positive business relationships with all parties throughout project phases

Perform other duties as required


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Science discipline.


Additional Preferred Qualifications

Expertise in permitting complex development and/or construction projects in New England

Up to date knowledge of Solar PV regulations and incentive programs in New England

Functional knowledge of Power Purchase Agreements, Structured Tax Agreements, and Land Leases.

Ability to lead business development team efforts within a cross-functional organization.

Ability to negotiate complex agreements with multiple stakeholders

Ability to prepare and analyze project financial proformas for profitable project development

Proven ability to gather, validate, and analyze quantitative data and information

Ability to read and understand complex energy regulations affecting market opportunities and sales growth.

Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite, including Excel.

Excellent verbal, written, computer communication and presentation skills.

Valid Drivers’ License issued by state of residence and in good standing.

U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Resident status may be required.

Ability to pass security clearance investigation.


Please visit to submit your resume, cover letter, sample project history, and salary information for immediate and confidential consideration. DIRECT Applicant Response Preferred.


AMERESCO challenges the brightest, most talented and creative individuals in the industry by providing an environment that embraces initiative, diversity, and achievement along with comprehensive rewards, including people-oriented insurance, investment, and incentive



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