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Project Developer - Renewable Energy

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The Senior Director of Renewable Energy Systems Development is responsible for maintaining selected strategic and thematic aspects of utility-scale renewable energy generation projects, including project identification, site control, due diligence and development of utility-scale renewable energy projects, and can generally manage a team.


  • Assumes development responsibilities on multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision.
  • Effectively represents the company in county and provincial permitting settings and other major forums.
  • Acquires and manages all consultants who may be required to successfully complete project development.
  • Understands and actively manages the transportation interconnection process in collaboration with other members of the business.
  • Understands and actively manages environmental studies and the project permitting process in collaboration with the permitting team.
  • Significantly participates in power purchase agreements, joint development, purchase and sale of assets and other high-level negotiations.
  • Develops and manages project marketing plans, including communications with landowners.
  • Actively develops productive relationships with utilities and other potential customers and identifies business opportunities.
  • Understands project financing models and actively assists the finance team in selecting project opportunities.


  • Lead all commercial aspects of land acquisition negotiations and coordinate with legal counsel to negotiate and execute land control documents.
  • Lead reporting and specialist teams to manage and conduct environmental due diligence and permitting work.
  • Lead reporting and specialized teams to manage and drive interconnection and transportation processes.
  • Lead reporting and specialist teams with engineering and construction teams to perform constructability due diligence.
  • Generate budgets, schedules, risk assessments and milestone approvals
  • Follows safety and security procedures and determines appropriate measures. Reports potentially hazardous conditions and uses materials and equipment correctly.
  • Comfortable with making and communicating decisions and recommendations without complete information.
  • Comfortable with reading, reviewing and negotiating contracts.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, law, engineering or a closely related field;
  • Three (5) years of experience as a business manager, lawyer, paralegal or engineer.
  • Three (5) years of experience must have included:
  • Experience in developing large-scale commercial projects, real estate or land acquisition.
  • Experience in obtaining environmental permits and community licenses for any major infrastructure project;
  • Skills in MS Office and Outlook.
  • Availability to travel: 15% to 20% of the time to represent the company at meetings on wind or solar energy across Canada.

Salary from $140,000 to $170,000 + bonus and benefits

The final agreed remuneration is based on individual education, qualifications, experience and location. This position is eligible for bonuses.

Location: Montreal

ID – 8002

Marc-André Ouellette

Associé principal / Consultant sénior



Cell 514-424-7940

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