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Senior Development Manager - Green Tech - Level III

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Have you led major green energy projects?   You have had a strategic role in community relations, partners and project teams?  Do you want to join a stable, recognized, innovative company that values work-life balance?   If so, this could be the opportunity for you!


  • Great depth, autonomy, independence, efficiency, productivity, creativity and self-sufficiency.
  • Maintains development responsibilities on multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision.
  • Effectively represents the company in county and provincial licensing contexts and other major forums.
  • Acquires and manages all consultants that may be required to complete project development.
  • Understands and actively manages the transmission interconnection process in conjunction with the company’s Transmission group.
  • Understands and actively manages the environmental review and permitting process for the project in collaboration with the permitting team.
  • Participates significantly in power purchase agreements, joint development, asset purchase and sale, 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 can actively assist the finance team in selecting project opportunities.
  • Demonstrates a history of success at the “Manager” level.
  • A proven team leader.


Responsible for utility scale renewable energy project site identification, site monitoring, due diligence and development. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Deliver ambitions within specific markets, including the creation or delivery of project portfolios.
  • Coordinate with internal reporting and specialist teams to apply fundamental site criteria (land ownership, resources, access to existing transmission lines, constructability, etc.) to the project.
  • Oversee landowner engagement to determine their interest in participating in the project.
  • Plan and manage land acquisition strategies, including management of external land acquisition contractors.
  • Occasionally represent the company in community settings and before large groups of landowners.
  • Lead all commercial aspects of land acquisition negotiations and coordinate with legal counsel to negotiate and execute land control documents.
  • Lead reports and specialist teams to manage and conduct environmental due diligence and permitting work.
  • Lead reports and specialist teams to manage and conduct interconnection and transmission processes.
  • Lead reports and specialist teams with the engineering and construction teams to conduct constructability due diligence.
  • Generate budgets, schedules, risk assessments, and checkpoint approvals.
  • Assist reports and specialty teams in all power marketing or project sales activities.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the regulatory and market forces for the regions in which they are developing.
  • Follows safety and security procedures and determines appropriate actions. Reports potentially hazardous conditions and properly uses materials and equipment.
  • Exemplary oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with a strong penchant for team building and participation and natural leadership.
  • Ability to make and communicate decisions and recommendations without complete information.
  • You are comfortable with reading, reviewing and negotiating contracts.
  • Ability to manage highly dynamic workflows and move quickly from developing portfolio strategies to executing daily tactics and tasks to move projects forward.


  • Played a lead role in closing at least one utility scale renewable energy project, including origination, full development cycle and financial close to enable NTP on construction.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, law, engineering or closely related field ;
  • Five (5) years of experience as a business manager, attorney, paralegal or engineer.
  • Five (5) years of experience must have included:
    • Experience in large scale commercial project development, real estate or land acquisition.
    • Experience in obtaining environmental permitting and community licensing for any major infrastructure project;
    • Managing a full range of critical responsibilities independently or with limited supervision;
    • Managing land acquisition through financial close;
    • Managing client interactions and delivering cost-effective projects on time; and
  • MS Office and Outlook skills.
  • Availability to travel: 15-20%, to represent the company at wind/solar energy meetings across Canada.
Marc-André Ouellette

Associé principal / Consultant sénior



Cell 514-424-7940

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