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Director, Development - Origination

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Nextera Energy San Francisco , CA 94102

Posted 2 months ago

NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

Position Specific Description

At NextEra Energy, our employees are committed to providing clean and low-cost energy, and we are optimistic for Americas energy future. In this role you will report to the Executive Director of Origination and be primarily responsible for identifying market opportunities and generating new business, including early stage development, for wind, solar, and energy storage utility-scale projects in the Western United States. This position has a specific focus on renewable energy in the Pacific Northwest, and this experience is highly preferred.

You will collaborate with teams of subject matter experts to create single and multi-technology offerings. You will prepare proposal documents for submittal of project bids into Requests for Proposals and other direct opportunities for power purchase agreements.

You will work with existing customers and also be responsible for expanding our customer base. You will work with our legal, finance, and technical experts to negotiate and execute power purchase agreements.

You will also support due diligence activities for acquisition of third party projects.

The travel for this role will fluctuate, and you can expect to travel to customer meetings and the corporate headquarters up to 50% of the time. To do this job well, you must be a team player that can balance priorities and communicate effectively with the NextEra project development team, numerous internal subject matter experts, governmental entities, external consultants, and customers, to successfully navigate the processes necessary to complete the sales cycle.

We truly have the best team in the business and dont intend for that to change any time soon. Apply today to be a part of it and make a difference!

Strong preference for position to be based in San Francisco. MBA highly preferred.

Job Overview

Leaders in this role are responsible for leading and coordinating key functions of a project such as financial feasibility analysis, engineering/design, project legal review, and financial negotiations. The position plays a key role in building strategic relationships and executing major contracts necessary to support NextEra Energy, Inc.s generating business growth initiatives.

This role reviews and oversees the development of key project agreements. This role is responsible for all aspects of the business deal and will be involved in the closure of multiple projects.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Translates NextEra Energy, Inc. financial, commercial, risk management, technical and operating goals into effective contracting strategies and objectives

Develops and maintains effective relationships with internal stakeholders and external strategic partners

Assembles and leads internal cross functional, multi-disciplined teams through the solicitation and negotiation processes

Provides overall leadership and drive key decisions during negotiations

Delivers on contracting objectives and proforma requirements

Delivers contracts that position the internal project execution team for maximum success

Manages the contracting budget and schedule for assigned projects

Provides periodic updates to and interact with senior management

Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

High School Grad / GED

Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

Experience:8+ years

Preferred Qualifications


  • Business Administration


  • Business Administration

Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type: Full Time
Job Category: Business Development
Organization: NextEra Project Mgmt
Location: San Francisco, California
Other Work Locations: California
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, please send an e-mail to , providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call (Option 1, Press 6) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

EST Monday-Friday. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information.

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.

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Director, Development - Origination

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Nextera Energy