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Business Development Manager

New York, New York · Construction/Facilities
Manhasset, NY
Business Development Manager

Renewable Energy/Solar Construction
$90K-$120K (based on experience), plus bonus, plus commission

Our international client is offering an opportunity to join them in their growth as a Business Development Manager at their EPC firm focused on commercial solar projects.  

We are seeking a highly motivated and technically driven individual to join our solar development project management team.  The Business Development Manager will work alongside our client's senior team to learn the ins and outs of solar project lifecycle management.  You should demonstrate a passion for the industry, coupled with a strong self-starter attitude and acute attention to detail.

  • Passionate and open minded attitude, with a motivation to develop industry and product knowledge to further individual career development
  • Must be comfortable coordinating with various cross-functional teams and clearly articulate instructions and objectives to ensure seamless execution of deliverables
  • Must be able to multi-task and stay organized while managing multiple interdependent workstreams to reduce friction and costly delays and bottlenecks
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and outgoing personality with the desire to stay on the leading edge of a rapidly innovating industry
  • Works well as a team and independently in fast paced environments
  • Demonstrates aptitude for creative and critical problem solving
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Must own/have access to vehicle for travel and a valid driver's license
  • Microsoft office suite experience
  • Prepare proposal to prospective land or building owners for solar site development
  • Coordinate and attend preliminary municipal meetings to determine suitability of solar development in their jurisdiction
  • Diligently track project pipeline and progress schedules to ensure all projects are seamlessly moving forward, and address any bottlenecks and roadblocks
  • Prepare and manage project applications and provide weekly status summaries, including but not limited to Planning Boards, Zoning, Department of Building Permits, ConEdison Interconnection and NYSERDA solar incentives
  • Coordinate cross-functional/third-party teams (i.e., architectural, electrical engineering, structural engineering, expeditors, etc.) and serve as the primary project owner that will be accountable for timely delivery of application documents and reports
  • Prepare, track and manage project budgets and provide weekly budget variance reports for completed projects
  • Support project close out with legal, finance and business development management
  • In the field : 
  • Conduct preliminary site visits to determine solar feasibility and potential construction challenges and provide written site survey report with photos
  • Attend meetings with consultants or field engineering teams
  • Attend and represent the company at planning board meetings
  • Competitive base salary, commission, bonus and benefits
  • A rapidly growing industry with great development and career advancement opportunities.
If you believe this opportunity as a Business Development Manager could be the right fit for you and you meet the requirements listed above, click apply

Keywords: Solar Energy, Renewable Energy, Solar Construction, NY Energy, Business Development, Solar Site Management, Solar Project Management

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