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NextEra Energy Senior Project Manager Development - Central Region in Juno Beach, Florida

Senior Project Manager Development - Central Region

Date: Jul 5, 2024

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408Houston, TX, US, 77002San Francisco, CA, US, 94108

Company: NextEra Energy

is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. We are leading the decarbonization of the U.S. economy with our goal to reach Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.

Position Specific Description

In this role you will be responsible for late-stage greenfield development in the Central regions of the country. This role has three primary responsibilities:

  1. Lead the negotiation of definitive project agreements (i.e. Power Purchase Agreements (PPA), land leases, crossing agreements, PILOT agreements etc…);

  2. Obtain all project level non-discretionary permits (i.e. Planning and Zoning, environmental, road-use, etc…); and

  3. Develop presentations and present to senior Management seeking project capital approval.

In this role you will interface consistently and effectively with numerous subject matter experts (SMEs), including but not limited to engineering & construction, environmental, commercial legal, real estate legal, tax, accounting, and origination.

Travel for this role will fluctuate, while travel is expected 30% of the time, actual travel is dependent on the requirements of the department and project need. Practical experience in solar project development, including land and title matters, permitting, interconnection, community outreach, and PPA negotiations will set you up well to be effective in this role. To do this job well, you must be a team player that can balance priorities, be very well organized with deadlines, activities, and requirements, be detail-oriented, decisive and communicate effectively within the DG team, numerous internal subject matter experts, external consultants, customers, and internal management.

The position will be based out of our Juno Beach, FL or San Francisco, CA offices.

Job Overview

Employees in this role develop and execute plans for new and enhanced generation projects. This job is responsible for resource allocation, schedules, cost and technical adequacy, ensuring the project or transaction is completed in the most cost-effective and competitive manner. This position manages all aspects of the business deal and ensures the project is completed on time and within budgetary constraints.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages all aspects of the day-to-day transaction process to ensure timely completion as well as a cost-effective and competitive result

  • Leads and coordinates key functions such as financial feasibility analyses, engineering/design, project legal review, permitting activities and financial negotiations

  • Responsible for managing multiple and complex projects

  • Coordinates due diligence activities with other internal groups to ensure proper analysis and structuring of assigned projects

  • Acts as liaison between internal and external specialists regarding procurement, contracting, permitting and interconnection

  • Constructs contractual arrangements for project development

  • Negotiates agreements with consultants and subcontractors

  • Ensures compliance with applicable technical and regulatory requirements

  • Fosters external relationships with customers, third parties and members of the community

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad/GED

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Experience

  • Experience: 5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Business Development

Organization: NextEra Energy Project Management, LLC

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.

NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. 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 contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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