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NextEra Energy Sr Director Development-Origination in Juno Beach, Florida

Sr Director Development-Origination

Date: May 19, 2023

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 72355

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

At NextEra Energy, our employees are committed to providing clean and low-cost energy to customers, and we are optimistic for America’s energy future. In this position, you will be responsible for identifying renewable energy opportunities and generating new business for utility-scale wind, solar and storage projects in ERCOT. In this highly customer-focused position, you will develop and manage substantial long-term relationships, and gain a deep understanding of customer needs and the market as a whole. You will submit bilateral offers and responses to RFPs for both power purchase and build-transfer agreements. You will work across legal, finance, regulatory, and technical experts to negotiate term sheets and bring deals to life.

This high-profile position will focus on various markets, customers include utilities and commercial & industrials (C&I). The travel for this role will fluctuate, and you can expect to travel to customer meetings up to 50% of the time. You will have exposure to executives across the company as you articulate the pulse of the market and the voice of the customer. You bring experience in energy marketing, transmission, regulatory, structured finance, or origination. We work hard to have the best team in the business, and we attribute our success to tenacity and our customer-first mentality. Come join us and profoundly improve the energy industry!

Job Overview

This position is responsible for the business development functions of the Company throughout the country and/or a specific geographic region. 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. This position plays a key role in building strategic relationships and executing major contracts necessary to support the Company’s generating business growth initiatives.

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

  • Oversees and directs the work of internal, cross-functional, multi-disciplined teams through the solicitation and negotiation processes

  • Provides overall leadership and drives key decisions during negotiations

  • Oversees the development of contracts that position the internal project execution team for maximum success

  • Presents with intent to influence decision making by senior management

  • Develops, coaches and mentors team members

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad/GED

  • Bachelor’s or Equivalent Experience

  • Experience: 12+ years

  • Supervisory/Management Experience 6+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's - Business Administration

  • Master's - Business Administration

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Business Development

Organization: NextEra Energy Resources, LLC

Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.

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.

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