Senior Business Developer

Join Avangrid as a Senior Business Developer in New York, NY, focusing on renewable energy projects in the PJM Mid-Atlantic region.

New York, United States  UTC-05:00   Remote   Full Time   1001-5000   USD 129k–177k   2 months ago

Business Developer will develop utility-scale solar, wind and battery storage projects with a team of experts to support Avangrid’s growing pipeline and goals. This position, while remote, will be primarily focused on renewable energy projects in the PJM Mid-Atlantic region.


  • Conduct site identification for utility scale solar, wind and battery storage projects across the PJM Mid-Atlantic region using ArcGIS, Google Earth and other available data.
  • Develop and work with project team to identify and communicate project competitiveness for solar, wind and battery storage projects.
  • Work with project team to manage the schedule, budget and spend to mature development assets.
  • Negotiate site control agreements with private and public landowners, tax abatements and title curative agreements in order to de-risk development assets.
  • Manage multiple consultants to execute studies and related project work to ensure the project remains on schedule and to mature development assets.
  • Assess and communicate risks associated with development assets, while also identifying mitigation of such risks with the project team and other experts.
  • Prepare and work to get approved local land use permits as needed by working with the project team to prepare applications and presentations to support land use permits.
  • Speak at public hearings related to project needs and local land use processes.
  • Identify renewable energy related business opportunities.
  • Mature development assets from site identification to construction and operations.

Skills and Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Renewable Energy Management, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Civil/Electrical Engineering, or related degrees.

Preferred but not required: 3 years’ experience in energy generation, project development, renewable energy management, asset management, development consulting.

Up to 50% domestic travel required.

Preferred Qualifications

Undergraduate of MBA degree.

Prior experience in renewable energy project development, energy project development, electric/natural gas supply and transportation/distribution or the independent power business.

Additional Success Factors

  • Ability to navigate and succeed in a fast-paced, growth minded, self-starter company.
  • Strong communication and listening skills.
  • Sharp writing and reporting skills
  • Ability to foster and participate in a productive team environment by establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers, managers, customers, contractors, and vendors.
  • Strong prioritization and multi-tasking skills with the ability to operate in a complex, rapidly changing business environment with typically, tight schedules and demanding targets. Ability to analyze project risks and proactively identify solutions with a flexible, creative, and solution-focused outlook on.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a medical Fit for Duty exam background check, references, drug screen, verification of legal right to work in the U.S., and in some cases, a credit check. A credit check will be administered when a prospective employee will be working in Finance, Accounting, Treasury or where duties may involve handling of funds, accounts or cash. A Motor Vehicle (MVR)check will be administered when a prospective employee will be regularly using a company vehicle. Avangrid Renewables is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a disability, or any other status or class protected by federal or state law.

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country. Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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About the role

May 07, 2024

Full Time


Nov 03, 2024


USD 129k–177k


New York, United States

3 years


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