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Land Agent - North Region

Join EDF Renewables North America as a Land Agent in the North Region. Full-time remote position with a salary range of $91,000 - $152,000 a year.

EDF Energy
EDF Energy
North Region, United States   Remote   Full Time   10000+   USD 91k–152k   6 days ago

About EDF Energy

Company Overview

EDF Energy Ltd

London, United Kingdom

2002

Business Model

Energy & Utilities

Electricity generation and supply, primarily from nuclear and renewable energy sources, including solar and wind energy.

Electricity sales, renewable energy projects, and energy services.

Locations & Geography

United Kingdom 🇬🇧

Company Culture

Committed to low-carbon, sustainable energy solutions and leading innovation in the energy sector.

Supportive and collaborative, with a focus on continuous improvement and excellence.

Offers various training and development opportunities to enhance skills and foster career growth.

Activities & Projects

Notable projects include the Sutton Bridge solar farm and the Blyth offshore wind farm.

EDF is actively involved in renewable energy projects, including the development of solar and wind farms across the UK.

EDF emphasizes low-carbon electricity generation with significant investments in nuclear and renewable energy sources.

Contact Information

EDF Renewables North America is a market-leading independent power producer and service provider with over 35 years of experience. We deliver grid-scale power: wind (onshore and offshore), solar photovoltaic, and storage projects; distribution-scale power: solar and storage; asset optimization: technical, operational, and commercial expertise to maximize the performance of generating projects, and onsite solutions, through the Company’s PowerFlex affiliate, offering a full suite of onsite energy solutions for commercial and industrial customers: solar, storage, EV charging, energy management systems, and microgrids.

This position is "Remote" however applicants must live in the "North Region" (SD, ND, MN, WI, IA, IL, IN, OH, PA, WV, MI, KY, NC, VA, MO)

The Land Agent, Land Acquisition will be primarily responsible for negotiating and securing land agreements in field-based land acquisition to support project development pipeline goals and support field-based land needs for projects in implementation and operations phase. The Land Agent is also responsible for land acquisition negotiations, assisting in obtaining curative agreements, developing, and maintaining relationships with local officials or stakeholders, conducting update meetings for stakeholders, and project reporting at the direction of a Manager, Land Acquisition.

Responsibilities

  • Initiate and manage relationships with landowners that will culminate in securing a long-term land agreement for the purpose of using the land for renewable project development.
  • Assist in obtaining fully executed documents needed in advanced stages of development including, but not limited to, land leases, land purchases, collection and transmission line easements, access road easements, title curative instruments and crossing agreements, under the guidance and supervision of the Manager, Land Acquisition.
  • Work with regional teams to implement land acquisition campaigns, including identification of landowners within prospective sites, initiating contact and meeting with individual landowners to articulate the benefits of company’s value proposition, and negotiating contracts with landowners and/or landowner attorneys for participation in proposed renewable energy projects.
  • Provide data to Manager, Land Acquisition for weekly updates with Region Development staff regarding priority tasks for projects and submit a weekly status report(s) to maintain up-to-date summary of project activities.
  • Under the guidance of Manager, Land Acquisition, conduct Stakeholder meetings, presentations and maintain relationships with Stakeholders throughout the land acquisition and development process.
  • Work within the framework of corporate land acquisition policies under the Manager, Land Acquisition.
  • Assist Community Relations teams and regional staff with maintaining existing landowner communications via project update phone calls and letters, quarterly newsletters, and project update meetings as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

Working Conditions

25% of time is spent in the office environment, utilizing computers (frequent use of various Microsoft software/programs), phones, and general office equipment. 75% of time is spent outside of the office visiting landowners’ and/or internal customers’ sites in addition to attending various conferences and meetings.

Qualifications

  • RL, RPL, or CPL through American Association of Professional Landmen preferred
  • Local Notary license preferred, or the ability to obtain one.

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate, Business, Marketing, or related field is preferred.
  • 2+ years of land acquisition experience is required.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Proven sales, account acquisition and account management experience are a must.
  • Task and detail-oriented problem solver with exceptional organizational skills.
  • Requires knowledge of Microsoft Office, and CRM software.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and public speaking skills.
  • Contract drafting experience required
  • Working knowledge of land, legal, and negotiation principles and an ability to deploy effectively
  • Self-starter, with the ability to work independently and as a team player, required.

Physical Requirements

Ability to travel 75% or more of work time.

This role’s annual base salary range is between $91,000 and $152,000.

In addition, EDF Renewables offers best-in-class employment incentives, including.

  • Competitive Bonus incentives: This position is eligible for our annual bonus program
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits: EDF Renewables USA provides low-cost health & wellness premium coverage for employees and their eligible dependents
  • Rewarding 401k Package: EDF Renewables provides a generous contribution with immediate vesting

We are also proud to offer:

  • Favorable time off programs, including paid parental leave
  • Rewarding Learning & Development Opportunities
  • Supportive Mentorship & Buddy Programs

Be a part of an innovative and collaborative team environment that fosters our goal of Delivering renewable solutions to lead the transition to a sustainable energy future.

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About the role

Jun 07, 2024

Full Time

Company

Nov 28, 2024

Remote

USD 91k–152k

North Region, United States

2+ years

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