Solar Developer VP of Business Development Wanted – East Coast New York Area

Job Search / Career Search Summary
One of the top growing commercial scale solar developers with an asset light business model and a differentiated group of customers comprised of top-tier REITs, Real Estate Funds and National Retail Tenants. A rapidly growing Company with a substantial pipeline of projects, that builds, owns and operates commercial scale solar energy systems in the United States. This company employs a vertically-integrated, turnkey development process and enables its customers to achieve substantial economic benefits while embracing solar energy. This position is on the East Coast, specifically in the New York City, New York and surrounding areas.

Position Name
VP of Business Development

Client Company Name
Confidential until Interview is scheduled

About This Company
Who is this company?
One of the top growing commercial scale solar developers and solar integrators on the East Coast.

Type of Industry this company is in?
Solar / Photovoltaic / Renewables / Cleantech

Age of company and how large?
– $30 Million+ organization
– 5+ years in business

Competitive advantages, value proposition and differentiators of this company?
– One of the top growing commercial scale solar developers that specializes within the commercial / retail space.
– Unparalleled vertically integrated, turn-key development process.
– Financially well backed and strong balance sheet.
– Significant upward mobility within organization.
– Direct access to Founder and CEO.

Growth of company?
Going through incendiary growth. Will double in volume and employees in the next twelve months.

Compensation Package
Base salary?
$125,000 to $150,000 ($125k – $150k)***

Bonus potential and / or Equity?
Bonus potential – 50% of Base Salary
Equity to start – Initial equity grant plus Stock Options annually
***Due to commission plan, W2’s realistically will range between $300,000 to – $400,000

Specifics of this Position
Key responsibilities and objectives for ideal candidate?
– Developing and maintaining relationships – both at a conceptual level with CEOs, CFOs, etc. as well as at a hands-on level with utility / facility / property managers.
– Implementing and executing a highly efficient deal execution process.
– Managing multiple live deals simultaneously, while developing and accessing others.
– Working closely with customer to understand and manage all substantive project issues around tax, legal, financial aspects of the deal.
– Interfacing with the Operations team on all structural and technical solar project aspects.
– Interfacing with Finance team to develop and structure customer-specific finance solutions.

Key criteria and prerequisites this individual must possess?
– Must be passionate about the renewable energy business, hardworking and thrive in the fast pace of an early stage company with tremendous growth potential.
– Minimum 3 years investment banking experience, preferably in the energy sector.
– Proven ability to cultivate relationships and execute deals with senior management.
– Track-record of successfully executing complex transactions with multiple parties.
– Ability to motivate, manage and lead a team.
– Outstanding organizational and people skills.
– Understanding of engineering and renewable energy systems.
– Understanding of project and structured finance.
– Desire to play a key role building a high growth company.

Educational criteria and prerequisites?
– MBA Degree from Top-Tier University preferred.

Other possible Industries ideal candidate could come from?
PV Photovoltaic
Investment Banking

Other possible job titles ideal candidate might have now?
Business Development
Business Development Executive
Business Development Manager
Junior VP
Vice President
Senior Associate

Upward growth opportunity for ideal candidate?
– Significant upward mobility within organization
– Direct access to Founder and CEO
– C Level Position on Leadership Team
– Strategy Role
– Senior VP of Sales

Location of this position?
East Coast
New York City
New York

Interview / Hiring Process
– 1st interview with CEO and President (phone).
– 2nd interview with rest of Leadership Team and CEO and President (face to face).

Next Steps to Discuss this Position Confidentially
If you do not have a “current” resume, not to worry. Our priority is finding the ideal person.

If this is you, or possibly someone you might know and respect, and may be a good fit for this key position, please contact us today confidentially.

Even if you are currently working at another company, and want to learn more about this position, all inquiries will be treated with the strictest in confidentiality.

CALL: 702.723.9777
FAX: 702.723.9778
EMAIL: exec < at >

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