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Strategic Development Director

Company: Calpine
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

If you are a job seeker with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, you will find the contact information to request the appropriate accommodation by visiting the following page:Calpine Corporation is America's largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources with operations in competitive power markets. Its fleet of 76 power plants in operation and one under construction represents nearly 26,000 megawatts of generation capacity. Through wholesale power operations and its retail businesses, Calpine serves customers in 22 states, Canada and Mexico. Its clean, efficient, modern and flexible fleet uses advanced technologies to generate power in a low-carbon and environmentally responsible manner.The company was established on the premise that a strong commitment to the environment is inextricably linked to excellence in power generation and corporate responsibility. Since its founding in 1984, Calpine has led the power industry in its unwavering commitment to environmental stewardship. In addition, its renewable geothermal plants use steam generated deep below the earth's surface to produce clean, renewable electricity.Job Summary (includes but is not limited to the following, other duties may be assigned)Do you have a proven track record of developing successful energy projects? Do you have experience leading deal teams and bringing projects from concept to close?Job ResponsibilitiesThe Strategic Development Director provides market intelligence, serves as a subject matter expert, and leads the team in identifying, developing, implementing and closing structured transactions relating to the purchase and sale of strategic projects in geothermal power generation, carbon capture sequestration, battery storage and other clean energy initiatives. -

  • Oversee business development activities to identify, develop and close new energy projects opportunities.
  • Develop and implements strategies that support the company's development goals, the organization's strategy and vision.
  • Oversee proposal development, due diligence, and customer and executive-level presentations
  • Lead the negotiations for transaction agreements with customers/ counterparties.
  • Establish and develop industry relationships to advance market presence and project development.
  • Leads the coordination with internal and external resources to achieve land acquisition, permitting, interconnection/transmission, and other project development milestones, with accountability for budget and schedule. -Job Requirements
    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Economics, Engineering or related field; MBA preferred or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
    • A minimum of 10 years of demonstrated success developing new energy projects, complex contract negotiations and bringing deals to close.
    • Expert knowledge of the regional project development landscape
    • Leadership skills, advanced business acumen and strong negotiation skills required.
    • Experienced, innovative professional. -Salary InformationSalary range $177,395 to $226,179Additional Calpine Information
      • Vaccination Information: Calpine requires an individual who is newly hired into this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 within the first 28 days of employment - if not already vaccinated prior to starting employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Calpine's HR department after a decision has been made about whether or not to make you a conditional offer of employment. Calpine does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.
      • Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
      • Calpine is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to -hrrecruitment@calpine.com . Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on case-by-case basis.Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP -here Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor 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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Calpine, Walnut Creek , Strategic Development Director, Executive , Walnut Creek, California

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