Vice President of Development

Sol Systems
Washington, DC
Mar 14, 2018
Mar 15, 2018
Full Time
Sol Systems is seeking a Vice President of Development to manage the strategic growth and operational excellence of Sol's industry leading distributed solar development business (Sol Development). The scope of the position will involve strategic market and product decisions, managing client relationships and business partnerships, ensuring the execution of project construction and delivery, and ensuring the professional growth of a leadership team and subordinate staff. The role will require a unique combination of solar development expertise, strategic planning, and organized leadership. The VP of Development will be responsible for Reporting directly to the President and CEO Effectively leading the Sales Origination, Project Finance and Engineering, Delivery and Development Teams. Ensuring the financial success of Sol Development Working with Team Leads to develop effective success metrics Ensuring the professional development of team managers Financial forecasting for Sol Development Remaining current on industry trends and methods Ensuring communication is clear and transparent between the sub-groups within Sol Development A successful candidate will possess the following skills and attributes 10+ years of proven experience in an energy development management role or in a related field Excellent leadership and team management skills Proven strategic vision Experience in renewable energy project finance Solar sales & sales management experience preferred Experience in analyzing and reporting sales data using Salesforce Experience in project finance and ability to comprehend solar finance Organizationels Understanding of the development stages of a solar project Familiarity with solar incentives and their application to solar project finance Self-starter, hands-on with attention to detail Curious mind and self starter Solutions-oriented mindset Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills Bachelor's degree or equivalent in business, or related fields required with a related graduate degree preferred