Senior Director, Energy Projects

Algonquin Power   •  

Oakville, ON

8 - 10 years

Posted 245 days ago

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Job Functions:

Responsible through direct reports for managing non-financial project development staff, including, but not limited to:
• Hiring and terminating,
• Professional and technical training,
• Annual objectives and performance reviews, and
• coaching and mentoring of team staff.

Implementing and managing project management tools including:
• Risk Registry
• Stakeholder Registry 
• Capital Budgets
• Project Schedules

Managing project specific development budgets for projects in Project Stage Gate 3:
• Overseeing Project Stage Gate budget requests;
• Jointly presenting major projects for BOD approval with the VP Energy Projects;
• Negotiation of key contracts including EPC, Utility Interface and major equipment supply;
• Establish project priorities.

Assessment technical aspects of Origination and Acquisition initiatives including:
• Procurement of 3rd party services;
• Estimating capital costs;

Assist with the preparation of annual budget for the Development Group; (labour, salaries, benefits, training, travel, bonuses, and all 3rd party expenses, etc.)

*Project Stage Gate 2: Feasibility & Studies and Project Stage Gate 3: Project Definition & Planning

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of power generation technology – all types. (wind, solar, hydro-electric and other renewables)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of project development cycle (permitting, initial and detailed engineering, construction, pro-forma financial modeling, financing, operation)
  • Complete functionality with modern software platforms (data-bases, Office, CAD, engineering forecasting tools, time management – Outlook, web management & research, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills required (written, oral, report-writing, presentation creation and execution, etc.)
  • Documentation Management – meticulous documentation management skills and passion and attention to detail required
  • Engineering degree or other relevant post-secondary education
  • 10 years working experience in the power generation industry
  • 5+ years of people leadership experience
  • Previous experience with large scale renewable energy projects.