Scout Clean Energy is a leading US renewable energy developer, owner and operator headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. Scout is developing a MW portfolio of over 5,000 MW of wind, solar and energy storage projects across 11 US states. Scout is an owner-operator with expertise in all aspects of renewable power project development, permitting, power marketing, finance, construction and asset management. Scout is a portfolio company of Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners.
Scout is made up of renewable energy industry veterans who are making a difference in our world. Our team’s work ethic is second to none. We identify problems, create solutions, and deliver them professionally to our customers, stakeholders, partners and one another. We do the right thing when no one is looking because we are committed to our collective success and because we believe that our uncompromising integrity is key to the collaborative relationships that drive our business.
As the Director of Development – Power-to-X, you will drive the integration of Scout’s U.S.-based renewable energy projects with onsite load. You will work with key members of the Scout team to deliver on new business models, building development strategies and the processes needed to support them. Your previous experience with real estate development, especially in rural communities, will enable you to develop, gain support for, and implement creative solutions that capitalize on new business opportunities.
You will contribute to setting our team’s strategic direction and then lead your team’s execution of the resulting plan. Through a combination of coaching your team and doing some of the work yourself, you will be responsible for the delivery of profitable projects that meet all project milestones.
With a focus on customer facilities that are co-located with existing Scout project sites, you will guide the team’s identification of, strategic development for, and delivery of the needed real estate, environmental, and permitting functions. Externally, you will support the team’s development of relationships with landowners, community members, regulators, and government officials to gain project support:
Internally, you will collaborate with other Scout staff to align the Development team’s operations to
You will join the Development team, reporting directly to the Vice President of Development. You will work in parallel to the Director – East Region, Director – West Region, and Director of New Projects, who have responsibility for other phases of development.
You will be most successful in this role if you have the ability to get into the details of the project in real time. Your team will include one Associate Project Manager, allowing you to advance your projects more efficiently. You will provide directional feedback and develop content yourself. Understanding the longer term impacts of certain approaches and decisions will help you guide the team’s work and professional development.
Work Experience and Skillset
Timeline and Location
This position will begin as soon as possible.
Scout prefers Denver/Boulder-based candidates (current location or open to future relocation). Scout also invites applications from candidates with a U.S.-based location who are willing to travel to Boulder for at least one week per month.
Characteristics of Successful Scout Team Members
Invitation to Women and U.S. Underrepresented Groups
We encourage applications from all demographics and especially those that are traditionally underrepresented in the energy industry. Consistent with our core values, Scout celebrates the diversity of thought and experience that comes from a range of backgrounds including, but not limited to, gender, race, and ethnicity.
Invitation to Veterans
Scout welcomes veterans of the United States Armed Forces to apply for this position. Scout includes veterans of all branches and a diverse set of occupational specialties. We value the independent thinking, problem solving, leadership, and teamwork that our veterans have developed through their service. We welcome applications from any service and any military occupational specialty.
Target base salary: $150,000 - $180,000. Open to negotiation for the right candidate.
Attractive bonus potential.
Scout offers a full range of benefits, including medical/dental/vision insurance with attractive premiums, 401(k) match, STD, LTD, an Employee Assistance Program, and a range of optional supplemental insurance coverage.
Please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information: www.scoutcleanenergy.com