Director Development

Requisition ID: 55598

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Position Specific Description

In this role, you will have the opportunity to lead several members of the FPL Development team and be responsible for the strategy, origination and development of water, gas, hydrogen and other unique and emerging renewable energy projects. This role will work closely with Resource Planning, Regulatory and Legislative Affairs, Engineering & Construction, Environmental, Power Delivery, Legal, External affairs, Marketing & Communications and other subject matter experts to advance the planning, early- and late-stage development of projects. Activities will include performing industry and technology diligence, setting strategy for various business lines, project viability analysis, working with SMEs on site layouts and design, obtaining necessary permits and local approvals, providing development support through construction and ensuring overall project success. The individual selected for this role will work closely with both internal resources and outside consultants, industry partners, local governmental entities, county, municipal and community leaders to aid in the development of both current and future projects. This role involves travel (up to 25% as needed) throughout the state of Florida, primarily driving.

Job Overview

Employees in this role are responsible for leading and coordinating key functions of a project such as financial feasibility analysis, engineering/design, project legal review and financial negotiations. The position plays a key role in building strategic relationships and executing major contracts necessary to support the Company's generating business growth initiatives. This role reviews and oversees the development of key project agreements. This role is responsible for all aspects of the business deal and will be involved in the closure of multiple projects.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Translates company financial, commercial, risk management, technical and operating goals into effective contracting strategies and objectives
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with internal stakeholders and external strategic partners
  • Assembles and leads internal cross functional, multi-disciplined teams through the solicitation and negotiation processes
  • Provides overall leadership and drive key decisions during negotiations
  • Delivers on contracting objectives and proforma requirements
  • Delivers contracts that position the internal project execution team for maximum success
  • Manages the contracting budget and schedule for assigned projects
  • Provides periodic updates to and interact with senior management
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad/GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 10+ years


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's - Business Administration
  • Master's - Business Administration


Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type:Full Time
Job Category: Business Development
Organization: Florida Power & Light Company
Location: Juno Beach, Florida
Other Work Locations: Florida
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

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