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Business Development Manager

Ormat Technologies, Inc.

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Reno, NV
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Job Description

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Job Overview:

Business Development Manager

At Ormat, people are our greatest assets. Our team members come from diverse backgrounds and share a passion for making a difference with renewable energy. Headquartered in Reno, Nevada, at Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA), we are always on; delivering renewable power and energy solutions to our customers around the clock and around the world.. Our vertically integrated structure enables us to leverage our renewable energy expertise, our core capabilities, and our global experience to supply and develop clean, reliable energy solutions from geothermal power, recovered energy, and energy storage solutions. As the Business Development Manager you are responsible for managing the interconnection and transmission activities supporting renewable project operation and development activities in the western U.S.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible for managing the Company’s interconnection and transmission pipeline, including securing new agreements, tracking developments, and maintaining existing agreements
  • Responsible for assisting project development by analyzing and identifying locations with sufficient, cost-effective interconnection, transmission and import rights to CAISO.
  • Responsible for strengthening and maintaining relationships with key customers
  • Responsible for building and maintaining relationships with transmission providers, agencies, contractors, consultants, etc.
  • Responsible for supporting the promotion of the Company’s objectives with policy-makers and regulatory agencies at state and local levels
  • Periodic monitoring and reporting on all projects and prospects under development
  • Track and analyze the Company’s competitive environment, including new technologies and new competitors
  • Responsible for coordinating Business Development activities between various departments and stakeholders

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Other duties and projects as assigned by management

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental science or other related field. Master’s degree a plus.
  • The ability to lead key short-term and long-term projects
  • Experience with CAISO a plus
  • Ability to negotiate agreements and contracts
  • The ability and proven track record to maintain confidentiality and deal with company proprietary information
  • Must be able to communicate with other employees and read and write at a level that will enable to perform the work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Must be able to use and acquire knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation. Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, SharePoint, and Google Earth Pro. ArcGIS experience a plus.