Project Development Director (West Coast)
Renewable Energy Sector
Our European client Waga Energy has developed a breakthrough technology to recover landfill gas into biomethane, also called Renewable Natural Gas (RNG). The WAGABOX® landfill gas upgrading units deliver high-quality biomethane, regardless of the quality of the raw biogas. Waga Energy builds, owns, operates, and maintains the WAGABOX® units under long-term contracts with landfill owners, and biomethane sales revenue is shared.
The Project Development Director West Coast is a key contributor to the success of the company in the USA. He/She leads the identification and development of new landfill gas to RNG projects as well as support existing projects. This position reports to the Business Development and Commercial Vice President.
The main responsibilities of the Project Development Director are:
- Lead the origination and development of new landfill gas to RNG projects, leveraging the Wagabox technology and in accordance with Waga Energy strategic plan.
- Identify new prospects and develop relationships with municipalities and private landfill operators.
- Coordinate the design of a technical solutions adapted to the project in cooperation with the engineering team.
- Develop and present a clear value proposition creating mutual benefits for the landfill owner and Waga Energy.
- Lead the negotiation of commercial agreements with customers and stakeholders for new and existing growth opportunities.
- Act as an excellent ambassador for Waga Energy in the USA.
- Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of the RNG market dynamics in the USA and stay current on broader renewables developments.
- Develop and maintain a strong interface with key stakeholders: customers, partners, and industry commercial groups.
- Minimum of 5-8 years’ experience within the renewable energy industry (preferably
(Preferably RNG industry)
- Experience in the following:
- Economic and financial modelling in a commercial environment.
- Market assessment, risk analysis and strategic planning.
- Regulatory influences and responses in energy markets.
- Complex contract negotiation, administration and management.
- The selected candidate will ideally be located in the Western States of the United States (California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Nevada). Preference will be given to candidates already located in these regions.
- There is a recommended salary range and incentive structure for this position. It will be communicated over interview.
For more information contact: Matthew McBride