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RWE Americas

Director, Business Development - South Region

Austin, TX

RWE Clean Energy, LLC

Functional area: Business Development

Remuneration: Exempt

The Director, Business Development will support directly on of the regional development groups in the US, working on market, customer, and policy intelligence, regional portfolio management and assessment, and leading critical business initiatives, including, product pricing, competitive analysis, M&A support of utility-scale Solar, Wind and Energy Storage projects in the US and Canada. The Business Development Director will play a key role in ensuring implementation of regional targets, and regionally portfolio management, achieving and reporting relevant operational KPIs. The position directly reports to the regional VP of Development.

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  • Lead regional portfolio management analysis to assess pipeline strength or deficiencies relative to regional growth targets, considering all aspects from pure development to commercial
  • Track regional KPIs (e.g. new project origination)
  • Forecast regional financial and non-financial obligations (e.g. interconnection including LCs), including relative approval needs and process
  • Serve as regional interface for planning and tracking of annual budgets
  • Manage regional portfolio of pipeline data, conducting necessary quality checks to assure accuracy
  • Facilitate regional roll-out of strategic initiatives, e.g. new digital tools, or standards
  • Drive regional implementation of mid to long-term strategic targets (both through organic and inorganic growth), ensuring target achievement by understanding both internal and external success factors
  • Provide strategic regional analysis, assessing e.g. customers, markets, competitors, interconnection queues
  • Develop all supporting approval / board documentation for regional level project approvals
  • Support internal improvement initiatives under the remit of the regional VP
  • Ensure best practice exchanges with other Business Development leads


  • Bachelor's degree in STEM, business/economics, or relevant fields
  • Professional energy, analytic background plus external relationships with customers, competitors, policy/regulators makers is a strong preference
  • Minimum of 8 years of work experience applicable to renewable energy infrastructure, direct experience in Renewables is highly beneficial
  • Strong knowledge in key areas, including energy markets, prospecting, project development, engineering, or construction
  • Proven analytic & strategic mindset
  • Exceptional project management, organizational, and presentation skills
  • Strong problem-solving abilities, interpersonal skills, attention to detail and work ethic

Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays. Eligible employees also participate in short-term incentives, in addition to salary.

RWE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

For 125 years RWE has been the source of energy for millions of people across the globe. Now we're making all that energy green. This decade alone we're investing €50bn into renewables and will be carbon neutral by 2040 - ten years earlier than most other global targets. This is a chance to play a key role on our journey.

Join our renewables specialists, working across the clean energy spectrum to grow our operations to 50 GW by 2030 - with some of the world's largest on and offshore wind farms and industry-leading hydrogen initiatives. We're also considered innovators in solar development including floating photovoltaics and agri-photovoltaics. Or add your expertise to our supply and trading operations, brokering renewable electricity, green gas, commodities, and CO2 emission allowances from one of our advanced energy trading floors.

We look forward to meeting you! Apply today.

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Client-provided location(s): Austin, TX, USA
Job ID: RWE_Renewable-86387-en_GB
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
  • Parental Benefits

    • Adoption Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • On-site/Nearby Childcare
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Access to Online Courses