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Manager, Business and Asset Development

Litchfield Park, AZ, US, 85340

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 

Purpose

This position plans, organizes and manages the activities of the Development team within the Engineering Department. Develops and implements guidelines relating to the various technical and administrative aspects of reviewing and processing development proposals taking these from developer/development identification to installed assets and new customers to Liberty’s utilities. Provides direct supervision to staff, oversees and participates in writing and negotiating development agreements. Manages administrative and operational matters, including performance, workload and strategic planning. Performs other duties as assigned.

Accountabilities

  • Directs the preparation, negotiations, implementation and monitoring of comprehensive development/redevelopment agreements throughout our Arizona and Texas
  • Communicates and presents reports and agreements.
  • Supervises and directs activities of the Development Services team by assigning and monitoring work activities, providing technical assistance and direction of staff, reviewing reports and other documents, preparing performance reviews and resolving internal concerns.
  • Manages Liberty’s Certificate of Convenience & Necessity (CCN) where expansion of our existing areas is needed for development.
  • Working directly with Customers, State Service Commission Staff, Executives, Facility Staff, Builders/Developers, Contractors, Architects and Engineers to assess opportunities and develop comprehensive proposals; including additional company program offerings.
  • Identify areas within our current service area that may be future targets for redevelopment and build relationships with the stakeholders prior to redevelopment.
  • Representing and advocating for customer needs with internal departments when required, by directing issues to the proper channels for resolution and improving customer satisfaction.
  • Representing the company in targeted local, regional and/or with professional organizations; including trade and business shows.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable laws, codes, regulations and standards.
  • Represents Liberty with various outside agencies (Arizona Corporation Commission, etc.) and organizations on community development concerns.
  • Serves as a representative of Liberty in regional/state boards, committees and associations.
  • Makes presentations to public and professional groups on planning and development issues.
  • Participates in the Company long-range planning efforts as related to development services.
  • Provides relevant materials as needed for Company rate cases, including testifying where needed.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, public administration, planning or a related field is required.
  • Master’s Degree in related field of study or MBA is preferred.
  • Must have at least five years of relevant experience.
  • Flexible for traveling within North America.
  • Valid driver’s license. #LI-RJ

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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