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Renewable Project Developer

Oakville, ON, CA, L6J 2X1

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

 

The Renewable Project Developer will lead the early-stage development of greenfield wind and solar projects from opportunity identification through to late-stage development. This is a fast-paced and multi-faceted role facing multiple internal and external stakeholders and requires keen commercial acumen and negotiating skills.

Accountabilities

Lead all aspects of bringing early-stage wind and solar projects into Liberty’s greenfield development portfolio including:

  • Use strong project management skills to coordinate all development activities and input from subject matter experts, driving project team members to progress project towards meeting both financial and schedule expectations
  • Identify and develop relationships with stakeholders; effectively communicate with a range of audiences, including technical and market experts, local communities, government officials, first nations, utilities, and consultants
  • Demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit overcoming project challenges and identifying opportunities 
  • Adopt an owner’s mindset to make recommendations to senior management on which project opportunities to proceed with, and assessment of project risks
  • Prepare presentations supporting the project business case to obtain approval for project spend
  • Originate opportunities by synthesizing knowledge of markets, technical considerations, financial metrics, and offtake strategies
  • Work with Liberty’s internal land team and consultants to secure preferred sites for projects 

Education and Experience

 

  • University degree in Business, Engineering, Science, Geography or Urban Planning
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a related role with track record of managing a multi-disciplinary team on energy, infrastructure or real estate projects
  • Knowledge of renewable energy development projects in Canada and/or the US is an asset
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; the ability to prepare clear and concise development plans and presentations regarding project economics, status, timeline, and risk assessments
  • Self-driven with a proven track record of originating new business opportunities
  • Assist and lead RFP bid submissions in Canada and/or the US
  • Demonstrated creative problem-solving ability and resiliency in the face of complex project challenges
  • Diverse experience covering both technical and commercial roles preferred
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% within North America
  • French is an asset

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.

 

Our Mission

We provide safe, secure, reliable, cost-effective and sustainable energy and water solutions. Our mission is how we create value as an organization—it is what drives us every day to fulfill our purpose.

 

Our Vision

We better the lives of our customers and communities. Our vision is what we see as possible. It's where we aspire to be, what we want to achieve and how we'll make an impact. It guides and keeps us on the right path as we work towards fulfilling our purposes.

Our Guiding Principles

  • Customer Centric
  • Integrity
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Teamwork
  • Owner mindset
  • Outcome focused
  • Continuous learning

What we offer 

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

A defined contribution savings plan

Leadership Development Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

Group Benefit Plan

Variety of Health & Wellness programs

Discount and Perks program

 

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

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 our employees and expect each of our employees to honour this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

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