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Reference ID R41926 Updated 09/10/2021 Employment Type Full time Experience level Experienced Professionals
Country United States of America City/State San Francisco Work Location San Francisco

The Role

Where you fit in

The global energy system is changing. A planet with more people and rising living standards will need more energy. But the world must also find ways to reduce carbon emissions and tackle climate change. Shell wants to be competitively positioned for the future of energy, and New Energies leads Shell’s work on the emerging power theme. Solar energy, wind energy and battery storage are some of the fastest growing renewable energy sources. As technologies advance and production costs decrease, Shell believes the number of customers choosing these sources of energy will continue to grow. We are developing projects in different parts of the world that are aligned with our customers’ needs.

What is the role?

The Renewable Project Developer will be in responsible of owning and driving greenfield development activity for large-scale renewable energy and storage projects in the United States. Near term emphasis on photovoltaic and storage (PVS) development.

Contribute to M&A due diligence within the US Renewable Power group will be the responsibility of this position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead project development through permitting and interconnection milestones and work with Engineering and Delivery team to prepare project for notice to proceed

  • Establish best-in-class greenfield development process and tools via deep understanding of project permitting / land entitlement, community engagement and coalition building for renewables & storage assets.

  • Own US greenfield development budget and milestone / progress reporting.

What we need from you

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

  • Minimum of 10 + years of experience required, at least 5+ years in development of PV, PVS, wind, and/or storage assets.

  • Familiarity with SalesForce.

  • Record of success in greenfield utility scale PVS, and/or wind development.

  • Expertise in community engagement, zoning, land entitlement and permitting for renewable power or similar projects in multiple regulatory environments across the US.

  • Strong project management skills, ability to build successful cross-functional teams, manage internal and external resources, and drive performance.

  • Fluency in site control, US transmission infrastructure, transmission planning process, and interconnection process a plus.  Experience working with utilities and/or grid authorities.

  • Assertive, able to cope with dynamic surroundings, a team player, prepared to travel up to 25% time.

  • Demonstrated initiative, ownership and focus regarding all tasks and deliverables related to project development.

  • Strong network within utility scale renewable power & storage generation.

  • Environmental and/or relevant engineering background a plus.

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible.  We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals.

As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.

Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential…

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.

  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.

Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world. The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand. Shell participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws. Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability. As a US Federal Contractor, hiring selections are subject to periodic audit review and documentation of your selections should be maintained for a period of three calendar years. It is the policy of Shell in the U.S. (“Shell”) to provide equal opportunity to all individuals, employees and all qualified applicants for employment consistent with employment requirements and qualifications. Shell prohibits discrimination based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status under federal, state or local laws. All employees are expected to support this policy and contribute to an environment of equal opportunity. If you need an accommodation for a disability during the resourcing process, please speak with an HR representative.

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