Manager of Business Development

Manager of Business Development

Position Description

EverBright is driving the clean energy revolution through its industry-leading solar software platform and financing marketplace. Every day, EverBright supports hundreds of residential solar installers and home improvement contractors across the U.S., ensuring they have the tools to be successful and accelerate consumer adoption of clean energy. 

The Manager of Business Development will be responsible for meeting organizational objectives by helping identify, develop, implement, and execute on market opportunities for residential solar and innovative DER solutions for NextEra. Employees in this role will serve as the key liaison between all functional business units and will own strategic, cross-functional business programs and products. This role will require a strong understanding of the solar, energy storage, and energy efficiency industries, and applying this knowledge to their day-to-day duties and responsibilities. 

  • Assist in ideation, design and implementation of new and innovative products and programs for NextEra.

  • Support market sizing, business case development, competitive analysis, and regulatory diligence to qualify new market/ product opportunities and inform go-to-market strategies.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders in NextEra organizations to analyze program/project initiatives, ensure alignment with business goals and launch new market/ product opportunities to sales and to the marketplace.
  • Use analytical abilities and rigorous thinking to work cross-functionally, determine the highest priority new commercial offerings and drive those products forward.
  • Scope and create project plans, developing processes, coordinating and driving execution, and communicating to senior management on status, risks and process/product changes.

Job Overview

Employees in this role develop and execute plans for new and enhanced generation projects. This job is responsible for resource allocation, schedules, cost and technical adequacy, ensuring the project or transaction is completed in the most cost effective and competitive manner. This position manages all aspects of the business deal and ensures the project is completed on time and within budgetary constraints.

Job Duties

  • Manages all aspects of the day-to-day transaction process to ensure timely completion as well as a cost effective and competitive result.

  • Leads and coordinates key functions such as financial feasibility analyses, engineering/design, project legal review, permitting activities and financial negotiations.
  • Responsible for managing multiple and complex projects.
  • Coordinates due diligence activities with other internal groups to ensure proper analysis and structuring of assigned projects.
  • Acts as liaison between internal and external specialists regarding procurement, contracting, permitting and interconnection.
  • Constructs contractual arrangements for project development.
  • Negotiates agreements with consultants and subcontractors.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable technical and regulatory requirements.
  • Fosters external relationships with customers, third parties and members of the community.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience working in a wholesale power markets, distributed energy resources, and business development. Virtual power plant and residential solar experience a plus.

  • Fluency with energy sector financial models, transaction structures, and business models.

  • Strong analytical, presentation, project management, and critical thinking skills.
  • Ideal candidate will bring creativity in structuring new offerings, with a passion for emerging technologies, and a strong desire to win. 

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED

  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

  • Experience: 5+ years


  • Competitive Salary

  • 401k match

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and legal insurance

  • Access to multiple offices around the US (Austin, TX, San Francisco, CA, & Juno Beach, FL)

  • EAP and mental health assistance

  • Discount plans through the NextEra Employee portal

  • Health and wellbeing services

  • Education assistance program

  • Adoption assistance

  • Work from home tech setup

Where permitted by applicable law, EverBright requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.

EverBright is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

EverBright provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to our recruiting team, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

EverBright will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

EverBright does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.

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