Strata Solar, LLC

Business Development Manager - West

Job Locations US
Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time

About Us

About Us: Strata Clean Energy is a national leading developer of commercial and utility-scale solar farms ranked amongst the top five solar producers in the US.


We understand that our employees are the lifeblood of the company. We strive to align company goals with those of our employees.


We're constantly innovating to make a difference for our customers, our employees, and our planet. Our mission is to make a difference by developing cost-efficient alternatives to traditional energy sources, without long-term dependence on government subsidies.


We’re leading the industry in sustainable energy careers. We hope you’ll join us.


Position Summary: The Business Development Manager -West will play a key role in helping to advance Strata’s development interests in the Western Electricity Coordinating Council. 


Reporting to the VP of Business Development- West, the Business Development Manager will have the ability to assess and take action. The workday day will include a mix of tactical and strategic tasks both in support of the VP of Business Development as well as self-led initiatives.


The Business Development Manager- West will interface with colleagues across various departments including Development, Land, Interconnection, Legal, Government Affairs, Finance and Engineering.


The position requires a highly motivated individual ​seeking exposure to all elements of the project development lifecycle for solar PV, Li-ion battery storage and emerging technologies.




Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • RFP Tracking, Coordination, Drafting and Submittal
  • IRP / Market Analysis and Entry Strategy Creation
  • Regulatory Monitoring and Engagement
  • Public Filing Monitoring and Analysis
  • Trade Association Participation and Management
  • Local Affairs Tracking and Engagement
  • Trade Press Monitoring and Engagement
  • Project Messaging and Communications Management
  • Consultant Management
  • Seamless Coordination/Collaboration with Developers on RFP, CUPs, and other Project Specific Needs
  • Special Projects


Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • 5+ years holistic understanding of utilities / IPP industry
  • Passion to be a part of the clean energy transition
  • Competitive drive
  • Solutions based thinker
  • Eye for quality
  • Understanding of policy/regulatory realm
  • Public hearing experience
  • Excellent written / verbal skills
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Excellent formatting and polishing skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Desire to work on diverse set of issues with broad array of participants
  • Based in WECC
  • Travel as needed



No third party solicitations or resumes will be accepted for this or any other Strata Solar position. 


Strata Solar is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Strata Solar is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.


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