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Business Development Manager - Birdseye Renewable Energy (Charlotte or Richmond)

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

Birdseye Renewable Energy (“BRE”) is a wholly owned affiliate of Dominion Generation, Inc. based in Charlotte, NC.  BRE has twin priorities. First, BRE leads utility scale solar and storage development of contracted assets with key C&I and utility customers in select markets within the broad geography of “Eastern US” for ownership by Dominion Generation. Second, BRE supports the development of solar (and battery storage) assets in the Commonwealth of Virginia in furtherance of the Virginia Clean Economy Act. BRE is actively looking for a Business Development Manager to actively assist in developing new solar projects. 

The Business Development Manager participates and leads significant components of project development and acquisition/partnership commercial activities. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Supporting or leading site evaluation and selection, financial evaluation, environmental and local permitting, fuel and water procurement, evaluation of interconnection permissions, obtaining land rights, and leading and managing projects for the development of energy infrastructure in the electric or gas businesses.
  • Supporting and pursuing growth strategies and opportunities, leading evaluation, analysis and due diligence activities, and participating in negotiations for prospective energy infrastructure acquisition/partnership and development opportunities.
  • Serving as a key participant in negotiations of project contracts and agreements, pro forma financial modeling and analysis, preparation of regulatory and governmental filings, executive level communications, preparation of governance materials and public presentations.
  • Leading internal teams from multiple disciplines and departments including construction, operations, external affairs, corporate communications, legal, tax, accounting, environmental, risk management, fuels, treasury, public policy, investor relations and financial analysis.
  • Performing other duties as requested or assigned.

This position can be based out of Charlotte, NC or Richmond, VA.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

A minimum of 7 years of relevant experience is required (financial analysis, project management, account management, contract negotiations, project development, or other similar roles).  (Note:  A Master's degree will count as one year of experience.  A partial year of six months or more of experience will be rounded up to one year).

  • Knowledge of electric and/or gas project development and production business and energy markets generally acquired through related work experience.
  • Strong financial analysis skills, including ability to review and make investment recommendations based on pro forma financial statement inputs and results.
  • Experience in commercial contract negotiations, acquisition and divestiture activities, and development of large energy infrastructure projects is preferred.
  • Strong leadership and communication abilities (oral/written/presentation/interpersonal) to drive results in a team environment under minimal direction with internal and external customers.  
  • Ability to analyze information and make strategic business decisions.
  • Strong organizational, risk analysis, and project planning/execution skills are also required.
  • Must be able to effectively prioritize multiple key project efforts.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including all MS Office applications.

Please Note:  A Master's degree or similar graduate degree and PMP certification are desirable.  

The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined above

  • Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience are encouraged to apply.

Education Requirements

Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education:  Bachelor (Note:  A Master's degree or similar graduate degree is desirable).

Preferred disciplines:      Business Administration, Business Management, Engineering

Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Travel Up to 25%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing Required


Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.


Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  

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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

There are many reasons to work at Dominion Energy, but below are the top three employees have shared with us. Click on each of the links to learn more!

1. Safety Centric Work Environment
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

About Dominion Energy

I am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter’s day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable.
I am not just any energy… I am Dominion Energy.
We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry.  We're shaping the future of energy in America.
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·17,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·16 states in the US
·$100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We’ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 43% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 32% (since 2010) — and we're just getting started . By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We’ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers — so we can all move forward together.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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