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Business Development Manager

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!

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Job Summary

The Business Development Manager position located at the 600 Canal Place location in Richmond, VA will be responsible for assisting in leading and managing development and acquisition of power generation projects utilizing renewable, fossil, and nuclear fuel resources, for development and negotiation of new energy options for commercial, industrial, and non-jurisdictional customers, and for evaluating new energy technologies for deployment.

Project development responsibilities include leading development activities such as site selection, financial evaluation, environmental and local permitting, fuel and water procurement, evaluation of electrical interconnection, and leading and managing Requests for Proposals for project development assets and customer energy procurements

Additional functions include: Leading and pursuing growth strategies and opportunities. Leading evaluation, analysis, due diligence activities, and negotiations for prospective generation asset acquisition and development opportunities. Engaging external and internal customers to expand product offerings and explore innovative technologies. 

 Key participant in negotiations of project contracts and agreements, pro forma financial modeling and analysis, preparation of regulatory filings, executive level communications, preparation of governance materials and public presentations. Leading internal teams from multiple disciplines and departments including construction, operations, legal, tax, accounting, environmental, risk management, fuels, treasury, public/investor relations and financial analysis.

Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Relocation assistance can be offered to the successful eligible candidate.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience is required (financial analysis, project management, account management, contract negotiations, project development, or related)
  • Extensive knowledge of electric power production business and energy markets, generally acquired through related work experience
  • Superior financial analysis skills, including ability to review and make investment recommendations based on pro forma financial statement inputs and results
  • Demonstrated ability to research renewable energy procurement structures and formulate recommendations based on power generation market trends and customer requests
  • Experience in commercial contract negotiations, acquisition and divestiture activities, and development of large generation facilities 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 decisions
  • Strong organizational, risk analysis, and project planning/execution skills required.  Must be able to effectively prioritize multiple key project efforts
  • Demonstrate computer skills including all MS Office

Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications.

Education Requirements

Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor. Other Education: Business, Engineering. A Master's degree in Business Administration preferred.

Working Conditions
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
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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1. Great Work Life Balance
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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·21,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·18 states in the US
·100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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