Southern Company Renewable Development Project Coordinator - Utility Scale in Atlanta, Georgia
Renewable Development Project Coordinator - Utility Scale
The Project Development Coordinator in the Utility Scale / Project Development Team of GPC Renewable Development is responsible for one or both of the following roles, depending upon job assignment(s):
coordination and/or support of RFP activities for utility scale renewable resources (generally in excess of 3 MW) which may include structuring and administration of the RFP solicitation and associated Power Purchase Agreements, management of commercial contracts, and ensuring effective handoff at project COD to SCS Fleet Operations and Trading and associated support organizations
project management of self-build, pilot and/or demonstration projects from inception through handoff at commercial operations to GPC Operations to include management of scope, budget & schedule and stakeholder interests The Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and management of large, cross-functional teams, interaction with internal and external stakeholders, accounting and budgeting, and effective communications across all levels of internal and external organizations. The Coordinator is accountable to maintain project schedule and budget and to promote continuous improvement by providing feedback, lessons learned and through teamwork with peers. JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES .
For Self-Build Project Management:
Overall Project Management including:
setting scope, budget and timeline
coordinating and management of the project team(s)
boots on the ground site visits to establish GPC presence and for work verification
negotiation lead for and management of (as required) project agreements
management of internal / external communications regarding project(s)
invoice review and accrual as well as approval and coding
coordinate contractual project close out requirements
enforces GWO close out and work order unitization
Capital and O&M Budget direction/support for assets from inception through COD
Provision of regulatory filings & reporting (as needed)
Ensures project compliance for accounting, reporting, procurement, and legal for procurement process and contracts
Ensures successful project handoff to Fleet Operations and GPC Operations
Ensures proper accounting treatment of employee time, expenses and project contracts
Willingness to monitor and respond to critical after-hours calls and emails
For Utility Scale RFP Procurement:
Overall Process Management of the RFP including:
setting and maintaining solicitation timeline
establishment and maintenance of standards of conduct and solicitation teams (evaluation & bid)
development of solicitation documents (RFP & PPA)
conducting bidder webinars & conferences
communication management with Staff, Independent Evaluator (IE) & Bidders
invoice review, approval, coding and management of security / collateral
Coordination of process, selection, & contracting with regulatory affairs, Staff and IE
Ensures project compliance for accounting, reporting, procurement, and legal of procurement process and contracts
Ensuring successful project handoff to Asset Management and Contract Billing
Support and continuous improvement of the RFP Handbook / Best Practices Guidebook
Ensuring proper accounting treatment of employee time, expenses and contracts
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business or Economics preferred. Additional consideration for post-graduate degrees and/or industry certifications
Demonstrated ability to lead and influence others, regardless of the reporting relationship
Demonstrated experience working across multiple organizations to achieve effective outcomes.
Experience and/or knowledge in coordinating, planning, and budgeting
Desired experience in the areas of:
contracting (EPC, O&M and PPA)
renewable energy resource technologies, performance and project execution
utility scale battery technology and implementation is a plus
pricing & rates and state regulatory & legislative processes
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Position requires strong skills in the areas of project management, negotiations, verbal and written communications, analysis, and interpersonal relations.
Ability to optimize team effectiveness by guiding work product, giving effective feedback, and promoting a team environment.
Effective at building and leveraging internal and cross functional relationships to achieve goals.
Excellent written and oral communication skills to internal and external audiences required.
Strong problem solving/analytical skills and ability to anticipate and troubleshoot complex issues.
Highly motivated; acts as trainer and mentor; demonstrates the ability to develop and lead teams;
Exercises sound judgment; shows strong entrepreneurial skills; teaches others and improves self and team performance; Self-motivated, customer-focused, flexible and forward-thinking.
Knowledgeable in the areas of state regulatory process, negotiation and management of contracts (RFP, EPC, O&M, PPA), generation planning and analysis, proForma financial analysis, and project management.
Models all aspects of Our Values
Demonstrated project/program leadership skills
Ability to influence, guide and optimize team effectiveness with mentorship, guidance and feedback
Create an inclusive environment that promotes creativity and intelligent risk-taking to identify and develop new growth opportunities
Strong critical thinking skills (problem solving and decision making)
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills; ability to convey information in a manner that is compelling and convincing; ability to engage individuals at all levels inside and outside the company
Innovative thinking and a desire to improve processes and programs
Demonstrates strong initiative and ability to self-direct
Ability to create an atmosphere of excitement where people are motivated, challenged, encouraged and rewarded to produce results
Ability to effectively lead change and manage projects/resources/people in a dynamic business environment
Subject to the Georgia Power Company Smoke Free Workplace Policy: You must be free from all tobacco products (including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chew, snuff, patch and/or gum), at least six months prior to applying for this position.
Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the Company's promise to 2.6 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the Company is consistently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit www.GeorgiaPower.com at http://www.georgiapower.com/ and connect with the Company on Facebook ( Facebook.com/GeorgiaPower ), Twitter ( Twitter.com/GeorgiaPower ) and Instagram ( Instagram.com/ga_power ).
Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.
Job Field: Customer Service
Job Type: Standard
Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta
Operating Company: Georgia Power Company
Job Type: Standard
Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time
Georgia Power Headquarters - 241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE (241ATLANTA)
241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE
Req ID: GPC2006802