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Public Affairs Manager-Remote (West Region)

Company: NextEra Energy Resources
Location: San Diego
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 61929

NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

Position Specific Description

The Public Affairs Manager in this role is responsible for assisting the early-stage development team in successfully progressing viable new or enhanced generation projects within a designated region by identifying and implementing best practices in community engagement.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with siting renewable generation projects
  • Experience with early-stage development of renewable generation projects
  • Experience with engaging local governments
    Travel is expected to be 40-50%. The areas that this position will cover are: AZ, CA, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY

    Employees in this role assist in the development and execution of plans for new and enhanced generation projects by productively engaging the local communities and stakeholders.
    • Fosters external relationships with customers, third parties and members of the community
    • Assists in creating and implementing community engagement plans
    • Participates in public meetings as needed
    • Collaborates with internal and external team members
    • Monitors local trends
    • Participates in negotiating agreements with consultants
    • Performs other job-related duties as assigned
      Job Overview

      Employees in this role assist in the development and execution of plans for new and enhanced generation projects. This job coordinates allocation of resources, schedules, and technical adequacy, ensuring the project or transaction is completed in the most cost effective and competitive manner. This position participates in all aspects of the business deal and ensures the project is completed on time and within budgetary constraints.

      Job Duties & Responsibilities
      • Leads and facilitates the day to day transaction process to ensure timely completion as well as a cost effective and competitive result
      • Coordinates key functions such as financial feasibility analyses, engineering/design, project legal review, permitting activities and financial negotiations
      • Supports 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
      • Assists in the construction of contractual arrangements for project development
      • Participates in negotiating 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
        Required Qualifications
        • High School Grad / GED
        • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
        • Experience: 3+ years
          Preferred Qualifications
          • None
            Employee Group: Exempt

            Employee Type: Full Time

            Job Category: Business Development

            Organization: NextEra Energy Resources, LLC

            Relocation Provided: No

            Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy 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.

            NextEra Energy 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.

            NextEra Energy and 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 recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com , 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.

            NextEra Energy 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.

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

Keywords: NextEra Energy Resources, San Diego , Public Affairs Manager-Remote (West Region), Executive , San Diego, California

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