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Senior Project Manager at EDF Renewables

Senior Project Manager

EDF Renewables Full-Time
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EDF Renewables North America, a subsidiary of EDF Renewables, is a leading North American independent power producer boasting over 30 years of experience across a broad spectrum of services. Our mission is to deliver renewable solutions to lead the transition to a sustainable energy future. 

Scope of position:
We are seeking a Senior Project Manager to deliver energy storage projects in Ontario.  You’ll play a leadership role in the implementation of projects.

  • 30% - Coordinate team (which may consist of business developers, EPC project management, engineering, and third-party consultants) through site due-diligence and permitting activities; consult with team members to ensure: (1) compliance with and continuity between Project Agreements (PPAs, Options, Leases, Interconnection Agreements) which includes the monitoring of Option-to-Lease payments, contract deadlines, and permitting deadlines; and (2) that the project, as described in any permit plans remains technically and economically feasible.
  • 20% - Assess early development opportunities from the Company’s origination team and effectively communicate project & product plans, challenges, and necessary outcomes. Maintain regional subcontractor and vendor relations and pricing matrix. Act as the project lead once the origination team has contracted with the customer.
  • 15% - Maintain accurate and up-to-date project management reporting (i.e., project development package, development schedules, construction schedules & budgets) and all diligence matters to facilitate project approvals and financing requirements.
  • 15% - Serve as the internal lead subject matter expert on microgrid technology, applicable laws, guidelines, and policy affecting preconstruction permitting including: land use and zoning approval, environmental approvals, and other approvals.
  • 5% - Prepare summary reports including permitting memos and milestone calendars for executive, finance, and EPC team review.
  • 5% - Manage consultant solicitations for project specific requirements (e.g., wetlands, civil, zoning, etc.) and manage consultant contracts throughout project development.
  • 5% - Participate in public and private meetings with permitting stakeholders and landowners as necessary, which may include zoning and land-use approval hearings.
  • 5% - Other duties as assigned 

TBD – Direct Reports


  • Bachelor’s degree: Electrical Engineering Preferred, Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering
  • Three years’ experience in Ontario energy project development – C&I microgrid, solar & storage 


  • Working knowledge of Ontario codes with ability to quickly look up site-specific considerations.
  • Proven track record in building relationships; ability to develop customer and stakeholder relationships quickly.
  • Ability to articulate complex issues through succinct, cohesive summaries and presentations.
  • Possess a diplomatic, persuasive, and articulate communication style.
  • Working knowledge or demonstrated ability to quickly learn associated distributed energy resource offerings.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, high energy, and ability to work well in a team environment with proven attention to detail and project management experience.
  • Ability to travel upon request.
  • Experience and/or formal training in structured proposal development is a plus.
  • Willingness to embrace and defend a culture of respect, communication, and accountability to thrive in a highly dynamic environment. 

Working Conditions:
Travel is required as needed to address new projects and customer needs.  Field visits require potential standing, walking, and able to document/measure existing conditions.  Otherwise, normal office environment.  Constantly operates a computer and other office equipment.  Occasionally moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.

Reasonable Accommodations:
Reasonable accommodations may be provided by EDF Renewables to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions, as defined per Company policy.

About the company:
EDF Renewables Canada has been developing and operating clean energy projects across Canada since 2008. Based in Montreal and Toronto, the company of more than 100 employees strives to develop high-quality energy projects by building long-term business relationships with people who are also interested in providing renewable solutions to open the door to a sustainable energy future.
A complete benefits package is offered to all permanent, full-time employees, including: health, dental and vision care, life insurance, short and long-term disability, vacation and sick pay, paid public holidays and pension contributions.

Notice to Staffing Agencies:
 EDF Renewables and its subsidiaries ('EDF-R') will not accept unsolicited resumes/CVs from any source other than directly from a candidate.
 Any unsolicited resumes sent to EDF-R, including unsolicited resumes sent to a EDF-R mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to EDF-R employees outside of EDF-R’s Recruiting department, or to EDF-R’s resume database will be considered as submitted directly by a candidate and therefore EDF-R will NOT pay any fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of such unsolicited resume.
 EDF-R will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees.
 Agencies must obtain advance written approval from EDF-R’s Recruiting department to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully executed contract for service. EDF-R will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place.
 Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by EDF-R’s Vice President - Human Resources or his/ her designee. No other EDF-R employee is authorized to bind EDF-R to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.”


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