SVP – Construction, Commercial Contracts, & Project Operations

Summary of Position and Responsibilities:

  • Location: Preference for Minnetonka, MN “In-Office” (Remote OK for the right person). Regular main office team coordination and project visits, as required
  • Initially – Reports to C-Level Management, with growth potential

Primary Responsibilities and Duties  – Key Duties

  • Lead negotiations and coordinate with the legal team on key terms and inclusions for equipment procurement and construction contracts to mitigate financial and execution risks 
  • Manage third-party OEMs and EPC/BOPs for successful Project Financing, LNTP/FNTP to completion of Construction  
  • Design and oversee competitive processes for Procurement and Construction services across NRS’s portfolio 
  • Assist Development and Finance teams to best model costs and contingencies.
  • Develop a plan for the Owner’s Construction Management team and operational strategy which aligns with NRS company goals and objectives 
  • Advise SVPs and Directors on procurement and construction trends, issues, and solutions 
  • Coordinate with the Team to provide sound direction for maturing development assets into the final design and construction phase for all Wind, Solar, and Storage projects in the NRS portfolio 
  • Provide periodic reports for project progress, constraints, and solutions to NRS Management and the Board of Directors 
  • Engage, manage, and support the developmental growth of team members throughout the NRS organization 
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with key industry partners as a steward of NRS, its goals, and objectives 
  • Actively assure the highest standard of quality, safety, and ESG goals throughout the design, construction, and commissioning phases of NRS projects. 
  • Assist in the review of M&A opportunities 
  • Represent projects with professionalism and integrity both outward (communities, landowners, industry professionals, vendors, clients, etc.) and inward (subordinates, staff, management) 

Required Experience and Training:

  • Minimum of 8+yrs of directly related experience. 
  • Minimum of 5+yrs of construction management experience (including, but not limited to; planning, procurement, estimating, and supervising), 
  • Leading teams in the execution of building utility-scale renewable projects within the United States.
  • Specific experience with utility-scale Wind projects is a must.  Experience or exposure to utility-scale Solar and Storage projects a significant plus.