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Managing Director, New York Storage Development

April 19, 2023

BlueWave Energy

BlueWave has an immediate opening for a New York based Managing Director of Storage Development who will be responsible for the development of BlueWave’s large pipeline of early-stage energy storage projects located in New York and for overseeing the New York Storage Development Team. Specifically, the Managing Director will be responsible for all aspects of project development in the market, including but not limited to project strategy, budgeting, development execution, permitting, pipeline management and project outcomes. BlueWave is at the forefront of exciting innovations in battery storage projects and the selected individual will play a critical role in shaping those innovations and bringing cutting edge projects to fruition. Attention to detail, the ability to manage several complex projects and strong written and verbal communication skills are essential attributes for being successful in this role. The selected candidate will live in and have the ability to travel throughout New York State.


  • Developing and delivering profitable storage projects located in New York state and potentially other markets

  • Hiring and managing all storage project directors, managers, analysts and subcontractors associated with developing each storage project in each market

  • Setting strategy for each project, chart course for execution and own project-level outcomes as the senior developer

  • Managing project managers and/or analysts as direct reports

  • Traveling to and representing BlueWave at community and public hearings as required (including night meetings)

  • Interacting with landowners, permitting authorities, engineers and consultants to advance development execution

  • Understanding current and prospective NY retail and bulk storage incentive program guidelines and NYISO market fundamentals and their impact on storage project development strategy and execution, with a particular focus on transmission-scale projects

  • Presenting project-level spend at internal Investment Committee meetings to advance projects and release funding

  • Working with the Grid Integration team to set utility strategy on project-by-project basis and for the overall market

  • Assisting the Project Finance team in closing relevant project financing events including project equity, debt and asset sales

  • Monitoring relevant industry, federal, state and local standards relating to storage system deployment

  • Representing BlueWave in interactions with investors, regulatory agencies, contractors and utilities

  • Utilizing our project management, document control and MIS tools to control and report on project progress

  • Becoming familiar with all project documentation, regulatory requirement milestones and monitoring project progress against those requirements

  • Collaborating/coordinating with other teams at BlueWave

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