Director, Project Development



Energy Vault

Energy Vault is the creator of renewable energy storage products that are transforming the world’s approach to utility-scale energy storage for grid resiliency. Applying conventional physics fundamentals of gravity and potential energy, the system combines an innovative crane design that lifts specially designed, massive composite blocks with a proprietary, cloud-based software platform which orchestrates the storage and discharge of electricity. Utilizing eco-friendly materials and manufacturing processes at unprecedented economics, Energy Vault is accelerating the shift to a fully renewable world.


you will do

  • Serve as regional lead and project lead for project origination and development, including negotiation of site control agreements, managing site surveys and due diligence, securing land use and environmental approvals, and advancing projects through the interconnection process, additional tasks may include obtaining project easements, curative title work, and assisting with energy marketing
  • Coordinate all development and greenfield activities for assigned territory, including soliciting and procuring deliverables from external consultants and coordinating internal strategy and market evaluation activities
  • Gain a holistic understanding of projects/markets under responsibility (commercials, development, transmission, design, delivery, operations), to effectively manage the whole project from origination to investment decision. Facilitate creative solutions beyond the scope of pure development activities
  • Coordinate with internal teams on interconnection, new market evaluation, power marketing, engineering, legal, procurement, construction personnel, as needed to ensure effective execution of assigned storage projects
  • Conduct risk analyses/assessments and recommend mitigation measures
  • Manage project budgets, objectives, schedules, and deliverables for assigned development projects

a qualified candidate should possess

  • Several years of experience in project development applicable to renewable energy and/or energy storage in the United States
  • Experience in the full project development life-cycle, including market analysis, origination/green fielding, permitting, late-stage development and M&A transactions
  • Ability to coordinate with multidisciplinary internal and external teams to develop and assess risks to project pipeline
  • Ability to lead large cross-functional project teams
  • Structured and organized; able to manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Strong analytical skills, presentation skills, and attention to detail

At Energy Vault we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We believe inclusion creates opportunity for collaborative excellence through diversity of thought. We invite individuals of all genders, races, identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations, national origins, abilities, protected veteran status, religions, educational and socioeconomic backgrounds to explore employment with our organization.



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