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Director Origination
Texas, USA

About the Role

A leading Texas-based renewable energy developer is seeking a driven and experienced Director of Origination to spearhead securing new deals aligned with its strategic goals. This role will be responsible for building and managing a robust deal pipeline, leading negotiations, and overseeing contract execution with a specific focus on the industrial and data center sectors. The ideal candidate will be a strong leader with a proven track record of success in the renewable energy industry and experience responding to Requests for Information (RFIs).


Company Description

The company focuses on developing and delivering renewable energy and storage solutions specifically for high energy-demand customers, including: refineries, pumping and compression stations, manufacturing plants, processing plants, and terminals, data centers.



  • Develop and implement a comprehensive origination strategy to identify, source, and qualify new opportunities from targeted clients and customers in the industrial and data center sectors, including actively responding to Requests for Information (RFIs).
  • Conduct thorough market research and analysis to stay abreast of industry trends and identify new business opportunities within these specific client segments.
  • Negotiate and structure complex contracts, ensuring favorable terms for the company.
  • Oversee the due diligence process for potential deals.
  • Prepare presentations and reports for senior management on origination activities and performance, collaborating effectively with back office teams.
  • Travel as necessary to meet with clients and partners.
  • Requires a hybrid work schedule, with 2-3 days spent in the office.



  • Minimum 3 years of experience in renewable energy origination, project development, or a related field, with a focus on the industrial and/or data center sectors preferred.
  • Proven track record of originating and closing Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) in the renewable energy sector.
  • Strong understanding of the renewable energy market, including relevant regional market (e.g., ERCOT), regulatory landscape, pricing trends, and financing options specific to target clients.
  • Experience crafting compelling responses to RFIs, highlighting the company's capabilities and value proposition in meeting the unique needs of industrial facilities and data centers.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and financial modeling tools.
  • A bachelor's degree in engineering, business, finance, or a related field is preferred.


Compensation and Benefits

This position offers a competitive compensation package ranging from $140,000 to $180,000 along with a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, 401(k) with company match, and paid time off.

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