Offshore Development Director - Houston or New York

Category Location Salary Type
Energy & Resources
  • North America
TBD Permanent

Scope Of Job

The primary accountability of the Development Director role is to identify the development objectives of the Joint Venture and to ensure that they are met according to the approved life-cycle business case focusing on value creation and any relevant plan and budget.Additionally, the Development Director will ensure that the environmental permitting and compliance process is aligned with and can support the commercial development strategy and provides that ability of delivering a project with a competitive Levelized Cost of Electricy ( LCoE ) that provides a return to the investors. This role will require careful and thoughtful coordination and cooperation with the other Directors within the Joint Venture, as well as the global offshore wind team to not only ensure that US requirements are met but that the US projects can capitalize on the lessons learned, practical experience and data from partners’ portfolio of successful European offshore projects.


  • 40% - The evaluation of potential development opportunities including the assessment of potential development risk ensuring any development scheme envelope that can enable a competitive LCoE project. 
  • 20% - Leading ASOW’s responses to development requirements associated with 1.) BOEM’s offshore wind leasing/auction process and/or State requests for proposals (e.g., MA, MD, NY, NJ), 2.) transmission and interconnection requirements to access the local grid and 3.) government and stakeholder engagement activities to ensure sufficient support. 
  • 15% - Managing ASOW’s offshore interconnection, environmental/permitting and government / stakeholder engagement teams. 
  • 10% - Represent ASOW in policy discussion and permitting negotiations. 
  • 5% - Liaising with important stakeholders, such as non-governmental organizations, fishermen and local community interest. 
  • 5% - Lead the environmental contractor solicitation and selection process. 
  • 5% - Other duties as assigned 

Supervision Of Others

Up to 5 direct reports


  • Master’s Degree in Business, Science, Engineering or related discipline. 


  • 10+ years of offshore logistics, E&P, and/or off-shore development or comparable experience. 
  • Intimate knowledge and a financial understanding of offshore investments, and if possible renewable energy market (but not required), and the ability to stay current with changing technologies, regulations, and trends influencing the continued adoption of off-shore development. 
  • Proven track record in offshore investment and if possible, renewable energy development. 
  • Demonstrated ability in planning, engineering development and construction program or project management experience with an emphasis on high profile projects. 
  • Experience and success in permitting energy projects in diverse regulatory environments and as a key contributor in developing a culture of compliance with environmental laws, regulations and policy. 
  • Prior experience interfacing with regulatory agency personnel on a technical basis as it relates to the development, construction and operations of renewable energy projects. 


Requires knowledge of, and direct first-hand experience in, offshore wind permitting in the United States.