The AES Corporation

Manager, Real Estate

Employment typeFull-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: R1057023

      Are you ready to be part of a company that's not just talking about the future, but actively shaping it? Join The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), a Fortune 500 company that's leading the charge in the global energy revolution. With operations spanning 14 countries, AES is committed to shaping a future through innovation and collaboration. Our dedication to innovation has earned us recognition as one of the Top Ten Best Workplaces for Innovators by Fast Company in 2022. And with our certification as a Great Place to Work, you can be confident that you're joining a company that values its people just as much as its groundbreaking ideas.

      AES is proudly ranked #1 globally in renewable energy sales to corporations, and with $12.7B in revenues in 2023, we have the resources and expertise to make a significant impact as we provide electricity to 25 million customers worldwide. As the world moves towards a net-zero future, AES is committed to meeting the Paris Agreement's goals by 2050. Our innovative solutions, such as 24/7 carbon-free energy for data centers, are setting the pace for rapid, global decarbonization.

      If you're ready to be part of a company that's not just adapting to change, but driving it, AES is the place for you. We're not just building a cleaner, more sustainable future - we're powering it. Apply now and energize your career with a true leader in the global energy transformation.

      The successful candidate for Manager, Real Estate will have proven success managing multiple projects and supporting development efforts in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, with a focus on growing and leading a team of subject matter experts. Location will depend on the focused region of your expertise and may be remote, or near an AES office. The role requires the ability to manage a team of analysts and project managers focused on management of all real estate deliverables needed for development through construction, including financial closing(s ) for multiple renewable energy projects throughout their region. The manager works with their cohorts in their region, the larger national team, and a cross functional team including origination, project development, legal, finance, engineering, construction, and other project stakeholders. Duties will also include working with your manager to implement strategies and standards, as well as management of renewable energy and land use entitlement, coordination with AHJs and other regulatory agencies as needed to back up the team you are managing.

      Core Competencies :

      • Demonstrated experience in commercial title and survey related work including review, negotiation, and coordination of all deliverables for renewable energy projects.
      • Exceptional organizational, communication, decision making/problem solving, analytical and time management skills.
      • Proven ability to work autonomously and thrive in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
      • Team player with strong initiative and mentorship skills.
      • Track record of ability to instill confidence as a credible, reliable and expert subject matter expert for team members in technical matters.
      • Ability to critically and creatively anticipate, recognize and solve problems.
      • Ability to manage and mentor direct reports.

      Principal Duties and Responsibilities :

      Mentor analysts, senior analysts, and PMs on permitting team. Evaluate internal procedures and processes and provide constructive feedback for improvement. Provide QA/QC reviews of various documents for projects managed by direct reports. Track and manage workloads of direct reports; provide assistance as needed and re-assign projects as needed. Act as liaison to upper-level management for all real estate information related to their region. Act as a representative for AES in meetings with the community, elected officials, and regulators. Implement cost reduction initiatives, improve consultant partnerships, and invoice audits. Ability to train team to secure land use permits for new and acquired renewable energy facilities across multiple local, state, and federal jurisdictions for projects in your assigned region. Identify and implement novel strategies to reduce project cost and impact. Manage contractors, vendors, and consultants to maintain project timeline and budget. Provide ongoing support to the PMs, as required, throughout the construction process.

      Desired Skills and Expertise:

      • Undergraduate or graduate degree in environmental sciences, geography or related field.
      • 8+ years proven track record of permitting success in development, preferably in utility-scale environment.
      • Ability to communicate efficiently in verbal and written correspondence.
      • Knowledge of renewable energy construction process; real estate development; renewable energy projects/assets evaluation and acquisition.
      • Knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS and Google Earth preferred.

      Microsoft Office, project management software.

      AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

      The expected salary for this position, at commencement of employment, is between $125.000 and $161.500/Annual; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements such as annual bonus, in addition to a full range of medical, dental, vision, life, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if a candidate receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

  • About the company

      The AES Corporation is a Fortune 500 company that generates and distributes electrical power.