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Position: Commercial Manager – Solar Division
Organization: Natural Forces Construction
Location: Based in Halifax, travel throughout Nova Scotia & New Brunswick 

Job Description: Intermediate-level position
Employment: Full time, twelve-month initial contract
Dates: September 30th, 2019

We are currently seeking an addition to our growing solar energy team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for renewable energy and will support our growing solar energy business by working directly with our existing and future clients to ensure that their commercial-scale solar energy projects are developed in a responsible, sustainable and professional manner.

Primary Objective

To manage the development & delivery of Natural Forces’ commercial-scale solar energy projects across Atlantic Canada. The position will involve any of the following:

General Tasks

Project development

  • Meeting with clients & stakeholders regarding the goals & requirements of their solar energy system (ie: environmental, economic, educational, innovation, etc.)
  • Clearly communicate these goals & requirements with the design team
  • Review proposed system designs with the client to ensure that their requirements are met
  • Discuss costs & benefits of potential system design options with clients & stakeholders in a clear & concise manner
  • Working alongside third party contractors to gather detailed structural, civil, geotechnical & electrical information for client facilities

Project financing

  • Keep up-to-date with current landscape of grants, loans, rebates & other incentives
  • Review project financing options with clients
  • Support clients with their grant, loan, rebate &/or incentive applications & execution of project financing agreements

Contract management

  • Negotiate contracts with clients based on pro-forma contracts
  • Work with third party legal consultants to ensure final project contracts are suitable for the client & Natural Forces
  • Manage the execution of contracts

Business development

  • Keep up-to-date with Municipal, Provincial & Federal programs that effect the feasibility & demand for commercial solar energy systems
  • Meeting with potential clients to discuss their renewable energy goals
  • Preparation & delivery of presentations directly to clients & at conferences, tradeshows, etc.
  • Preparation of proposals in response to RFP/RFQs

Requirements/asset for the position

  • Requirements
    • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in management, public relations, marketing, sales, business development, or other related field
    • Previous experience working with contracts, grants, financing, etc.
    • Strong verbal & written communication skills
    • Ability to understand new technologies & explain them in a simple, concise manner
    • Autonomous work with minimal supervision
    • Regular travel within Atlantic Canada
  • Assets
    • University degree or diploma in science, engineering, technology, or other relevant field
    • Previous experience working with First Nations Communities


  • $50,000-55,000 annual salary, based on candidate’s previous experience & qualifications

Please send your applications to by September 25th, 2019

natural forces
1801 Hollis St., Suite 1205
Halifax, NS B3J 3N4

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Sep 5 2019    ID: 54675