Government Program Manager

Sunnova Energy International

Brief Description of SunnovaSunnova (NYSE: NOVA) is an industry-leading adaptive energy services company focused on making clean energy more accessible, reliable, and affordable for homeowners and businesses. At Sunnova, we embrace diverse perspectives, vibrant creativity and forward-thinkers who share our zeal for a sustainable future. A career with us means pushing beyond traditional limits, exploring new horizons, collaborating with like-minded peers, and transforming the energy industry for the better. The Government Program Manager Position Sunnova Energy is searching for a Government Program Manager to be responsible for supporting the Government Affairs division within Sunnova. Our ambitious team is building a network of distributed energy assets to meet the challenge of providing clean, affordable, and reliable energy to all homeowners.  Reporting to the Executive VP of Government & Regulatory Affairs, you will work across many different teams to make sure new government programs and funding opportunities are analyzed, applied for and properly implemented. The ability to market our solutions effectively, negotiate deal terms, and respond to proposals, all while understanding the impacts to the business are fundamental to the role.  Government Program Manager Responsibilities ·       Research and identify government funding opportunities and solicitations relevant to the company’s strategic goals.·       Evaluate potential opportunities and provide input to internal teams and leadership on pipeline building and strategy.·       Develop compelling business cases for identified opportunities.·       Facilitate an internal committee to evaluate opportunities.·       Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams within Sunnova to align goals and strategies.·       Lead the company’s application efforts and proposal preparation for government grants, contracts, and programs.·       Engage and collaborate with government staff to understand requirements and foster positive relationships.·       Lead complex contract negotiations in alignment with company objectives.·       Maintain regular communication with management, providing updates on progress and challenges.·       Represent the company in meetings with government and agency staff as well as external partners.·       Manage active programs to ensure business objectives and compliance requirements are being met, and continually analyze program execution and effectiveness.·       Oversee compliance processes post-approval to ensure adherence to government standards.Minimum Requirements·       Bachelor’s Degree in business, engineering, or applicable area of focus; advanced degree preferred·       5+ years of applicable experience including grid services, energy trading, distributed energy resource management, government contract procurement and management·       Exceptional writing, analytical, communication and negotiation skills·       Strong understanding of the solar energy market and regulatory environment·       Ability to work independently and as part of a teamPreferred Qualifications·       Analytical thinker capable of defining value for customers, business, and counterparties with modeling experience preferred·       Thrives in a challenging and fast-paced workplace·       Project modeling and analysis Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities·       Ability to influence others and drive consensus within an organization·       Honesty, integrity, and accountability  Working Conditions·       Remote work from home office environment·       15% Travel  BenefitsSunnova offers a generous employee reward package that includes:·       Comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, healthcare flexible spending account, and 401(k) with employer match.·       Competitive compensation & annual bonus·       Paid time off, including 10 holidays and paid parental Leave·       Cell phone allowance for many roles·       Free access to onsite fitness center in Houston and/or discounted fitness memberships through health provider·       Complimentary garage parking in HoustonAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.We appreciate the capabilities of artificial intelligence (AI), and we are looking to hire real people.  If you use AI for any part of the job application process, we highly encourage that you review any AI generated content to ensure your personality and unique capabilities are highlighted. We reserve the right to disqualify candidates that we reasonably believe solely relied on AI generated content in the application process.

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