Project Manager for Resilient Power

Clean Energy Group
Organization Summary

Clean Energy Group (CEG) has an immediate opening for a Project Manager to work on the organization’s initiatives related to supporting resilient, clean energy development in low-income communities, environmental justice communities, and communities of color. Ideal candidates should have a passion for helping to facilitate an equitable clean energy transition that recognizes and prioritizes the role and lived experience of environmental justice communities and communities of color. They should have proven experience managing multi-stakeholder projects, building reciprocal relationships with partners from marginalized communities, and fostering collaboration. They can approach multiple tasks in an organized and effective manner, working both independently and as a collaborative team member.

CEG is a national nonprofit organization working at the forefront of clean energy innovation to enable a just energy transition to address the urgency of the climate crisis. Its mission is to provide innovative technical, economic, and policy solutions to enable communities to participate equitably in the clean energy transition. Learn more at

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Location in MN
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Anticipated starting salary is $53,000 - $63,000, depending upon prior experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits package includes health, dental, and vision insurance with 10% employee cost contribution; life insurance; generous matching of retirement plan contributions; starting four-weeks paid time off; and paid sick days, parental leave, and holidays.

Primary Duties

This position is focused on supporting two of CEG’s innovative programs: Resilience for Rural Community Health Centers and the Resilient Power Project. The Project Manager’s activities will be performed under the guidance and direction of CEG Project Directors.

The Resilient for Rural Community Health Centers project is a new initiative funded by an award from the US Department of Energy. The project seeks to install solar and battery storage (solar+storage) systems at up to 175 Community Health Centers serving low-income populations in rural communities across the Southeast. For this project, the Project Manager will assist the Project Director to work with partners and coordinate project management activities such as progress tracking on deliverables, stakeholder outreach and engagement, quarterly project reporting, administrative tasks, and supporting the development of informational resources.

Through its Resilient Power Project, CEG accelerates the equitable deployment of solar+storage technologies in historically marginalized and underserved communities through policy and program development, technical support, and information sharing. For this project, the Project Manager will support CEG’s goals with project management activities as well as contribute to the development of educational clean energy resources including content development for weekly and monthly newsletters. This position will also contribute to CEG’s technical assistance programs aimed at supporting solar+storage development at critical community facilities.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and maintain key databases that support project management functions, such as project tracking and reporting
  • Build relationships with new and existing community partners across the country, with a focus in the Southeast
  • Collect and analyze project-specific data for distribution to a wide audience
  • Research and draft white papers, reports, presentations, and memos on clean energy policies, technologies, and strategies
  • Organize, prepare materials, and present at in-person and virtual events, such as webinars and stakeholder convenings

Necessary Qualifications and Keys to Success

Wondering whether you have the right credentials or background to apply? Clean Energy Group values lived experience and is serious about embracing diversity. To be successful in this job, the Project Manager will excel in these six areas:

  • Manages a high volume of work with efficiency: Has or can create a system for keeping tasks from slipping through the cracks. Able to juggle competing demands and priorities without sacrificing quality.
  • Highly organized, motivated, and detail-oriented: Can work independently either remotely or in the office. Plans ahead to make deadlines and anticipates obstacles. Identifies and involves stakeholders appropriately and asks for help when needed.
  • Commitment to social justice and racial equity: Recognizes role of race, gender, and other identities in shaping health disparities and energy poverty, is driven to improve conditions.
  • Clear communicator: Organizes and shares information effectively. Aims for accuracy and attention to detail. Aware of the power of language and representation, and so uses references and examples that speak to the experiences of a diverse audience.
  • Strategic and resourceful: Consistently overcomes challenges and leverages resources to creatively solve problems. Proposes solutions to issues without much guidance (but isn’t afraid to ask questions).
  • Prior experience managing multi-stakeholder projects: Is impact driven, adheres to deadlines, maintains clear communication lines, delegates tasks efficiently, and monitors project and partner progress.

Desired Qualifications

  • Issue familiarity: Prior knowledge of or experience in clean energy technologies, especially solar photovoltaics and battery storage.
  • Geographic familiarity: Understanding of the unique energy and socioeconomic landscape of the Southeast United States.
  • Relationship builder: Able to connect with individuals and build alliances among a wide range of players.
  • Program management of a federal grant: Experience navigating the complexities of the federal grant process, such as milestone reporting and time tracking.
How to Apply

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Applications accepted immediately. Review of applications will begin on April 18 and will continue until the position is filled.

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