Operations Manager, Site Acquisition

About us

BlueWave's mission is to protect our planet by transforming access to renewable energy. As a pioneering renewable energy company that develops and owns solar and battery storage projects, BlueWave has a long track record of success and is developing several gigawatts of solar and battery storage projects throughout the United States to ensure our grid is reliable and efficient in a clean energy future. BlueWave is proud to be a certified B Corp, recognized by B Labs as "Best in the World" in Governance.

About the role
BlueWave is seeking an Operations Manager on our Site Acquisition Team, this position will report to the Managing Director of Site Acquisition. The successful canididate will be working out of our office in the Back Bay area of Boston. Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to supporting the Site Acquistion transactional team members to allow maximum focus on advancing and closing deals, managing site analysis volume and quality, managing a team of analysts and co-ops, maintaining a regular semi-annual cadence for co-op hiring, training and integration, tracking and managing the administrative work flow of deals from close to processing close-out, ensuring process fidelity, and leading process improvement where required.  The Operations Manager will manage relationships across various stakeholders internally and externally and maintain and coordinate real-time updates to BlueWave’s CRM (Salesforce). The successful candidate must have excellent organizational, time management, problem solving, leadership and decision-making skills.  

What you'll do
  • Motivate a team to analyze sites and process deal-related administrative tasks at volume
  • Synthesize data to manage a growing pipeline of many projects at varying stages of maturity through early stages of diligence efficiently
  • Track and document project details, steps and stages with relentless commitment to maximizing deal flow
  • Implement existing processes with high fidelity, identify process improvement needs
  • Maintain excellent internal customer service
  • Provide a cross functional liaison between key internal stakeholders
  • Manage vendors to a high-performance level
  • Set well aligned goals and backward plan
  • Forecast and track to balance business needs for real-time performance
  • Lead from the front to promote the buy-in of the team to work long hours, when needed, to get the job done
  • Bachelor’s degree with 5-10 years’ relevant experience with increasing responsibility, MBA preferred
  • Proven manager with experience hiring, training, motivating and developing strong teams
  • High energy, “people person,” who enjoys building relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Sales operations experience 
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Track record of consistent productivity growth
  • Experience working in real estate development preferred (Solar/Renewables industry, Telecom, Commercial/Industrial)
  • Tech Savvy. Experience with Salesforce, GIS programs, AutoCad or similar a plus


BlueWave provides employees with a robust benefits package, including unlimited paid time off, dedicated volunteer days, cell phone reimbursement, summer Fridays and 13 paid holidays. In addition, we offer a 401k and Roth 401K option with company match, subsidized health, dental and vision plans, as well as life insurance and long/short-term disability.

Inclusion at BlueWave:

As a mission-driven B Corp, as environmentalists, and as humans, we hold ourselves accountable to creating a workforce that celebrates diversity on our team and within our communities. Our inclusive culture and core values inspire us to develop more innovative, bolder solutions to support our customers and partners in the solar industry. When you join BlueWave, you join a collaborative team doing all that we can to be transparent, sustainable and inclusive as we fight for our shared vision of protecting the planet.

BlueWave is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and will do so by actively seeking to hire and promote diverse individuals throughout the company.  Providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment is critical to our identity and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, handicap (disability), sexual orientation, gender identity/ or expression, genetics, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, military status or obligation or other protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Compensation will be influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to internal pay equity, job-related knowledge, skills, education, licenses/certifications, essential job duties and the necessary experience relative to the job’s minimum qualifications.


Site Acquisition

Boston, MA

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