HEAD OF UTILITIES, POWER AMERICAS

About this position

HEAD OF UTILITIES, POWER AMERICAS

About Yondr

At Yondr, we fund, design, deliver and operate hyperscale and edge data centres. We are revolutionizing the real estate and technology industries. We provide wholly outsourced, end-to-end solutions to meet the capacity and property needs of growing businesses. In the process, we improve business performance, create enriching user experiences, and meet tomorrow’s needs today.

But we can’t do it without you.

We believe in a tomorrow without constraints and making the impossible possible for our clients. Thinking out of the box and not settling for less, is crucial.

All interested parties, regardless of nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, or gender, are welcome to apply and will be considered equally. Diversity is one of Yondr's core values, and we want to enhance the diversity of our workforce to reflect the world we live in.

The role

  • The Head of Utilities will lead the engagement with the utilities across Yondr’s North, Central and South America footprint to lead the utilities due diligence, develop & execute the infrastructure strategy for potential Yondr data center sites across America regions.  
  • Work closely with a variety of key stakeholders and related leaders including but not limited to Development, Engineering, Capital Projects, Legal, Commercial, Asset Management, and Operations to successfully deliver the required utilities for data center projects.
  • Lead the negotiation and execution of connection agreements  and work with Yondr Capital Projects to deliver the utility connections to Yondr data centers.
  • In order to be successful, you must have a strong background in developing & delivering utility connections, be able to work in a dynamic and global organization, and have a strong desire to continuously learn and innovate. In particular, a specific knowledge of the infrastructure for  Data Center or similar mission critical site selection background is desired, ideally to include utilities, networks, site feasibility, and due diligence.

Main responsibilities

  • Support the development of the Yondr growth strategy, focusing on the acquisition of sites suitable for data center development. 
  • Manage the utilities due diligence process, and supports a risk based approach to investments
  • Responsible for formalizing the scope of infrastructure delivery, obtaining quotes, performing project savings analysis and support development team in obtaining project approval.
  • Develop relationships with customers, agents, utilities, inward investment agencies, municipalities and land owners to enable projects

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) in Engineering, Construction, Business or other related field.
  • Proficiency in English, both written and spoken
  • 7+ years of experience working with or for utilities within America regions.
  • 5+ years of experience in construction or project management is a must-have in the utility industry. 
  • Commercial skill set to review utility fees/tariffs, and connection agreement contracts
  • Ability to self-start and self-motivate in a dynamic environment
  • Manage and deliver multiple projects simultaneously 


Additional Qualifications and experience

  • Master’s Degree (MBA/MS) preferred.
  • PMP Certification, or equivalent Project Management training and experience.
  • Ability to converse in Spanish is advantageous.
  • Experience with IT infrastructure, data centres and cloud services.

All interested parties, regardless of nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, or gender, are welcome to apply and will be considered equally. Diversity is one of Yondr's core values, and we want to enhance the diversity of our workforce to reflect the world we live in.

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