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Manager Business Development

Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33602

Company: TECO

Title: Manager Business Development    
Company: Peoples Gas System
State and City: Florida   -  Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days


Power up a career with us. Our People are our greatest investments.  TECO Peoples Gas offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for growth and development in a friendly and professional work environment. 


If you are interested in a career and not just a position, TECO Peoples Gas is the place to be!  


TECO Peoples Gas is the largest natural gas distributor in Florida serving more than 400,000 customers across the state. Just as it was 125 years ago when we started as Tampa Gas Company, natural gas is today’s No. 1 choice for reliable energy.  Join our team of energy experts as we build on that legacy through innovation and cost-effective sustainable energy solutions all while keeping top-notch customer service at the center of all we do. 


TECO Peoples Gas is a subsidiary of Emera Inc., a family of energy companies which also includes Tampa Electric and New Mexico Gas Company. Emera provides energy to residential and commercial customers in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean, with career opportunities available in all of these locations. 


Working Conditions

Includes occasional walk through of construction sites.  Frequent driving to solar facilities. Must have ability to travel by air as needed.


The Manager Business Development, provides leadership, direction, and technical support for various Peoples Gas renewable natural gas (RNG), compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) project activities (collectively “Alternative Energy”).  Monitors, develops, evaluates, and implements procedures as they apply to the existing or proposed facilities.  A focus of this position is to identify and implement strategic positioning, taking into account future company direction, economic impacts, and changing technology, etc. Interacts with other company departments, environmental agencies, corporate communications, external public groups, and consultants and legal resources.



  • Provide direct technical guidance and strategic leadership on Alternative Energy activities
  • Develop, review, and interpret technical requirements for Alternative Energy projects
  • Identify, develop, and provide guidance and training to appropriate project managers and technical staff
  • Develop and prepare studies and reports associated with Alternative Energy projects
  • Coordinate the activities of staff and other departments to accomplish goals for Alternative Energy projects.
  • Develop, direct and supervise the activities of Alternative Energy consultants
  • Prepare budgets and strategic evaluation of long term and short-term Alternative Energy project needs. Develop and monitor budget reports for special projects. 




Required: Bachelor’s degree in engineering. 

Preferred: Chemical engineering degree.



Required: Minimum of (8) years of experience in the chemical, biogas or LNG industry focused on scheduling, budgeting, cost control and contract claims negotiations.  Experience must include a minimum of 2 years of work directly related to the duties and responsibilities of this position. 

Preferred: Direct experience managing or supporting Alternative Energy activities and projects.


Supervisory Experience


Required:                   Minimum 5 years management, leadership or project lead experience.

Preferred:                  10 years supervisory experience.




  • Proven ability to plan
  • organize or analyze a project from beginning to end
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with internal and external parties
  • Ability to write accurate reports using clear and concise language
  •  Utility industry knowledge.
    Preferred: Skilled in identifying the readiness of a project team and able to refocus/retrain or re-staff as needed. Knowledge of corporate organization and relationships; familiar with safety and security of personnel and the business.


  • Drives Business Excellence for Customers
  • Develops People and Teams
  • Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgment
  • Builds Collaborative Relationships
  • Cultivates Innovation & Embraces Change

TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!


Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage  *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!


STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.


TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.


Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


ADA policy

It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.


Application accommodations

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.


Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 


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