Green Powered Technology (GPTech) is a global sustainable energy and infrastructure consulting firm passionate about engineering and energizing a sustainable future. We are a close-knit team of highly qualified technical and development professionals dedicated to making a lasting impact for realizing a sustainable future. 
Providing comprehensive services for the entire project lifecycle, we deliver solutions to help clients save money, enhance operations, protect the environment, and achieve sustainable impacts. We are a trusted partner for delivering sustainable solutions through ongoing engagement and continuous improvement. GPTech is a signatory to the Global Compact and supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals with an emphasis on providing technical support in the areas of Affordable and Clean Energy; Climate Action; Sustainable Cities and Communities; Clean Water and Sanitation; and Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure. 
As a small business, we are proud of our big results. After just 13 years in business, GPTech has successfully supported more than 100 projects for over 30 clients in over 65 countries, with no sign of slowing down. Today, we are one of the world’s leaders in employing innovative energy and engineering solutions to sustainably manage the earth’s resources and meet societal needs. Visit for more information.

GPTech is seeking a Sustainable Solutions Director to lead solutions focused on sustainable energy, infrastructure, and development. This position is located in Arlington, Virginia.

  • Develop goals for GPTech’s sustainability solutions (energy, infrastructure, and development) that adhere to the mission statement and create success metrics to track and report on progress.
  • Develop strategic plans to successfully govern solution and practices. Brief progress on meeting goals at weekly leadership meeting, weekly practice meetings, and ad-hoc meetings.
  • Work closely with GPTech Practice Area leads to develop a consistent approach to project execution that becomes an integral part of the firm’s delivery model.
  • Continuously assess technical and operational risks, clearly explain risk interactions, and identify credible mitigation strategies.
  • Engage and maintain strong industry relationships within the client base, as well as overall marketplace, to facilitate development of strong strategic relationships.
  • Lead and develop team of direct reports; act as a mentor at all levels.
  • Establish and monitor staff performance and development goals, assign accountabilities, set objectives, establish priorities, conduct performance reviews, and recommend salary adjustments.
  • Adhere to established project management processes.
  • Promote an “Excellence through the Solution” culture; assist in corporate quality initiatives and improvement on corporate quality manual 
  • Participate in professional associations and conferences.
  • Work closely with GPTech VP of Business Development to identify opportunities, provide proposal support (e.g., include technical/management approach write-ups), and provide capabilities briefs to prospective clients.
  • Create GPTech-branded solutions and bring these to market.
  • Promote innovation within solutions and lead GPTech’s innovation practices.
  • Support and monitor the sustainable solutions area budgets.

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or science
  • Master’s degree in science, engineering, business (MBA), or public administration (MPA) preferred
  • 15+ years of relevant professional experience in key aspects of the design, development, construction /implementation, and operation of solutions supporting the sustainable development goals
  • 10+ years of experience working for or supporting U.S. Federal agencies, such as MCC, USAID, USACE, USTDA, and DOE
  • 7+ years of demonstrated experience leading and managing people and teams in a matrix organization, with a record reflecting the ability to effectively delegate, communicate with, and motivate staff
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure on multiple concurrent projects
  • Ability to translate (written and verbal) complex issues into easily understandable formats for a range of stakeholder audiences
  • Willingness to travel to developing countries worldwide
  • Proven project management skills and experience in designing, managing, and delivering high-quality projects on time
  • Strong analytical thinking, problem-solving, and advanced spreadsheet/database skills
  • Superb oral and written communication and presentation skills in a range of formats, to include briefings, reports, media, articles, and blogs
  • Eligible to work in the United States and obtain a top security clearance
  • Fluent in English; fluency in other language a plus

Thank you for applying and for your interest in Green Powered Technology. Only qualified candidates selected for further screening will be contacted. Candidates will be evaluated continuously. All are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as employment may be contingent upon a successful background check, security clearance, and/or customer approval.

The physical demands and work environment that are described in this position description are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

This position description is a summary of the essential functions and requirements of this position. This document is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties and requirements of the position; at any time, the employee’s manager may assign other duties as related, or as otherwise deemed appropriate and necessary, within the general scope of the role, without the need for additional compensation.

Green Powered Technology is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons, in all facets of the employment process. Green Powered Technology prohibits the discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, parental status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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