Business Development Manager – Energy & Clean Energy Utility Projects – Johannesburg – South Africa

14th March 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa
Job Type
R480K – R540K CTC per annum (+ bonuses)
Start Date
Renewable Energy
Contact Name
Sam Brooker


Are you a creative, strategic and financially savvy Business Development Manager who has a deep passion for mitigating climate change and knows how to make top dollar while you accelerate access to green energy? Are you always hungry to learn and constantly seeking to understand the politics of customer decision-making in order to refine your skill set?

Do you want to become the most sought after and revered Business Development Manager for making some of the largest energy projects in an emerging market come to life?

A massive global EPC which provides a range of energy solutions (mainly renewable) is looking for a top-class Business Development Manager to join their team based in Sandton Johannesburg. If you are the perfect fit for this once off opportunity you would have a relevant technical degree and ideally an MBA as well as 3+ years’ experience in a similar position in the energy industry.

Acting as the firms South African (and African) representative, as well as the face for the company - you will be reporting directly to their relevant international branches, which will require you to be an independent thinker who does best when you are self-managed. You will find yourself growing the company – from hunting and developing a project pipeline to negotiating contracts and closing in on deals. You will a professional who is focused on achieving your goals, constantly improving your targets – and who takes responsibility for your results! You will also be a revered communicator, able to bring on new clients and quickly find innovative solutions to carter to client’s requirements. You will understand how to motivate and lead people to ensure the whole team understands their contribution for a deal to close and the client to return.

If this sounds like a career move you have been looking for and you are ready to grow with a large international firm, this is the ideal time for you to take the plunge!

Education Requirements

Technical degree (engineering preferred) (MBA is a plus)

Experience Requirements

Demonstrable track record in successful financial close in the development and implementation of large projects (5MW plus)
Experience in project feasibility/finance/with direct exposure to utility scale PV / Wind and other projects
Previous international experience preferred
Must be willing to travel extensively

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