Are you a Sales Representative with solid technical acumen? Our client who is passionate about the power industry in South Africa is looking for a Technical Sales Rep who is 100% client facing and is able to use their technical know-how of PV and renewable energy technology as well as brilliant communication skills to close high-quality sales deals.
To be the person our client is looking for, you will have excellent communication skills to deal with clients on a technical level, check in on them, stay abreast of new product offerings as well as hunt down new clients. With this robust foundation of experience under your belt, you will be able to formulate intelligent sales pitches that enable you to sell PV solutions to clients and assist in offsetting their energy consumption and peak demand. In this sense, you will be fully knowledgeable of the components which make up an installation and able to advise on optimal solutions. You will be a professional with a zest for life and solar PV technology, as well as show an ability to understand the buyer as well as the market in which they sit. Additionally, you have no problem sticking within deadlines and your urgency and willingness to learn will put you ahead of the rest. As you will be on the road, it is non-negotiable for you to have your own transport.
If you think you have the dynamic sales drive that we are looking for, as well as proven experience exceeding sales targets for a renewable energy EPC and Operator, then apply now!
WHO IS ALTGEN?
We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and environmental jobs in South Africa and Africa at large. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency based in Cape Town which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.
With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the South African renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the African continent in both anglophone and francophone regions and are rapidly expanding globally. With entities in South Africa, Kenya, and Mauritius, we have a direct impact on the continental energy industry.
Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech
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A degree in engineering or sales related
Proven sales experience with exceeding sales targets
Thorough understanding of PV plant technicalities
Working knowledge of solar PV systems
Energy auditing experience is highly beneficial
Current working knowledge of market trends
You will be responsible for providing optimal solutions, overseeing customers account statuses, building and maintaining a client base, creating strategies to draw in new business from current and potential clients and providing training to product users.
Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
Strong ability to build rapport with clients
Ability to work within deadlines
Own vehicle is non-negotiable!!