Solar Business Developer

Cape Town
Job Type
Deadline for Applications
How to Apply
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AltGen are on the hunt for a Business Developer who is highly knowledgeable about the C&I market space in SA! This is exciting role will give you the opportunity to develop their client’s solar pipeline in South Africa by carrying projects through to the RTB phase! If you think you’ve got what it takes, carry on reading!

To be the person they’re looking for, you need a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business with 6+ years of experience developing energy projects and 2+ years experience within the solar industry. In order to be able to apply, you must have previous B2B experience within the renewable energy industry – this is non-negotiable! It is also important that you can tell them about your previous success in developing solar projects. As you will find yourself needing to negotiate and deal with various stakeholders and clients, it is vital that you have excellent negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills! Your attention to detail is outstanding, and you can easily multitask and handle multiple projects at different stages at the same time. As the Business Developer, your actions will revolve around creating new projects, creating new projects with partners, and conducting due diligence, sourcing and negotiations of current projects. Other responsibilities include substantiating the economic feasibility of each project and creating business plans for these projects, correlating technical studies with internal engineering resources or external consultants, supporting the preparation of financial documents for project finance, improving and developing the reporting, monitoring and planning tools, and checking on the data-room, reviewing legal and technical documents.

If you aren’t already excited about this role, there is the potential for it to become a management/supervisory role! If you have a passion for renewable energy and believe it is the way forward, this is definitely the company for you to join!

Additional Information

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business

6+ years of experience in developing energy projects
2+ years experience within the solar industry
Previous business-to-business experience within the renewable energy industry is non-negotiable
Previous experience successful developing solar projects within South Africa – we want to see your project list!