14 Dec 2021
Cape Town, South Africa
Job Type
Market Related
Start Date
Renewable Energy
Job Location - Postal Code
Southern Africa
Contact Name
Natascha Marais
Western Cape


Are you an Account Manager with a track record in B2B sales? Does your enthusiasm and passion for your company’s products draw in clients to find out more? If this person is you, we may have a great opportunity for you…

Our client, who is one of the leaders in the B2B solar market, is looking for an Account Manager to join their team. To apply, you will need a degree in a commercial field along with experience in account management or B2B sales. You’re someone who has the incredible ability to sell ice to an Eskimo and enable clients to see the value in the product you’re selling. On top of this, you take charge, have excellent problem-solving abilities and are customer-focused. It is important that you are passionate about sustainable energy and strive for quality and punctuality. Your people and communication skills are excellent which will aid you in building long-lasting, mutually beneficial relationships with clients, always striving to find products that best fit the individual needs of the client.

Overall, you’re resourceful, adaptable and well organised. Apply now and let us know why you’re the perfect person for this role!

Education Requirements

  • Degree in a commercial field

Experience Requirements

  • 4+ years of experience in B2B sales or account management
  • Previous experience in the renewable energy market
  • Previous experience with PPA’s


  • Business acumen
  • Outstanding ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Superb communication and negotiation skills
  • Brilliant salesmanship
  • Robust active listening skills

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 | Green Hydrogen

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