AltGen Africa
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    10 November 2023
    61 Mount Street, District Six, Cape Town, South Africa
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    Renewable Energy
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    Western Cape
    Contact Name
    Ivan Pienaar


    Are you ready to spark new opportunities? Keen to brighten up the market and processes for our client?

    If so, we have an exciting opportunity for a driven and enthusiastic Business Developer to lead growth initiatives alongside our esteemed clientele! This role will be pivotal in cultivating strategic partnerships and unlocking new business opportunities, solidifying their position as a key player in the renewable energy landscape.

    As the ideal candidate, you have 5 or more years of extensive experience in driving business development strategies within the renewable energy sector in South Africa. You have quite a strong network within the industry, along with a proven record of securing significant projects or partnerships, and a deep understanding of the market dynamics and regulatory environment. You have demonstrated the ability to contribute to a company’s growth by providing strategic insights and successful business development initiatives.

    You are a dynamic and proactive individual with a natural knack for securing and converting leads. You possess an innate ability to engage with potential clients, fostering meaningful relationships and cultivating a robust network within the industry. With a persuasive and compelling communication style, you excel in articulating the value proposition of offerings, effectively turning leads into successful conversions. Your strategic sales abilities, combined with a keen understanding of market trends and client needs, enable you to navigate complex negotiations with finesse, ensuring mutually beneficial outcomes for all parties involved. Furthermore, your relentless drive to surpass targets and drive sales growth serves as a testament to your passion for making a tangible impact in the field of renewable energy.

    Ideally, you possess strong communication and negotiation skills, enabling the establishment and nurturing of relationships with critical stakeholders, such as government entities, industry partners, and clients. Moreover, you exhibit an entrepreneurial mindset, demonstrating the capacity to think strategically and innovatively, thus playing a vital role in driving the company's overarching expansion and triumph.

    Take the first step towards an exciting career by submitting your application today!

    Education Requirements

    • A tertiary degree in Commerce

    Experience Requirements

    • At least 5 years of relevant experience in business development within the renewable energy sector in South Africa
    • A track record of exceeding sales targets and driving sustainable business growth through effective sales strategies and initiatives
    • Proficiency in managing client accounts and ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction, with a focus on long-term relationship building and retention
    • Ability to assess market trends and identify potential growth opportunities


    Take an active role in identifying and assessing new business opportunities in the rapidly expanding field of renewable energy. You will be expected to cultivate and foster lasting connections with influential stakeholders, including government bodies, industry pioneers, and potential clients, playing a vital role in advancing the company’s growth and development. Immerse yourself in comprehensive market research, delving into trends and competitive landscapes to uncover promising avenues for business expansion. Collaborate closely with internal teams, shaping and executing strategic business plans that lay the groundwork for impactful ventures and notable accomplishments. Craft compelling proposals, business plans, and reports that effectively convey the significance of your contributions to stakeholders and management. Oversee ongoing projects, fine-tuning strategies to optimise performance and ensure successful project outcomes.


    • Proficiency in MS Office
    • Strong negotiation skills to secure favorable deals
    • Expertise in conducting thorough market research and analysis

    Who Is AltGen?

    We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and sustainability jobs across the globe. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency with offices in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Kenya, Mauritius, and the United Kingdom, 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 renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the world and are rapidly expanding.

    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 | Wheeling | Energy Trading | ESG | Sustainability | Carbon Management.

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