Business Development Manager – Solar - Cape Town
We are seeking an innovative and analytical Business Development Manager to obtain and manage third-party developer joint ventures for a fast-growing company transforming the green energy market. This is your chance to grow your career and reputation in the renewable energy industry across Africa. Are you recently graduated with a commerce or finance degree under your belt? Then you should apply now, this role doesn’t require experience, just a super analytical mind and a keen interest in finances and renewable energy!
This is your chance to make a significant impact on local communities through renewable technology and development while reaping the benefits with a competitive commission structure. Although the job needs a Cape Town resident, you will get the chance to work from home and occasionally be travelling to the False Bay area. We need someone with a basic understanding of accounting principles and excellent interpersonal and communication skills as you will be engaging with various stakeholders. If you are someone that has completed a UCT Postgrad in Entrepreneurship is highly preferable for this role, and if you’ve acquired an MBA then you are our PERFECT FIT!
The ideal candidate will be responsible for an array of financial tasks including building and optimising financial models, understanding income statements and balance sheets, and managing expenses and budgets. Other responsibilities are developing potential partnerships and creating relevant contracts for partners, managing project planning and execution through scheduling and resource planning, and overseeing market research reports related to regulations, safety, labour issues, GIS taxation, political landscapes and import duties.
If you’re ready to kickstart your career and be part of an energetic, professional team then don’t miss this opportunity, apply now!
- A Degree in Commerce or Finance
- Preferrably completed a UCT Postgrad in Entrepreneurship
- MBA is HIGHLY beneficial
- Excellent risk mitigation abilities
- Highly driven and innovative mindset
- Sound accounting and financial understanding
- Ability to build financial models
- Can effectively engage with stakeholders
- Keen interest in renewable technology and electrical systems
- Ability to identify and establish new strategic opportunities
- Understanding of health and safety regulations
Financial tasks include building and optimising financial models, understanding income statements and balance sheets, and managing expenses and budgets. You will be required to develop potential partnerships and relevant contracts, manage project planning and execution, and conduct and deliver market research reports related to regulations, safety, taxation, political landscapes and import duties.
- Highly proficient in MS Excel
- Exceptional financial and analytical abilities
- Sound communication skills
- An ethical approach to business activities
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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