Please note that this role is London-based and will involve travel within both Europe and Africa. Also, important to note: that visa sponsorship is not provided.
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Embarking on the frontier of business expansion requires a visionary leader, and that leader could be you! As a mid-level Business Development Manager, you are not just a professional; you are the architect of growth, the strategist who transforms opportunities into success stories. With a proven track record, you navigate the complex landscape of market dynamics, forging meaningful connections, and driving revenue streams. Join us in shaping the future of our client’s organisation, where your expertise will be the catalyst for unprecedented growth and innovation.
Do you have a bachelor’s degree in economics, technical, law, or a related field, boasting 4-5 years of experience in the energy sector or related projects extending to M&A expertise? Are you eager to bring a wealth of international experience to the table, as well as play a crucial role in the expansion of their solar project portfolio, encompassing both greenfield and brownfield initiatives?
Your expertise will be instrumental in achieving our ambitious growth targets, particularly within the dynamic landscape of the UK market. Your proven track record in providing end-to-end support to projects, from the initial identification phase to full execution, underscores your ability to navigate the complexities of project lifecycles. Joining our client’s team means not only contributing your key experiences but also actively shaping the future of their projects, ensuring their success from inception to fruition.
Our client is a leading global solar project developer, managing IPP assets across various regions in the northern hemisphere. They are currently seeking an accomplished Business Development Manager to join their expanding team in London.
As the ideal candidate for the Business Development Manager role, you are an accomplished and dynamic professional with a proven track record of success in driving business growth. Possessing a strategic mindset, you demonstrate a keen understanding of industry nuances, market trends, and competition. Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written, are a hallmark, allowing you to articulate complex ideas, engage effectively with clients, and negotiate deals. Customer-centric and team-oriented, ideally, you collaborate seamlessly with cross-functional teams, ensuring a cohesive approach to achieving overarching business goals.
Joining this organization offers you:
A collegial team that values collaboration team spirit and exposure to the entire project life cycle with efficient execution guided by experience.
Apply now and be a catalyst for success!
- Bachelor’s degree in economics, technical, law, or a related field
- 4-5 years of experience in the energy sector with M&A expertise
- Showcase a nuanced understanding of the authorization process, navigating zoning, environmental/building codes, and land/grid connection conditions with ease
- Evaluating energy initiatives from both economic and legal perspectives is crucial for success in this position
- Contribute to the recognition, examination, and evaluation of solar projects for investment
- Engage in negotiations and finalize lease agreements
- Coordinate with relevant authorities to obtain all required permits for constructing and operating solar facilities
- Work closely with engineers on the technical design of each plant
- Foster relationships with local authorities, utilities, and regulatory bodies
- Collaborate with legal, tax, technical, and insurance consultants
- Oversee projects until they attain a ready-to-build status, which includes active participation in the auction and sales process
- Demonstrated capability to work autonomously and take a proactive approach in engaging with stakeholders
- Proficient computer skills, encompassing expertise in MS Outlook, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and ERP systems
- Fluent in English
- Possession of a Category B driving license
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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