This is an opportunity for a dynamic and motivated Sales Manager with strong business acumen. Be part of a group making waves in PV service distribution in South Africa and other African regions while you gain experience in working on grid-tied, off-grid and hybrid systems. This is the ideal chance to join an experienced team while you cement your career in the green energy market.
The ideal candidate will be qualified in sales or marketing with at least 5 years of experience in management and a commercial management background. You need to have the ability to solve complex problems, effectively formulate policy, and facilitate customer management. Experience in the sale of solar PV products and/or electrical components, developing strategic business plans, and managing multiple commercial projects is essential. Strong executive report writing skills, CRM database experience and excellent communication skills are required.
Key areas of responsibility include legal compliance, commercial sales strategy, stakeholder relations, commercial sales management tasks, health and safety, and finance. You will need to assist in the formulation and implementation of the overall commercial sales strategy, implement team sales targets and goals, drive sales according to the commercial product portfolio, manage the project supply chain, credit and terms, and ensure that accidents and incidents are investigated, assessed, reviewed as required. Tasks also include setting KPAs and KPIs to reach sales targets, setting policies for the commercial sales department, assisting with the development of budgets, and proactively developing the company’s culture that is performance-driven. You will be responsible for the overall legal compliance of the commercial sales department, the delivery of required documentation for regulatory reporting, the health and safety and wellbeing of all commercial sales staff, and the planning and adherence to safety programmes.
This is an awesome opportunity to work with cutting-edge solar technology while you take your career to the next level! Apply now if this sounds like the perfect fit.
- Qualification in sales or marketing
- 5+ years of experience in management
- Ability to facilitate customer management
- Experience developing strategic business plans
- Commercial management background
- Experience in the sale of solar PV products and/or electrical components
- Ability to solve complex problems
- CRM database experience
- Experience managing multiple commercial projects
Responsibilities include implementing team sales targets and goals, assisting in the formulation and implementation of the overall commercial sales strategy, managing the project supply chain, credit, and terms, driving sales according to the commercial product portfolio, setting KPAs and KPIs to reach sales targets, setting policies for the commercial sales department, assisting with the development of budgets, and proactively developing the company’s culture that is performance-driven.
- Executive report writing skills
- Excellent communication 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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