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    16 Nov 2022
    11 Bree Street, Cape town, Cape Town, South Africa
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    Wind Energy
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    Sales engineer jobs cape town,sale engineer jobs wind energy cape town,Sales engineer jobs cape town climate change,Sales engineer jobs seapoint,Sales engineer jobs claremont
    Renewable Energy
    Western Cape
    Contact Name
    Matthew van Zyl


    We are seeking an innovative Sales Engineer to be part of a global leader in wind energy development and project management. Join an international team with over 9000 employees across the globe while you use your expert skills to contribute to large-scale renewable power generation projects worldwide! If you have experience working with wind projects we’d love to know, so be sure to include your impressive track record in your application.

    The ideal candidate will have an engineering degree and at least 10 years of technical experience, preferably in the wind industry. You will need to be able to apply your technical and commercial knowledge to optimize solutions, have excellent negotiation and communication skills, have a result-orientated and driven work ethic, and utilize company diversity to promote and manage change. Regular local and international travel is required for this role, and you need to be fluent in both English and Spanish.

    As the new Sales Engineer, you will be coordinating internal departments to ensure the presentation of a successful technical and commercial proposal to customers, overseeing weekly sales reporting, acting as a point of contact for technical queries from developers, consultants and customers, and approving the relevant budgetary proposals. You will need to identify technical market trends, develop and optimize technical and commercial solutions, prepare technical and commercial offers, organize confidentiality meetings and exchange information with external stakeholders, and continuously develop the technical sales process.

    Use your expert skills to contribute to sustainable solutions to the loadshedding problem in South Africa and other power generation challenges abroad. Apply now if this sounds like the perfect fit for you!

    P.S. Know of anyone with scarce skills? If you refer a candidate to us and they get placed in under 3 months, you could get paid R1000.00! Find out more here!

    Education Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering

    Experience Requirements

    • 10+ years of technical experience, preferably in the wind industry
    • Ability to utilize company diversity to promote and manage change
    • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
    • Ability to apply technical and commercial knowledge to optimize solutions


    Responsibilities include developing and optimising technical and commercial solutions, coordinating internal departments to ensure the presentation of a successful technical and commercial proposal to customers, overseeing weekly sales reporting, approving the relevant budgetary proposals, identifying technical market trends, preparing technical and commercial offers, and continuously developing the technical sales process.


    • Result-orientated and driven work ethic
    • Fluent in both English and Spanish
    • Willing to travel when required

    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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