AltGen Africa
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    11 April 2024
    15 Pepper Street, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, South Africa
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    Solar PV
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    Eniele Roux


    Our client is looking to put boots on the ground. They want a Business Developer that they can trust to establish their regional office in Johannesburg.

    If you are looking for an opportunity to level up your career and consider yourself the solar PV version of Richard Brandson, we strongly suggest applying for this position.

    I’m sure you’ve seen “results-driven” and “independent worker” on just about every job ad out there. But we really mean it.

    Let’s talk details.

    If you are going to survive the strain of this grassroots operation, you’ll need experience in B2B sales in the renewable energy industry, solar PV experience, and a well-established regional network. Experience in end-to-end pipeline management and the C&I sphere of renewables, will place you a cut above the rest.

    Consider the competitive salary and commission structure your motivation to go above and beyond the job description.

    Our client’s company is scaling up fast, join their team now and grow right alongside them!

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    Education Requirements

    • Degree in business or technical field from a reputable university

    Experience Requirements

    • 3+ years of Experience with B2B sales/business development
    • End-to-end pipeline management
    • Experience in financial field of renewable energy industry would be advantageous
    • Highly proficient written and spoken English (The King’s English)


    In this role, you would conduct market research, analyse competitor activities, and identify new business opportunities in the South African Solar C&I sector. You would build relationships with key decision-makers, develop proposals for clients, and negotiate contracts. Leveraging your industry network, you would attend industry events to expand your connections. Reporting on business development activities and market insights would be required. This mid-level B2B sales position offers growth opportunities and requires an entrepreneurial mindset, proactive approach, and strong communication skills. The role is full-time, travel within South Africa required. Excellent remuneration, including a commission structure, is offered.


    • High-level proficiency in the MS Office Suite (eg, MS Office, Excel, PowerPointm and Outlook)

    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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