Job Alert: EPC Project Sales Executive – Solar – Cape Town

Job Alert

AltGen has played a major role in providing human resources and knowledge to the Renewable Energy in Africa since 2012 which includes IPP’s, EPC’s, businesses, governments, NGOs and educational institutions. The dynamic company, with passionate team spread across the African landscape, has been mandated to fill the following position: 

Title: EPC Project Sales Executive – Solar – Cape Town

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Salary: R550K – R680K CTC per annum

Description:  Sales Executive who is both a business development sales guru (with networks in the solar EPC space) as well as a technical genius when it comes to inverters, monitoring equipment, and battery storage applications. If you find yourself successful in acquiring this opportunity, you will be overseeing all sales leads and business activities in the South African PV market! And now is the time to expand your career horizon with a leading solution provider considering the embedded generation capacity is set to increase to 100MW!

The ideal candidate will have an engineering degree as well as an MBA or BCom degree. We are looking for someone who is knowledgeable when it comes to Southern and Eastern Africa’s solar markets. Over the years, your experience in the solar industry has provided you with robust knowledge about centralised and decentralised PV solutions. You are someone who thrives working both independently as well as in a team, which accentuates your excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You are highly professional in the way you conduct yourself with clients, can easily provide intelligent solutions on the spot, and won’t break a sweat when needing to sell tier 1 products! Using your technical know-how and great people skills, you will liaise with EPC’s and project developers to build and nurture relationships as well as provide technical and commercial solutions to each of their projects. As the Sales Executive, your responsibilities will include continuously exceeding annual sales targets, conducting regular client meetings – both virtually and on-site, supporting customers through the analysis of system specifications and requirements, and provide input on the creation of sales materials as well as the development of marketing materials.

Overall, you are someone who adds value and knows how to use data to drive your sales pipeline and thus position the firm as the go-to provider for PV equipment and solutions! If you are the business development sales guru and technical genius we are looking for, then apply ow! 

Education Requirements: Engineering degree in Electro-technical field plus business degree, BCom, MBA or similar.

Experience Requirements: 3 – 5 years’ experience in sales and engineering in the solar industry or 3+ years in a similar role. A proven sales track record selling tier 1 products. Strong knowledge of the Southern and Eastern African solar markets as well as relevant regulations and key players. Strong technical understanding of PV systems (100kWp – 100MW projects).

If this job description fits your education qualifications and experience, then apply HERE

Good luck!

Author: GBA News Desk

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