Business Development Manager PPA (Ref: RUSMPPA)

Position in the Renewable Energy sector in Cape Town - Western Cape
Posted On Thursday 4 August 2022
Job Description:

Exciting opportunity in International Renewable Energy company that produces electricity from wind, solar, hydro, biomass and storage.

Seeking a Power Purchase Agreements Business Development Manager.


Main job function

Business Development

Establish the strategy and set up an action plan to generate new contacts and incoming requests

In close collaboration with internal teams, manage and process incoming requests from prospects or customers

Establish the first contacts with prospects / customers and qualification of their needs


Lead the origination of long-term new-build-asset-backed PPAs (both offsite and onsite)

Prepare commercial offers

Lead the commercial negotiations and securing PPAs for each new-build renewable project

Follow closely the evolution of the renewable energy


Manage contract negotiations with Corporate

Manage contract closing and validation through Contract Committee and Investment Committee

Manage customer and third-party quality verification  


Survey national rules, public regulation, and electricity wheeling schemes

Participate to the development and the structuration of new offers as per South African market specifics


Implement sales reporting with KPI on the realized actions


Bachelor’s degree in engineering, economics, business or related major


At least 3 years’ experience in the South African power market or renewable sector.

Good commercial skills and connections with corporate off takers in the South African market

Ideally corporate PPA experience (structuring, tendering, contracting, and management)

Good knowledge of the economic and regulatory conditions of energy purchases and/or electricity wheeling scheme in South Africa


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Ruth Underwood