Senior Business Developer – Southern Africa (Ref: RUSBD)

Position in the Engineering sector in Johannesburg - Gauteng
Posted On Friday 8 October 2021
Job Description:

Exciting opportunity in multi-national Renewable Energy company.

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Main job function


Reporting to the head of Business Development Southern Africa, you will be expected to identify and analyse business opportunities meeting the company’s investment guidelines, such opportunities to include greenfield developments, acquisitions and participation to competitive processes (public or private), in each case subject to budget and time constraints.

Be responsible for necessary activity for the project development, with special attention to permitting and liaisons with (internal or external) stakeholders

Coordinate a cross-functional team composed of many departments of the company (and/or external service providers) for the achievement of the above

Involve other stakeholders during the development and, once ready, handover the projects for construction while maintaining responsibility for supporting such functions as required.



Engineering/Economics/Finance Degree



8-10 years’ work experience in business development, investment analysis or commercial positions of similar nature

Financial modelling a plus

International experience will be considered a plus


 Professional knowledge

 Energy business and its value chain

 Energy markets, competition arena and regulation

 Technical aspects of renewable generation projects

 Investment valuation principles

 Legal aspects of the acquisition contracts and partnership agreements



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