Senior Business Developer (Ref: CVZSBD)

Position in the Sales sector in Gauteng - Gauteng
Posted On Tuesday 10 October 2023
Job Description:

·         To possess a detailed understanding of the legislation pertaining to renewable energy investments in the market of reference and to monitor developments thereof;

·         To have a detailed insight of the competitive environment in the sector, in the area of reference and to perform analyses thereof to be used for developing the company’s business strategy;

·         To possess a sound understanding of the solutions that are available in the areas of reference for the financing of renewable energy products (including debt providers, multilateral financing institutions, equity investors, ECAs, DFIs, mezzanine houses, vendor financing etc) and the impact of each such solution to the various business models;

·         To develop a partner acquisition strategy based on the profile of the company’s or project’s business needs and to implement it through efficient cooperation with other corporate departments, as necessary;

·         To identify, analyze, negotiate for and secure business opportunities meeting the company’s investment guidelines, such opportunities to include greenfield developments, acquisitions, participation to competitive processes (public or private) and commercial origination on a bilateral basis with large energy off-takers, in each case subject to budget and time constraints;

·         To prepare all documentation/attend meetings necessary for investment approval, whether internal and/or external (when a third party approval is required);

·         To identify, undertake, or coordinate others (internal or external) to undertake, all necessary activity for the project development, with special attention to permitting and liaisons with (internal or external) stakeholders;

·         To involve other stakeholders during the development cycle and, once ready, handover the projects for construction while maintaining responsibility for supporting such functions as required;

·         To coordinate or, as they case may be, form part of, a cross-functional team composed of many departments of the company (and/or external service providers) for the achievement of the above;

·         To contribute in the company’s planning process, budgeting;

·         Maintain and develop organizational culture, values and reputation in its markets and with all staff, customers, suppliers, partners and regulatory/official bodies


·         3-5 years work experience in business development, investment analysis or commercial positions of similar nature

·         International experience will be considered a strong plus

·         Education/Titolo di studio/Formación:

·         Economics or Engineering degree



·         Deep knowledge of renewable energy business, energy markets (incl. regulation) and related technologies;

·         Investment valuation principles;

·         Corporate finance;

·         Sound understanding of the renewable energy competitive environment;

  • Negotiation skills (specifically on commercial contracts, 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 Chantel Van Zyl