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Business Development Specialist - Solar PV (C&I)

Job Description

Our client, one of the leaders in the large-scale Commercial and Industrial Solar space, who has developed, owns, and operates over 12 MW of solar PV assets in the C&I energy sectors in South Africa, is currently looking for a Business Development Specialist to join their team in Johannesburg.

Their team has 100 MW of active development assets nationally, having closed approximately 300 MW of power assets globally.

Non-negotiable in order for your profile to be considered - proven track record, including project values (in RSA rand), as well as size of projects (kWp/MWp) sold.


  • Supporting the Head of Sales in sourcing and closing deals
  • Quoting, preparing and following up on offers
  • Negotiating contracts
  • Advising and supporting clients on technical questions
  • Customer contact person for questions on delivery status.
  • Basic understanding of project management
  • Assisting with simple marketing activities
  • Creating, selling, and clearly communicating commercial proposals to a non-technical client audience


  • 5 years sales experience required - preferably in Renewable Energy
  • Proven track record on deal closure on deals (essential and needs to be proven)


  • Undergraduate degree


  • Excel/CRM proficiency


  • Basic Salary R30-R60k dependent on experience
  • Commission structure of R150-R250/kWp
  • Leave days of 21
  • Office hours 8 to 5 Hybrid

Travel Requirements:

  • Travel amount of 25% of the year across 3 provinces

Fluent in English and Afrikaans preferable