Business Development Executive - Solar Department

OTAK Trading & Contracting - Cairo, Egypt

36
Applicants for
1 open position
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Seen
Experience Needed:
3 to 5 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Negotiable
Languages:
Arabic, English
Vacancies:
1 open position
About the Job
  • Leading the solar sales efforts and work cooperatively with Otak Solar team to achieve sales goals for the business.

Essential Responsibilities Are As Follows:

  • Work to ensure that local customers, corresponding contractors, developers and industry players understand Otak’s services and economic value proposition.
  • Build upon Otak’s existing customer relationships in the region and establish strong customer relationships where none currently exist.
  • Theming new business opportunities as well as developing and implementing strategies to open‐up new channels and partnerships in Africa and MENA regions.
  • Be ‘ahead of the curve’ for understanding upcoming customer activities and projects in the MENA and African regions.
  • Pro‐actively support and assist commercial activities from negotiation to deal closing with project developers/beneficiaries and equity providers for project acquisition agreements or co‐development opportunities.
  • Complete strategic objectives that include: increased market penetration, development of sales literature and tools, competitive information and strategic recommendations, customer satisfaction, and cross business interaction.
  • Assisting in the structuring of Project financing solutions and IPP activities for medium scale projects.
  • Engagement with relevant local authorities and governmental bodies in the assigned markets.
Job Requirements

Experience

  • 3-5 years’ work experience in business development, investment analysis or commercial positions of similar nature.
  • International experience is advantageous

Soft Skills

  • Communication and presentation
  • Business acumen
  • Showing initiative & taking ownership, results-driven, passion for excellence, attention to detail
  • Deal structuring & negotiation
  • Relationship management – ability to work in matrix corporate environments
  • International outlook & mindset, willingness to travel (expatriation possible too)
  • Team player, performing under pressure & problem solving

Technical-Professional Knowledge:

  • Deep knowledge of renewable energy business, energy markets (incl. regulation) and related technologies;
  • Strong knowledge of market framework (governmental entities and so forth)
  • Sound understanding of the renewable energy competitive environment;
  • Negotiation skills (specifically on commercial contracts, partnership agreements).
  • Electrical background is highly regarded with track record in local market.
About this Company

OTAK Trading & Contracting has been recognized as a reputable electromechanical supplier & manufacturers representative in the Egyptian market since its formation. The company has enjoyed a steady growth since its start-up and has successfully satisfied many needs of its customers.

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