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  • Posted: Sep 10, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Voltalia is an international player in the renewable energy sector. The Group produces and sells electricity generated from wind, solar, hydraulic, biomass and storage facilities that it owns and operates. Voltalia is also a service provider and supports its investor clients in renewable energy projects during all phases, from design to operation and main...
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    Development Manager

    Responsabilities :

    1. Identify and evaluate new projects and opportunities for renewable;
    2. Contacting potential clients, setting up Business meetings;
    3. Develop and implement a midterm business development/sales plan to feed the growth of Kenyan pipeline of renewable energy projects for Corporate Clients;
    4. Spearhead the project development team to Identify, develop and evaluate new projects
    5. Manage the development team, overseas development activity and manage the sales leads to achieve the objectives, execute the strategy, address the priorities, and comply with the budget agreed with the Head of Europe & Africa Affiliates and the Country Manager of the Territory, to transpose those objectives and priorities in to detailed operational and/or action plans for each member of the development team.
    6. Manage the project development team to ensure we have the necessary people, processes and systems in place, that all employees are aware of and aligned with the objectives and priorities for the development of Voltalia’s Business in Kenya,
    7. Determine strategic key target sectors, present Voltalia
    8. Identify, lead and manage local authorities within governorates where projects are forecasted, that includes establishing direct communication with local mayors and administration officials to secure lands for future renewable projects.
    9. Contribute to Country’s strategic planning and budgeting process
    10. Work with Voltalia internal and external BL teams in all the technical, legal and commercial activities necessary for the success of the projects namely Due Diligences, negotiations, technical development, company presentation, etc.;

    REQUIREMENTS

    1. Management and Business school or Engineer’s degree
    2. 5 years min of experience in the energy area, in electricity field, in Kenya;
    3. Master of Business Administration would be a plus
    4. Renewable Energy experience is recommended
    5. Full awareness of Renewable Energy Industry insights, business intelligence and market analysis.
    6. Proof track record in the development, sale or management of Energy (electricity field) projects for large corporate clients;
    7. Business Development and Sales experience with a strong network of contacts with large energy consumers;
    8. Local language and English native speaker mandatory, French is a plus;

    KEY SKILLS

    1. Understanding of the Kenyan electrical sector, regulation and regulatory environment;
    2. Sales and Growth oriented attitude;
    3. Excellent communications skills
    4. Strong work ethic
    5. Team player
    6. Ability to manage time and tasks efficiently, especially when under pressure or tight deadlines;
    7. Positive, “can do” attitude;
    8. Negotiation skills, autonomy and initiative;
    9. Willing to receive and accept feedback, as well as giving constructive criticism to peers;
    10. Ability to travel all over Kenya and in Remote areas.
    11. Ability to work in a Multicultural Business environment 
    12. Resourceful and critical thinker, not only pointing out problems but also proposing solutions and ideas

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    Project Manager

    We are searching for a Project Manager able to follows the actual leads, secure the development of the opportunities, negotiate and close the deals.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Identify and evaluate new projects and opportunities for renewable;
    2. Contacting potential clients, setting up Business meeting;
    3. Develop and implement a midterm business development/sales plan to feed the growth of Kenyan pipeline of renewable energy projects for Corporate Clients;
    4. Hands-on Business profitability and investment proposals
    5. Develop and secure the pipeline of Corporate clients.
    6. Interact and engage with potential clients, local and regional authorities, national and regional business associations and international business clubs;
    7. Gain detailed insight of competitive environment;
    8. Negotiate and secure business opportunities meeting the company’s objectives, investment guidelines and budget;
    9. Work with the internal and external teams in all the technical, legal and commercial activities necessary for the success of the projects namely Due Diligences, negotiations, technical development, company presentation, etc;
    10. Coordinate with the International Portfolio Development team on all interactions with relevant internal and external stakeholders to assess viability of projects;
    11. Maintain and promote values, strength and reputation of company and its business lines in markets of responsibility

    REQUIREMENTS

    • Management and Business school or Engineer’s degree
    •  5 years min of experience in the energy area, in electricity field, in Kenya;
    • Master of Business Administration would be a plus
    •  Renewable Energy experience is recommended
    •  Proof track record in the development, sale or management of Energy (electricity field) projects for large corporate clients;
    •  Business Development and Sales experience with a strong network of contacts with large energy consumers;
    •  Local language and English native speaker mandatory, French is a plus;

    KEY SKILLS

    1. Understanding of the Kenyan electrical sector, regulation and regulatory environment;
    2. Sales and Growth oriented attitude;
    3. Excellent communications skills
    4. Strong work ethic
    5. Team player
    6. Ability to manage time and tasks efficiently, especially when under pressure or tight deadlines;
    7. Positive, “can do” attitude;
    8. Negotiation skills, autonomy and initiative;
    9. Willing to receive and accept feedback, as well as giving constructive criticism to peers;
    10. Ability to travel all over Kenya and in Remote areas.
    11. Ability to work in a Multicultural Business environment 
    12. Resourceful and critical thinker, not only pointing out problems but also proposing solutions and ideas

    Method of Application

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    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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