Solarcentury is one of the most respected solar companies in the world. Founded in 1998, we have been around since the early days of the solar industry and have been part of the evolution that has made PV the attractive investment it is today. We have put solar on a greater variety of sites than any other company in the industry, and have won multiple awards for product innovation. We work directly with our clients to design and install commercial, industrial and utility scale solar. We also supply our products and services to installers and distributors. All of our customers benefit from our experience in terms of engineering quality, superior yields and sheer breadth of deployment. We are a big believer in helping solar PV change our world for the better and contribute 5% of our net profits every year to the charity we founded, SolarAid, which aims to eradicate kerosene lamps from Africa by 2020. And our business is global and growing, with offices in the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, Kenya, Ghana, South Africa, Chile, Panama and Mexico.
To proactively develop Solarcentury’s PV business in East Africa providing short and long term EPC revenue and market share growth. This is a new role within Solarcentury and is a fundamental part of the company’s international expansion strategy. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter with a proven track record in international sales. This position will be based in East Africa, ideally in Kenya. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop Solarcentury’s international business, directly impacting the company’s commercial growth and profitability and strategic direction. This position will require extensive international travel outside of Africa both to Solarcentury HQ in London and also to other East-African countries.
Budgetary Responsibility: responsible for helping to define the annual international sales budget
People Responsibility: none
Technical Responsibility: qualifying opportunities from technical and commercial perspective and finding solutions that utilise existing and local supply chains
Commercial (I) Responsibility: delivering on annual revenue and margin targets
Key activities and responsibilities:
Skills (including Specialist Skills)/ Experience / Attributes
Interested and qualified? Go to Solarcentury career website on www.linkedin.com to apply