Business Developer – Solar Job at AltGen – in Johannesburg, Gauteng


4th May 2021


Johannesburg, South Africa


South Africa

Job Type



R500K CTC per annum + commission

Start Date



Renewable Energy


Solar PV

Contact Name

Phillip Khumalo


We are looking for a skilled Business Developer to join a team who are leaders in the solar and energy storage industry. You are someone who has action behind your words and can walk the talk to drive your company’s ROI.

If you are the person we are looking for you will have a finance or commerce degree from a well-known institute and be incredibly entrepreneurial-minded and able to easily exceed your KPI’s while driving a strong sales pipeline for your employer. We are looking for someone who is a team player but enjoys driving their own ship when it comes to business development – someone who knows the solar market well and can leverage their networks with ease. Someone who can hit the ground running. The team is close-knit and value intelligence and ingenuity. They have an international mindset in a local context, responding quickly to changes in the market and taking advantage of opportunities and new technologies to achieve their long-term goals.

So – if you want to take on this new and exciting challenge with our client (who we highly recommend as a great employer in the industry), then apply now and tell us what makes you the perfect fit for this brilliant opportunity. Apply NOW!


We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and environmental jobs in South Africa and Africa at large. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency based in Cape Town which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.

With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the South African renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the African continent in both anglophone and francophone regions and are rapidly expanding globally. WIth entities in South Africa, Kenya, and Mauritius, we have a direct impact on the continental energy industry.

Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech

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Education Requirements

Must have a degree in commerce or finance

MBA preferred

Experience Requirements

4+ years of business development/sales experience for solar financing companies

Strong network of C&I SME’s and EPC’s

Solar rooftop industry experience is non-negotiable

Experience handling PPA’s is a MUST


Responsible for business development/sales in South Africa- and must be able to meet strict KPI’s which are outlined by the company


You will be computer literate with strong Microsoft office, CRM and ERP skills

A strong sales focus will ensure you enjoy driving and visiting clients for 90% of the week

Great communication and negotiation skills are non-negotiable

You must be able to sell ice to an Eskimo and foster strong proven relationships with your clients – AND you must be able to speak to engineering on a technical level!!!!

About the Company

Company: AltGen –

Company Location:  Johannesburg, Gauteng

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