Business Development Manager - Energy

CrossBoundary
One of CrossBoundary's offices in Africa

15 September 2021

Job Description

CrossBoundary Energy (CBE) is recruiting a full-time Business Development Manager. As a member of the CBE team, you will actively support in deploying the $100M fund to finance solar-hybrid assets for businesses throughout Africa. CrossBoundary is not a development firm and is not seeking typical development skills – CBE will look to you for practical insights on how to make discrete business decisions that will directly affect our financial outcomes.

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Primary Responsibilities

  • Implement strategies for identifying, tracking, and engaging potential clients and then create bespoke proposals to meet their needs
  • Understand clients’ business activities and business drivers
  • Electronically track, manage and engage numerous clients’ stakeholders across the local and regional levels, and across various functions within the client organizations including technical, procurement, financial and leadership
  • Cultivate and manage a wide range of developers and technical partners to originate, develop, and close projects
  • Develop initial drafts of a variety of financing contracts including power purchase agreements, leases, and loans
  • Conduct desktop due diligence of potential projects and clients

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Business-related bachelor’s degree strongly desired
  • Experience working in Africa, especially in East and West Africa 
  • 4+ years in a business-related field at a top tier firm
  • Experience working in renewable energy

Location

One of CrossBoundary's offices in Africa.

Apply via the CrossBoundary website »

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