Location: Midrand, Johannesburg
Are you an accomplished leader with a passion for sales and a background in structural or mechanical engineering. You are a dynamic individual ready to take charge of projects in the Solar PV industry. You are looking for that role that offers the perfect blend of autonomy and collaboration within a global engineering team.
As the Head of Open Area Projects, you’ll be at the forefront of our Solar PV revolution. Your responsibilities will span a wide spectrum, from managing and maintaining the sales cycle for ground mount project sales to understanding and applying various mechanical and structural concepts in our solar PV mounting structures. You’ll create and execute a strategic marketing plan, oversee the technical support and design team, and generate professional drawings for solar PV structures.
Your role will also involve project management, procurement, and supply chain activities, along with proactive interaction with project stakeholders. Additionally, you’ll focus on developing and nurturing strategic supplier partnerships and integrating an international supply strategy for products and raw materials. With your proficiency in 2D and 3D drafting and design software, you’ll play a vital role in our product management efforts. Expect a dynamic, multifaceted role where your problem-solving skills, goal-oriented mindset, and ability to handle pressure will be put to the test.
You’ll be based in the thriving city of Midrand, at the heart of their Solar PV operations. While their primary location is here, you’ll seamlessly collaborate with the global, multidisciplinary engineering team. You will be part of a growing and leading renewables company that is growing from strength to strength. The culture is fast-paced and down to earth and you will be working alongside like-minded people with a passion for renewables.
To excel in this role, you should have a relevant tertiary qualification in civil, structural, and/or mechanical engineering, coupled with proven experience in a business/sales environment. Your strong business acumen and ability to develop strategic business models and marketing strategies are essential. A genuine interest in the Solar PV industry, a sound working knowledge of structural and mechanical concepts, and proficiency in 2D and 3D drafting and design software (including AutoCad and Inventor) are critical. Your professional approach, impeccable attention to detail, and ability to work both independently and as part of a global team are paramount
As the Head of Open Area Projects, you’ll play a pivotal role in the renewable energy sector. Joining them means becoming part of a dynamic team, shaping your career in a high-growth industry. Your remuneration will be competitive, commensurate with your qualifications and experience
For a confidential discussion please contact Lisa-Mari on (021) 035 1433 or send your CV to l.jordan(at)thetalentexperts.co.za
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