My client is seeking a Country Manager witha strong finance, technical and commercial background and a strong track record in solar PV. This is a great opportunity for individuals looking for a next career challenge and ideal candidates will have passion for the solar industry, willingness to take on board new responsibilities, experience setting up subsidiaries from scratch and experience in building up the team and the business from day one.
Full responsibility of the commercial, technical and organisational interests in Europe
Profit Loss responsibility
Overseeing the entire operation, business management, planning and invoicing
Maintaining and developing existing and new clients and fostering effective relationships with key stake-holders and decision makers
Direct the support services departments activities to achieve the objectives established in the companys Strategic Plan
Develop and/or maintain and improve business relations with all existing and potential customers of the company
Ensure all deals meet revenue and margin expectations
Develop and manage all key accounts
Initiated strategic move to higher value add products and markets
Developed the business in new markets
Lobbying with administrative and political authorities
Reporting to HQ in China and Amsterdam.
– You will have at least 5years of management and business development for a project development company in the solar industry, with an excellent track record and 4-7 years all around leadership experience
– Must have strong educational background (MBA would be desirable)
– Proficient with making impactful presentations
– Proven ability to communicate across all levels of an organization
– Ability to work under deadline pressure and deliver high quality results
– Proven track record in solar business development and growth
– Good understanding of regulatory requirements in the solar industry in France
– Ability to manage multiple projects in an environment of constantly changing priorities
– Experience in Middle East solar markets.
– Fluent in both English and Mandarin
– Ability to work independently