Business Development Manager

Job Title: Business Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai, Dubai
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
REF: HQ00018318
Contact Name: Ghadir Shaar
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Allen & York are recruiting a Business Development Manager for an international leading global operators in photovoltaic and thermo solar energy to join their Business department team in their office in Dubai.

The company's business model is based on the complete management of solar energy facilities: development, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of the projects using photovoltaic and thermo solar technologies.

The role is based in Dubai to cover Sub- Sahran Africa market.

Description of the job opportunity

  • Reporting to the Regional Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Business Development Manager will be responsible for the development efforts of the company in that region.
  • He/she will be in charge of:
  • Managing the overall development of the projects, with direct responsibility for the land, permitting and sale of energy (eg: PPA) aspects
  • Coordinating the advancement of the projects with the technical, financial structuring, legal and financial control teams
  • Managing the relationship with and ensuring the quality of the work conducted by external advisors involved in the development of the project (environmental advisors, local development companies, etc.)

Profile of the candidate

  • Preferred candidates will have the following experience and skills profile:
  • Business or engineering degree (Masters level)
  • 5-7 years of professional experience, including 3-5 years in the renewable energy sector (preferably wind and solar)
  • Experience in the development of energy infrastructure projects (permitting, legal, technical and financial aspects)
  • Native French speaker and fluent in English
  • Autonomous, entrepreneurial and rigorous, he/she wishes to be involved in a dynamic company offering professional development perspectives
  • Based in Dubai with ability to travel
  • Available as soon as possible
  • Salary & conditions to be discussed according to the specific profile of the candidate

Please apply directly to the position if you are interested.

This is just one of many jobs that ALLEN & YORK are currently recruiting across the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region. ALLEN & YORK are the specialist recruiters for the Middle East sustainability sector and actively recruit in the UAE (predominantly Dubai & Abu Dhabi), Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt and Morocco. Our international network of clients & candidates mean we have a demonstrable track record in recruiting high calibre professional staff across the world - get in touch to learn more.