Regional Manager Africa (Solar)
TGRC are partnered with a commercial distributed solar company based in Dubai. With a pipeline of assets that are developed, invested and owned by the company itself across the Middle East, Africa has become a region of interest. With the aim to save their customers money on electricity and benefit from the many positives that solar energy can provide, they are looking to expand this concept into the African market.
Our client is seeking for a Regional Manager to open offices in the African market and maintain relationships through business development. The responsibility includes:
- Opening offices in African countries, including hiring key country personnel
- Building partnerships with customers, channel partners and suppliers
- Overseeing operations across multiple countries, and being hand’s-on as needed, including setting targets for Country Managers and helping them manage to them
- Facilitating two-way communication between country and corporate offices
- Translating and communicating corporate standards, policies and best-practices to these markets
- A total of at least 10 years of industry experience of which 5 years should be in project – 10+ years experience with substantial experience in business development and managing teams
- Solar or other commercial/industrial industry a plus
- Experience opening offices in new markets
- University degree in engineering or related field
- Advanced degree in business or finance a plus
- Exceptional people skills, and ability to work across multiple cultures and geographies
- Ability to lead teams in challenging, uncertain environments
- Ability to oversee teams remotely, due to travel demands
- Ability to understand technical products and services, and their implications for businesses
- Strong understanding of business and finance and able to lead conversations with senior executives in any industry
- Strong written and verbal communication skills in English, with French and Arabic a plus
To apply for this role please contact us at:
- Jenita Nandha
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