Strategic Commercial Development Manager

Posted 09 February 2024
LocationCounty Kildare
Job type Permanent
Discipline Sales & Marketing
Contact NameRena Weld

Job description

What you need to know
We are currently recruiting for a Strategic Commercial Business Development Manager for our client, based in North Kildare.

This role will report to the Commercial Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and managing all strategic customer relationships in line with the Renewable Energy strategy.

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Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Lead the commercial development of several Renewable Energy Parks, which are closely aligned with the development of the Renewable Energy pipeline of projects.

  • Develop, communicate, and manage the delivery of a roadmap, which includes core activities and the core skills needed to deliver on the strategy.

  • Manage and maintain strategic relationships and partnerships for the business as part of the Renewable Energy Park development.

  • Develop a customer segment and sales strategy for the business.

  • Drive the business development function and develop core value proposition for future large industrial customers.

  • Lead Renewable Energy offtake strategy and discussions with large industrial customers.

  • Act as a key team member to lead engagements with the wider industry to ensure the right technical, policy, political, and commercial supports are in place to successfully deliver Renewable Energy Parks.

  • Collaborate with the wider Renewable Energy management team to develop technical solutions, including engineering and design considerations necessary in the development of the Renewable Energy Parks.

  • Lead the establishment of joint ventures as appropriate to deliver on the strategy.

  • Manage key relationships with external partners as part of the commercial development of the Renewable Energy Parks.

  • Adhere to company Health and Safety, and Welfare policies and regulations at all times.

What we are looking for:

  • Hons Degree (Level 8 FETAC) in Commercial, Energy, or Engineering Fields.

  • 7+ years’ experience in Energy Industry.

  • 5+ years at senior management level.

  • Business Development and Sales experience desirable.

  • Business Management experience desirable.

  • Significant experience in leading engagements with customers and in driving business change.

  • Experience in Power industry and infrastructure development.

  • Programme management across a range of projects with differing priorities, risk profiles and timelines.

  • Experience in delivering presentations at energy industry conferences and events.

  • Excellent commercial acumen and significant experience in negotiating and managing large Commercial Contracts.

  • Must have strong management and leadership experience.

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