Business Development Manager

What will you be doing?
The Business Development Manager is responsible for leading the development of ground, rooftop and other types of commercial and industrial scale solar projects in New Zealand.

This is a permanent, full-time position (Monday to Friday) based in Auckland.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Lead the Sunergise sales function to develop new business opportunities and to see that these opportunities are pursued to their maximum potential.
  • Manage the legal and technical due diligence process.
  • Negotiate the relevant project contracts: NDA, exclusivity, Lease, PPA and SPA (as required).
  • Development of long term relationships with site owners, energy users and other project stakeholders.
  • Preparing financial models to assess the returns of a project.
What are we looking for?
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in a business development role (Solar / Renewables) an advantage.
  • Relevant tertiary (Degree qualification) (Engineering / Business / Finance)
  • Project Management Qualification an advantage
  • Certification by a professional management body (preferred).
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering medium to large scale solar PV construction installation and commissioning projects with an ability to manage the entire project development process with various stakeholders.
  • Experience with contract negotiation and project development.
  • Experience developing financial models.
  • Strong understanding of commercial activities including funding arrangements and legal requirements.
  • Proven track record of delivering growth in a new market.
  • Demonstrated negotiation and communication skills.
  • Technical understanding of solar, energy markets and financial modelling.
  • Strong understanding of commercial activities including funding arrangements and legal requirements.
  • Excellent communication, organisation and leadership skills.
  • Proficient at MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Project
  • Ability to present and explain renewable energy products to potential clients.
What we can offer you
  • Nova is proud to be an inclusive workplace. We care about our people and want you to thrive in our environment, so we offer annual wellness programmes, learning and development programmes, and a bunch of other good stuff.
  • A chance to build your own capability through learning from some of the industry’s most knowledgeable people who have a desire to share their insights
  • Generous leave provisions including enhanced parental leave benefits, volunteer leave, and the option to purchase additional leave
Applications close 11.59pm, Sunday 10 July 2022.