Careers in Solar & Energy Storage

Open Positions

Date posted: 05/09/2019

  • SALES PROJECT MANAGER – RENEWABLE ENERGY

  • Milton Keynes

    £££ Dependent on experience

The successful candidate will have sales and business development experience within the renewable energy sector.

Reporting directly to the Managing Director the Sales Project Manager – Renewable Energy will have industry relevant knowledge and expertise in order to grow and advise our potential lease option customer base.

Your duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
 Understanding of renewable energy and relevant financial schemes
 Develop pipeline for projects and first due diligence process
 Undertake site and outside assessments
 Generate and qualify sales leads and organise customer appointments
 Conduct market research and develop new sales opportunities in the renewable sector
 Research legal and tax framework (with support from internal specialist)
 Conduct technical discussions with authorities and utilities
 Participate in trade body events including workshops annual meetings
 Generate quotations for customers
 Consult customers on Fronius products and services
 Maintain pipeline with probability and volume forecast
 Maintain contacts in CRM system
 Manage projects in line with Fronius Project Management Milestone and escalation procedures
 Represent company at trade shows and give sales presentations

The ideal candidate will have:
 Commercial degree
 Engineering/electrical background preferred
 Project management
 Financial business case development
 Appropriate tax and legal experience/knowledge
 Experience of Public Speaking
 Professional experience in project development
 Professional experience in RE-project execution
 Existing Network in the renewable energy sector

To apply for this role please send your CV to HRUK@fronius.com.
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Date posted: 14/08/2019

  • Technical Sales Advisor
  • Forres

    £££ dependent on experience

Established 1979, AES Solar were the first manufacturer of solar thermal collectors in Western Europe and a founder of the UK solar market. Leading the way in solar energy for since 1979, AES Solar’s singular focus is to provide customers with the best solar service in the market. From initial plans, through technical development, installation and after care – all teams deliver the same service excellence that has built unrivalled reputation in the solar market. AES Solar understands the need to balance the best technical, aesthetic and commercial product and service and so work closely with customers and their leading team of technical designers to ensure delivery of the best of each. AES Solar is the trusted solar expert who can add value to its customer’s business and has the track record to support this.

Due to our continued growth and success we require a Technical Sales Advisor to be part of both the technical and sales teams. The successful applicant will receive on the job training with a view to long term personal development. A technical background or knowledge of renewables is desirable but not essential, however the successful candidate will require to have some experience of selling and building trust and great relationships with customers.

Role and Responsibilities

Respond to inbound customer and supplier enquiries whether via telephone, email, post, web or face to face
Utilize the in-house CRM system to follow opportunities and projects
Where necessary assign customer enquiry to the appropriate member of staff according to project size and complexity
Reading design specifications and technical drawings
Surveying properties which includes accessing roofs, taking measurements and assessing the optimum solution.
Preparing estimates and quotations for customers and communicating with customers including follow up
Undertake customer satisfaction interview, post installation
Assist customers with technical queries, troubleshooting and problems
Participate in learning and development (including training) to achieve relevant knowledge, skills and understanding
Any other duties reasonably requested by the SMT
Preparing estimates and quotations for customers and communicating with customers
Taking, progressing and monitoring orders
Providing technical assistance and product education
Representing AES Solar at exhibitions, events and demonstrations
Attending meetings on-site and in client’s offices
Maintaining detailed knowledge of the company’s products and services
Offering feedback on future product development, features and functions
Work on a day to day basis in line with the company’s core values
Travel and occasional overnight stays may be required
Preferred Skills

Strong empathy with customers’ needs
Ability to work independently and within a team
Able to contribute to many projects simultaneously
Excellent communication skills
Confident and determined approach
Good attention to detail
Computer literate
Experience of working in an office environment and willing to work out with the office
Ability to prioritise workload
Interest in renewable technologies, particularly solar energy
Job Type: Full-time

Driving License: Essential

Closing date for applications: Sunday 1st of September

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

Sales: 1 year (Preferred)
Licence:

UK driving licence (Required)

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Date posted: 18/08/2019

  • Business Development Manager
  • Reading

    £40,000 – £50,000 dependent on experience

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and hard-working Business Development Manager to create and build relationships with new clients and generate new business in the commercial, industrial and new-build markets for solar PV and battery storage systems.
You will be responsible for generating and managing leads and closing sales as well as building and maintaining relationships with our clients as well as assisting with marketing activities and attending marketing events as required.
You will be based either at our headquarters in Reading or in Dartford.
You should must have a technical background, ideally to graduate level, with a strong track record in consultancy style B2B selling within the construction industry and/or to commercial clients. You will have a good understanding of solar PV and ideally the construction industry as well as the ability to self motivate and think creatively.
Please send a CV and covering letter to Erica Eaton: eeaton@photonenergy.co.uk

Deadline: 30/09/2019

 

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