over 5 years ago
An exciting and rare opportunity has arisen within a leading renewable energy company in the form of a Business Development Director for UK and Europe. The company specializes in advanced offshore wave power technology. Their innovative system extracts the natural energy of waves, and is based on the integration of new patented technologies.
This role is primarily office based in Warwick with a requirement of approximately 25% international travel to the likes of Portugal, Spain and the US
Lead the development of new and existing business opportunities within the UK and Europe
Manage key customer and stakeholder relationships.
Identify, develop, negotiate and close bespoke agreements for new projects, funding and contracts.
Identify and open new channels to market and be influential in designing the commercial structures and services required to feed them.
Identify and develop innovative supply chain relationships.
Develop and be the custodian of commercial and financial models within the business for product development, contract agreements, operations, maintenance and costs and services.
Develop and lead the business planning for the Company.
Be responsible for policy development leading on responses to Government consultations and calls for information. Represent the Company as may be required on Trade Association committees, conferences etc.
Participate and be active in collaboration projects within the broader Business Development Team.
Educated to degree level with a strong commercial and technical background.
Ideally suited to and motivated by fast moving and changing business environments with demanding delivery targets.
Proven coordination, image development and deal closing ability, preferably in the Renewable Technology Field.
Track record/experience in starting, developing and managing renewable business projects.
Experience in developing project/financial models and budgets.
Track record and experience working in team orientated structures.
Experience in investment raising for new technologies would be advantageous.
Second European language (Spanish, French) would be an advantage.
Ability to travel is essential.
Experience in site development, environmental studies and consenting processes will be desirable.
High degree of awareness of UK energy policies and EU directives.
Mature commercial, contractual and negotiating skills with experience in managing capital, R&D and operating budgets.