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Job Summary

The Business Development Executive (BDE) will be responsible for the origination and contracting of new business in small-scale C&I (3-50 kW) and Agri sectors. The candidate will have a good understanding of the solar market in Uganda, and a proven track record in sales of small-scale C&I projects and/or Agri water pump solutions.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:4 years

Job Description/Requirements

Title position: Business Development Executive

No. of Position: Four (04) 

Reporting to: Business Development Manager



SolarNow was founded on the belief that everyone should have access to clean, affordable, and reliable energy. Thousands of families and businesses in Uganda and Kenya have benefited from solar energy solutions provided by SolarNow over the last 11 years. Initially focusing on solutions for rural homes and small businesses, SolarNow has evolved into an energy solution provider supporting productivity increases for businesses, farmers, and institutions such as schools, hospitals, corporations, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). 


Job Overview 

The Business Development Executive (BDE) will be responsible for the origination and contracting of new business in small-scale C&I (3-50 kW) and Agri sectors. The candidate will have a good understanding of the solar market in Uganda, and a proven track record in sales of small-scale C&I projects and/or Agri water pump solutions. The BDE will work in close collaboration with the Engineering and Business Development team. 


Key Outputs 

  • Developing a pipeline of opportunities in the small C&I and Agri systems range. 
  • Driving B2B solar sales in the region by developing new business leads while monitoring progress 
  • Building and managing relationships with clients and partners. 
  • Managing proposals from the Engineering team and making presentations to potential clients. 
  • Meeting monthly, quarterly, and annual revenue targets while growing sales month by month. 
  • Supporting customer data collection by capturing and feedback on customer experience insights 
  • Ensure timely collection wherever the system is sourced by BDE and installed by SolarNow. 
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting. 


Qualifications 

  • Business-related diploma or degree such as Sales and Marketing or in Solar PV systems. 
  • Strong team player who can take initiative and work independently 
  • Technical knowledge of Solar PV systems (Off-grid, On-grid, and Hybrid Solar and/or Agri pumping systems) 
  • At least 4-5 years experience and proven track record working in a similar role or a solar sales-related position. 
  • Ugandan Candidates with relevant industry experience are strongly encouraged to apply.


Salary Guide 

Fixed Pay + Variable pay: Commission against closed deals. 


SolarNow is an equal opportunity employer and will review applications based on a first come first serve basis & might close the vacancy ahead of schedule should a suitable candidate have been found. 


How to apply.

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