Business Development Manager

London, England, United Kingdom · Business Development

Description

Lack of energy access in sub-Saharan Africa is a significant problem, with more than 600 million people currently without mains electricity supply. In Rwanda, 9.5 million people or 81% of the population cannot access mains electricity, which has a negative impact on quality of life and limits people’s chances of achieving economic prosperity.

BBOXX is helping to address this issue by providing off-grid communities in developing countries with affordable energy solutions. BBOXX customers typically use a Pay-As-You-Go payment method, which enables very low income customers access to electricity at home that they would otherwise not be able to afford. To date BBOXX has installed more than 150,000 systems and provided around 750,000 people with access to energy.

Check out our impact here

http://www.bboxx.co.uk/customers/

Title: Business Development Manager

Reports to: Group VP of Business Development

Location: London, UK

Role Purpose Create, lead and drive pipeline opportunities for BBOXX with a focus on new market expansion (DESCO), BBOXX hardware and software revenue streams

Manage the grant and award pipeline and deliver to targets; build relations with relevant industry stakeholders and enhance the company profile

About the role

Requirements

About you

A degree in Business, Engineering or similar discipline

A proven track record in a customer facing business development or a similar role

Experience of business in developing economies

Relevant experience gained developing market energy is a plus

Compentencies

Excellent communicator, negotiator and team player

Proactive, self-driven, ability to drive change

Project management

Be great with numbers, technology and able to adapt easily to rapid change

Benefits

Based in Chiswick, London

Competitive salary based on experience

Flexible working hours

BBOXX Sandboxx days - once a fortnight day to work on a self-driven project that you believe could have a benefit to your work or BBOXX generally

Regular socials - BBOXX organises monthly social events which can be proposed by anyone on the team. This could be anything from a picnic in the park to laser tag or the regular pub quiz

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status

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