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Country Director (Renewable Energy)

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and committed individual to take on the role of Country Director in the renewable energy sector in Benin. This role is perfect for someone with experience in Solar PV and the renewable energy business, who is looking to make a significant impact in a growing market.

As the Country Director for Renewable Energy, you will play a pivotal role in driving the success of our operations within your designated market. You will be responsible for developing strategic plans that leverage on cutting-edge technologies to deliver high-quality energy solutions. Your ability to monitor market trends and adapt accordingly will be crucial in maintaining our competitive edge. Building strong relationships with key stakeholders will also be a key part of your role. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to make a real impact in the renewable energy sector.

  • Oversee all operations within the given market, ensuring efficiency and effectiveness
  • Develop and implement strategic plans to drive growth and performance
  • Leverage on technologies such as Solar PV, Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), Gas-to-Power, Hydro, Wind, Hydrogen and Hybrid Solutions to deliver high-quality energy solutions
  • Monitor market trends and adjust strategies accordingly
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and standards

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Country Director role will bring a wealth of experience in Solar PV and the renewable energy business. You will have demonstrated your strategic planning skills in previous roles, along with your ability to leverage on various technologies to deliver high-quality energy solutions. Your excellent stakeholder management skills will enable you to build strong relationships both internally and externally. Knowledge of relevant regulations and standards is also essential. If you are passionate about renewable energy and looking for an opportunity to make a real impact, this could be the perfect role for you.

  • Proven experience in Solar PV and the renewable energy business
  • Strong strategic planning and implementation skills
  • Ability to leverage on various technologies to deliver high-quality energy solutions
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and standards
  • Ability to monitor market trends and adapt strategies accordingly

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Mining, Engineering & Operations

Focus: General Management & Consulting

Industry: Engineering

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Location: Benin

Job Reference: 73LOV1-6B485C40

Date posted: 11 June 2024

Consultant: Kim Goff

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