Location Amsterdam
Job-type Permanent
Salary €Negotiable
Reference BBBH12266_1608574166

Is renewable energy your field of expertise? We are looking for an engaging professional with experience in energy procurement and efficiency consulting across Europe.

Our client is committed to providing comprehensive renewable energy advisory and procurement services focused on analyzing and mitigating risk while improving sustainability within each client's energy portfolio.

As Business Development Director EU, you will engage new prospects, drive relationships, and articulate the value of implementing integrated energy and sustainability strategies for commercial, industrial, and institutional organizations across Europe.

Key Accountabilities:

  • You have excellent communication skills coped with a consultative approach, and you will put this skillset into use by developing new business and leveraging existing relationships

  • An entrepreneurial and visionary thinking, as you will be responsible for establishing the target segment and determining a prospecting plan with the best method/tools to reach the right contacts within the prospect's organization

  • Your outstanding knowledge of the electricity and renewables market in Europe will allow you to provide a consultative approach, understand pain points and ultimately empower organizations to manage their key cost, carbon, and strategic sustainability challenges

  • You have excellent organizational skills and great attention to detail, which, combined with effective use of the CRM tool, will ensure regular and meaningful communication with prospects and customers

  • You will stay updated on market trends and competition, as you will educate your prospects, communicate the company's value proposition, and drive relationships that reach exclusive Master Services Agreements and Power Purchase Agreements with your target segment

  • A high sense of collaboration is also needed for this role as you will proactively coordinate internal support with marketing for client proposals and with the Senior Director for pricing and negotiation frameworks

  • As Director of Business Development, you will play a key role in increasing the company's presence in the European market, therefore, you will attend relevant industry conferences, meetings, and events

About you:

  • You possess a minimum of 10 years of experience in the origination and consulting around large-scale renewable energy projects across Europe

  • Higher professional education in Business, Finance, Environmental Science, or related field

  • A demonstrated track record of successfully engaging and maintaining relationships with large C&I companies

  • You enjoy working in flexible, fast-paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial environments

  • You have a data-driven mentality and leverage the benefits of using technological tools to support your methodologies

  • You are flexible for travelling up to 30%

The position offers a highly competitive compensation package, flexibility, and autonomy for you to take charge of your role and, last but not least, the opportunity to join the rapidly growing energy management efforts essential to help companies in their energy transition strategies.