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Green Door Recruitment
0845 337 2773
International Business Development Manager - Wind / Renewable Energy Support Team (based in Germany)
Location: , Outside US (Germany)
Compensation Range:
Employment Type: Full Time (Experienced) Job ID: 9712

Job Details:
Our client is a leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. Recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity, they employ 59,000 people and operate a network of more than 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

Primary Responsibilities:

This position involves undertaking business development, sales and project management.

As a key position in the global team for development and build up of services for renewable energy, the International Business Development Manager, Renewable Energy

Support team will:

- Mainly focus on the global wind energy business.

- Be involved with the following general tasks:

§ Doing global and local (together with affiliates) business development and sales including development of new services and development of the wind specific competence in affiliates (approx. 60%)

§ Preparation of scopes of works / quotations and support the affiliates to do this locally (approx. 30%)

§ Project management (global projects) and support the affiliates to do this locally (approx. 10%)

- Actively move to raise the profile within the wind sector working closely with the Global Marketing team.

- Together with the Vice President Renewables, outline and formulate the Strategy and Business Plan for Renewable Energy Services – particular Wind Energy Services – globally and locally.

Reporting To:
Global Vice President Renewables

Specifically These Responsibilities Are To:
Some of the main tasks of the Global Business Development Manager will be to roll out the wind energy services and to support and build up / increase the dedicated team of project managers, wind energy experts and inspectors in the affiliates.

- Support indentified affiliates to develop and build up the wind energy business locally.

- Identify and generate new global and local business for wind energy services from local and global customers.

- Have the responsibility for business development and role out of the wind energy services globally as well as locally together with the affiliates.

- Support the management and coordination of the regional business development, sales and project management/ execution.

- Close working relationship with the affiliates, Renewable Support office and local wind energy teams to identify sales opportunities for new/existing clients with new/existing services for new/existing markets.

- Conduct regular customer visits to maintain and improve relationships and grow business and involve the affiliates.

- Indentify necessary qualifications to be accepted in the local market, e.g. certification and / or accreditation.

- Prepare tenders and negotiate contracts with clients in consultation with the relevant affiliates and the local wind energy teams.

- Support the preparation of sales and marketing material; attend exhibitions and other promotional activities.

- Prepare and support regional sales forecasts and feasibility studies for new services.

- Identify possible, relevant acquisition targets within the renewable energy business.

· Educational background as an Engineer.

· 4-6 years experience in the business development within the wind industry.

· Knowledge of and experience with project certification, inspection and consultancy services in the wind sector are also required qualifications for this position.

· A strong personal network as a basis for generating new business


· Able to cooperate effectively with multidisciplinary and multinational teams

· Able to plan, organize and implement a range of business development promotion programs and events

· Able to interact with all levels of customer management (including CEO)

· Able to negotiate and manage contractual arrangements

· Work well under pressure

· Sales skills and business orientated

· Takes initiatives and can work independently

· Good communication skills and interpersonal skills

· Team player

· Fluent in English