Business Development Associate (Renewable Energy) - Manila

Long-term contract
Localisation Manila, Philippines
No remote
3 yrs of exp.
Posted on 07-04-2024

New Energy Search

a start-up recruitment agency, based in Hanoi, Vietnam. We target and focus on the renewable energy, environment, engineering, industrial real estate & infrastructure industries and so forth.

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Summary of Role:

The Business Development Executive / Associate in the Philippines will support the BD Manager in building the pipeline of projects already in place and grow the business further. This person will contribute to the expansion of the company’s global renewable energy footprint.

What You Will Do:

  • Assist the BD Manager in the origination of business opportunities in line with the Company’s objectives, either by greenfield development or by project acquisition.
  • Support the BD Manager on periodic initiatives and tasks.
  • Actively participate in due diligence process for projects and determine its viability for investment and further development.
  • Support the development and construction of financial models.
  • Analysing financial statements and other relevant documentation.
  • Prepare internal reports necessary for strategic discussion and decision by senior management.
  • Collaborate closely with other internal teams to support a project’s development and/or investment process.
  • Manage the project development process in accordance with the Company’s Global Development Standard until it is ready to be handed over to the construction team or project manager as applicable.
  • Interacting with government agencies, politicians, civil servants, LGU’s etc. as required.
  • Develop and cultivate relationships with key stakeholders in the industry.
  • Keep abreast of opportunities to participate in auctions, tenders and competitive selection process as they are developed by offtakers. Playing a key role in the negotiation of offtake agreements, if required.
  • Scan the market for key policy and regulatory changes and competing developments that may affect existing or future company initiatives.
  • Keep management informed of project progress and market insights on a regular basis.
  • Representing The Companyconfidently and knowledgeably in public.

What We Require:

  • A degree in engineering or business or similar, from an accredited university/college.
  • Ideal candidate would have 3+ years’ experience in the renewables or energy industry.
  • In depth knowledge of the energy sector and its key participants.
  • A ready-made network within the industry is an advantage.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. The candidate must be comfortable writing reports and presenting to management at all levels.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office package (word, excel, PowerPoint etc.) is essential.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills is a key requirement.
  • Ability to travel in-country and work a flexible day if required.
  • Comfortable working autonomously and as part of a team. Can demonstrate a high level of self-motivation.
  • Experience of contract negotiations and commercial acumen a distinct advantage.

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