TO APPLY: please send a resume and cover letter to hr@sunfarmer.org

Senior Manager of Business Development

Full-time role in Kathmandu, Nepal

Are you looking to make a real impact in Nepal, and build your career with an exciting young company? We are a creative and passionate team with the ambitious goal of making reliable, affordable, and renewable electricity the standard for everyone in Nepal. This is a great opportunity to join a young and growing social enterprise in an important role that will grow with your career.

About SunFarmer

SunFarmer Nepal Pvt Ltd is a private company with a social mission to provide reliable and affordable solar energy for hospitals, schools, businesses, and farms. We have a laser focus on both maximizing impact and achieving financial sustainability. Our current focus is Nepal, with plans to expand globally.

SunFarmer has completed over 100 solar energy projects in Nepal. We work with customers to arrange affordable financing solutions, whereby customers pay for solar energy over time. We have also developed rigorous quality standards to guarantee that our systems are world class - and we include long term maintenance services to stand behind the quality of our projects.

Since the April 2015 earthquakes, we are also active in reconstruction of the health sector, empowering clinics and hospitals with solar to provide modern medical care to rural communities. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop partnerships and programs with INGOs, NGOs, bilateral agencies, and strategic customers.

  • Think creatively of ways for SunFarmer to achieve its mission of delivering reliable and affordable solar energy

  • Develop a sales strategy, and quickly execute strategy with assistance from at least one Business Development officer

  • Own the SunFarmer project pipeline - you will be responsible for bringing in a significant amount of new projects, and closing the deals. Provide regular weekly reports and motivate the team to hit their sales targets

  • Conduct personal visits, correspondence and communication with government agencies, customs officers, partner companies and related stakeholders

  • Candidate should have a positive attitude and be willing to assist with a wide range of tasks

Education

The person shall hold a Bachelors degree from a leading university, and have excellent writing, communication and presentation skills (both in English and Nepali). Master’s degree is preferred.

Other requirements:

  • At least 5-7 years of experience in a customer-facing role

  • Very strong communication skills

  • Ability to quickly build relationships

  • Sales will be an integral part of this role; prior sales experience is a huge plus

  • Proficient with MS Office package and Internet research

  • Willingness to travel frequently to project sites

  • Entrepreneurial spirit – Ability to quickly learn new concepts and get tasks done with minimal supervision

  • Driving license (at least two wheeler)

 

TO APPLY: please email a resume or CV and a cover letter to hr@sunfarmer.org