Minigrid Sales Engineer at Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric - As the Global Specialist in Energy Management™ and market leader in industrial automation and software. Schneider Electric enables people to experience and transform efficiency where they live and work; from home to enterprise, across the grid and the city. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group brings a world where innovative individuals use collaborative solutions to make the most of their energy, while using less of the common planet.Job Title: Minigrid Sales EngineerRef Id: 004FEOJob PurposeReporting to the Economic Development VP and working in cooperation with Access to Energy Team and Country Teams, the sales engineer with be responsible for:Responsible for Selling Mini Grid opportunities for Schneider Electric’s from all Bus, including the development of partnerships on Mini Grid in your zone of responsibility and support in financing research to these partners.Familiar with all aspects of partnerships, funding research and project development including the ability to manage projects with different stakeholders at all levels, as well as create project description and commercial offers.Passionate about sustainable development, concerned about poverty issues, understand the importance of trained disadvantaged people in energy field for the development of developing countries.Key Areas of ResponsibilitySelling of Mini Grid Projects in Africa:Sell, and ensure good Execution and deployment complete projects to time involving many stakeholdersSign-up Partnerships:Development of strategic partnershipsDonors and financing research (Apply for and seek out channels and new partners to raise funds applying to Africa electrification.Develop partnership with Financers and Local Government (Rural electrification agencies):Building upfront network of diversified investors, from Grant, to concessional loans to Commercial BanksBuilding upfront network with the Rural electrification agencies and the different government implied in development of rural electrification.Business Development:Look for new opportunities, new business models, new participation in developing a network of local companies to become Micro Grid Operators

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