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DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS UNIT

Job Title: DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS UNIT
Location: Others
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JTH300003001340225
Contact Name: 535DB
Contact Email: 535DB@prtr.com
Job Published: March 24, 2017 17:36

Job Description

Company Background: 

Our client is a solar energy company which employs more than 150 people in 9 different locations worldwide. To support their overall business plan, the company is looking for high calibre professionals to effectively run internal processes. Among their open positions is the role of Director of Business Unit.

Responsibilities:

  • BU management
    • Handle team management of several collaborators who are covering a large scope of work, business development, design and conception.
    • Provide full administrative management of the BU in coordination with external boutiques as well as the CFO department of the company in Paris.
    • Follow up and ensure strict regulatory compliance in Thailand and in the region by foreign workers.
    • Coordinate with legal firms regarding the evolution of the corporate structuration of the company in Thailand.
  • Regional Business management
    • Conduct regional market analysis.
    • Monitor the different regional markets.
    • Undertake legal constraints and opportunities analysis related to business development.
    • Strengthen the regional partnership network to enhance understanding of the market.
    • Assess and follow up on financing in local markets.
  • Portfolio development
    • Steer and support the construction of a project portfolio.
    • Identify and screen clients, develop differentiating offers and customize to the clients’ needs.
    • Organize, differentiate and expand the business development tools and support
    • Assess and explore strategic development opportunities in a joint venture or capital based partnerships.
  • Local presentation of the company
    • Reinforce the visibility of the company.
    • Represent and promote the company at the government and authorities level
  • Project implementation management
    • Sustain and develop a comprehensive network of contractors, suppliers and engineering firms.
    • Define and steer all control and quality KPIs and tools in the projects implemented.
    • Maintain a technological watch and operational R&D management.
    • Develop and reinforce technical and operational coordination with other businesses of the company.
    • Keep the recruitment process active and identify talent in order to maintain/reinforce the team following the development plan.

Qualifications:

  • More than 10 years of appropriate work experience and in team management
  • Engineering or finance education with strong financial skills and good technical knowledge
  • Extended knowledge of the energy sector and several years spent in solar development, photovoltaic business and energy efficiency in Asia.
  • Currently based in Asia, or with significant experience in SEA involving business development with a good understanding of the working environment and culture in Thailand as well as surrounding countries.
  • Good technical background in the following fields
    • Photovoltaic (ground mounted, roof top, grid and off-grid)
    • Lighting solutions
    • Air conditioning
    • Refrigeration
    • Energy performance contracts
    • Power purchase agreement
    • IPMVP protocol
  • Good financial skills (corporate finance and project financing)
  • Strong entrepreneurial mind-set
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills in both French and English