Executive & Business Development Coordinator – Large-scale – Cape Town, South Africa

About the job

Globeleq is a leading independent power producer, developing, financing, constructing and operating power projects across the African continent. Alongside its gas projects, Globeleq has a significant focus on renewable power projects, particularly in the Southern African region where we are active in Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Namibia. This role will provide regular and critical support to the Chief Development Officer by providing support to produce high quality, time-sensitive presentations, reports and directives. The right candidate will adeptly coordinate logistical, administrative and operational support to ensure that the CDO functions efficiently. Success enables the CDO to focus on high value engagements.

Key Responsibilities

Contributes to the strategic planning and monitoring of the Business Development function

• Provides input to key decision-making committees within the company

• Co-ordinates the inputs from the different stakeholders, checking these against strategic objectives and agreed outcomes

• Assists the CDO to develop the Annual Operational Plan budgets which provide a highlevel view of the business area priorities

• Design and refine templates to regional management to ensure consistency in information presented and, facilitate compiling critical information.

• Assist in preparing board presentations on behalf of the CDO

• Coordinates the compilation of the monthly business development report • Participates in some negotiations

• Acts as the point of contact between the CDO and certain stakeholders. Key administrative support to CDO

• Organizes key meetings, helps establish agenda and produce actions list and follows up to ensure deliverables completed

• Assists in preparing presentations for CDO to deliver at conferences, including researching key topics and getting input from other team members

• Maintain an annual / project process review calendar

• Assists in preparing and distributing project development reports to internal and external stakeholders

• Liaises with the Lead Administrator to ensure effective PA support.

Skills and Competencies

• Excellent project management skills

• Ideally understands power project development activities

• Excellent interpersonal and networking skills

• Clear and concise communicator, including succinct writing skills

• Able to influence others to task completion, without direct line authority

• Attention to accuracy of content and clarity of presentations

• Appreciation for executive priorities • High proficiency in MS Office suite including skilled and efficient in PowerPoint

• Ability to engage and persuade senior executives within the company

• Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, fluid environment

• Ability to think critically

• Ability to build relationships with key stakeholders

• Takes initiative and works well under pressure

Experience Knowledge and Qualifications

• Minimum of Honours degree or NQF equivalent is required

• Minimum of four years’ professional experience, preferably with exposure to the IPP industry in a commercial role

• Experience with graphic design of presentations to produce compelling visual elements would be beneficial

• Appreciation for working in a diverse working environment

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