Solar PV Business Development Manager

Leicestershire 35K - 70K Permanent

Job Reference: 51807496

Solar PV Business Development Manager

Renewable Energy

Leicestershire - LE14 

Up to £45k per annum (OTE £70k)

£5k car allowance, 33 days Holiday, training, commission and other benefits


Are you an experienced Sales person with the ability to build and develop relationships with key clients in the Solar PV industry? If yes, read on…


My client supplies, installs and maintains heating and power solutions and is based in Leicestershire.  They are currently looking for a skilled Sales person to be an integral member of the Solar Sales team, generating sales leads and taking on sales enquiries provided by the internal sales team. You will be required to liaise with the end user or contractor to take the lead from enquiry stage to a completed sale. 


Current roles could include: Sales Executive, Sales Manager, Business Development Manager, Head of Sales etc


Commutable from Leicester, Melton Mowbray, Nottingham, Loughborough and surrounding areas. 


The role of Sales Executive:

  • Present a range of Solar PV products and services to customers.

  • Deliver sales targets at agreed margins in line with the PV Sales Plan.

  • Follow up of sales enquiries provided by the internal sales team.

  • Generate new solar enquiries/leads.

  • Ongoing management of customer relationships.

  • Business development directly to end-users and through expansion of contacts in the target client base of consultants, M E contractors and main contractors. 

  • Sales forecast reporting.

  • Obtaining key project details from the customer, so a detailed solar system design can be done. This may include site visits to conduct basic site surveys. (The candidate will not have to design the solar system themselves as this will be done for them. However a good level of knowledge of how a solar system works is needed. Any design experience will be an additional benefit).

  • Using Excel spreadsheets to estimate project costs and calculate financial returns. 

  • Using word to populate the quote template to produce a quotation.

  • Explaining the quotation to the customer and when necessary visiting the customer to build relationships and to take the customer through the quotation. 


The ideal Business Development Manager:

  • Experience of selling commercial solar to end users and to contractors. 

  • Experience of building relationships with buyers & project surveyors

  • Sales focused and thrives on a challenge

  • Experience of working to KPIs

  • Must be prepared to travel throughout the UK with overnight stays on rare occasions

  • Clean driving licence and own car essential

  • 2 years of Solar PV experience required.


Package and Benefits:

  • Starting salary up to £45k per annum (can be flexible for the right candidate!)

  • Pension scheme - 5% Employee Salary Sacrifice (before tax) 3% Employer Contribution

  • Opportunity to progress in the company

  • Commission based on service sales - % of monthly order value paid in arrears

  • £5k car allowance

  • 33 Days Holiday

  • Free Parking

  • Free tea and coffee

  • Uniform 


Interested? To apply for this Business Development Manager position, here are your two options:

1. "This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let’s talk through your experience. Ask for Shanice Vickers on 0116 254 5411 between 8.30am - 5.30pm.

2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure I have enough to get an interview" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and let you know -


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