|Location||Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa|
Refrigeration and air conditioning is a critical part of the way we live. A‑Gas plays a crucial role in this and it is likely that you come into contact with our products every day – at the supermarket, in your car, your office, your home. Our role in society and the economy is greater than just supplying refrigerant as we are a company with a purpose; a purpose that our worldwide teams are committed to and one that is lived by all our stakeholders.
“To protect and enhance the environment by reducing global warming gases and preventing their release into the atmosphere.”
This unwavering commitment puts A‑Gas at the forefront of our industry in terms of sustainability and supporting the circular economy. We are continuously focused on how our products can impact the planet and how our services and expertise can protect our environment. Our aim is to make a difference, not just today, but every day, by delivering environmentally conscious solutions to serve the world’s evolving needs. The climate is changing and we all have a part to play in protecting our plant.
A‑Gas in South Africa has a brand-new opening for an Environmental Services Business Development Manager to support our aim to make a difference. Reporting directly to the Managing Director this exciting opportunity will focus on leading and expanding our Environmental Services in Africa. The position can work out of either our South African offices (Cape Town or Johannesburg) or be based in an appropriate African country. Travel will be required to cities and countries as needed.
Identification and analysis of recovery and reclamation opportunities in Africa.
Liaison with existing and potential clients, government authorities, waste managers and other relevant stakeholders to build a strategic network.
Research, advice and assistance with any identified country processes, legislation, permits, documents, and controls to ensure full compliance.
Development of individual business plans for each identified country considering economic, political, social, and geographic factors.
Ongoing evaluation of market and competitor trends
The successful applicant will have at least 8 years’ experience working in either the HVAC and/or Fire Protection sectors or with ozone depleting and global warming products. Demonstrable experience working on the African continent is a must and exposure to UNIDO and/or other relevant world/government agencies is highly desirable. Understanding and knowledge of the Montreal Protocol and both the Paris and Kigali agreements expected. Availability to travel extensively and to work remotely will be required. Fluency in English is required, with another proficiency in French desirable.
Success in this role depends not only on knowledge and experience. It’s about who you are and how you go about your work. We are looking for someone who fits the following:
Excellent business intelligence skills
Hunger for knowledge and staying current
Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills
Self-starter, able to work on own initiative and get things done
Strong collaboration skills
Strong project management skills coupled with excellent research and analytical skills
Interested candidates can send their CV