Manager- Business Development & Sales

First Solar

  • Tamil Nadu, India
Manager- Business Development & Sales
Job Posted : Jan 30th, 2024

Job Description


  • Managing and contributing to the execution of First Solar’s India strategy including market plan development, competitor and customer assessment, pricing and demand analysis, regulatory, political and policy assessment.
  • Work with market development, product management, EPC and market communications to develop targeted product offerings for India, for the assigned market segment.
  • Provide information to business development and market communications teams to assist in the promotion of the organization’s goods and/or services.
  • Actively manage all customer and sales activities for the assigned market segment in India.
  • Local representative lead in the assigned market segment for external facing activities, including customer engagement, pipeline origination, transaction execution and regulatory affairs.

Educational Requirements:-

This role would suit a highly self-motivated, results-oriented individual who is comfortable in an entrepreneurial environment and has the vision and experience to develop and manage an effective set of market development initiatives to serve large accounts. To succeed in this role you will possess a combination of leadership abilities and detail-oriented execution skills.

  • A graduate level qualification in Engineering with at-least 12 years of experience in the Energy/Renewable market segment.
  • Specific experience on Solar energy and is a plus.
  • Sound technical background.
  • Negotiation and execution skills at an external facing level, with understanding of Contract terms prevalent in the India market.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Experience in external facing role, including customer relationship development and management.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as a successful track record as a team player.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and multi-task a variety of activities including cross-functional interaction internally.
  • Significant attention to detail.
  • A strong desire to be a part of a rapidly growing business with an opportunity to progress.


  • Tamil Nadu, India.

Company Overview:-

First Solar is leading the world’s sustainable energy future. We are an exciting work environment in one of the most important industries of the 21st century. First Solar is a leader in the development and manufacturing of thin film solar modules used in grid-connected solar power plants. Our cost-advantaged solar technology boasts the smallest carbon footprint, lowest life cycle water use, and fastest energy payback in the industry. We are delivering solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges including climate change, energy security, water scarcity, and the unsustainable growing consumption of natural resources. At First Solar, you will feel valued, appreciated and challenged, working side-by-side with some of the top minds in the industry. You will be regularly updated on the company’s goals, progress and achievements. First Solar maintains a culture where all associates work together to lead the world’s sustainable energy future. We believe in employee engagement, collaboration, well-being and productivity for all generations and emerging work styles. We’re changing the world. Now, let us start with yours. First Solar is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. First Solar’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by application country, federal, state or local laws; the company prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.