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Job Type: Permanent 

Position: Full-time 

Salary: A basic salary of £45,000 – £65,000 per annum plus targeted bonus

Location: Colliers Green, Cranbrook and throughout the South East of England


Job Description

Are you a dedicated Business Development Manager with experience in sales in the renewable energy sector? If you have an excellent understanding of renewable energy project development processes and you are capable of assessing energy projects from an economical and legal perspective, we could have the role for you!

As the Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for identifying potential project opportunities, conducting feasibility assessments for investment purpose, negotiating and signing lease agreements, and acquiring all permissions that will be needed to instal solar panels.

You will use your expert project management skills to drive successful project completion whilst leveraging your confidence and the wealth of knowledge that you have gained from your position in the industry to build and maintain valuable stakeholder relationships.

There is the prospect of Board Directorship for this role!

The key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Manage the existing sales team and process; forecasting, reporting, training the sales team, budgets and performance management.
  • Lead business development, networking and public framework relationships.
  • Define target markets, and contacts within these market places, and then lead the strategy to engaging with such contacts.
  • Relationship / Account management of new and existing customers.
  • Collaborate with marketing to identify more effective strategies to generate sales.
  • Identify and take responsibility for the relationship with stakeholders, externally and internally.
  • Engage with the design and production teams to ensure contracts can be delivered on time.
  • Active participation is essential.



  • 30 days holiday with loyalty scheme after the first two years of employment, leading to a maximum of 33 days including bank holidays
  • Workplace pension
  • Targeted bonus
  • Healthcare plan
  • Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme
  • Laptop, tablet and mobile phone

You will be based from our offices in Colliers Green, Kent, working in a team of enthusiastic people passionate about positively impacting our planet! There will be a requirement to travel, usually within the Southeast of England but could be required throughout the UK.

Essential Skills

  • Ability to easily learn and implement technical knowledge.
  • Ability to represent the Company at all levels.
  • Experience in managing a successful sales team within a technical or construction based industry.
  • Strong networking skills.
  • Strong Leadership and People Management skills.
  • Excellent IT Skills.
  • Eligible to work in the UK and a valid full, clean UK driving licence.

Desirable Skills

  • Excellent understanding of solar panel/battery/renewable energy technology and systems.
  • Experience in the sale of solar energy systems; or relevant construction products and services.
  • Understanding of local government frameworks

How to Apply

Email your CV to

About the Company

The Little Green Energy Company (TLGEC) are the premier consultancy, design and installation team in the Kent & Southeast region in the solar panel renewable energy industry; working in both the commercial and residential sectors.

Having been in business since 2010, we are constantly growing and developing our business model and market share.

Due to current growth forecasts and as part of our strategic development, we are looking for a Sales & Business Development Manager to work alongside our Operations and Sales functions.