Business Development Manager Greece
International Business Development
About Lightsource bp
Lightsource bp (LSbp) is a global leader in the development and management of solar energy projects. We are a 50 : 50 joint venture with bp with a mission to help drive the world’s transition to low carbon energy.
With solar set to increase tenfold in the next 20 years, we are well-positioned to capitalize on this growth. By joining the Lightsource bp team, you will be the change’ on the world’s energy transition to a more sustainable future.
We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit as we continue to push the boundaries of an ever-changing energy landscape.
By choosing a career with us, you can expect a challenging and fulfilling role surrounded by people who are passionate and have brilliant ideas about sustainable technology, innovation and making the world a better place.
What You’ll do (the role)
The International Business Development team (IBD) is at the forefront of Lightsource BP’s growth with the backing of a number of internal functional teams (structured finance, financial modelling, legal, technical).
It is responsible for identifying all new markets / business models, originating opportunities, building business plans and executing them following board approval.
Examples of work would include selecting and building the new market entry strategy for a country, the acquisition of other platforms / projects / asset pipelines, participating in auctions in countries where Lightsource BP has no presence.
Finally, IBD is also facilitating the execution of all solar related projects of strategic importance to BP. Under this remit, the IBD has recently entered the Greek market and is looking for a well-rounded individual, to be part of a high performing team with challenging targets / opportunities as well as diverse projects in nature.
The individual will be located in Athens, Greece, will be required to work specifically in the Greek market and to supervise the development of the Lightsource BP pipeline in country.
The successful candidate will be reporting to the head of the team.
Role and Responsibilities
Who we’re looking for
Why you’ll make a great member of the team
Personal / Work Skills
Education and Qualifications
Why you’ll want to work for us
Our company is a place where you can be yourself and grow; a place where your ideas and opinions matter.
We pride ourselves on being an inclusive community, where every individual is valued and treated with respect.
Our culture is driven by our core values. From operating safely to ensuring our solar projects are responsible and promote biodiversity.
Alongside a competitive salary, we offer a variety of benefits including annual bonus, retention bank, health insurance, pension and other local benefits alongside flexible working conditions.
Beyond your day-to-day working life at Lightsource bp, there’s a variety of initiatives that will contribute to your own personal development.
Initiatives to get involved with including our charitable causes, supporting our solar honey project or our net-zero by 2025 campaign.