Project Development Manager (Infrastructure,Power Plant)

  • Lemon Inc Recruitment (Pty) Ltd
  • Johannesburg North, Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • May 15, 2017
Permanent Business Development Marketing Sales

Job Description

Position: Project Development Manager

Location: Sandton - Johannesburg

Salary: Market related

Benefits: Overseas trips with allowances, 13th Cheque, Social allowances in relation to customer retention



Our client is urgently seeking strong a Project Development Manager with a Bachelors’ Degree with Major in Business Management and with Minor in Marketing.



Develop various types of project (Infrastructure, Power Plant etc.) opportunities with customers in South Africa and other neighbouring countries.  Development entails the identification for a new project opportunity / sale and nurturing of this opportunity through various stages of concept proposal, technical solution (problem solving), commercial structuring, financing etc., with the ultimate goal of contractual agreement.  Constantly looking for new potential customers and keep great relationships with potential / existing customers.


Report all sales activities and the results thereof daily / weekly / monthly to the director.  Report on any ad-hoc matters, to the director, as required at any given time.


Keep the industry market trend, information, intelligence up to date.  Defeat the competitors with great marketing and sales skills in case we have competitors supplying same item to the same customer.



  • Bachelors’ Degree with major in Business Management and with minor in Marketing. French or Portuguese speaking (optional)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Sales / Marketing position in Project Development or EPC (Engineering Procurement Construction) company.
  • Experiences of underwriter of Project Financing, Government tender and EPC tender are very much appreciated.


Skills and Competencies:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (especially MS Excel and MS Word)
  • Must be well acquainted with chemistry academically, and familiar with chemical industries and what kinds of chemicals are needed in which industries
  • Good problem solving techniques
  • Good at numbers and calculations
  • Fluent in English and good at formal written communication (emails, official letters etc)


Personal Requirements:

  • Integrity and honesty. The client has a “one-strike out” policy on violation of integrity and honesty
  • Great sales and marketing strategy, skills and tactics. Must see thing out aggressively
  • Well connected to French / Portuguese communities, so preferably speaking French / Portuguese who has good relationships with communities
  • Openness to overseas cultures
  • When required, must have the ability and willingness to put in the extra hours to complete a task on time
  • Team Player
  • Good communicator and listener
  • Compliant with Laws and Company Policy
  • Critical and logical thinker
  • Quick learner
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism
  • Lack of superiority complex and respect of colleagues, clients and other people associated to the company business


This position is open to South African citizens only.

Only candidates matching the required skills, experience and qualifications need apply.  Please forward your CV to  Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks of your application, please consider it to be unsuccessful.



Job Level


Salary Range

R25 000 - R30 000 per month