Finance and Sales Manager Africa (m/f)

BayWa r.e. Solar Projects GmbH

Contact person

  • BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH Stefan Hobmair T: +49 89 383932-3620

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BayWa r.e. – a forward-looking international company!

The renewables sector offers unparalleled opportunities for both professional development and the chance to make an active contribution to sustaining our natural environment. BayWa r.e. offers fascinating roles with great prospects in the fields of wind power, solar energy, bio-energy and geothermal energy. Our business activities include trading, project development and realization, consultancy services and technical/commercial operations management. We have positions at our locations in Germany (head office), Europe, Asia, Australia and USA.


We are looking for:

BayWa r.e. Solar Projects GmbH – a subsidiary of BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH – is responsible for the development and implementation of solar energy projects worldwide. To support our activities in Africa, focused on the realisation of utility scale solar projects as well as on the development and implementation of distributed energy solutions for our commercial and industrial (C&I) clients’ segment – at our location in Freiburg or Munich – we are looking for a

Finance and Sales Manager Africa (m/f)


  • Establishing relationships to financial institutions (debt or equity) who are investing into renewable energy projects in Africa,
  • Handling the full process of project finance and share sales transactions of our project SPVs to such institutional investors,
  • Providing commercial & financial support for the development and implementation of distributed energy solutions for local C&I clients,
  • Supporting the C&I team to service global clients with energy solution needs for their African facilities,
  • Being an active part of the African project teams, specifically supporting on financial evaluation, legal and tax structuring, bankability of PPAs, internal approval documentation and financial closing of renewable energy investments across the region.


  • Bachelor degree in relevant field, master degree in finance/accounting or MBA is a plus
  • At least 5 years of experience in project financing, lending, M&A or relevant field
  • Experience in IPP / renewable energy in emerging markets
  • Established contacts to financial institutions focusing on emerging markets are a plus
  • Fluent written and spoken English, written and spoken excellence in either at least one other major commercial language, ideally German
  • Multi-tasking and able to work in a dynamic and multinational team setting
  • Hands-on and able to work independently
  • Willing to travel regularly


We offer:

We can offer you exciting challenges as part of a team of professionals. Furthermore, the international focus of our company will open up excellent future prospects for you. As an expanding supplier in the renewables sector, we create opportunities for personal and professional development. It practically goes without saying that a friendly and cooperative working environment is part of our company culture. As part of the BayWa r.e. renewable energy network, you will benefit from flat hierarchies with short, fast decision-making channels. Our integration into BayWa AG provides security and the opportunities for further development that you would expect of a company this size.


We look forward to hearing from you!

We are looking forward to receiving your detailed application including your desired salary and earliest possible starting date via our career portal. If you have any questions, please contact Stefan Hobmair at +49 89 383932-3620.