Managing Director - Solar Trade Thailand

  • Bangkok
  • Work experience
  • Management
  • Published: 12.09.2022
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We are recruiting a Managing Director - Solar Trade for our office in Bangkok.

Are you a leader in renewable energy developments? We are.

About Us: BayWa r.e. – a forward-looking international company!
BayWa r.e. is a growth-driven multinational headquartered in Germany. We are in 30 countries with over 3300 employees. We are leaders in the renewable energy sector, active in offshore and onshore wind, solar, storage, hydrogen, and bioenergy.

At BayWa r.e. Solar Trade, we are proud to play a part in the solar energy revolution in APAC region, with our global supplier relations, we supply installers with high-quality solar components and offer a level of customer service that is unrivalled within the solar wholesale industry. Our expertise, both globally and locally, means we understand the breadth of challenges that solar installers face.

The Managing Director Solar Trade will effectively oversee and manage the business of solar trade in Thailand. She/he drive results and continue to grow the business by effectively leading the team as well as defining and implementing strategies, business plans and roadmaps to successfully increase our business presence in Thailand.

The Managing Director Solar Trade Thailand will report to the Regional Director of Solar Trade in Southeast Asia (based in Philippines). 

Responsibilities we will trust you with:

  • Responsible for the further development of BayWa r.e. Solar Trade presence in Thailand, actively growing customers, identifying promoting new business opportunities
  • Lead business development activities in Thailand by identifying right market approach and leading team to new business ventures
  • Give strategic advice and report results, providing market insights and regularly reports findings to chairman and board members.
  • Manage resources, including the attracting, hiring and retention of personnel. Ensure employees move in the same strategic direction to achieve its mission.
  • Continuous monitoring of the annual budget and ensure that revenue/sales targets are met.
  • Manage and report on the effective implementation of a marketing strategy to maintain market relevance and promote products and services to increase sales.
  • Create and report on business plans, monitoring its efficacy and progress Develop E-commerce sales through BayWa r.e. Webshop
  • Take lead in commercial negotiations and uphold BayWa r.e. compliance and governance
  • Ensure the smooth running and improvement of all departments within Solar Trade (Sales, Supply Chain, Procurement, Marketing, Finance Controlling and Technical Support

Your areas of knowledge and expertise:

  • Higher education, preferably a degree in Engineering or business administration
  • Minimum of 8 years of market and leadership experience in Thailand (ideally in the renewable and/or conventional energy markets)
  • Proven track-record of successfully managing a company
  • Acquainted with PV equipment suppliers, trading business, logistics, warehousing and sales operations or similar.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English and Thai
  • Ability to develop trusting and open relationships with colleagues and employees in a multicultural environment
Is this role the right fit for you?
  • Are you a “hands on” person with a “roll-up the sleeves and can-do” attitude?
  • Are you looking for a dynamic, growing environment with a multicultural diverse team?
  • Are you a strategic, commercial and practical thinker?

What we are ready to offer you:

  • A flexible working environment so that you can maintain a positive work-life balance.
  • A diverse and inclusive team with a strong culture focusing on employee health and wellbeing.
  • The possibility to make a positive contribution to our planet and use your world class business knowledge to set new standards in Renewable Energy
Are our values your values?
  • You are ambitious: To make a positive impact in business and beyond. We create meaningful solutions.
  • You are reliable: For our colleagues, partners, and customers, we create trust by being responsible.
  • You believe in succeeding as a team: We collaborate in an honest, friendly, and respectful way. We have fun and celebrate our successes.
  • You bring an open mind: With open minds, courage, and innovation. We challenge the status quo.            
Join our team where you can make a difference and drive innovation for a sustainable future!

Diversity and Equal Opportunity
At BayWa r.e. we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates.
All employment is decided based on qualifications, potential, merit, and business need.
We do not discriminate on the basis of origin, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

We look forward to your application! 

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us.
  • Clara Eboli
  • Head of HR Asia
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