Technical Sales and Product Engineer (m/f/d) for IBC SOLAR South Africa

Company:  IBC SOLAR South Africa (Pty) Ltd.
Location: South Africa (Cape Town)
Position: Full time


IBC SOLAR is a leading global solutions and services provider for photovoltaics and energy storage. Since 1982 the family-owned company offers complete solutions for electricity generation and storage by the sun. The IBC SOLAR group covers the entire spectrum, from distribution, services and turnkey projects in selected countries.

IBC SOLAR has been operating in South Africa since 2017. The scope of our local business activities is being an integrated solar systems and services provider, wholesale of PV components by distribution through an installer network system in Southern Africa.

For supporting our growing business we are looking for a Technical Sales and Product Manager based in the Company’s headquarters in South Africa reporting to our Management in Cape Town.


  • Technical selling, consultation and support of customers and in respect of the company’s PV products and systems in both – commercial and residential markets
  • Preparation of Quotations, Client Follow Up, Product and Stock Consulting and Order Confirmation to Clients
  • Acquisition and development of new customers in selected provinces and territories
  • Responsible for reaching sales and profit targets
  • Active support of sales staff in the preparation of sales offers in respect of technical and other aspects
  • Organisation and commencement or regular technical product and system trainings with clients where new products are introduced or system configurations and commissioning are shown
  • Gaining internal knowledge about new products or updates and changes. Internal processing and presentation in the company’s knowledgebase and training of colleagues
  • Gaining knowledge and being the main contact for questions and training in the company for national and international regulations in respect of the company’s business. Interface work with organisations such as but not limited to SAPVIA, NERSA or ESKOM
  • Preparing PV designs in the company’s design software PV Manager. Commencement of internal and external trainings herein
  • Analyses and Assessment of market and customer requirements for new products and solutions
  • Cooperation and collaboration with the Technical Application Engineers


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Knowledge and experience in the solar field is a necessity
  • Minimum 3 years technical experience in the solar industry, preferably as technical sales
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Outstanding skillset in the interaction with and servicing of customers, as well as the ability to present and negotiate therein
  • Excellent Afrikaans and English skills
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced, customer facing environment
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and effectively multi-task daily and meet deadlines
  • Assertive, confident and clear communicator – via e-mail, phone and face-to-face
  • Highly proficient with desktop applications such as Adobe Acrobat Professional, MS Office, and Internet Explorer including an ability to learn new IT systems
  • Frequent travel within the region
  • Must have valid state driver’s license


  • Competitive compensation
  • Attractive vacation, sickness and holiday arrangements
  • Career path opportunities for top performers

Your application

Are you interested to work with an established company characterised by a flat hierarchy and short decision-making processes? Where your commitment and your ideas can make a difference? If yes, please let us have your application which should include your letter of motivation, C.V. and a passport photo. We also accept scanned documents by mail. Please let us know your earliest possible date of starting your new job and your salary expectations.

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If you are applying for a position that is presently occupied, but IBC SOLAR believes that your credentials might be suitable for another position, IBC SOLAR reserves the right to distribute your application internally to other departments. If you do not agree to this proceeding, please advise us in writing.


IBC SOLAR South Africa (Pty) Ltd.

Mr. Daniel Haitzler

6th Floor at The Bureaux

The Point Center, 76 Regent Road

Sea Point 8060

Cape Town, South Africa