Market Development Analyst

Application deadline 2017-10-31
Position description Due to dynamic and constantly changing energy sector, Wärtsilä Energy Solutions is looking for a

Market Development Analyst for African markets

If you have an eye for detail and finding new business opportunities, you are the person we are looking for. We offer a core position in market development with a view over the whole African energy sector. We hope that with your support our sales will find new growth opportunities in this dynamic business environment.

In this position you will be in charge of market screening and market analysis in search for new customer segments and new business opportunities. You will work in close cooperation with top-notch energy professionals in sales and market development teams. Experience from energy sector is a prerequisite in this position and knowledge of market analysis and/or techno-commercial modelling is highly valued.

Responsibilities Your main responsibilities will be to:
- Gather in-depth sector understanding about target countries
- Analyse energy markets to find business potential
- Coordinate and monitor market development projects
- Develop value propositions for target countries and customers
- Support sales in various activities and act as their sparring partner in finding new leads.
Requirements M.Sc. Econ. or Technology, or similar
As an ideal candidate you would have:
- Solid understanding of energy sector, experience from market analysis, business intelligence and/or grid modelling is seen as benefit, preferably >5 years
- Financial knowledge and excellent analytical skills
- First-rate cooperation and networking skills, capacity to work independently as well as with cross-functional teams
- Service mindset, customer focus and a positive team player attitude
- Proven project management skills
- Fluent English skills, ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
- Spoken French or Spanish is seen as a benefit
- Educational background: M.Sc. Econ. or Technology, or similar
- Ability to travel in Europe and Africa
Contact person to give further information Susanna Siira
General manager, Area marketing and market development
Energy Solutions

Mob +358 400 606 082

Country Finland
Job area Business Development