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Sales engineer Job Vacancy – SolarNow

Sales engineer Job Vacancy – SolarNow

Job Title: Sales engineer

Organisation: SolarNow

Duty Station: Kansanga, Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: C&I manager


About US:

SolarNow was founded on the belief that everyone should have access to clean, affordable, and reliable energy. Thousands of families and businesses in Uganda and Kenya have benefited from solar energy solutions provided by SolarNow over the last 11 years. Initially focusing on solutions for rural homes and small businesses, SolarNow has in the last 11 years evolved into an energy solution provider supporting productivity increases for businesses, farmers, and institutions such as schools, hospitals, corporations, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).


Job Summary:  The Sales engineer will be responsible for overseeing the organization’s objectives through the sale and after-sale services to achieve a satisfied client portfolio. On a daily bases, the Sales engineer will sell and service solar energy projects, in line with the company’s policies and best practices in the industry. Excellent customer experience, a proven capability to engage corporate business discussions and a solid network of potential buyers is a fundamental part of the role. The Sales engineer will collaborate with other departments in ensuring the company’s sustainability, will engage in training activities, will scope solar markets and will ensure the necessary reporting to the supervisors and the customers.

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Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop a pipeline of corporate potential customers through marketing the company’s services and identifying virgin business segments.
  • Collaborate with senior engineers in generating solar projects proposals in line with the company’s policies and best practices in the industry.
  • Support in Energy Assessments for potential clients or under consultancies to identify the load profile and deliver commercially viable proposals.
  • Be part of the technical team to install solar systems while following safety & installation practices in line with local & international standards and company policies.
  • Provide user training and installation reports and schedule preventive maintenance visits.
  • Ensure full customer satisfaction before commissioning and handing over the project.
  • Manage relationships with existing customers including but not limiting to timely and professional responsiveness in case of reported system failures to provide grounds for future business opportunities.
  • Ensure the proper administrative support by providing accountability for the facilitations provided as well as proper filing of all the documentation produced.
  • Engage in all activities organized by SolarNow to promote teamwork and harmony in the organization.
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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Engineering degree from a reputable university
  • Minimum 1 years of experience selling solar projects on and off the grid.
  • Holder of a Z permit from ERA or any relevant certification is an added advantage.
  • Microsoft office software competency. Knowledge of Autocad and solar design software is an added advantage
  • High integrity, time keeping, result-oriented and able to deliver with minimum input and supervision.
  • Only Ugandan Nationals are encouraged to apply.


Seniority Level

  • Junior

Employment type

  • ➢ Full-time


Compensation and benefits

  • Salary and benefits are competitive, commensurate with experience.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should email applications to applications@solarnow.eu


On email applications please use the following subject: “Application for Sales engineer – “Your Name”.

Deadline: 30th June 2022

SolarNow is an equal opportunity employer and will review applications based on a first come first serve basis & might close the vacancy ahead of schedule should a suitable candidate have been found.

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