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JOB VACANCY || Energy sector announces recruitment 

JOB VACANCY || Energy Industry announces recruitment

The Commercial Manager at Destra Energy Group is responsible for creating and developing new and current business units under his/ her remit, bidding on new projects and negotiating contracts. The manager will work with the various teams to create a flow of information across the company’s operations and coordinating processes that help the company achieve its goals. The Commercial Manager will also work with executive management on a wide variety of tasks related to financial planning, regulatory and compliance, and organizational development.


  • Initiate market research studies, analyze trends in the two industries of interest; oil and gas and renewable energy and evaluate findings to develop strategies to create value for the company.
  • Identify new market opportunities, taking the lead on constructing a robust and successful business proposal that secures new deals, contracts, and long term relationships.
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality throughout: on current business activities, short-long term plans, proposals under scrutiny and any other activity related to the business;
  • Develop and maintain an excellent rapport with key stakeholders such as clients, suppliers, community organizations, regulatory bodies, etc.
  • Representing the organization at trade exhibitions, events, and other related activities;
  • Identify international companies with expertise in industries of interest and create strategic partnerships.
  •  Develop proposals, presentations and requested documentation for potential partners, clients, and stakeholders.
  • Prepare winning tenders requested by potential clients.
  • Draft and negotiate contracts and agreements with potential clients and other entities (with support from legal).
  •  Review documents, legal or otherwise, in relation to project(s) and work with legal counsel to diminish potential risks.
  •  Develop and maintain strong relationships with partners and important stakeholders to increase stakeholder satisfaction by managing expectations and fulfilling agreed project objectives.
  •  Continuously follow up and monitor progress of partnerships and agreements which must be in place for successful execution of project(s).
  • Monitor up-to-date industry developments and obtain information on regulations of interest in the O&G and RE sector (e.g. LC law, PC law, JV formation, etc.) in addition to information on changing market dynamics in the energy industry.
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of the company’s portfolio and working knowledge of competitor products/services
  • Obtain customer feedback on products/service quality and share with management to continuously improve the business operations
  • Timely submission of weekly progressive reports on projects for review by management.
  • Perform other related duties as required

Key competencies:

  • Self-Starter with plenty of initiative to innovate, change or develop old ideas into new opportunities
  • Organized, meticulous, and confident;
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to understand market and business intelligence to make informed choices about business development;
  • Ability to handle multiple projects, assignments, and duties
  •  Excellent business acumen.
  •  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Solid work ethic and team-building skills
  • Excellent research ability
  • Proven leadership and management skills
  • Foresight and Strategic Planning
  • Initiative and Self-motivation
  • Multi-tasking ability
  •  Attention to detail
  •  Analytical thinking
  • Problem Solving
  • Dependability
  • Proficiency in MS suites



  • Minimum 4 years’ bachelor’s degree in Business Management or similar qualification.
  • Master’s degree in Energy sector (preferred)
  • Minimum 3 years of proven experience in the industry and/or Business Development field.
  • Fluency in English compulsory.
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Job Location:

The position is based at Destra Energy’ Accra Corporate Office.


Interested Candidates are required to submit CVs and Cover Letters to

Deadline: 9th March 2020




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