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Business Development Manager

Shift EV

Shift EV

Sales & Business Development
Giza Governorate, Egypt · Giza, Al Omraneyah, Giza Governorate, Egypt
Posted on Sunday, November 26, 2023

Business Development Manager

ABOUT SHIFT EV:

Shift EV is a fast growing electric vehicle technology company, based in Cairo, Egypt. Our vision is to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles in Egypt and the region by developing state-of-the-art electric drivetrain solutions. You will work with world-class technology veterans from MIT, Intel and General Motors to build a venture with transformative potential.

YOU’LL WORK ON:

Driving sales of our electric mobility products with institutional owners of fleets, in last mile delivery, services and transportation. You will also play a critical role in customer discovery for new products and new markets, and commercial prioritization of opportunities. You will expand Shift EV's business development bandwidth to accelerate the validation of our product-market fit hypothesis. You will report directly to the Director of Commercial Operations.

YOU'LL HAVE OWNERSHIP OVER:

Commercial Customer Discovery:

  • Engage with the executive team on new product and channel opportunities in e-mobility and grid products.

  • Discover and lock crystallizing customers for new product & channel opportunities with support from sales and marketing.

  • Work closely with the product management function QÅon customer discovery for new products and on prioritizing new opportunities.

Product Launch

  • Build and structure the first deals of a kind in new segments.

  • Own the product delivery cycle with support from engineering, manufacturing and sales.

  • Transition successful products & new channels to the sales team.

YOU ARE:

  • An experienced business development professional with a track record of deals to prove it.

  • Technically minded or have sufficient curiosity to learn the inner workings of EV products.

  • Naturally quantitative, with a strong finance / analytics background to effectively drive a value-based sales process with a heavy financing component.

  • An excellent communicator who is able to work with different styles of people and influence different stakeholders

  • High integrity.

  • Deeply passionate about climate change mitigation, with a passion for electric vehicles.

  • A resourceful problem solver with a track record of working on entrepreneurial or intrapreneurial projects.

  • A lot of grit and agility to work with ambiguity and uncertainty.

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM US:

  • An impact driven mission, and a world class team to work with.

  • A startup where your contributions really count, and an abundance of growth-opportunities exist

  • Stock options, we want you to be invested in the success of the company

  • Leadership that aspires to build a meritocratic environment that promotes diversity and offers equal opportunity

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