Company Description

Nexus is a decentralised renewable energy company dedicated to deploy and operate small scale energy solutions for communities through mini-grids, for off-grid industries through stand-alone solutions, and grid-connected solar PV and storage facilities, in frontier markets.

The company is currently developing a pipeline of projects mainly in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean Islands, where the business development activities will take place.

These activities consist mainly in identifying small-scale off-grid opportunities of two kinds: bankable commercial and industrial projects and town or village mini-grids eligible to donor funded grants.

Job description

Responsibilities and job description

The Business Developer will be in charge of the origination of projects in a limited number of countries, preliminary in Liberia, Ethiopia, DRC and Haiti. (S)He will be responsible for:

  • Feasibility analysis of the identified projects,
  • Commercial negotiations with C&I clients
  • Economic and financial modeling
  • Presentation to the Board for approval
  • Project management activities after aproval: coordination with technical support (internal and external), EPC selection and supervision, permitting of the projects

NexuS is a start up company: the Business Developer is expected to be extremely versatile and flexible with tasks and responsabilities including some that are normally under the responsability of other Project Developers.

The Business Developer will work directly with the Head of Business Development and will be a key person for the growth of the company.



  • Engineer with strong economic/financial/commercial background
  • Modeling /quantitative skills are required.
  • At least 3 years of experience in similar positions
  • Strong experience of emerging markets, ideally in Africa
  • Self-starter able to work in very challenging environments
  • Ability to travel (50% of the time out of Italy)
  • French and English speaker is mandatory


Additional details

This job is based in Sesto Florentino, Italy.


How to apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to 



As soon as possible