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Country Manager Vacancy at Oolu Solar

Oolu is one of the fastest growing off-grid solar companies in West Africa. Our vision is to be a leading energy and financial services provider to millions of customers in the developing world.

Our model, developed with local communities, allows us to offer high-quality solar products on an affordable financing plan. We are proud of our after-sales commitment, with replacement parts under warranty and customer service representatives who speak the local languages of our customers.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Country Manager (English Speaking West Africa)

Location: Nigeria

The Role

  • Did you help scale a start-up and push it to become a successful enterprise?
  • Are you currently a country manager and looking for a new challenge?
  • Are you a motivated leader that wants to have a social impact and currently manages a large team across several west african countries?
  • If yes, please apply!

Job Description/Responsibilities

  • We are looking for a person to oversee our subsidiary in Nigeria.
  • Country Managers are the most senior position operating within a country, and thus are responsible for all local P&L, country expansion plans, hiring, marketing, engaging with government officials and securing local and strategic partnerships.
  • This position will report directly to the founders and will have significant influence in broader organizational priorities.
  • He/She will be expected to drive the organizational performance while maintaining our fun start-up culture.
  • If successful in Nigeria, they will also be expected to expand into surrounding countries.

Required Skills and Experience

  • You must currently be a Country Manager or Executive at a fast-paced, high growth enterprise
  • You must have a minimum of 3 years top level management experience at a Country Manager position in a growing, fast-paced company operating in West Africa
  • Extraordinary candidates with 3 years of experience either at an investment bank, a top management consulting firm or a fast-growth start-up will also be considered
  • 2 years of International experience or education abroad is an asset
  • Fluency in English is required (French is an asset)
  • Previous experience in HR and Finance necessary
  • Strategic thinker and self-motivated team player

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online