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Husk Power Energy Systems Nigeria Job Recruitment – How to Apply

Husk Power Energy Systems Nigeria Job Recruitment – This is to announce the current job recruitment positions available at Husk Power Energy Systems Nigeria. Interested persons may apply below

Husk is one of the world’s leading rural energy providers. We provide low-cost and reliable power to rural households and businesses, entirely from renewable energy sources. Powering economic possibilities in every village is at the heart of everything we do.

We design, build and operate the lowest cost hybrid (solar and biomass) power plant and distribution network in India and Africa. To date, Husk has provided electricity to over 15,000 homes and business, reducing 95,000 tonnes of CO2. Our aim is to provide 30MW of power to 225,000 customers by 2025, and save 350,000 tonnes of CO2 each year.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Role Summary

  • We are seeking an Administrative Assistant to join the growing team in Nigeria. This individual will play an integral role in ensuring an effective, efficient coordination of a smooth-running work environment.
  • The individual is expected to be responsible for providing support in ensuring administrative tasks are efficiently managed in compliance with the company’s procedures and policies.
  • This role would also be responsible for coordinating operational logistics, office and facility management, and the coordination of relevant administrative staff.
  • We are looking for someone who has extensive experience in ensuring administrative tasks within the workplace are managed efficiently ensuring work functions are provided relevant admin support to deliver on their objectives. The individual is also expected to have basic understanding of accounting and HR best practices.
  • The individual should also be passionate about contributing to solving one of Nigeria’s most critical challenges – energy access deficit.
  • This role provides the opportunity to join a growing team that is changing the face of rural electrification in countries across Asia and Africa, including India and Nigeria etc.

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Key Responsibilities
Office and Facility (Accommodation) Management:

  • Coordinate and manage inventory for the office and accommodation, ensuring the timely procurement of supplies.
  • Coordinate and manage the upkeep of office facilities and assets. ensuring a healthy, clean, and sanitized work environment at all times.. Will be responsible for the monitoring of the office and facility management staff.
  • Responsible for engaging relevant internal and external stakeholders to ensure all location utilities are in good order at all times.

Journey Planning and Vendor Management:

  • Work with various teams to ensure regular and efficient travel planning as required.
  • Liaise with vendors, drivers to ensure proper journey coordination for employees.
  • Maintain a vendor database for all admin related purchases, and work with relevant teams to ensure coordinated purchases for required locations.
  • Ensure proper management of all required facility services, maintenance services, and office vendors.
  • Ensure proper maintenance and use of company vehicles and coordinate travel requests.

Business Support:

  • Ensure engagement with relevant teams to drive timely payments for use of utilities, external vendors etc without truncation of service.
  • administrative procedures and systems, and devise ways to streamline processes.
  • Coordinate effective maintenance of office IT equipment, as required.
  • Provide support to HR in ensuring office costs and expenses are managed and monitored extensively to ensure budget compliance.

Does this sound like you?

  • Bachelor’s (or relevant) Degree in related field preferred
  • 2 to 4 years’ experience in an administrative role.
  • A clearly defined strategic thought process and a continuous improvement mindset with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Operationally focused; detailed oriented but able to grasp big picture

General Skills & Attributes:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Basic understanding of clerical procedures and systems such as recordkeeping and filing.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work in rural, peri-urban locations as required
  • Highly resourceful, hands on with great interpersonal skills

Location and Travel:

  • This role is based in Abuja, Nigeria
  • Will be required to travel to rural areas and plant sites.

Application Closing Date
15th November, 2022.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Head, Marketing & Communications

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports to: Nigeria Country Director, with dotted line to Chief Marketing Officer

Position Objective

  • Are you a determined and friendly professional with an advanced understanding of human behavior and a desire to help consumers find exactly the right product or service to suit their needs? Are you a stellar communicator and storyteller? Would you like to pioneer new, data-driven marketing strategies that will unlock the vast potential of the rural customers in Nigeria and other parts of sub-Saharan Africa? If so, you might be a great fit for our company. The ideal candidate for this position has a positive attitude, a tireless work ethic and an insatiable appetite for growth.
  • We are seeking an experienced leader for the role of Head of Marketing & Branding in Nigeria. This individual will play an integral role in the creating high-impact Go-to-Market (GTM) strategies for its three business lines (microgrids, energy efficient appliances and C&I), designing creative campaigns, benchmarking performance of all campaigns, effectively utilizing marketing analytics and ultimately driving the initiatives responsible for attracting potential customers as well as retaining existing ones.
  • The candidate is expected to drive sales through effective marketing campaigns, manage and motivate the team under him/her and coordinate and implement all marketing campaigns in the field.
  • The candidate is expected to analyze daily, weekly and monthly results, spot trends and act on them quickly. We are looking for someone who has a solid experience in managing customer relationship and loves to grow customer satisfaction.
  • This position provides the opportunity to join a growing team that is changing the face of rural electrification in many countries in India and Africa, including Nigeria.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design GTM strategies to drive growth of customer base by 10x in 3 years.
  • Devise effective traditional and digital marketing plan and engagement process for rural customer base.
  • Organize brand promotion and awareness in our communities of operation to meet the aspirations of rural customers.
  • Hire a team of marketing associates and help field sales team acquire customers for Husk microgrids and for energy efficient electrical appliances (household and productive use).
  • Leverage customer data and focus groups to create relevant insights that can be used to define strategic and targeted marketing activities.
  • Communicate with senior management about marketing initiatives and project metrics.
  • Build a measurement system for determining the success of each marketing program. Measure and report performance of all campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs).
  • Leverage Husk strategic partnership with OEMs and other stakeholders (across countries) to build co-branded marketing and branding plan.

Detailed Responsibilities

Overall leadership and management:

  • Lead overall GTM strategy across entire product and services portfolio that Husk offers to customers in all states of operation.
  • Prepare and manage marketing budget for Nigeria.
  • Recruit and lead a stellar team of marketing personnel to drive our goal of rapid customer acquisition and ensure retention.
  • Ensure the sales and operations team is seamlessly plugged in the marketing activities to ensure ongoing customer acquisition and product/service sales.
  • Mentor direct reports to cultivate skills that makes our B2C strategy successful on the ground
  • Support the implementation of creative technology solutions for the brand that increase efficiency, reduce spend and increase marketing reach.
  • Prepare marketing report by collecting, analyzing and summarizing campaign and sales data.

GTM strategy and managing marketing & brand campaigns:

  • Manage the execution of marketing plans and programs, both short and medium range, to support sales and revenue objectives.
  • Develop B2C electrical appliance sales campaigns to capitalize on festival season and encourage our customers to acquire modern branded appliances like LED TVs, fans, refrigerators and freezers etc.
  • Identify weaknesses in existing marketing campaigns and develop pragmatic solutions within budgetary constraints.
  • Engage creative agencies to help produce stellar and effective campaign collaterals.
  • Identify strategically aligned local partnership opportunities (traditional and non-traditional) and develop local programs (including outlet visibility and activation) to support

Analytics and generating actionable insights:

  • Analyze historical data from campaigns and available research reports to build and improve marketing campaigns regularly.
  • Use data to inform decision-making for strategy development and adjustments as necessary
  • Track platform engagement and effectiveness through appropriate analytical tools

Customer Satisfaction:

  • Exceeding customer expectation is what Husk aspires to do every day. You will be responsible for developing a customer satisfaction model and tracking satisfaction
  • Ensure that customer satisfaction matrix is deployed at multiple tiers

Finance and Budget Management:

  • Track fluid on-the-go budget spend framework informed by real-time campaign performance analysis that minimizes ineffective spend and maximizes ROI
  • Track costs across agencies and technology platform spend
  • Track marketing ROI by optimizing content and channel marketing investments
  • Test faster and lower cost options for acquiring, engaging and retaining consumers

Requirements
Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required;
  • MBA (with a Marketing concentration) is strongly preferred

Relevant Experience in years:

  • 7+ years of total experience in Consumer Marketing function (B2C) with a preference to the ones who are exposed to retail/fast moving consumer goods industry
  • Proven track record of innovative consumer marketing accomplishments/high impact results (based on metrics/ROI)
  • Good understanding of consumer insights and primary research concepts and tactics such as home use testing, focus groups, surveys, attitudinal, ethnographic and concept testing.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadline in an independent capacity. To be a self-starter and self-motivator, working effectively with minimal direction
  • Strong in storytelling and have excellent communication skills
  • Analytically inclined with ability to run numbers to determine ROI and effectiveness of campaigns.

Application Closing Date
10th November, 2022.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Service Engineer

Location: Lafia, Nasarawa (with 20% in Abuja)
Employment Type: Full-time

Role Summary

  • This is a great opportunity to be part of a growing business, take ownership and be responsible for giving service to 8+ plants
  • In this role you will be responsible for all plant Operations and Maintenance for these plants and report to the O&M Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Daily Monitoring of HMGs at Meters and System Portal.
  • Ensure smooth operation of plants and meters.
  • Initiate tickets to OEMs and follow up for early rectification.
  • Maintain event log at HMG plants
  • Health Checkup and Maintenance of Plants.
  • Train site electricians on operations and maintenance of system.
  • Resolve Customer issues as per Standard of Operations.

Plant Operations:

  • Play a key role as a member of the Mini Grids O&M team to plan and monitor the day to day running of the plants to ensure smooth progress.
  • Understand and manage sites’ performance to key performance metrics.

Asset Management:

  • Ensures completion of technical documents; grid outages, onsite equipment problems, log entries, site visitation; safety and environmental inspections.
  • Maintain daily, weekly, monthly and yearly equipment healthiness checklist; Preventive maintenance planning; Shutdown planning; Daily reading logbook etc.

Great Career Progression Opportunity:

  • Successful Service Engineer have the potential to progress to an Area Service Manager and a senior management role with greater responsibility and compensation within 36-48 months.

Qualifications
Does this sound like you?

  • You have a technical background with an understanding of electrical engineering (minimum education requirement: Diploma in Engineering)
  • You have 5+ years of experience (Infrastructure and Telecom industries preferred)
  • You have 2+ years of experience managing a team of 5+ people
  • You have a track record of resilience and leadership in periods of uncertainty and volatility
  • You have a learning mindset and are keen to deliver hands-on solutions in the field
  • You build great relationships and are a strong verbal communicator (English & Hausa preferably)
  • You are a problem solver and can identify electricity-related faults and proffer solutions swiftly.
  • You can also ideally execute based on direct instruction and under guidance from other members of the team.
  • You have no issues working in (and living around) rural Nigeria and in a fast-paced, dynamic start up environment.

Application Closing Date
10th November, 2022.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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