Project Manager: Energy Hubs

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Website MPower Ventures AG

Solar Power on your side

We from MPower Ventures, a pan-African venture backed start-up in the energy access area (www.mpower.africa), have launched our operations in Zambia in 2019. Since then, together with our partners, we have already supplied thousands of customers with our solar systems. Our products range from small solar lamps to solar home systems with matching appliances such as TVs, fans and refrigerators to large systems for SMEs. Our portfolio has recently been complemented with electric powered vehicles, making us one of the most innovative solar system providers in Zambia.

The company has been working on a new concept for rural electrification: the EnergyHub, a solar-powered business center that provides a range of services and is operated by entrepreneurs from the community. To increase our footprint in Zambia and grow our sales we are looking for an independent and entrepreneurial Project Manager to take over the development of our Energy Hubs network across Zambia  based in Lusaka, Zambia. This is an exciting opportunity in a fascinating and rapidly growing field

Your passion and your tasks:

Project implementation & monitoring for the EnergyHubs;
Define and execute business development strategy incl. additional/new income streams and optimization of processes, operations and logistics;
Team development and management (especially the Hub Managers in the different locations);
Community and stakeholder engagement in local communities.

Your qualifications:

You have extensive experience working in a rural environment (TelCos, agricultural inputs, FMCG), including managing teams, communities and other stakeholders
You must have at least a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Project Management or similar (not mandatory);
You have at least 6 years of work experience in B2B and B2C Sales, Customer Relationship and project implementation & monitoring;
You are accountable and have outstanding teamwork skills;
Local languages would be an asset;
You have an electrical background or you are tech-familiar with solar energy devices (not mandatory);
You have a driver’s license (mandatory);
You can work both independently and as part of a team;
The position is available immediately.

Send your application: CV and motivation letter through the form here Before June the 7th  2024.


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