Country Business Leader, Nigeria

Sun King

Accounting, Auditing & Finance

Unspecified NGN Confidential
2 weeks ago

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Job Description/Requirements

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
The team you would join:
The EasyBuy Direct Sales team is the market facing arm of Sun Kingâs pay-as-you-go (PAYG) direct to consumer sales business. The Easy Buy Direct Sales team is in charge of recruiting, managing, and supervising the companyâs network of thousands of commission sales agents, called âEnergy Officersâ that promote and sell Sun Kingâs PAYG solar solutions and provide customer ongoing service in their local territories. Through the EasyBuy PAYG solar business model, customers can purchase a Sun King solar home solution by making a small down-payment up front and paying the remaining balance through a series of installments over a period of time.

About the role:
We are looking for a senior seasoned sales professional, who will maintain, build and expand the Sun King Easy Buy business in Nigeria. This is a leadership position which takes full strategic and tactical charge of all business functions of the Easy Buy business. Department EasyBuy Direct Sales Employment Type Fixed Term - Full Time Location Nigeria Workplace type Onsite Reporting To VP Pay Go (West and Central Africa)

What you would be expected to do;

Mentor, coach and manage high performing teams. Drive revenue, market share and profitability targets. Design and manage high quality customer journey Research and pilot products for Nigerian customers needs Liaise with Sun Kingâs multi-national teams spread across Africa, Asia and Europe. Ensure that all teams have the required tools and materials for trade execution. Ensure that all companies in the same space activities are countered with effective strategies. Ensure visibility in the trade is high. Ensure that all costs and expenses are kept within acceptable levels and within budget.

You might be a strong candidate if you:

Has a degree in a Business-related field OR equivalent. At least 3 years international business and expansion experience. At least 4 years senior management sales experience within the solar space or similar industry. Experience in the Solar Industry is a strong advantage for this role. Experience in building businesses for the under-served population. Has experience in working with multinational teams Has excellent Computer knowledge with comprehensive knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint. Creative and innovative in your thinking, test out ideas and also cost conscious. Is excellently skilled in Planning, Organizing, Prioritizing, Maximizing value and see the big picture Is able to skillfully builds relations, work on internal & external relationships. Listens well, coachesâ others and is disciplined in their learning practice. Has Operation Excellence and a strong business acumen.

What we offer (in addition to compensation and statutory benefits)

An opportunity to grow as a professional in a dynamic, fast-growing, high impact industry. The chance to work in an open-minded, collaborative culture surrounded by enthusiastic Sun King employees who are driven by the challenge of continuously innovating and growing a smart, sustainable business with profound impact on the world. A truly multicultural experience: you will have the chance to work with and learn from people from different geographies, nationalities, and backgrounds. Structured, tailored learning and development programs that help you become a better leader, manager, and professional through the Sun King Academy.

About Sun King

Sun King is the worldâs largest off-grid solar energy company with cutting-edge product design, pioneering fintech and a grassroots installation model that provides energy to the 1.8 billion consumers across Africa and Asia who lack access to reliable electricity. Founded in 2007, Sun King sets the gold standard for off-grid solar performance and design as part of its mission: powering access to brighter lives.Sun Kingâs 2,500+ staff and 23,000 field agents serve 100 million product users based in 65 countries around the world. With direct-to-consumer sales active in 11 countries, Sun King is growing rapidly. Every month, we equip 330,000 homes and businesses with power and light. The needs of energy consumers in Africa and Asia are diverse. From cost-effective and durable lamps to powerful home and business energy systems as well as modern entertainment and energy storage systems, Sun King's broad array of products unlock a higher quality of life. Whether devising safe and environmentally friendly electric-powered cookers or exploring the future of pay-as-you-go mobility and vehicles in Africa to concocting ever-more-powerful solar energy solutions, Sun Kingâs technology team nurtures and devises scalable, inventive solutions to pressing global challenges.Sun Kingâs innovative pay-as-you-go financing model dismantles the upfront cost burden that blocks low-income households from transitioning from polluting and harmful kerosene fuels and gas generators to clean, affordable and green solar energy. Sun King customers can purchase products using the companyâs technology-enabled, pay-as-you-go âEasy Buyâ financing service, which breaks payments down into regular, affordable instalments. These payments can be made via mobile money for as little as $0.15 a day. After one to two years of payments, customers own their solar equipment outright.Though united by a commitment to serving underserved off-grid families, Sun King comprises a broad, inclusive group of individuals working across 11 countries. Sun Kingâs world-class roster of product designers, data scientists, logistics experts, customer service professionals, operations gurus and marketing and communications strategists work together to devise solutions to the complicated and multidimensional challenges of energy access, climate action and social inclusion.Across the diverse countries where we operate and work, we build awareness of diversity and promote equity. Sun King is committed to gender equality in the workplace. Women represent 47% of Sun Kingâs workforce.

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