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Job Vacancies at Greenlight Planet, 4th October, 2019

Oct 4, 2019, 12:54 PM
Greenlight Planet is a multinational, for-profit business that designs, distributes, and finances solar-powered home energy products, with an underserved population in mind: the 1.3 billion global consumers for whom the old-fashioned electrical grid is either unavailable or too expensive. Over a decade in business, the company is now a leading global brand in emerging markets across Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Greenlight’s Sun King™ products provide modern light and energy to 26 million people in more than 40 countries. We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Sales Executive - MFI Location: Alimosho, Lagos Reporting to: Area Sales Executives Job Type: Full-time Job Description/The Role
  • We are looking for someone who is driven, passionate and excited about the opportunity to bring honest, affordable, energy to homes in Africa and Asia. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.
  • The Sales Executive - MFI will work closely with the Partnership Sales team to serve existing and potential Microfinance Institution partners by providing product and service information, supporting trade activations while resolving product issues effectively.
  Requirements The ideal candidate:
  • Has a Degree or advanced Diploma in a Business Administration/ Sales and Marketing
  • Has two years’ hands on experience in service/ FMCG or Renewable Energy industry
  • Is computer literate with proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint
  • Strong customer focus
  • Keen to deliver high standards of service
  • Must work well under pressure, and ready to travel 75% of the time
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good communication skills with fluency in both written and spoken English and spoken local language corresponding to the area of responsibility (Yoruba / Edo / Igbo / Hausa)
  • Clear thinking/problem solving ability
  • Results oriented and able to prioritize measurable objectives.
  • Possesses an Android phone.
Key Responsibilities Key responsibilities for the role include:
  • Responsible for driving sales across Micro Finance Institutions in assigned territory.
  • Planning and conducting product and sales trainings to partner staff.
  • Fulfilling within reasonable time aftersales and warranty requirements.
  • Consolidating reports on competition, routes traveled, branches visited and activated, sales and stock position etc.
  • Performing any other duties that may be assigned.
  • Branch level inventory management
  • Receiving client queries and resolving consumer and channel queries with stipulated guidelines and timelines.
  • Efficiently supporting trade activations and marketing campaigns as per set plans.
Remuneration Greenlight Planet offers a competitive salary, a fun, supportive work environment and opportunities for continued professional growth within a fast-growing global enterprise. Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online   Job Title: Area Sales Executive Location: Ikorodu, Lagos Reporting to: Area Sales Manager Job Type: 3 months Contract The Role
  • The Area Sales Executive will work closely with the Partnership team to serve an existing Microfinance Institution partner by providing product and service information, supporting trade activations while resolving product issues effectively.
Key responsibilities for the role include:
  • Responsible for driving sales across a Micro Finance Bank channel in the assigned territory.
  • Branch level inventory management
  • Receiving client queries and resolving consumer and channel queries with stipulated guidelines and timelines.
  • Efficiently supporting trade activations and marketing campaigns as per set plans.
  • Planning and conducting product and sales trainings to partner staff.
  • Fulfilling within reasonable time aftersales and warranty requirements.
  • Consolidating reports on competition, routes traveled, branches visited and activated, sales and stock position etc.
  • Performing any other duties that may be assigned.
The Ideal Candidate
  • Has a Degree or Advanced Diploma in a Business Administration/Sales and Marketing
  • Has two to four years’ hands on experience in service/ FMCG or Renewable Energy industry
  • Is computer literate with proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint
  • Strong customer focus
  • Keen to deliver high standards of service
  • Must work well under pressure, and ready to travel 75% of the time
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good communication skills with fluency in both written and spoken English and the main local language of the assigned teritorry.
  • Clear thinking/problem solving ability
  • Results oriented and able to prioritize measurable objectives.
Our Offer
  • Greenlight Planet offers a competitive salary, a fun, supportive work environment and opportunities for continued professional growth within a fast-growing global enterprise.
Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online   Job Title: Area Business Manager Location: Sango Ota, Ogun Reporting to: Regional Business Manager Job Type: Full time The Role
  • The Area Business Manager will lead sales, collections and distribution operations in the area they are assigned for the direct distribution of Sun King Solar products sold on Pay-As-You-Basis (also called and recognized as “EasyBuy” Business unit) through a network of agents called as “Energy Officer”.
  • EasyBuy technology and services allows customers to purchase units by paying for their Solar products in small installments, thus ensuring they are extremely affordable for off-grid or rural customers
  • The Area Business Manager is ultimately accountable for generating sales, ensuring collections are timely and accurate and keeping the entire Direct Distribution growing rapidly in a sustainable manager.
Key Responsibilities
  • Hire & retain Energy Officers: Hire, train and maintain a team of atleast 40 active Sun King Energy Officers in the area. Use multiple avenues for finding the right talent to sell Sun King EasyBuy products with the help of village influencers such as the village heads, teachers, religious heads, doctors, farmers and others, as applicable. Create a reputation and goodwill for the mission of Sun King to provide clean, affordable and reliable source of energy in their areas.
  • Training of Energy Officers: Provide training to the Energy Officers on several aspects of the business such as sales, collections, product, technical, inventory and logistics related. Ensure that they are fully supported and lead in the best professional manner demonstrating highest levels of integrity, ethics and professionalism while dealing with customers.
  • Provide role clarity to Energy Officers: Provide complete clarity to Energy Officers related to their day to day tasks, sales & collections plans, routes and targets. This includes, ensuring Energy Officers have a pre-agreed sales route/area to sell in, they understand how to demonstrate and sell Sun King products, they have the confidence to be able to present and resolve basic customer queries on the spot and they have access to Area Business Manager at all times in case of questions and concerns.
  • Daily field visits: Have a weekly touchpoint with every Energy Officer in your area – either through in-person meetings, making a sale to the customer in your area or having a call. Resolve all possible issues faced by the Energy Officers and report them to your Regional Business Manager, every week. Ensure that first 5 sales of each Energy Officer is done along with the Area Business Manager in the area, by each Energy Officer to ensure that the core sales and collection process is fully understood by each Energy Officer.
  • Work with Energy Officers: Conduct joint field work with a group of Energy Officers to provide sales and collection training on a weekly basis and drive EO engagement. This includes doing night activations, market activations, visiting local communities and gatherings such as SACCOs, Self Help groups, retail centers and markets to make group sales.
  • Exceed your sales & collections targets: Meet or exceed sales and collection targets established and agreed on 2nd of every month by your Regional Business Manager. Provide daily, weekly updates on sales, EO recruitments, Customer issues and resolutions, as desired and agreed with your Regional Business Manager.
  • Drive robust field sales processes: Review collection progress with your Energy Officers daily and provide adequate training to them on driving better collections in your areas. This includes, customer and area profiling, ensuring regular and timely collection follow-ups, resolving customer issues to ensure they make payments and ultimately repossessing the systems as a last recourse in case the customer defaults.
  • Remain externally focused: Keep an eye on competition within your area and ensure you take adequate measures to protect and grow our business from competitive pressures. Pro-actively inform your leadership team and take measures to ensure Sun King remains a paramount brand name in Solar products for your area.
  • Resolve customer issues: Provide world-class support to your customers as it relates to product delivery, training on how to use and make payments, installation, after sales warranty issues. Ensure that you work with your Energy Officers to establish clear expectations and processes to resolve all customer issues within 24 hours.
  • Control Marketing & Other Support spend: Provide adequate marketing support & equipment (such as smartphones) necessary to all your Energy Officers. Ensure we get maximum return on investment for all the costs we incur in areas of marketing, supply chain, store maintenance and smartphone issuance.
  • Review meetings with Energy Officers: Conduct weekly table meetings with Energy Officers and ensure that you have RBM present in those meetings to resolve any outstanding customers or EO issues. Coordinate, plan and organize the meeting to have maximum attendance and progress. Recognize outstanding performers from time to time and ensure the motivation of Energy Officers is maintained at an all-time high.
  • Grow Retail presence: Ensure the retail network in your Area grows with the help of an Area Retail Coordinator, hired under you. Ensure all retail related activities are followed per process and the base of high-selling retailer grows exponentially within your area of operation.
The Ideal Area Business Manager
  • Has a Degree in a Business-related field OR equivalent and at least 4 years hands on experience in field sales.
  • Has excellent Computer knowledge with comprehensive knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Has extensive Customer Care experience
  • Has high innovative skills, thinking out of the box, tests out opinions, cost conscious
  • Is excellently skilled in Planning, Organizing, Prioritizing, maximizing value and see the big picture
  • Is able to develop trust, skillfully builds relations, works on internal & external relationships
  • Listens well, coaches’ others and is disciplined in their learning practice
  • Has Operation Excellence (Keeps promise, is Decisive, seeks to be informed and gives excellent Customer Satisfaction
Our Offer
  • Greenlight Planet offers a competitive salary, a fun, supportive work environment and opportunities for continued professional growth within a fast-growing global enterprise.
Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online   Location: Calabar, Cross River Reporting to: Area Sales Manager Job Type: Full time The Role
  • The Area Sales Executive will work closely with the Commercial team (Partnership) to serve existing and potential Microfinance Institution partners by providing product and service information, supporting trade activations while resolving product issues effectively.
Key Responsibilities for the role include:
  • Responsible for driving sales across consumer sales channels in the assigned territory
  • Branch level inventory management
  • Receiving client queries and resolving consumer and channel queries with stipulated guidelines and timelines.
  • Efficiently supporting trade activations and marketing campaigns as per set plans.
  • Planning and conducting product and sales trainings to partner staff.
  • Fulfilling within reasonable time aftersales and warranty requirements.
  • Consolidating reports on competition, routes traveled, branches visited and activated, sales and stock position etc.
  • Performing any other duties that may be assigned.
The Ideal Candidate
  • Has a Degree or Advanced Diploma in a Business Administration/Sales and Marketing
  • Has two to four years hands on experience in service/ FMCG or Renewable Energy industry
  • Is computer literate with proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint
  • Strong customer focus
  • Keen to deliver high standards of service
  • Must work well under pressure, and ready to travel 75% of the time
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good communication skills with fluency in both written and spoken English and the main local language of the assigned teritorry.
  • Clear thinking/problem solving ability
  • Results oriented and able to prioritize measurable objectives.
Our Offer
  • Greenlight Planet offers a competitive salary, a fun, supportive work environment and opportunities for continued professional growth within a fast-growing global enterprise.
Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online   Note: Greenlight Planet believes in equal opportunity for all people, everywhere. It is the reason we exist! So, regardless of your race, colour, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, HIV/Aids status, disability or any other protected characteristic as established by law, we will accept your application and make a decision based on your suitability for the position.

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