Department : Access to Energy
Access to Energy
Reporting line : Global Head of Mini-grids A2E
Location : Nigeria, Abuja, with national & international business trips
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About ENGIE Energy Access
ENGIE Energy Access is a leading Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGo) and mini-grids solutions provider in Africa, with a mission to deliver affordable, reliable and sustainable energy solutions and life-changing services with exceptional customer experience.
The company is a result of the integration of Fenix International, ENGIE Mobisol and ENGIE PowerCorner; and develops innovative, off-grid solar solutions for homes, public services and businesses, enabling customers and distribution partners access to clean, affordable energy.
The PAYGo solar home systems are financed through affordable installments from $0.14 per day and the mini-grids foster economic development by enabling electrical productive use and triggering business opportunities for entrepreneurs in rural communities.
With over 1,700 employees, operations in nine countries across Africa (Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia), over 1 million customers and more than 5 million lives impacted so far, ENGIE Energy Access aims to remain a leading clean energy company, serving millions of customers across Africa by 2025.
As part of the Access to Energy management team in Nigeria, and building on the Access to Energy platform support functions, the Head of Minigrids Nigeria will be responsible for the overall strategic planning and the operational, technical and sales related Engie Minigrid activity in Nigeria.
maintain an inspiring culture; develop a competent and motivated team within an efficient organization; and coordinate with other entities in the ENGIE Group.
For the scope of minigrid developments in Nigeria, he / she will entertain external relations with the host government (e.
g. Ministry of Energy, Finance, Environment, Chiefs and Traditional Affairs, Agriculture and Local Government), Cooperating partners, donors, local and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and institutions to strengthen working relationships with these entities and ensure overall success of the minigrid project.
The Head of Minigrids Nigeria has overall P&L responsibility for the minigrid activities in Nigeria and will report in this responsibility to the global Head of Minigrids in A2E
Oversee, lead, and direct programmatic, technical, operations, sales, business development and reporting of Minigrid activities in accordance with set targets.
Deliverables and Activities
promote individual and team performance; create and maintain team spirit and morale in accordance with A2E culture.
creating synergies and setting up partnerships
Required Skills & Experience
Desired Skills & Experience