Country Director

Country Director

Employee Type
Description

Mini-grids are small (<100kWp) independent electricity networks, generally powered
by renewable energy sources, which are expected to play a pivotal role in the race to
deliver universal energy access in the coming decade.
NXT Grid is a scalable B2B mini-grid rental company, creating a unique platform with
the following key (on-line and off-line) components, providing the solutions to solve
today’s growth challenges within the mini-grid sector:
i. NXT Grid works in partnership with local entrepreneurs whom we support and
train to become professional mini-grid developers.
ii. Our proprietary on-line tool chain (“NXT Platform”) assists and supports developers
throughout the life-cycle of a mini-grid. From the use of AI algorithms, satellite
data to high grade and design new sites, remote operations & maintenance
monitoring, all the way through to an on-line payment system to ensure full
payment collection.
iii. With our rental offering in combination with procurement support with key leading
suppliers of mini-grid components, including in-country stock, maintenance,
assistance and training, we ensure our local partners build sustainable and
profitable businesses.

Job description:
The country director is responsible for the overall management of NXT Grid’s business in
Nigeria, including the management of a team of 8 to 10 internal staff

What you’ll do:
Be the face of NXT Grid in Nigeria, towards customers, partners, government
authorities and its own staff.
• Manage an in-country team of around 8 staff (and growing), distributed over the
following functions:
i. People & Training
ii. Technical, Quality & Supply Chain and
iii. Customer Relations

Is it a local employment?
State
Required Language
Requirements and Qualification

Master’s degree in Engineering or Finance
• Minimum 3 -5 years experience
• Experience in managing a technical organization and/or handling the customer interface
is a strong plus.
• Be the face of NXT Grid in Nigeria, towards customers, partners, government
authorities and its own staff.
• Manage an in-country team of around 8 staff (and growing), distributed over the
following functions:
i. People & Training
ii. Technical, Quality & Supply Chain and
iii. Customer Relations
What you’ll do:
How to apply:
To submit an application, please visit the Areeba Jobs platform and search for this
vacancy.
This job opportunity is part of the MATCH project

CLOSING DATE: 28TH OCTOBER, 2021

Years of Experience
4
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