Head of People & Training

Head of People & Training

Employee Type

About NXT Grid:
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 Head of People & Training is responsible for the overall management of NXT Grid’s
training aspects (both of internal staff as well as staff of NXT Grid partner developers). In
addition, the person will also be responsible for management of HR matters arising
within the NXT Grid Nigeria’s team, including future recruitment efforts.

What you’ll do:
Build out and maintain NXT Grid’s training manual and programme, this in consultation
with both the Technical Director and Head of Sales & Customers.
• In consultation with the Country Director, manage HR matters arising in the company.
• Responsible for future recruitment efforts.

Is it a local employment?
Required Language
Requirements and Qualification

Have a degree in social sciences, preferably in HR, training or coaching subjects
• Minimum 3 -5 years experience
• HR, training or coaching experience in a technical and/or sales organization is a strong

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