Head of operations - village power

Kampala Full Time NGO
USh Confidential
1 week ago

Job Summary

Role of ensuring real-time financial data and reports to enable internal decision- making processes, external receivables financing

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

LOOKING FOR A HEAD OF OPERATIONS 

Job Summary

Village Power’s core focus is to empower people in Uganda to improve their standard of living by building a last mile- customer centric distribution& service network that providesgreat value for money solar home systems, appliancesand services to people mainly in rural areas.

The Head of Operations will play the very important role of ensuring real-time financial data and reports to enable internal decision- making processes, external receivables financing, and regulatory compliance in order to improve the overall portfolio health of the company.

The duty station for this role is at head office in Kampala, although one may be required to travel upcountry from time to time.  This Function is part of the Village Power Uganda management team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1.      Manage the supply chain by negotiating and liaising with suppliers, manufacturers and other relevant stakeholders.

2.      Ensure team productivity and operational efficiency.

3.      Oversight for the warehouse operations.

4.      Efficiently streamline the logistics process.

5.      Product testing & development.

6.      Collect/analyze technical data, identify trends and make recommendations to improve processes and customer satisfaction.

7.      Manage and ensure the growth of a team that includes; an operations manager, warehouse manager, logistics administrator, technical specialist, technicians etc.                                  

Key Qualifications, Skills & Attributes

1.      A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.

2.      A qualified professional with proven management experience of at least 5 years.

3.      Technical work experienceor training in solar would be of advantage.

4.      Demonstrable ability to design and managebusiness operations processes.

5.      Strategic acumen.

6.      Pro-activeness, ability to prioritize & work under pressure.

7.      A high degree of integrity, growth orientation, hunger for results, simplicity, customer centricity as well as anappreciation for a fun and positive working environment.

APPLICATION 

IF THIS JOB APPEALS TO YOU
and you have the necessary QUALIFICATIONS, VALUES, EXPERIENCE andMOTIVATION, do send us your resume to HR@VILLAGE-POWER.UG Deadline is 11th May 2018

 

WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO MEET YOU!!!

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