Uncover hidden opportunities to make a global impact. Zola Electric (formerly Off Grid Electric) is a growth-stage start up that’s on track to light a million homes in Africa over the next couple of years with clean, affordable solar energy. At the heart of our business are innovative solutions that delight our customers. We are looking for a Head of Credit to join our team in Lagos, Nigeria.
This may be your dream job if you’re someone excited about applying your knowledge and skills to change the renewable energy landscape. You’ll also need to be passionate about bringing solar energy to off-grid and other underserved markets (billions of people around the world) with the unique social, technical, and business challenges that come along with it. You are inspired by the opportunity to unleash whole continents of human potential and motivated to help build a truly epic business as we expand our footprint to Nigeria.
The Head of Credit is responsible for managing credit scoring processes, customer approval process, compliance to credit policy and partnerships in-country and for ensuring credit risk targets of the company are met. The Head of Credit has reporting line into the Head of Finance of Nigeria and to the Group Director of Credit for Zola. Main responsibilities include, customer credit tracking, approval and compliance, process implementation, partnership development and relationship management, training and change management.
Zola Electric combines Silicon Valley technology with local-market expertise to offer African homes and businesses a long-term solar solution to an unreliable grid. Adaptable to both energy needs and income, Zola Electric’s solution can be bought over time through a leasing structure. The first few watts start a chain reaction that enables people to achieve commonly held aspirations: security, education, access to information, and a longer and more efficient day.
Today, Zola Electric powers more than 180,000 homes and businesses across Tanzania, Rwanda, Ghana, and Côte d’Ivoire, and will be launching in Nigeria in the 1st quarter of 2019. In addition to launching in Africa’s largest country, Zola will be launching new product line in Nigeria. Zola Electric’s investors include: SolarCity, Vulcan Capital, DBL Partners, The Packard Foundation, Helios Investment Partners, and responsibility. Zola Electric is the recipient of the 2016 UN Momentum for Change Award, Zayed Future Energy Prize, and the 2015 Global Cleantech 100. For more information, visit www.zolaelectric.com.
Are you interested in this position and join our team in Nigeria, let’s connect and send your resume via our career page. Applications that include a resume / curriculum vitae have preference