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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 is innovative solutions that delight our customers. We are looking for an experienced Office Manager / HR Assistant to join our team in Amsterdam.
This may be your dream job if you’re someone who dreams of combining an Office Manager role with HR components. Your knowledge and skills support Off Grid Electric 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.
Off Grid Electric, through its consumer brand Zola, combines Silicon Valley technology with local expertise to offer African homes and businesses a long-term solar solution to an unreliable grid. Adaptable to both energy needs and income, Off Grid Electric’s solution can be bought over time through a leasing structure. The first few watts starts a chain reaction that enables people to achieve commonly held aspirations: security, education, access to information, and a longer and more efficient day.
Today, Off Grid Electric powers more than 100,000 homes and businesses across Tanzania, Rwanda and Côte d’Ivoire. Off Grid Electric’s investors include: SolarCity, Vulcan Capital, DBL Partners, The Packard Foundation, Helios Investment Partners, and responsibility. Off Grid 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.offgrid-electric.com.
To coordinate the provision of general office support and administration, encompassing the general administration, senior management support, guest management, ordering office supplies and helping facilitate internal meetings. Next to the Office Manager responsibilities the HR part of the role focuses on recruitment, onboarding and health and safety for the Amsterdam Office. The Office Manager/HR Assistant is responsible for overall support of staff and reports directly to the VP of Human Capital. The role consists of:
Are you interested in this position and join our team in Amsterdam, let’s connect and send your resume via our career page. Applications that include a resume / curriculum vitae have preference.