Uncover hidden opportunities to make a global impact. ZOLA Electric is the leading renewable energy brand in Africa. We help our customers to light their homes, power small businesses, stay connected and expand opportunities for work and study. We power more than 180,000 homes across 5 countries and provide clean energy access to nearly 1,000,000 people every day. At the heart of our business is innovative solutions that empower our customers. We are looking for a Vice President – Hardware Engineering to join our team in the United States to support our growth strategy in Africa, changing the lives of millions with our innovative products.
This may be your dream job if you’re someone who dreams of combining your knowledge and skills to help ZOLA Electric change the renewable energy landscape. You need to be passionate about bringing solar energy to off-grid areas and emerging markets with the unique social, technical, and business challenges that come along with it. You are inspired by the opportunity to unleash human potential, and motivated to help build a truly epic business.
ZOLA Electric, previously known as Off Grid Electric, combines Silicon Valley technology with local expertise to deliver clean, affordable, reliable solar energy solutions for African homes and businesses with unreliable or nonexistent grid connections.
Adaptable to energy need and income, ZOLA Electric’s solar systems can be bought over time using micro-finance, PAYGo leasing, and mobile money payments. The first few watts start a chain reaction that enables people to achieve commonly held aspirations: security, education and access to information. We help our customers to light their homes, power small businesses, stay connected and expand opportunities for work and study.
Today, ZOLA Electric provides unmatched customer service and clean energy to more than 1,000,000 customers, homes and businesses across Tanzania, Rwanda, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Nigeria. ZOLA Electric’s investors include Tesla, DBL Partners, Helios Investment Partners, EDF, Total, and GE Ventures.
Are you interested in this position and join our team in United States , let’s connect and send your resume via our career page. Please ensure your applications includes a resume / curriculum vitae.