Fenix International Business Development Associate (Clean Cooking) Jobs in Uganda

Fenix International is a next-generation energy and technology company. Our mission is to improve the quality of life of our customers through inclusive energy and financial services.


Our flagship product, Fenix Power, is a modular, lease-to-own solar home system financed through affordable installments from just $0.11 per day. We use real-time transaction data to create a next-generation credit score to finance power upgrades and other life-changing loans, unlocking modern financial services for our customers.

To date, Fenix has sold over 500,000 Solar Home Systems in Uganda, Zambia, Cote d'Ivoire, Benin, Nigeria and Mozambique, bringing clean, reliable power for lights, phones, radios, TV and much more to over 2,500,000 people.


Fenix International Business Development Associate (Clean Cooking) Jobs in Uganda


Responsibilities


  • Engage in business development by looking for new partners and building meaningful relationships to help develop the penetration of CCPS,
  • Identify new CCPS together with the Head of Clean Cooking,
  • Conduct or supervise field and desk research on various topic, ranging from policy, marketing to value chain analysis in order to inform decision making,
  • Design, organise, supervise and analyse quantitative surveys,
  • Design, organise and supervise qualitative research,
  • Conduct country-specific market analysis for clean cooking to inform Fenix growth in Africa,
  • Design and implement pilots for new CCPS, working cross-functionally with the clean cooking team,
  • Analyse policy and work with government officials and organisations to facilitate access to CCPS,
  • Seek innovative funding opportunities and participate in writing winning grant applications,
  • Build budgets and complex financial models.


    Requirements


  • 3 years of professional experience in business development or similar activities,
  • A MSc or MA in Business Administration, Management, Economics or any relevant field,
  • Demonstrate passion for Fenix’s mission, values and customers,
  • Strong entrepreneurial and creative mindset,
  • Organised and able to follow through and prioritize tasks,
  • Very fast reader,
  • Strong critical and analytical thinking skills,
  • Strong attention to details,
  • Ability to synthesize complex information from different sources and to distinguish important information from details,
  • Strong ability to
    work with large amounts of data to develop strategies and make rigorous decisions,
  • Experience as a collaborative, hands on team player and eagerness to learn new tools and / or roll-up sleeves to get the job done,
  • Willingness to travel to Fenix markets across Africa,
  • Good understanding of the factors driving consumption in Africa,
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English,
  • Mastery of Excel, Word and Powerpoint,
  • Commitment to live and work in East Africa for at least 2 years.
  • Experience working in the field of clean cooking, energy or financial services,
  • Experience working with last mile customers in Africa,
  • Experience in designing and conducting qualitative and quantitative research (focus groups, in-depth interviews, surveys),
  • Experience with Tableau or other data analytics tools,
  • Good understanding of accounting and finance concepts and tools,
  • Knowledge of French is definitely a plus,


    How to apply


    In your cover letter, please be sure to highlight the following:

  • Why you are interested in Fenix International,
  • How you would add value to the Fenix Family, and
  • What excites you about this particular role.
  • Fenix offers a competitive salary and a fun, fast-paced and high-growth work environment.
  • We recognize the value of diversity in our workforce, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.
  • We thank all candidates who choose to apply, however, only those selected for a further interview will be contacted. Deadline is Thursday 22nd August, 5:00pm.


    For more information and job application details, see; Fenix International Business Development Associate (Clean Cooking) Jobs in Uganda


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