Associate, Operations at Greenlight Planet

Greenlight Planet is a multinational, for-profit business that designs, distributes, and finances solar-powered home energy products, with an underserved population in mind: the 1.3 billion global consumers for whom the old-fashioned electrical grid is either unavailable or too expensive.

Over a decade in business, the company is now a leading global brand in emerging markets across Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.  Greenlight’s Sun King™ products provide modern light and energy to 26 million people in more than 40 countries and have sold over 10.5 million products worldwide.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Associate, Operations

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full-time
Reports to: Senior Associate, Operations (Nigeria)

About the Role

  • Greenlight Planet is looking for an Associate to join its Operations team in Nigeria.
  • The Associate, Operations will work closely with the Operations team in Nigeria to ensure the organisation has adequate capacity to build new business units and expand existing operations in the region.

Key Responsibilities
Key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Following up on inventory projections from the Head of Sales
  • Comparing the projections with the updated pipeline inventory
  • Preparing Proforma Invoice, Packing lists and other sales/export documents
  • Daily invoicing of the sold-out units
  • Coordinating dispatch to ensure same day rides for overnight delivery
  • Ensuring that delivery to partners is done within the set timelines
  • Managing export to partners in West Africa and other countries
  • Preparation of importation orders seamlessly
  • Ensure document compliance and appropriate Form M number
  • Ensure timely clearance by following up expeditiously on the clearance process as per the set LAs with the CHA.
  • Creating Request for Quotation (RFQ) templates, sending out the RFQs to vendors/suppliers to get prices
  • Issuing Purchase Orders (PO) for products and services to selected vendors
  • Creating and maintaining reports reflecting recurring purchases as well as the prices
  • Collecting invoice from vendor after confirming all goods or services have been delivered to meet quality expectations or Service Level Agreement (SLA)
  • Processing vendor payment with finance

Job Requirements
The ideal candidate:

  • Is comfortable and experienced working in a multi-cultural and diverse environment
  • Has a Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain / Purchasing and Supplies / Business Management from a Premier institution
  • Has 2 years’ cogent experience preferably FMCG in the supply chain line
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience in warehousing and distribution
  • Ability to work with distributors, sales teams, and sales agents to ensure smooth distribution operations
  • Knowledge and working experience with a robust ERP / WMS (knowledge of SAP materials management module is an added advantage)
  • Excellent hands-on experience in the use of computer tools (excel /macros /v-lookup /charts /pivot table) for analysis for business
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work remotely under minimal supervision

What We Offer (In addition to compensation and statutory benefits)

  • An opportunity to grow as a professional in a dynamic, fast-growing, high impact industry. 
  • The chance to work in an open-minded, collaborative culture surrounded by enthusiastic Greenlighters who are driven by the challenge of continuously innovating and growing a smart, sustainable business with profound impact on the world;  
  • A truly multicultural experience: you will have the chance to work with and learn from people from different geographies, nationalities, and backgrounds. 
  • Structured, tailored learning and development programs that help you become a better leader, manager, and professional through the Greenlight Academy.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

What to Expect from us, after you submit your application:

  • You can expect an email response within three weeks regarding the status of your application. 
  • If you are shortlisted for consideration, we’ll set up a conversion with you to learn more about your interests and background, share more about the job requirements and Greenlight Planet, and to answer any initial questions you may have.