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Community Energy Hub Operations Manager at Little Sun Zambia Ltd.

  • Full Time
  • Chibombo district
  • 00 USD / Year
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Little Sun Zambia Ltd.

Are you passionate about driving positive change through solar technology in agriculture? Little Sun Zambia Limited is venturing into productive use of renewable energy in the medium term with the establishment of Community Energy Hubs.

We are seeking a dynamic and motivated Community Energy Hub Operations Managers to lead the way in this transformative mission.

About Us
At Little Sun Zambia Limited, our goal is to empower communities through the use of solar technology for agriculture. We believe in the potential of renewable energy to improve farmers’ livelihoods by increasing yields and sales. As a renewable energy company incorporated in Zambia, we have been making significant strides in the greater district of Mumbwa since 2019, bringing the benefits of pay-as-you-go renewable energy to the community.

With a strategic vision, we are venturing into productive use of renewable energy to support the dairy production sub-sector in the greater Chibombo district. As we near the completion of our second hub, we are thrilled to welcome a Community Energy Hub Operations Managers to spearhead our transformative initiative.

The Role
As a Community Energy Hub Operations Manager, you will be the driving force behind the success of Little Sun’s transformative initiative in agriculture. Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing the overall operations of the Community Energy Hubs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive performance to meet targets for the successful integration of solar technology in agriculture and dairy production support at each hub
  • Develop, oversee, and manage the operations of the Community Energy Hubs, including coordination with farmer co-operatives and processors
  • Act as the primary liaison for each Energy Hub/Milk Collection Centre, fostering strong community relationships
  • Promote and uphold the highest health and safety standards at all times
  • Maintain accurate records and reports, including inventory and purchase orders
  • Ensure proper document flow, filing, and archiving for streamlined operations
  • Be a self-starter, thriving under pressure with strict targets and deadlines
  • Take on other duties as assigned from time to time, contributing to our overall mission

Minimum Requirements

  • Tertiary Qualification in a relevant field, such as renewable energy, agricultural sciences, agribusiness, or a related discipline
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in the renewable energy or agricultural sectors, with a focus on project management and operations
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and familiarity with industry-specific software and tools related to renewable energy or agriculture
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to serve as the primary liaison for each Energy Hub/Milk Collection Centre and foster strong community relationships
  • Strong organizational and analytical abilities, with the capacity to maintain accurate records, prepare reports, and manage document flow efficiently
  • Proactive and self-motivated, with the ability to thrive under pressure, manage strict targets, and meet deadlines consistently
  • A genuine passion for renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, and making a positive impact on local communities

Join Our Vision
At Little Sun Zambia Limited, we are driven by a vision of using solar technology to revolutionize agriculture and enhance farmers’ livelihoods. By becoming a Community Energy Hub Operations Manager, you will play a crucial role in driving positive change, empowering communities, and making a lasting impact on the environment and people’s lives. We value diversity and prioritize hiring local residents in and around the Chibombo district, as we believe in nurturing talent from within the community. If you are ready to be a part of an innovative and mission-driven organization, apply now and help us pave the way to a brighter, cleaner future for agriculture and the community.

Method of Application

The closing date for applications is April 4th, 2024. To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and passion for renewable energy and agriculture to jobs@littlesun.com.