Easy Solar is a leading solar company in West Africa, distributing and financing high-quality solar products and appliances for those with limited or no access to the grid. Customers can finance their purchase over time by paying in weekly or monthly instalments, with the option to pay via cash or mobile money. To date, Easy Solar has reached more than 720,000 users, distributed through its extensive network of agents and shops throughout Sierra Leone and Liberia.
About the Role:
Easy Solar was launched in 2016 in Freetown. Six years, 350 staff and 400 retail points later, the company has expanded both nationwide and internationally and met real success in its core markets of Sierra Leone and Liberia.. As Easy Solar prepares for its next phase of growth, we are creating a Country Manager position for Sierra Leone, who will be responsible for driving the continued growth of Easy Solar’s operations in the country.
As Country Manager, you will report directly to the Group Chief Executive Officer. Leading a team of country managers, your responsibilities are to oversee sales, operations, customer experience and back-office support functions to achieve the company’s vision, mission, values and long term goals.
You will ensure alignment to the group strategy in all activities, support the People and Culture team in recruiting staff and maintaining culture, and work with Finance to establish and implement a financially sustainable business. You will also develop and submit periodic reports on performance to Group HQ, including on country-level goals, staffing, budgets, and departmental KPIs.
Operational Planning & Reporting
Stakeholder & Risk Management
Brand & Culture
Easy Solar enhances the lives of people across West Africa by providing access to solar energy solutions and other transformative durable goods. We make these affordable through a range of flexible financing options, empowered by pay-as-you-go technology, and accessible through an extensive network of agents and shops. As a leading solar company in Sierra Leone and Liberia, we have over 700,000 people using our products since operations launched in 2016. Customers can finance their purchases over time by paying in weekly or monthly installments, with the option to pay via cash or mobile money. Enabled by data-driven consumer finance, a trusted brand built on superior customer service, and an expansive network of 400+ agents and shops going the last mile, our growth is powering and empowering families and businesses across West Africa.
Easy Solar's funders include FMO, Acumen, AfDB, Gaia Impact Fund, MasterCard, and AECF (among others), and is a globally recognized brand, having been featured by Forbes, CNN, BBC, and Bloomberg, and an award from the World Economic Forum as Social Entrepreneurs of the Year in 2019, and Young Entrepreneurs of the Year in 2020 from Forbes Africa.