Senior Manager Market Development
Assist M-KOPA Kenya management team in identifying, analyzing, and executing on the company’s highest commercial priorities.
Lead the testing, piloting, and operational setup for product launches, including coordinating preparations across different business functions.
Support new channel development, including overseeing all end-to-end integrations, training, and service delivery required for launch.
Lead business intelligence and data reporting for Pilots and key Development initiatives.
Coordinate with M-KOPA’s group business intelligence and market development teams to drive improvements across the business.
Lead research and rapid analyses on M-KOPA’s products, customers, and operations, and upskill staff on how to use these methods to generate business insights and inform critical decision-making.
Drive strategic, operational, and cross-functional initiatives that result in improved customer acquisition, retention, and credit performance.
At least 2 years of experience in consulting, finance, or operational roles, ideally with multi-market experience. Extra benefit if candidates worked in a related direct sales or fintech business
SKILLS & COMPETENCIES
Preference for candidates with advanced analytical and statistical, skills, including R, Python, SQL, Excel and data visualization tools (e.g. PowerBI, Tableau).
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work across geographies, cultures, functions and seniorities. Experience and a high capacity in managing multiple projects and people simultaneously while delivering high quality outputs.
Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage own time with changing priorities in an agile environment.
Excellent interpersonal skills with a willingness to go the extra mile to assist other team members.
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About M-Kopa Solar
M-KOPA’s mission is to make high quality energy affordable to everyone. OUR GROWTH SO FAR… M-KOPA has connected more than 400,000 homes in Kenya,Tanzania and Uganda to solar power with over 550 new homes being added every day. Each 8W battery powered-system comes with three lights, mobile phone-charging and a solar powered radio. Customers can now opt for a 20W system with digital TV. As of July 2016, M-KOPA has connected over 400,000 homes to affordable solar power. Current customers will make projected savings of US$ 300 Million over the next four years. M-KOPA’s customers will enjoy 50 million hours of kerosene-free lighting per month. Total employment created in East Africa is 2,500. In March 2016, M-KOPA emerged boldest at Financial Times Arcelor Mittal- Boldness in Business Awards in the Developing Markets category. In February 2016, M-KOPA was recognised as the Best Mobile Innovation for Emerging Markets at the Global Mobile Awards. In 2015, M-KOPA was recognised by Fortune Magazine as one of the Top 50 Companies Changing The World and won the Zayed Energy Future Prize. M-KOPA has also won the 2014 Bloomberg Pioneer Award and 2013 FT/IFC Excellence in Sustainable Finance Award.