Overview

Chief Growth Officer

REDAVIA enjoys the strong support of several funding partners, including KawiSafi Ventures, DEG / KfW, and the Nordic Development Fund.

 

REDAVIA has been recognized by several high-profile partner organizations:

Awarded: REDAVIA CEO, Erwin Spolders, “Most respected CEO of Ghana” 2021
Nominated: AFSIA Solar Awards 2020 (COVID-Resilience Lease)
Nominated: Ghana Energy Awards 2020
Awarded: Frost and Sullivan 2016 Company of the Year Award
Nominated: Bloomberg New Energy Finance 2015 Energy Pioneer Award
Nominated: Energy Efficiency Partnership Africa Project of the Year Award
Awarded: Frost and Sullivan 2014 Best Practice Award
Participant in the Climate Day at the 2014 Davos World Economic Forum
Awarded: United Nations (UNFCCC) 2013 Lighthouse Activity Award
To drive its growth, REDAVIA is recruiting a Chief Growth Officer, based remote / hybrid in Nairobi, Accra, Lagos, or Johannesburg, with a target start date in Q2 ‘22.

Role

The Chief Growth Officer drives the following REDAVIA activities:

Marketing:

Oversee and support the activities of REDAVIA’s marketing teams
Ensure REDAVIA’s continue brand positioning as a market leader in B2B solar-as-a-service in our current markets (Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania)
Develop REDAVIA’s market-leading brand position in new markets (Nigeria and South Africa)
Sales:

Sales management: Energize and support REDAVIA’s direct sales team in Ghana, Kenya (plus soon Nigeria and South Africa)
Strategic account management support: Develop win-win relationships with senior teams of strategic accounts globally
Closing support: Oversee and provide ad-hoc support to negotiate and close solar farm lease contracts with prospective solar lessees
Channel management: Further develop REDAVIA’s sales agent network to generate better access to key decision-makers in target markets
Customer Success Management:

Liaise with REDAVIA’s customer success management team to drive retention, referrals, and upsells
Leverage sales team customer relationships to help resolve client satisfaction issues during the solar plant deployment and operational phases
Impact

The Chief Growth Officer role owns the growth of the company and offers the successful candidate a chance to have a significant impact on the REDAVIA’s success, on the solar power sector, and on the sustainable development of Africa as a whole.

MODE OF APPLICATION

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About REDAVIA

REDAVIA is an industry leader in solar power. We provide solar farms to businesses and communities in West and East Africa. With a proven track record in cost-effective, reliable and clean energy, REDAVIA is committed to using solar energy as a key driver for sustainable development.... ong>

The innovative REDAVIA pay-as-you-go system consists of a pre-configured Unit containing solar modules and electrical components. Once the Unit is on-site, our REDAVIA-trained, local specialists manage the installation, operations and maintenance of each solar farm.

Our carbon neutral solution can be used to support existing power structures by supplementing the utility grid or on-site diesel generators. Through our flexible lease agreements with just a minimal upfront investment, our customers can reduce costs and increase their operational flexibility.