Africa Regional Director

MicroEnergy Credits
Nairobi, Kenya
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MicroEnergy Credits is seeking a dynamic entrepreneurial leader to build an innovative financial inclusion and energy access business in Africa, focusing on Kenya with intention to expand to new markets. The Africa Regional Director will i) lead a team of both office and field staff, ii) maintain, develop and implement key partnerships, iii) work in conjunction with other members of senior management of MicroEnergy Credits to develop and implement overall strategy, iv) work with the MEC technology development team to develop new fintech solutions using mobile technology and with a data science team to utilize data as a core component of that technology, and iv) engage in fundraising (both grants and investment). In Africa, MEC is developing a new business line called “Chaguzi”, a mobile lending marketplace that will enable customers choice in both clean energy products and financing. The intention is that this new business line would be developed to the point where it can be spun off into a new socially-focused enterprise, enabling the selected individual to cofound a business that is incubated utilizing the resources and platform of MicroEnergy Credits.

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