Area Sales Lead

Organization
Husk Power
Location
Nasarawa, Nigeria
Job Type
Full Time
Deadline for Applications
05/16/2024
How to Apply
Interested applicants should send their CVs to https://smrtr.io/knLny
Where to Apply
https://smrtr.io/knLny
Tags
Full-time

JOB OPENING FOR AREA SALES LEAD

Position Name: Area Sales Lead
Division / Function: HMG Sales
Location of the Job: Nasarawa, Nigeria
Reports to: Head, MiniGrids

About Us

Husk Power Systems (“Husk”) is an award-winning clean energy company serving rural India and Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2023, it was named “World’s Best Challenger Brand” in the energy industry and is a 3-time Global Cleantech 100 company. The company’s AI-powered rural energy platform provides 24/7 renewable power to rural households, commercial customers, institutions, and small factories. It also delivers a range of other products and services, including e-commerce and credit financing of branded appliances for home and commercial use, as well as community-based solutions for e-mobility and the agricultural value chain. Husk’s mission is to superchange economic growth and social well-being in rural communities that are unserved and underserved.

Husk Values

Safety; Honesty and Integrity; Mutual Respect; Frugal Innovation; Quality and Reliability; Excellence as an Attitude; We > I; Fail Fast and Learn Faster.
Husk is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion and welcomes all applicants regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, or religion. Husk is committed to improving gender balance within its teams in India and globally. Female candidates are therefore highly encouraged to apply even if not all requirements are met.

Benefits

Husk offers flexible working conditions with employee benefits that are in line with global best practices. These include clear career growth planning, transparent annual review processes that are gender inclusive, maternity, and paternity leave, gender-inclusive workplace conditions, family health insurance, and frequent training to assist the employees to grow in and to the next roles. Husk does not believe in micromanagement and encourages its employees to have a healthy work-life balance, hence giving them the freedom to manage their workload to be compatible with their lives.

Role Summary

Husk is seeking an Area Sales Associate to join the growing team in Nigeria. The ideal candidate will play an integral role in driving power sales and ensuring optimum revenue generation across our various mini-grid sites. We are looking for someone who has experience within the Nigerian context and understands the sales dynamics in rural environments.
The individual should also be passionate about contributing to solving one of Nigeria’s most critical challenges – energy access deficit. This is a Senior Associate role with reporting line to the Head, Mini Grids and would be primed to grow into a sales Manager within the next 1-2 years.

Key responsibilities:

General
Manage site sales agents and other field representatives to coordinate and drive field sales activities.
Present, promote and sell products/services using solid arguments to existing and prospective customers.
Achieve agreed upon sales targets and outcomes within schedule.
Coordinate sales effort with team members and other relevant business units.
Keep abreast of best practices and sales trends
Other duties as assigned

Sales Management
Drive sales activities across all mini-grid locations, in line with sales targets and overall business strategy
Expedite the resolution of customer issues and complaints to ensure customer satisfaction.
Leverage sales data to understand customer behaviour, trends, and patterns for driving sales.

Sales Reporting and Data Management
Ensure prompt and accurate reporting of activities from all site sales agents.
Ensure clear understanding of the sales potential of locations under management, track sales and provide status reports on a timely basis.
Leverage sales data to understand customer behaviour, trends and patterns for driving sales.

Stakeholder Engagement
Maintain regular communication, and develop positive and productive relationships with various stakeholders, community leaders, customer/client groups, etc.

Required Skills & Attributes
Excellent knowledge of MS Office, Google Suite and other relevant tools
Highly motivated and target driven with a proven track record in sales
Excellent selling, negotiation and communication skills
Highly numerate and analytical with an ability to make strategic inputs for driving and achieving sales targets
Responsive with great time management and organisational skills
Ability to create and deliver presentations tailored to the audience needs
Relationship management skills and openness to feedback
A Can-Do attitude with a knack for taking ownership of deliverables.

Location and Travel
This role is based in Nasarawa, Nigeria with frequent travel to Husk MiniGrids Plants

Salary
NGN 200,000 to NGN 300,000 based on experience.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

DISCLAIMER:
This description indicates the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as the essential functions a person must be able to perform to do this job. It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

DISCLAIMER:
This description indicates the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as the essential functions a person must be able to perform to do this job. It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Husk Power Systems and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and make employment decisions based on merit and business need. We hire without consideration of race, colour, religion, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law.

 

Additional Information

Women candidates are encouraged to apply.