Sales & Operations Manager Rwanda


Average: 3.6 (18 votes)

Location - Kigali, Rwanda

MeshPower is an exciting solar company developing and implementing innovative solutions to provide rural villages with electricity services. We provide affordable, renewable, 24 hour electricity through our solar-powered nanogrids to village-sized communities without access to the national grid.

Originally started in London by a team of electrical engineers, the Rwanda subsidiary now employs 25+ people and has over 2,000 customers. MeshPower is a fast-moving, rapidly changing company, characterised by a high degree of personal responsibility, quick decision-making and a dynamic and innovative business environment. Please see our website for further information:

We are looking for an experienced and driven individual to build and manage a sales team in Rwanda. The Sales & Operations Manager will be responsible to drive Sales and lead Operations in Rwanda.


  • Define test and review a marketing strategy for MeshPower Rwanda.

  • Design a replicable, scalable and efficient sales process.

  • Build up a sales team within MeshPower Rwanda.

  • Manage the sales team towards KPI targets.

  • Responsible for local technicians (“local agents”).

  • Improve quality and accountability of local technician program.

  • Ensure customers are receiving good service.

  • Manage issue resolution process within your team.

  • Liaise with 3rd party service partners.

Required skills

  • Five or more years’ experience with proven success in a similar role in Rwanda, or comparable African market

  • Entrepreneurial and excited about the opportunity to creatively build a dynamic, non-traditional business in a nascent industry

  • Passionate about the social impact that MeshPower delivers, bringing innovative, clean, renewable and affordable electricity to rural African markets

  • Comfortable working independently and remotely in a lean environment

  • Likes getting hands dirty trying work out to how to grow a high-potential business

  • A natural people-person, that has experience and a track record leading others

  • Willing to spend up to 40% of his/her time in the field interacting with staff, agents and customers

  • Fluent in both verbal and written English and Kinyarwanda

  • High competency with word processing and spreadsheet programs.

  • University graduate, preferably with a business, finance or accounting degree.

  • Experience implementing and managing projects, especially ones with logistical challenges


  • The salary will be competitive and commensurate with the applicant’s level of experience.

To apply send your application letter and CV to  not later 17th December 2017.

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