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Product Expansion Manager

Published on 04.11.2022

Company

Website : https://www.bboxx.co.uk/
Industries :
Import-export business
Industry, production, manufacturing and other
Electricity, water, gas, nuclear, energy
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Job Ad & Profile Description

Position : Product Expansion Manager

Who we are:

Bboxx is a UK-based Next Generation Utility company providing affordable, reliable and clean energy solutions to meet off-grid customers’ energy needs. We are fully vertically integrated, controlling every part of our customer experience. having already impacted over 2 million customers' lives with our solar home systems (SHS) so far and diversification into clean cooking and other utilities underway, we have 1000+ staff working across five offices in Europe, Asia and Africa - who are waking up every morning to transform the lives of our customers and to unlock their potential.

Purpose:

You will play a central role in our plan to disrupt the LPG Industry in Africa. Responsible from A to Z for the successful launch of the innovative Bboxx Cook products within a new market. You will build and execute a strategy that delivers effective results in record time. This role is about being an entrepreneur by creating enthusiasm, teaching processes, supporting colleagues, and taking quick decision and initiatives.

There is one obsession: SUCCESS!

One goal: To disrupt the LPG Industry in Africa

Bboxx Cook is a business line dedicated to clean cooking solutions. Bboxx Cook focuses primarily on LPG and has the ambition to disrupt the industry by improving the customer services (cylinders and stoves financing, warranty, home delivery, fidelity program, etc.) and the retail management (cylinder tracing, digitalized stock management, mobile money payments, etc).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the set-up of retail operations on the ground in new markets to ensure a successful roll out of the Bboxx Cook products.
  • Design and teach new processes and strategies to run the operations effectively and successfully considering the specific dynamics of each market.
  • Support building business opportunities in new and existing markets in East Africa with new market assessment and market insights.
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders for new markets (e.g. pitch to investors, commercial relationship, donors reporting, and public authorities).

 

Required profile for job ad : Product Expansion Manager

Qualifications

  • 5 years + experience in leading business strategy, operations, retail, project management, and product support.
  • Experience in the LPG industry is essential.
  • Relevant degree + professional qualification (Strategy, Business, Finance or equivalent through relevant training and or experience)
  • Proficiency in English (Swahili, and/or French is a plus)

Skills and Ability

  • Experience gained from working in the African LPG Industry is essential
  • Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking to be able to design strategies and draw conclusions to take corrective action quickly.
  • A ‘common sense’ attitude and a ‘hands on’ approach manager who likes being on the ground and take decision to move things forward.
  • Be very comfortable with the use of ERP, CRM, and other management systems as well as with the Office and Google suite.
  • Excellent change manager who creates enthusiasm about innovations and new processes and enjoy teaching it to colleagues and partners.
  • Excellent external and internal communication skills individual who works in partnership with others with professionalism and respect.

At Bboxx, we celebrate our differences, and recognize the strength in the diversity of our people. We are a global employer who believe in providing opportunities for all its employees to unlock their potential regardless of background, age, sex, race, religion, or personal beliefs.

We look to recruit individuals from all different backgrounds and encourage you to apply to roles you are passionate about, even if you need help from us to develop your skills. We strive to create an inclusive environment and regularly celebrate the diversity of our people through events arranged by our Culture Committee. Bboxx provides a workplace where you can be your authentic self and focus on our mission of transforming lives through access to energy!

Job criteria for job ad : Product Expansion Manager
Job category :
Management
Marketing, communication
Industries :
Import-export business
Industry, production, manufacturing and other
Employment type :
Permanent contract - Fixed-term contract
Region :
Eastern Province - Kigali Province - Northern Province - Southern Province - Western Province
Experience level :
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Bachelor
Spoken language :
englishfluent
Number of Position(s) : 1
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