BBOXX Capital Vacancies – Regional Manager

Job Title: Regional Manager
Organisation: BBOXX Capital Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About BBOXX:
BBOXX is an international company based in London leading the solar revolution across the developing world. Currently operating in 14 different countries BBOXX has already electrified 200,000 people. We are aiming to make that number 20 million by the year 2020. Unlike other off-grid solar providers, BBOXX controls the whole process from design to manufacture to distribution and financing.
Job Summary: The Regional Manager will ensure our innovative plug & play solar systems continue to meet the energy needs and desires of the Ugandan people.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Identify new areas in your region for BBOXX to expand into
  • Identify HR and infrastructure needs of assigned region and develop long-term plan, in cooperation with the Expansion Officer
  • Identify key revenue drivers for BXCU and ensure implementations to generate growth
  • Review targets (both pay plan and wholesale) on a monthly basis and give target recommendations to HQ based on the socio-economic situation of the region
  • Intuitively establish Hubs and Shops in your assigned region in collaboration with the Expansions Officer
  • Set objectives for, and assess individual performance of, Hub Managers
  • Plan for the recruitment and retention of employees, conduct effective inductions for new starters and put in place processes for prompt replacement of leavers to meet business requirements
  • Intuitively coordinate training and coaching of Hub staff, in collaboration with the Head of HR & Training (based at HQ)
  • Designing and delivering on budget agreed with HQ
  • Develop, implement and periodically review the sales and marketing strategy for BXCU in your assigned region, making any adjustments in collaboration with Country Sales Manager
  • Establish BBOXX in new areas of the assigned region, setting up Hubs and the first 4-5 shops around each (including staff)
  • Work closely with regional third parties to raise awareness raising and marketing such as government agencies, educational institutions, NGOs, agricultural cooperatives, and other relevant groups
  • Report on performance of your region to Managing Director in a timely and accurate manner
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The candidate should hold a good Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, engineering, energy, or related field
  • At least two years’ experience in sales/distribution for a fast-paced service company
  • Sales driven, but with an eye toward overall business performance
  • Good leadership skills yet able to work in a team
  • Highly self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent reporting skills and able to meet deadlines
  • Excellent analytical skills, attention to details
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and emails
  • Fast and flexible thinker
  • Possess a valid driving permit
  • Field experience; previous work and so knowledge of rural Uganda will be highly desirable
  • Working knowledge of other regional languages spoken in Uganda
  • Good empathy skills a plus
  • Past exposure and experience working with solar; specifically solar home systems and added advantage
  • Language proficiency i.e. excellent in both spoken and written English
  • Fluent in Luganda
How to Apply: 
If you deem yourself ideal for this vacancy, please send your C.V. and a cover letter to
Deadline: Thursday 15th May, 2014
NB: Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on Friday 16th May, 2014.

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