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Husk Power Systems

Husk Power Systems

950101, Lafia, Nigeria
Posted on Sunday, February 11, 2024
Company Description

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 supercharge economic growth and social well-being in rural communities that are unserved and underserved.

Husk Values

Honesty and Integrity; Act with discipline and integral to your job; Respect each other; Respect Human rights within our responsibility and contractual obligations. Frugal Innovation, Quality and Reliability; Respect for environment, health, and safety. Excellence as an attitude; We shall align perception to a common understanding of performance rating and measures., We > I, Fail Fast and Learn Faster Continuous Learning.

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 Nigeria and globally. Female candidates are therefore highly encouraged to apply even if not all requirements are met.


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 life.

Job Description

Position Name: Site Surveyor

Division / Function: Projects & Installation

Location of the Job: Lafia, Nigeria with Frequent travel to Husk Minigrids Locations

Reports to: Senior Site Surveyor with a dotted line to the Project Manager

Role Summary

Husk is seeking a Site Surveyor to join the growing team in Nigeria. The overall objective of this role is to coordinate field staff in mapping out land boundaries, identification of mini-grid sites in order to create optimal pipelines of sites/villages suitable for the implementation of mini-grids uses, and ensuring that the generated sites meet the minimum site selection criteria.

This role requires hands-on experience with engineering instruments and knowledge of GPS and GIS systems. The individual should also be passionate about contributing to solving one of Nigeria’s most critical challenges – energy access deficit. This position provides the opportunity to join a growing team that is changing the face of rural electrification in many countries in Asia and Africa, including India, Nigeria, etc.

Key responsibilities:


  • Support all GIS/site scoping-related activities across Nigeria (and other potential markets).
  • Regularly interact with various internal and external stakeholders for site identification/selection activities.
  • Support the optimization of various Husk NG activities to ensure best practices are entrenched towards more efficient processes.
  • Understand the priorities of the country operations and support the Country team when necessary.
  • Provide requisite support and inputs on building and aligning various company processes and policies according to global best practices.
  • Other duties may be assigned from time to time.

Site Identification and Deployment

  • Support in defining the site selection criteria for HMG locations with inputs from the relevant team members.
  • Support work planning and the implementation of all site identification tasks.
  • Support the preparation of country-level geospatial analysis and GIS modelling strategy and implement this in order to develop pipelines of viable communities/locations.
  • Support the relevant team in site survey and land acquisition.
  • Support relevant teams in deploying mobile data collection apps for use during field surveys and enumeration activities.
  • Support the management of survey data collection and the application of relevant data sets for site scoping activities.

Business Growth and Support

  • Ensure support for other Business Units for alignment with site selection/land survey tasks.
  • Work with relevant Business Units to ensure relevant land lease documents, building permits, and other land documentation for compliance purposes.
  • Support business growth and continuous cost & quality improvements in the business.
  • Support in the preparation of proposals, technical inputs, bill of materials, budgets, and technical drawings for the submission of such proposals.
  • Coordinate, maintain regular communication, and develop positive and productive relationships with various stakeholders, regulatory stakeholders, customer/client groups etc.
  • Support communication channels for engagements with all relevant stakeholders during site selection/land survey and other related processes


Required Skills & Attributes

  • A minimum of 2 years of work experience and 1 year of experience in a similar role within the energy/infrastructure/development sector.
  • Graduate from a leading institution with a related degree in GIS/Surveying and other related subjects. Postgraduate degree and/or related professional qualifications, a plus.
  • This position requires an in-depth understanding of GIS/Survey capabilities, critical thinking, and the ability to provide time-bound solutions to the benefit of the company.
  • Excellent skills with QGIS or ArcGIS, Google Earth, Microsoft Office tools and project management tools (MS Project, Power BI, etc)
  • Ability to develop and update professional knowledge and skills quickly and efficiently. Ability to apply professional knowledge and skills in the advancement of business objectives.
  • Effectively carry out tasks that are required by internal terms in addition to carrying out your own role.
  • Adapts to changes in company strategy whilst developing own strategy to achieve personal goals of competently owning and managing processes.
  • Assesses own development needs and develops self to improve job performance and fulfil future potential. Contributes to the team ethos and instils the values of the Company.
  • The ability to evaluate and convey complex information to others in an effective manner through concise communication skills and clear presentation skills in both verbal and written contexts.
  • Should possess requisite skill sets- active listening, speaking, reading, comprehension, critical thinking, performance monitoring, time management, people management, material resource management, effective time management, judgement and decision making, teaching, coaching, and social awareness.

Additional Information

Location and Travel

This role is based in Lafia, Nigeria with frequent travel to Husk Minigrids Locations


NGN 200,000 to NGN300,000 Based on experience

Women candidates are encouraged to apply.


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 Energy Systems and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and make employment decisions on the basis of 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.