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Site Acquisition Officer at Husk Power Systems

Husk Power Systems

Husk Power Systems

Nigeria
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024
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  • Location: Nigeria
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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.

We Are Recruiting To Fill The Position Below

Job Title: Site Acquisition Officer

Location: Gombe

Job type: Full-time

Division / Function: Marketing & Communications

Reports to: Assistant Manager, GIS, and Site Acquisition

Role Summary

  • Husk is seeking a Site Acquisition officer, to join the Marketing and Communications team in Nigeria towards achieving its targets.
  • This individual will play an integral role in coordinating progress actions for site acquisition as the initial point of contact for the communities.
  • You will be required to contribute to engagements for the deployment of HUSK’s mini-grid portfolio.
  • The role will directly support engagement across many levels of stakeholders including community representatives, local authorities, and paramount rulers within areas where Husk is operational and/or intends to site its operations.
  • We are looking for someone with experience in site acquisition and engagement, report writing, and on-ground business development support. We require someone who is a people person and understands the importance of engagement for achieving business objectives.
  • The individual must be passionate about contributing to solving one of Nigeria’s most critical challenges – the energy access deficit. This position provides the opportunity to join a growing team that is changing the face of rural electrification in many countries including India and Nigeria etc.

General

Key Responsibilities

  • Play a key part as a member of the Marketing and Communications Team responsible for providing support towards expanding and maintaining project sites’ portfolio.
  • Support information and data gathering for use by the relevant teams for market intelligence insights within and around proposed IMG deployment locations.
  • Assist with community engagement strategies to ensure minimal community-related issues arise.
  • Other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Maintain a repository of all critical stakeholders across communities and areas where Husk is operational and/or intends to site its operations.
  • Support in providing documentation to ensure relevant regulatory permits (and submissions) are registered and/or applied for in time with regulators and other government stakeholders.
  • Maintain active data of all government agency engagements within Husk operational areas.
  • Maintain an active database of the minutes and pictures of all community engagement meetings and relevant agreement documentation at the point of acquiring a site.
  • Provide relevant support for the Security Coordinator in documenting possible security insights gathered during site acquisition exercises.
  • Other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications

Required Skills & Attributes:

  • Minimum of HND.
  • 0-2 years of experience in a similar role within the power or telecommunications sectors, supporting project development, rural development, stakeholder management, and sales support activities
  • Ability to ensure closure for tasks.
  • Excellent skills with MS Office.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, Google Suite, and other relevant tools
  • Highly motivated and target-driven with a proven track record in delivering tasks in a timely and effective manner.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Responsive with great time management and organizational skills
  • Relationship management skills and openness to feedback
  • Ability to work in rural, and peri-urban locations as required.

Salary

NGN100,000 – NGN200,000 based on experience.

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