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Management Consultant Extern

at Greenlight Planet
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted September 10, 2019
Category Management
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day



Location: Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
Greenlight Planet is a multinational, for-profit business that designs, distributes, and finances solar-powered home energy products, with an underserved population in mind: the 1.3 billion global consumers for whom the old-fashioned electrical grid is either unavailable or too expensive. Over a decade in business, the company is now a leading global brand in emerging markets across Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Greenlight’s Sun King™ products provide modern light and energy to 32 million people in more than 60 countries and have sold over 10 million products worldwide.From the company’s wide range of trusted Sun King™ solar lamps and home energy systems, to its innovative distribution partnerships, to its EasyBuy™ pay-as-you-go consumer financing model, Greenlight Planet continuously strives to meet the evolving needs of the off-grid market.Greenlight stays in touch with underserved consumers’ needs in part by operating its own direct-to-consumer sales network, including thousands of trusted sales agents (called “Sun King Energy Officers”) in local communities across local communities. For Sun King Energy Officers, this is not only a good source of income and employment but also they become an important member of their community bring light and catering to local energy needs within their communities.

Experience Requirements

2+ years experience in an strategy or operational consulting role from a top regional or global consulting firm or business.
1+ years experience in project management
1+ years experience training teams
1+ years experience in coordinating and delivering training

Job Responsibilities

Develop the Process Excellence and company training curriculum and materials
Deliver and facilitate trainings on a range of core consulting skills (i.e. - mental models, project management, business modelling, 80/20, zero defect)
Take part in team planning meetings and discussions and give out ideas and suggestions on how to improve company training.
Deliver Professional Development (PD) training to our team
Follow up after trainings to ensure knowledge retention and gauge progress
Collaborate with the in house field training team to support their program
Prepare client ready documentation: Prepare crisp and polished documentation of new curriculum including process documents, reporting dashboards [excel, looker, BI etc.] training materials, presentations etc.
Training: Conduct trainings with junior, and senior field and office based staff members transferring knowledge and excellent implementation of new processes
Field Visits: Conduct field visits with EB operations across East Africa/India/Nigeria
Any other business: Any other business as assigned by your supervisor

Education Requirements

Pursuing an MBA or seeking an externship opportunity from their current role at a globally recognized top tier management consulting firm
Top marks at a top 5 Regional or Globally recognized University with a degree in commerce, engineering, sciences, education or other relevant discipline.
Advanced degree is welcome


Strong organizational skills
Emotionally intelligent and patient with others
Highly analytical with high degree of competency in Excel/Google Sheets, BI software (Looker, Microsoft BI, Tableau) and other analytical tools [this will be tested, do not apply if you do not have these skills]
Critical Thinker: Very strong ability to structure problems and drive towards solutions even in ambiguous situations
Entrepreneurial Spirit with qualities of being able to work independently and figure things out with innovative thinking, problem-solving skills and presence of mind.
Track record of success in their role e.g. fast promotion, demonstrable experience in exceeding results in their role
Ambitious, works hard and works smart (efficiently) wants to supercharge their professional development
Excellent communication skills able to distill information and understand the way to communicate to different audiences to get results
Demonstrates humility
Passionate about working with rural, off-grid consumers and resolving their issues.
Driven by the social mission to provide energy to consumers and employment to rural communities. Should be a values driven individual.