Energy Sector General Manager Job in Mwanza, Tanzania

General Manager
Energy Sector

Location: Mwanza, Tanzania

Our client in the energy sector is seeking a highly motivated personnel that will help scale up the business and achieve the company’s goal of providing energy services to 1 million people by 2022.

Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the General Manager (GM) will be in charge of developing the company towards a profitable and scalable electricity supply business.

  • Direct and coordinate all activities of the company’s departments.
  • Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with Board of Directors and staff members as necessary.
  • Manage, orient, train, counsel and discipline staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties.
  • Interview, hire and train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes.
  • Review financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement.
  • Monitor the revenue, expenses and liquidity of the company and develop and execute the budget together with the Head of Finance.
  • Build company image by collaborating with customers, government bodies, and employees; enforcing ethical business practices.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
  • Monitor the sector specific frameworks with regard to effects on the company’s business model and initiate appropriate adjustment measures if necessary after conferring with board of directors
  • Identify industries that can set up production facilities supplied from the clients mini-grids benefiting the overall profitability of the business and the development of the area
Job Requirements
  • Master’s degree in economics and/or business administration
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in business management
  • Excellent multi-tasking, organizational, interpersonal, networking and leadership skills
  • Thorough knowledge of the rural electrification sector and related finances
  • Technical background with experience in rural electrification and solar PV technologies
  • Exceptional written and oral communication abilities in English and Kiswahili
  • Proficient with MS Office
  • Ability and readiness to work under pressure and in flexible working hours
Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time telephone number to the email address: with General Manager on the Subject line.

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