Sales Associate, Mbale


Village Energy is a Ugandan solar energy company that provides customized solar installations for businesses, schools, and other institutions. Our employees are the solar energy experts in their communities. They have a passion for clean energy, expert knowledge about solar/solar products, and excellent customer service/sales skills. They know how to push for sales and close deals to boost solar adoption in their areas. In line with this, we seek to recruit an excited and motivated sales person for our office in Mbale, who can:

Source custom installation leads, make sales, and meet set targets.
Conduct market research and develop strategies for acquiring clients.
Provide excellent customer service at all times.
Guide prospective clients through an intelligent purchase of a solar system.
Educate clients on the proper/efficient use of solar systems
Explain quotations, payment plans and contract terms to potential clients

Minimum Requirements:

Native from the District and/or knowledge of the local language
Willing to live and work in the District
A valid driver’s license and clean driving record to safely operate a company vehicle and/or motorbike or personal vehicle for company use as necessary
Previous work experience in solar or services-based sales (e.g. insurance, loans, satellite TV) that require after sales servicing and long term client relations management.
Previous experience in customer service management (e.g. call center).
Ability to meet schedules and deadlines of the work area.
Ability to operate a computer/laptop, manage e-mail correspondence.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work as a team.
Deep interest and passion for clean energy.

Additional Qualifications:

Established personal and/or professional network in Mbale and beyond.
Mechanical or electrical knowledge/experience (e.g. conducting or observing site surveys/installations, ability to explain technical quotations to clients, knowledge of how solar system works)

Women are encouraged to apply!

Deadline for submission is Saturday, December 22nd, 2018.

To apply, please fill out the below form.

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