Company Description

E.ON Off Grid solutions aims to be the energy service partner of choice for off grid solutions. We currently test a business model for mini-grids and stand alone solutions that allow productive use in rural Africa. We currently have electrified 10 villages in Tanzania as well as one rural mining customer.


Job description

Business Development Assistant

Contract term: 1 year

Location: Arusha, Tanzania

Starting time: Latest October

Working hours: Full time


Job description

  • Assist management of non-electricity sales operations (e.g. marketing, product testing)
  • Analyse sales and revenues, suggest and implement improvements that may increase sales of products and power consumption of customers
  • Support the operations and development of the Rafiki Power Kiosks
  • Carry out relevant desktop research, e.g. new products, suppliers, partners, competitors
  • Cooperate closely with Customer Relations team


Your qualifications

  • Relevant Bachelor degree (e.g. economics, business administration, marketing)
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and willingness to go the extra mile
  • High level of self-organization, commitment, personal drive and flexibility
  • Good Microsoft Office skills, especially Power Point and Excel
  • Ability to work with multidisciplinary, international teams in multiple locations
  • Good knowledge of Swahili and English
  • First work experience, ideally in rural development, off-grid solar or other related field


What we offer

  • Great work experience in fast-growing start-up with international ambitions
  • Freedom to take on new tasks independently and with full ownership
  • Coaching and continuous feedback


Please send your cover letter and CV to:

Deadline: 20th August 2017 



20 August 2017