Company Description

E.ON Off Grid Solutions GmbH (EOGS) is looking for a Finance Director (m/f) to join us on our mission of providing clean energy through innovative technologies.

Job description


  • Define and implement financing strategy; develop external sources of financing (equity, debt, grant), including development finance for electrification projects
  • Develop together with the team mini-grid project portfolios and related proposals
  • As part of EOGS management team develop and drive overall business strategy and business development; within and beyond Tanzania.
  • Lead Commercial/Finance and Admin team in Germany (currently four direct reports) and in Tanzania (in co-ordination with Country Manager)
  • Together with CEO take responsibility for HR matters
  • Steer financial valuation of business and projects, including definition and optimization of most crucial business KPI’s
  • Lead activities and take responsibility for company budget, accounting, controlling, tax, and other back-office functions
  • Manage any legal and regulatory topics of EOGS, in co-operation with Country Manager Tanzania and external advisors
  • Commercial and legal responsibility for procurement activities


  • Degree in economics, business administration, industrial engineering or similar
  • Several years working experience in the finance & energy sector preferred
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and excellent communication skills as well as strong team orientation
  • Sound financial knowledge
  • Passionate about energy industry and technology
  • Project Development and/or management experience
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills especially for Microsoft Excel
  • High level of self-organization, commitment, personal drive, flexibility and ability to work under pressure to meet challenging targets
  • Ability to work with multidisciplinary, international team in multiple locations
  • High willingness to travel
  • Fluent in German & English, in speech and writing

What we offer

Fascinating work is the norm here – every day brings new challenges. If you are a creative problem solver with a financial mindset, this is the role for you!


We offer

  • Opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of an organization and actively influence its strategic direction, work in a small entrepreneurial team and grow together with EOGS activities in Africa
  • Be part of an enthusiastic and diverse team (currently eitght different nationalities)
  • Competitive startup salary

Contract term: 36 month, starting at earliest availability



As soon as possible