Company Description

SOLARKIOSK – Enable. Empower.

SOLARKIOSK enables and empowers the sustainable economic development of Base-of-the-Pyramid (BoP) communities worldwide through the provision of clean energy services, quality products and sustainable solutions. Intertwining an award-winning technology solution with an inclusive business model, SOLARKIOSK fosters local entrepreneurship at the BoP.

The first SOLARKIOSK project was successfully implemented in 2012. Since then, SOLARKIOSK has established six country subsidiaries and is involved with projects on three continents.

Job description

Job by: SOLARKIOSK Rwanda Ltd.

Type: Permanent
Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Travel requirement: 25 %

SOLARKIOSK is the last mile distribution hub and renewable energy gateway to the untapped markets at the Base-of-the-Pyramid (BoP). For many BoP communities, nighttime means darkness and brings commercial and social activities to a halt. We have developed an awardwinning technology and an inclusive business model offering access to sustainable energy.

SOLARKIOSK Rwanda Ltd. distinguishes itself through its lean hierarchies, a high degree of personal responsibility, quick decision-making, cordial teamwork, and a highly dynamic and innovative business environment. SOLARKIOSK AG is headquartered in Berlin (Germany), currently active in six African countries and entering a phase of strategic growth.

We are looking for a highly-motivated HR Manager with immediate availability who wants to support our growth with effective and hands-on services in Kigali:

Your responsibilities:

  • Own the recruitment process from advertising, candidate selection, interviewing tocontract management together with responsible Hiring Managers
  • Coordinate and develop new team member’s induction
  • Prepare and manage job descriptions and employment contracts
  • Support Finance Department in compilation and handling of employee payroll
  • Coordinate and collaborate in staff planning and regular reviews
  • Plan, organize and evaluate staff trainings
  • Recommend, assist and follow-up with the implementation of HR standards and processes
  • Consult employees and managers in all HR related matters
  • Develop and drive new HR initiatives
  • Prepare and maintain the general filing system as well as HR documents such a training calendar

Your profile:

University degree in HR Management, Business Administration, Human Sciences or equivalent:

  • Over 3 years’ work experience in various HR disciplines preferred, Retail and/ or
  • Renewable Energy industry knowledge would be a plus
  • Very good knowledge of local labor law
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English and Kinyarwanda
  • Proficient in standard office software (specifically MS Word, MS Excel)
  • Autonomous, structured and pragmatic way of working
  • Open-minded, empathic and trustable mind-set with the ability to motivate others
  • Driving License will be an added advantage

What we offer:

  • An opportunity for professional growth by taking over responsibility, bringing in you ideas and shaping the HR services
  • A position in a steadily developing company with a competitive remuneration and exciting projects in the pipeline and excellent regional reputation
  • A unique opportunity to positively and directly influence social and economic growth in Rwanda, in one of the most exciting companies in the field of renewable energy
  • Be part of an exciting team of professionals with great ideas and passion

Please submit your complete application documents in English including cover letter, CV, expected salary and the earliest possible starting date to Ms. Jenny Kaiser (HR Manager /

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