Open Positions

Delivering solar energy to millions requires talent. If you’re interested in working for a fast-paced, growing company, please check out our open positions below.

 

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) (Dakar/Europe)

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Chief of Operations department (Senegal)

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Director of Human Resources (Mali)

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Communications and PR Intern (remote)

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Chief accountant (Mali)

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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Experience:

  • 5 years experience as CFO preferably in a start-up/early growth environment;
  • BA or BS in Finance or Accounting, MBA preferred;
  • Experience securing large structured debt and equity deals (>10M);
  • Former CFO;
  • Applicant must be fluent in French and English.

Essential Duties and responsibilities

  • Be a key member of our senior management team, offer strategic thinking and have a deep understanding and willingness to participate in shaping our operations;
  • Lead planning for fundraising and secure major debt and equity deals;
  • Manage and oversee finance teams and all financial activities, including strategic planning, financial policies and procedures, business modeling, budgets, accounting practices, internal and external reporting processes and audits;
  • Lead budgeting, reporting, strategic planning, and shareholder relations;
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining appropriate analytical tools, information systems, and models of cost behavior to ensure effective and efficient management of resources;
  • Communicate objectives/strategies with Board of Directors and investors;
  • Prepare the company for IPO and M&A activities.

 

 
 

Chief of Operations

We are looking for a passionate, motivated and dynamic person to drive our operations!

Experience

  • Relevant University degree (operations, international development, business, economics, etc);
  • Experience in operations, distribution and/or sales in rural regions in Senegal;
  • Experience in managing and coordinating teams;
  • Experience in data analysis, data management and creating organisational tools;
  • Experience in HR and basic accounting necessary;
  • Dynamic, flexible, highly motivated, able to hit targets under pressure, open-minded and highly adaptable
  • Driven by our social mission and passionate about rural development

Essential Duties and responsibilities

  • Hire and train local staff in operations and sales, set objectives, analyze and measure progress;
  • Monitor sales and repayments in the region and manage a large team;
  • Ensure repayments remain high and work closely with sales staff and marketing director to hit sales targets;
  • Work closely with technical staff and field staff to identify new projects, problems and solutions;
  • Manage and monitor results on our data platform and report on results;
  • Develop partnership companies in new technologies, money transfer, mobile money and help with partnership acquisition and contract signing;
  • Establish and strengthen strategic partnerships with local communities, local authorities;
  • Manage operations while ensuring accounting and HR processes are followed;
  • Perform such other duties as may be required and requested by the Headquarters team
 
 

Communications and PR Intern

We’re looking for a Communications intern to help manage our PR Strategy and help build our corporate brand among clients and investors!

Experience

  • Have a degree in public relations, marketing, business or other related program;
  • Demonstrate ability to undertake public relations writing assignments;
  • Candidates must be fluent in French and English;
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communications skills;
  • Ability to interact professionally with stakeholders and media and demonstrate good judgment;
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and focus on multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.

Responsibilities include:

  • creating and implementing social media strategies to increase awareness about Oolu, raise funds and support partnerships (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
  • Manage news in the solar industry on our twitter page and increase followers
  • Draft basic public relations materials including news releases, media alerts, fact sheets, appeal letters, and other materials as directed
  • Track organization’s news coverage and seek opportunities with reporters, respond to relevant requests for interviews and set up relevant interviews with top level team
  • Write weekly memos on solar industry conferences and solar industry news and circulate to the team
  • Assist in the creation and distribution of donor and investor communications
  • Assist with brainstorming, creating, and distributing marketing materials
  • Complete marketing/communications projects as assigned
 

Our Commitment
We are committed to encouraging equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

We are committed to encouraging equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Oolu abides by the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) of the United States of America.