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Project Assistant e-Mobility

We Tu
Kisumu, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

We are looking for you if you …
  • are excited about working in a social enterprise and pushing innovation in rural development through business approaches
  • see potential and opportunities in WeTu’s products
  • have at least 1 year of work experience in supporting business development, operations, introducing a new product in the market or similar roles with first results
  • have experience working in rural/peri-urban settings and feel confident working with market women, Boda Boda operators, local fishermen, and other local user groups
  • are willing to travel regularly to the various hub locations in the area
  • enjoy a customer-driven job and stay energized through constant people interaction
  • are very organized, with good time management skills
  • have good writing skills: professional e-mails, actionable meeting minutes and concise project and research write-ups
  • have experience in designing a project in partnership with the local community or clients (understanding of design thinking or user-centric design principles are considered a plus)
  • know how to capture sales data in Excel and prepare a basic analysis
  • are self-driven and know how to make things happen with minimal supervision
  • anticipate issues and have a proven record of being resourceful in complex environments, e.g. decentralized, virtual or international teams
  • have excellent computer and Microsoft Office skills
  • hold a bachelor’s degree in business studies, social sciences, and economics or related.
  • female candidates are highly encouraged to apply
You fit into our culture if you …
  • are excited about moving a social enterprise forward and implement state of the art technology and business models
  • are passionate about sustainability and new forms of transport
  • enjoy working in a peri-urban environment with different locations to pilot innovative business models
  • learn fast and adapt quickly to new demands
  • enjoy working with diverse clients as well as an international board
If you work with us, you will …
  • be part of driving socio-economic development through business expansion and growth in Homa Bay, Migori and Siaya County
  • see the results of your work and leave your footprint: shape, pilot, test and implement innovative business models
  • work in a value-led organization
  • be exposed to research and technology partners from Germany and other international and national players
  • be provided with health insurance

Responsibilities

Your responsibilities are …
Support the piloting & implementation of our business models for e-Mobility services
  • Support the research of viable business cases, users and financial models
  • Support the planning of all activities related to testing business cases at our hubs
  • Support the collection of data from pilot testing, ensuring completion and quality. Help analyze and interpret the data and draw the first conclusions about our products and the customers’ feedback.
  • Participate in team meetings and calls with stakeholders in Germany to analyze the success of the pilots and draw learnings for a potential business model.
Ongoing innovation and improvement of our business models and our operations
  • Continuously understand the needs and interests of our customers
  • Develop further use cases/business models for e.g. solar-powered appliances in agriculture, fishing, and house lighting systems
  • Develop and implement your own ideas
Support facilitation of partnerships for business models and piloting
  • Support relationship management with partners and customers.
  • Building strong relations with customers to increase satisfaction and gather feedback (Regular visits, e.g. once a week, of pilot hubs)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 12 months
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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