Operations Associate (Import)

July 29, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Sun King (Formerly Greenlight Planet)

Greenlight Planet is a multinational, for-profit business that designs, distributes, and finances solar-powered home energy products, with an underserved population in mind: the 1.3 billion global consumers for whom the old-fashioned electrical grid is either unavailable or too expensive.

Over a decade in business, the company is now a leading global brand in emerging markets across Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.  Greenlight’s Sun King™ products provide modern light and energy to 26 million people in more than 40 countries and have sold over 10.5 million products worldwide.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Operations Associate (Import)
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Department: Operations
Employment Type: Permanent – Full Time
The team you would join:

Sun King’s operation team covers all expect of our business in West and Central Africa for both partnership and EasyBuy, which have been growing consistently over the last 5 years at remarkable scale.
We are looking looking for an Associate to join its Operations team. The Operations Associate (Import), will work closely with the Operations team to ensure the organization has adequate capacity to build new business units and expand existing operations in the region.

What you would be expected to do:

Keeping an inventory of all products entering or exiting the warehouse.
Receiving and documenting products for delivery or return.
Following up on inventory projections from the Head of Sales
Comparing the projections with the updated pipeline inventory
Preparing Proforma Invoice, Packing lists and other sales/export documents
Working with the relevant Nigeria authorities- Customs, Federal Government of Nigeria and the local government to ensure the company is totally compliant.
Follow up on SONCAP Product certificate provision at origin
Submit SONCAP certificate to CHA for Form M application
Ensure document compliance and appropriate Form M number
Ensure timely clearance by following up expeditiously on the clearance process as per the set SLAs with the CHA.Closely monitoring the CHA as per the set KPIs
Ensuring all third party charges are as per the tariff
Enforcing P2P best practice by ensuring that vendors are paid on time

You might be a strong candidate if you:

Is comfortable and experienced working in a multi-cultural and diverse environment
Has a Bachelor's degree in Supply chain/Purchasing and supplies/Business management from a Premier institution
Has 2 years’ cogent experience preferably FMCG in the in the supply chain line
Knowledge and hands on experience in warehousing and distribution
Ability to work with distributors, sales teams, and sales agents to ensure smooth distribution operations
Knowledge and working experience with a robust ERP / WMS (knowledge of SAP materials management module is an added advantage)
Excellent hands-on Experience on use of computer tools (excel /macros /v-lookup/charts /pivot table) for analysis for business
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
Ability to work remotely under minimal supervision

What We Offer (in addition to Compensation and Statutory Benefits)

An opportunity to grow as a professional in a dynamic, fast growing, high impact industry. 
The chance to work in an open minded, collaborative culture surrounded by enthusiastic Greenlighters who are driven by the challenge of continuously innovating and growing a smart, sustainable business with profound impact on the world.  
A truly multicultural experience: you will have the chance to work with and learn from people from different geographies, nationalities, and backgrounds. 
Structured, tailored learning and development programs that help you become a better leader, manager, and professional through the Greenlight Academy.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Important Information

We place great importance on sustaining a diverse, inclusive work environment. 
We believe that diversity (of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, personality type, perspective, and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different) enriches innovation and our competitiveness in the market.
We strive to ensure diverse perspectives inform critical decisions, and we actively work towards ensuring all Greenlighters feel like they belong.  We also know that sustaining an inclusive workplace requires conscious effort and is a continuous journey, not an end-state.
Greenlight recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes individuals based on experiences and demonstrated job performance, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, HIV/AIDS status, disability, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

To apply for this job please visit greenlightplanet.pinpointhq.com.


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