Envirofit is the world’s leading clean cookstove business producing high performing biomass cookstoves that are efficient, durable, desirable, and affordable for households and institutions in developing nations. Envirofit was founded in 2003 to use develop well-engineered technology solutions to solve global energy and health challenges. With more than half the world’s population cooking over an open fire, causing more than 4 million deaths annually, Envirofit has created a line of clean energy cookstoves that offer economic, health and environmental benefits. Using a market-based approach, Envirofit has pioneered the clean cookstove market, impacting more than 3.5 million livelihoods across 45 countries. With an extensive manufacturing, supply chain, and distribution network in place Envirofit aims to sell 5 million stove stoves by 2020.
Becoming the market leader in the design, development and delivery of clean cookstoves, Envirofit used a market-based model to develop and commercialize high performing biomass cookstoves that are efficient, durable, affordable, and appeal to consumers. In addition to the aesthetic qualities, Envirofit’s stoves are designed to offer economic, health and environmental benefits, reducing smoke and toxic emissions by up to 80 percent and reducing fuel use, fuel cost, and cooking time by up to 60 percent. The stoves reduce emissions of carbon dioxide by up to 60 percent, black carbon by up to 40 percent. They retail for between US$15-$30, and have a nominal life of five years.
Envirofit International www.envirofit.org is rapidly scaling its operations in West Africa. With this rapid growth comes the need for high quality in-country management to oversee operations and manage expansion. Envirofit is seeking a Managing Director to oversee and grow its operations, sales and business development within the West Africa region. This director will have full Operations and P&L responsibility. Position will be based at Envirofit’s West Africa Sales and Manufacturing headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria.
ESSENTIAL JOB DESCRIPTION:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
A significant amount of travel within West Africa will be required for this position. Occasional travel to the USA and / or Europe
SALARY / BENEFIT TERMS:
A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered including company profit sharing and bonus. The final details of the salary and structure will be dependent on the qualifications of the applicant.
SUBMIT ALL INQUIRES/RESUMES FOR THIS POSITION TO: JobMDWestAfrica@envirofit.org
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