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  • Posted: Nov 18, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • BBOXX designs, manufactures, distributes and finances innovative plug & play solar systems to improve access to energy across Africa and the developing world. More than 70,000 BBOXX products have been sold in more than 35 countries, improving the lives of more than 350,000 people.
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    Retail Supervisor

    Reports to: Retail Area Manager
    Location: Serem, Field (80%) and shop (20%)
    Purpose: As a Retail Supervisor you will be driving the key metrics of a shop: Sales, Installation, and Repossession. You will have the opportunity to build and manage a network of agents, technicians, and one shop manager.


    1. Create and maintain an incredible sales team
    2. Meet the sales objectives through careful planning and motivating your team
    3. Meet the technician target through a laser focus on efficiency
    4. Meet the operational standard we expect at the shop

    Description of tasks

    1. Responsible for new customer acquisition across a defined area
    2. Hiring agents who are very effective sellers and good representatives of BBOXX
    3. Training agents to offer an incomparable customer service
    4. Managing the schedule of agents and motivating them to reach new heights
    5. Supporting and coaching agents in the field when needed (e.g. group presentation)
    6. Monitoring their performance against objectives and take necessary actions
    7. Organizing the agent network geographically
    8. Responsible for technicians’ performance
    9. Managing the schedule of technicians and motivating them to reach new heights
    10. Monitoring their performance against objectives and take necessary actions
    11. Responsible to implement a marketing strategy in coordination with Retail Area Manager
    12. Request for any marketing activities
    13. Responsible for the operations at the shop
    14. Supervise the shop manager in its activities
    15. Report to the retail area manager about the shop results

    Specification, Skills, and Qualifications Desired:

    • A degree in a business-related field with background preferably in FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
    • Have prior experience in sales management with a deeper understanding of Route to Market Strategies,
    • We are not looking for the “striker” of a football team but the head coach
    • Be willing to live in rural areas, the role is set in rural areas,
    • You will be located at a shop which are in secondary towns
    • Be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite
    • Excellent verbal communication, listening, and phone skills
    • You live to meet targets: You love challenges, you are driven to reach the target.
    • A failure is never an option. You have shown in the past an ability to meet targets independently as a leader.
    • You love selling: You have a passion for convincing people.
    • You love getting others to trust you and follow your advice.
    • You have some experience in selling effectively.
    • You deliver and expect the best: At BBOXX, we all want to deliver extraordinary work to bring the solar revolution.
    • We also expect others to do the same. You should have stories when you over-delivered in your career
    • Good motivational skills and enthusiasm
    • Leading a team is second nature: You might not have had a lot of professional experience yet leading a team.
    • You have led projects or managed conflicts effectively in the past, tell us about it.
    • You are committed to amazing customer experience: Going the extra mile for the customer is natural for you.
    • A dynamic and positive attitude, excellent organization, coordination, planning, and team management skills.

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    Repair Supervisor - Ruiru

    Reports to: Repair Manager
    Location: Distribution Centre (RUIRU)

    Purpose: As BBOXX continues to scale its business the equipment refurbishing workload is significantly increasing at distribution centers. A Repair Supervisor will manage the repair team and logistics officer in the repair room and will be a single report to the Repair manager (line). The Supervisor will be responsible for repair technician performance, through put, quality of repairs and reporting duties.


    1. Supervision of all aspects of the testing, repair and refurbishment process.
    2. Scheduling and monitoring of Technician activities
    3. Ensuring all processes conform to BBOXX policies and procedures
    4. Monitoring, implementation and recording of quality control processes
    5. Supervise and account for all stock management within Technical Department
    6. Training, coaching, development and appraisal of direct Technician reports.
    7. Reporting of any relevant issues, concerns, desired improvements, corrective actions, etc., to line Manager.
    8. Assist line manager and HR department in recruitment and disciplinary processes.
    9. Monitor repair center through put and suggest improvements
    10. Manage the disposal process
    11. Lead fire investigations along with the retail team in case of any fire incident and provide a report to the line manager and device team.
    12. Assist Repair technicians for product state change for products in the wrong product state
    13. Description of tasks:
    14. Daily team meeting to review, allocate and agree tasks.
    15. Prioritize activity daily and direct Technician’s duties.
    16. Communicate with Manager any issues that are or might affect departmental performance and for immediate remediation.
    17. Monitor and report any variance from BBOXX procedures including but not limited to repair process, refurbishment and stock.
    18. Follow up monitored units with the retail team
    19. Ensure the inventory of refurbish in for all products and main stock spare parts are updated in ERP at all times  
    20. Ensure we dispose on monthly basis to clear the disposal location.
    21. Ensure adherence to quality control policy through inspection and checks on products available for reissue and monitoring of longer-term QC testing of solar charged CU’s.
    22. Manage daily stock movements and stock locations and report any discrepancies’ immediately to the line Manager.
    23. Act as mentor for Team and assist in training, development and assessment of Technicians through daily monitoring of their work performance.
    24. Ensure that all BBOXX reporting is timely, accurate and relevant. Work with BBOXX specialists to continually improve monitoring and performance data and reports.
    25. Advise line Manager of existing or future anticipated Technical HR requirements in anticipation of change in workloads, peaks in activity, etc.
    26. At least 20% of the repair supervisor time will be spent doing refurbishments to better understand the processes and be able to guide the repair team.
    27. Monitor spares and tools and ensure the repair team has all they need to carry out their duties. 

    Person Specification

    1. Technical degree (Electronics engineering or related fields)
    2. 3 years of experience in a technical position
    3. Problem solving skills and ability to understand new concepts
    4. Experience managing a team desirable
    5. Desire for self-improvement and career progression
    6. Proficient at using Microsoft computer software
    7. Positive attitude
    8. Honest and hardworking
    9. Must uphold transparency and integrity
    10. Organized
    11. Good communication skills

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    Junior Repair Technician

    Reports to: Repair Supervisor
    Location: Distribution Centre (RUIRU)
    Purpose: The repair technician will report to the Repair Supervisor and will be responsible for repair and refurbishment processes.


    1. Repair and refurbish all BBOXX components/appliances
    2. Escalate all unsolvable issues to product support
    3. Follow BBOXX refurbishment processes
    4. Maintain a clean and tidy working Bench
    5. Use best practices in stock management
    6. Accurately report of all repairs and refurbishments.
    7. Diagnose issues using flowcharts & Bboxx online guides
    8. Replace parts using standard workshop tools
    9. Use BBOXX specific tools to re-programme control units
    10. Use BBOXX software to record repair and refurbishments
    11. Record all spare parts used
    12. Discuss issues with product support
    13. Use a root cause analysis framework to communicate clearly
    14. Regularly tidy the refurbishment area
    15. Make suggestions for processes improvement
    16. Share best practices on how to repair BBOXX products

    Qualification and Specifications:

    1. Higher national diploma or diploma in electrical and electronic engineering or any other relevant qualifications.
    2. NITA/ERC T2 certification will be considered as an added advantage
    3. Experience of 1 year in electronics repair (e.g., home appliances)
    4. Problem solving skills and ability to understand new concepts
    5. Proficiency in Microsoft software Possesses a proficiency certificate/ICDL in Microsoft office suite
    6. Resilient to stress with a positive attitude
    7. Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to follow instructions
    8. Has good analytical & time management skills

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    Customer Service Call Centre Agents

    Reports to: Customer Service Call Centre Supervisor


    Make outgoing calls to customers across BBOXX portfolio, in accordance with our after-sales debt management processes; receive incoming calls from customers with technical issues, and make follow up calls to monitor and improve customer satisfaction; carry out other customer interactions as required.

    Job’s Responsibilities

    1. Contact BBOXX customers by phone, and encourage adherence to payment plan
    2. Handle incoming calls and provide solutions/advice to customers
    3. Monitor and respond to incoming SMS
    4. Make follow up calls to increase customer satisfaction and ensure no outstanding issues remain
    5. Maintain and update customer data in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
    6. Identify and escalate priority issues
    7. Complete call log
    8. Follow BBOXX sales and after sales processes                                
    9. Accurate data entry and navigation of ERP
    10. Make outgoing calls to customers who are behind on payment plan, and follow up calls to those who have previously contacted with technical issues
    11. Receive incoming calls from customers with technical issues
    12. Respond by phone to requests for help or information made through our SMS system
    13. Escalate customer issues that are not easily solved by telephone
    14. Make calls in accordance to all relevant sales and aftersales processes

    Person Specification and Desired skills

    1. Ideal candidate should have a diploma in any communication or business-related field and may have previous call Centre / sales experience.
    2. Excellent verbal communication skills
    3. Ability to understand and adapt to customer needs
    4. Excellent data entry skills and attention to detail
    5. Organization and time management
    6. Customer Service orientation
    7. Resilience when faced with stress; Positive attitude and energy
    8. Persuasiveness and problem-solving skills

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