Who we are, and what we do

PEG delivers Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) asset-based financing to consumers who lack both access to reliable electricity and formal banking services. PEG’s anchor product, a basic solar home system that includes three lights, a phone charger, and a radio, allows consumers living on $5-10 per day to access clean light for working and studying after hours, avoid harmful air pollution from kerosene based lighting solutions, and also build credit for additional products and services over time. To date, PEG has raised $10 million and has 200 full time staff across Ghana and Ivory Coast.

The Position

PEG has grown from 12 employees in Ghana, to 200 employees across Ghana and Ivory Coast in the last two years.  In addition to this, we have 200 commission based sales agents, 35 service centers in Ghana, and over a dozen investors and grantors. With this growth comes an increasingly amount of complexity to the overall operational management of the company.

The Country Director has oversight over sales, customer experience and operations and reports to the PEG Africa Group CEO.

The successful candidate will be therefore be responsible for:

  • Coordinate and align departments’ tactical and strategic plans to achieve targets agreed with CEO and Board.

  • Restructure organization to ensure it meets evolving scope, new processes, etc.

  • Control cost growth through effective budgeting process.

  • Perform ad-hoc company analysis and executives summaries for CEO, Board and external stakeholders.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Outstanding people skills.

  • Experience managing operations, customer service and sales teams in a fast moving environment.

  • Experience working in Africa.

  • French language skills are a plus.