Chief Operation Officer

Full Time Salary: Closes: July 16, 2021

Company Description.
Malmak Sun Power Energy Ltd is a Zambian company established in the Republic of Zambia and was registered under the registration of business names Act Nº 16 of 2011 of the laws of Zambia on 20th March 2018; is incorporated as a company registration No: 120200001184. The company’s principal line of business is to supply reliable electricity through the generation of renewable energy.
Therefore, it has become necessary for Malmak S.P.E Ltd to seek and employ creative and experienced candidate to fill in the executive management position below;
The ideal candidate will have an analytical mind and great organizational skills. The goal will be to ensure the project is delivered on time according to requirements and without exceeding budget.
Job Description
Role Overview
(COO) Chief Operating Officer will optimize our development platform capabilities for a long-term scale. This position will work together with the Sr. Leadership team and will report directly to the MD. The goal of the Chief Operating Officer is to ensure optimal performance, quality, cost, schedule, and safety of our projects while supporting the business to drive extensive and sustainable growth.
Job Responsibilities & Required Responsibilities COO:
Lead the organization’s project execution arm (engineering, project management, sourcing)
Be responsible for the efficiency of our energy development business and all operations within the business driving a developed project to commercial operation
Constantly evaluate and improve our day to day operations, processes, people, and procedures to ensure quality, speed, safety, and value creation
Be responsible for setting execution strategy and scope for the business across solar carport, and ground mount projects and aligning the supporting teams (engineering, sourcing, project management) accordingly
As a key member of the senior leadership team, be responsible for participating in setting the long-term growth strategies and creating plans to execute those strategies
Be responsible for tracking key business performance metrics, understanding efficiency metrics across cost, quality, time, etc, and for suggesting/implementing tactics to continuously advance performance
Develop, maintain, and create value for Malmak S.P.E through commercial cost strategies with key external engineering, procurement, and construction partners
Support sales and development functions with EPC strategies in new domestic state markets and international growth market opportunities
Collaborate with key support functions to drive accountability and implement strategies. Ensure measurement of operational and performance metrics through efficient use of business systems
Be responsible for supporting and maintaining a culture of collaboration, accountability, trust, and customer/project focus across functional areas
Bring, build and maintain relationships with key labor partners, subcontractors, and equipment suppliers – partnership mentality
Ensure operations are executed with high levels of safety, quality while encouraging continuous improvement. Add something on best in class quality projects, QA/QC standards
Monitor industry trends and best practices in solar and energy storage in areas of responsibility, including advances in technology and implement best practices that enhance customer value proposition while maximizing efficiency and profitability
Built or been a part of another world-class engineering, procurement, and construction companies focused on delivering highly engineered solar rooftop, carport, and ground mount system
Understand how solar projects get built: the engineering requirements and quality level to ensure we build the lowest cost, highest yielding solar systems; what our construction teams need to do in order to manage our partners efficiently to create long term mutually beneficial partnerships across our execution scope
Qualifications Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, or a related “energy/development” field from an accredited college or university preferably
Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university is an added advantage
Minimum 10 years of solar development and construction experience
Candidates meeting the above qualification should submit a letter of application and a detailed CV to;
The Steering Committee,
Malmak Sun Power Energy Limited,
02 Uganda Avenue,
Town Centre,
Kabwe, ZM 10101
The closing date is 16th July 2021 at 17:00 hours
Applications will remain confidential. An application in itself does not entitle the applicant to an interview. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.
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