New Markets Consultant at 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: New Markets Consultant

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Contract
Contract Duration: 12 Months

Job Details

  • The New Markets consultant will play a key role in the cross-functional team leading the expansion for Greenlight Planet to develop an expansion strategy and road map.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct primary and secondary market research on 5-10 off-grid countries in Sub-Saharan Africa including but not limited to: policies, business environment, telecom penetration, and competition
  • Build a dashboard and rank markets based on predefined parameters
  • Coordinate with business function like Operations, HR, Finance, Legal, Programs, Risk, and Commercial and create a business plan for 5-10 countries
  • Identify existing or upcoming grants and technical assistance offered in 5-10 countries 

Ideal Candidate:

  • Is passionate about energy access, financial inclusion, or rural development
  • Is willing to get their hands dirty by traveling to 4-5 countries and conducting research in rural areas 
  • Is bilingual French and English speaker (Required)
  • Has experience in conducting primary and secondary market research 
  • Has the ability to communicate their ideas clearly through presentation or document
  • Is fluent in using Google Suite or MS office.


  • Greenlight Planet offers a competitive salary, a fun, supportive work environment, and opportunities for continued professional growth within a fast-growing global enterprise.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply


Note: Greenlight Planet believes in equal opportunity for all people:  We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, HIV/AIDS status, or disability.

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