Greenlight Planet

Intern - Operations

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Greenlight Planet is recruiting for Full time Intern - Operations

Job Description

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: Intern - Operations

 Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time

The Role

  • The intern will support the Operations team, assisting in the efficient and effective delivery of procurement services and inventory management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creating Request for Quotation (RFQ) templates, sending out the RFQs to vendors/suppliers to get prices
  • Searching and engaging new suppliers and qualifying them using GLP approved requirements
  • Using price comparison and other qualitative factors such as delivery times and quality to select winning suppliers, to ensure GLP is getting the best price for the best quality goods at the right time.
  • Issuing Purchase Orders (PO) for products and services to selected vendors
  • Creating and maintaining reports reflecting recurring purchases as well as the prices
  • Keeping abreast of changes in the market that could affect the pricing of goods and services. This should be well documented and communicated to internal stakeholders.
  • Collecting invoice from vendor after confirming all goods or services have been delivered to meet quality expectations or Service Level Agreement (SLA)
  • Processing vendor payment with finance


Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

Other Requirements

The ideal Operations Intern:

  • Has effective communication and negotiation skills
  • Possesses intuitive skills; knows when to initiate a backup supplier
  • Is able to make quick and objective decisions
  • Has excellent computer skills: Excel, Word e.t.c.
  • We are looking for someone who is driven, passionate and excited about the opportunity to bring honest, affordable, energy to homes in Africa and Asia. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

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

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About Greenlight Planet
Greenlight Planet is a for-profit social business that designs, distributes, and finances solar home energy with an under-served population in mind: the 1.3 billion global consumers for whom the old-fashioned electrical grid is unavailable or too expensive.  Since its founding in 2009, the company has become a leading global provider of solar-energy products to over 27 million rural consumers in more than 60 countries.From its wide range of trusted Sun King™ solar lamps and ...
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