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Project Manager Data

Management / Consulting
Utrecht

Description:

One of GOGLA’s main services to the industry is to provide market intelligence. This includes the regular collection and dissemination of member data. To maintain and strengthen this service role, GOGLA now seeks a Project Manager Data (new function) who will lead on structuring and managing the association’s data work, collaborating closely with the Data Analyst.

The ability to provide detailed, robust and up-to-date information on the off-grid solar market is essential for GOGLA’s relevance to its members and stakeholders. The Data Project Manager will reinforce the association’s existing capacities by managing and coordinating existing data collection and reporting to key market stakeholders. Moreover, the successful candidate will build on the current work to expand GOGLA’s data portfolio.

Responsibilities:

1. Manage and advance various ongoing data projects, including but not limited to:

  • The global half-yearly public and individual market data reports, a joint activity with IFC Lighting Global, Berenschot Management Consultants, and Getting Social web developers, with a growing role for GOGLA in every round.
  • National level sales data collection exercises currently ongoing in India and in Uganda
  • Investment data collection and the GOGLA deal database
  • GOGLA Bridge – a database allowing GOGLA members to find suitable support from various programs

2. Develop and up-keep GOGLA’s overall data strategy, coordinating the input from the Data Analyst and the GOGLA’s team.

3. Obtain visibility for the various data resources by sharing customized data sets with existing partners and expand the GOGLA partner network.

4. Work closely with the GOGLA team on producing reports and developing workshops that fully leverage the in-house data bases

5. Contribute to fundraising for additional data related projects

What we offer:

  • An international work environment in a fast-growing, innovative industry
  • Competitive compensation, commensurate with experience
  • A dynamic team and a strong global network of members and partners in the off-grid energy and international development sectors
  • A workplace that provides flexibility and freedom, and expects initiative, passion and drive from motivated self-starters
  • The knowledge that you help build an impactful sector and contribute towards a better world.

Requirements:

Required qualifications:

  • A high level of passion for GOGLA’s mission and objective
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in project management. Experience in the energy access space is highly desired.
  • Outstanding project management experience, skills and interest with a strong aptitude for data
  • Strategic thinker and good analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate professionally and convincingly with counterparts at various levels of seniority.
  • Strong communications and collaboration skills, with the ability to coordinate and work in a small team and facilitate meetings with diverse stakeholders.
  • Availability to travel abroad
  • Fully competent with Microsoft Office and cloud-based archiving (Dropbox)
  • Academic degree in a relevant field of study
  • Excellent skills in English, both oral and written; command of other languages is considered an asset
Work Hours:

40 hours per week

About the company:

GOGLA is the voice of the off-grid solar lighting and electrification sector. Established in 2012, GOGLA now represents over 130 members as a neutral, independent, not-for-profit industry association. Its mission is to help its members build sustainable markets, delivering quality, affordable products and services to as many households, businesses and communities as possible across the developing world. The products and solutions that GOGLA members sell transform lives. They improve health and education, create jobs and income opportunities and help consumers save money. To find out more, go to www.gogla.org.