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Government and Community Relations Manager Job in Kenya


Job Description:Government + Community Relations Manager

Department:
Headquarters                         

Reports to: Directors

Company Description 
 
Sanergy is a social venture building a sustainable sanitation network throughout Nairobi's slums, by creating a network of local entrepreneurs who run small-scale sanitation centers. 

We provide affordable, accessible and hygienic sanitation services to individuals, thereby making a valuable contribution to their communities. 

We have launched our first toilets in Nairobi and are expanding rapidly.

Role & Responsibilities:
 
As Sanergy expands, we must work closely with all levels of the government to ensure that we scale our model efficiently and effectively. 

This requires a cohesive, comprehensive government relations strategy and its subsequent execution. 

Key Accountabilities:
  • Work with Senior Management to formulate startegy to work with each relevant division of government
  • Work with Managers (sales, operations, marketing, HR, product design, tech (which includes waste management and toilet constrution) to understand their government-related challenges to incorporate into strategy
  • Ensure and maintain strong relations with any and all relevant government department
  • Ensure and maintain Sanergy’s compliance with all relevant and essential ordinances, laws and approvals
  • As Sanergy expands, procure in advance the approvals necessary to establish operations
Key Requirements:

Competency / Knowledge Requirements
  • Deep knowledge of East African political and cultural landscape
  • Experience in handling bureaucracy
  • Experience with strategy development and implementation
  • Strong business acumen
  • Experience working in a high-pressure environment
Leadership / Personality Requirements
  • Ability to lead complex projects through to an end point
  • Ability to communicate effectively and lead others through change and new strategic initiatives
  • Ability to build effective relationships
  • Determination to seize opportunities and take initiative as appropriate
  • Relationship building and rapport skills
  • Strong influencing and networking skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
Other Requirements
  • Degree or significant experience in government relations required
  • Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work effectively within time constraints
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software
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