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Sanergy is looking for a qualified Administrative Assistant to join our Business Risk Management team on a full- time basis.
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Who we are: Sanergy is an award-winning social venture that builds healthy, prosperous communities by making safe sanitation accessible and affordable in Africa’s urban informal settlements. 

Our systems-based approach to solving the sanitation crisis involves 3 critical steps: we build a dense network of high-quality sanitation facilities — Fresh Life Toilets — franchised to residents in the community. 

We collect the waste regularly and safely remove it from the community. Finally, we convert the waste into valuable agricultural inputs, which we sell to Kenyan farmers.

About the role: The team works to ensure that all company operations are conducted in a transparent manner that promotes accountability for all company expenditure. 

This role will support the administrative needs of the Business Risk Management team which focuses on legal, regulatory and audit related issues. 

The role holder  will be supporting multiple team members ranging from full time staff to fellows within the organisation ranging from entry level to senior management.

A typical day for you might include the following
·                     Under limited supervision, performs complex administrative duties(e.g. preparing letters,memos and reports)  using standard policies, procedures and guidelines.
·                     Resolves simple Business Risk Management related inquiries via telephone, email, correspondence or in person.
·                     Organizes, manages, coordinates, and monitors tasks to meet deadlines.
·                     Sends, sorts and distributes mail originating from Business Risk Management team to external stakeholders.
·                     Photocopies, prints and faxes information where applicable to both internal and external stakeholders of the team while managing filing and records
·                     Schedules and maintains calendar of appointments, meetings and plans and schedules onsite and offsite meetings for the team.
·                     Works with the relevant internal stakeholders to get and maintain BRM office supplies and an inventory of the same
·                     Assists Business Risk Management staff in various activities such as coordinating information flow, preparing contracts for distribution to various talent partners across the organisation, completing and processing expense reports against the team’s budget, reimbursements and other forms for approved legal training's, handling and processing sensitive and confidential documents, creating and maintaining databases/files/reports, and/or reviewing/proofreading and processing proposals, documents, reports, and files.
·                     Works independently to structure administrative tasks to obtain required outcome using complex software applications in managing and completing workload tasks.
Skills and qualifications you’ll need 
·                     Diploma in administration/ secretarial studies from a reputable institute
·                     At Least 2 years full time working experience in a busy office set up supporting at least one member in senior leadership
·                     Experience working with legal practitioners and handling legal documentation is added advantage
·                     Demonstrable expertise in Microsoft packages.
·                     Strong command of the English language, both written and spoken
·                     Ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality
·                     Strong organizational skills.
·                     Strong interpersonal, communication & presentation skills (verbal, written) and the ability to build effective internal and external client relationships.
·                     Ability to exercise tact, courtesy, and judgment in working with all levels of staff.
·                     Pleasant, energetic, confident, with a positive, can-do attitude, good work ethic and professionalism.
·                     Proactive, able to multi-task, prioritize work, meet deadlines & works effectively under pressure with minimum supervision
·                     Demonstrated initiative in developing solutions to meet complex administrative/technical needs of work group.
·                     Demonstrated ability to maintain equilibrium and focus in a demanding, fast-paced work environment and be  a team player.
Qualities you’ll need to fit in well among the Sanergy-Stars
·                     A collaborative spirit that compels you to work beyond your team
·                     A desire to understand and serve customers
·                     A willingness to embrace diversity, integrity and empathy
·                     An innovative approach to assessing and testing new ideas 
·                     An enthusiasm to achieve set targets and improve yourself professionally
The perks you’ll have
·                     A holistic benefits package
·                     Unparalleled opportunities for personal and professional growth
·                     A unique chance to tackle critical challenges of sanitation, economic empowerment and food security 

Join a team you’ll love

To apply, please CLICK HERE to submit a cover letter and your 1-page resume/CV. 

The deadline for submission of applications is on 27th November 2017.


Sanergy is looking for a qualified Junior Legal Officer to join our Business Risk Management team on a full- time basis.
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Who we are: Sanergy is an award-winning social venture that builds healthy, prosperous communities by making safe sanitation accessible and affordable in Africa’s urban informal settlements. 

Our systems-based approach to solving the sanitation crisis involves 3 critical steps: we build a dense network of high-quality sanitation facilities — Fresh Life Toilets — franchised to residents in the community. 

We collect the waste regularly and safely remove it from the community. Finally, we convert the waste into valuable agricultural inputs, which we sell to Kenyan farmers.

About the role: The team works to ensure that all company operations are conducted in a transparent manner and promote accountability for all company expenditure. 

The role holder will be a young, energetic, passionate, creative and hardworking individual who will be working closely with the legal manager to ensure that the company legal and business risk issues are handled on time and efficiently managed.

A typical day for you might include the following
·                     Formulating compliance check-lists to be used for the purpose of ensuring that all information required to draft legal documents is provided accordingly
·                     Ensuring records of contracts, leases, loan agreements and the covenants as the case may be are in good order
·                     Providing timely prompts to team leaders and managers on renewals or termination of agreements
·                     Drawing up contracts, lease documents, loan agreements and other legal documents as may be required by internal stakeholders to assist and support various business activities
·                     Liaising with relevant departments to ensure that where legal or business risks have been identified, appropriate courses of action have been taken
·                     Providing and interpreting legal information, conducting training and disseminating appropriate legal information to staff
·                     Negotiating, reviewing and drafting documentation for business transactions and advising on the necessary checklist to be adopted to ensure information is submitted on time
·                     Reviewing progress of outstanding litigation and liaising with and managing external lawyers
·                     Ensuring the undertaking of due diligence searches on behalf of the Sanergy and Fresh Life and associated companies and liaising with an external legal counsel as required
·                     Ensuring the follow up of all court cases facing the organization and attend court hearings where necessary, follow up of Judgments and costs on behalf of the Organization.
Skills and qualifications you’ll need 
·                     LL.B (Second Upper) from a Public University is Required.
·                     A post graduate diploma in law from the Kenya School of Law
·                     At Least 1 year post admission experience in a busy law firm
·                     A valid practicing certificate for 2016
·                     Demonstrable experience in handling a large and high value vendor contract portfolio
·                     Demonstrable success in handling employee disciplinary issues, litigating or advising on litigation strategy for labour relations
·                     Excellent research skills
·                     Experience in Immigration laws will be an added advantage 
·                     Experience in a startup and a multicultural environment is highly desirable
·                     Strong interpersonal, communication & presentation skills (verbal, written) and the ability to build effective internal and external client relationships. Should have ability to exercise tact, courtesy, and judgment in working with all levels of staff.
·                     Pleasant, energetic, confident, with a positive, can-do attitude, good work ethic and professionalism. Should have the ability to maintain confidentialities and tactful in dealing with clients
·                     Proactive, able to multi-task, prioritize work, meet deadlines & works effectively under pressure with minimum supervision
·                     Demonstrated initiative in developing solutions to meet complex administrative/technical needs of work group. Should have very strong organizational skills.
·                     Demonstrated ability to maintain equilibrium and focus in a demanding, fast-paced work environment and be  a team player and effective in role as BRM resource.
Qualities you’ll need to fit in well among the Sanergy-Stars
·                     A collaborative spirit that compels you to work beyond your team
·                     A desire to understand and serve customers
·                     A willingness to embrace diversity, integrity and empathy
·                     An innovative approach to assessing and testing new ideas 
·                     An enthusiasm to achieve set targets and improve yourself professionally
The perks you’ll have
·                     A holistic benefits package
·                     Unparalleled opportunities for personal and professional growth
·                     A unique chance to tackle critical challenges of sanitation, economic empowerment and food security 
How to Apply

To apply, please CLICK HERE to submit a cover letter and your 3-page resume/CV. 

The deadline for submission of application is 27th November, 2017

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