NGO Jobs in Kenya – Sanergy 2019
Career Kenya: NGO Jobs in Kenya – Sanergy 2019
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya

Position: Procurement & Admin Intern

Location: First 1-2 months the position will be in Nairobi
and thereafter in Kilifi.

Sanergy is an award-winning social enterprise that employs
the circular economy approach to treat and convert all forms of urban waste
into organic fertilizer and insect-based animal protein. Sanergy manufactures
and distributes Evergrow Organic Fertilizer and Kuzapro Insect Based Animal
Protein, under the Farm Star brand. We are an increasingly sophisticated,
highly intricate organization with many moving parts. Sanergy seeks
accomplished, driven individuals who will make substantive contributions to the
organization.  We are currently seeking a Procurement and
Administration Intern who will be responsible for addressing all procurement
and administration needs in the respective teams and collaborating with all
relevant stakeholders.

  • Act
    as advisory to clients who are facing challenges before, during and after
    a purchasing process. Explain clearly what is needed for a given purchase
    (especially if new purchase, or a new customer), and the steps that need
    to be taken, by whom, and expected timelines at the beginning or at any
    point in the purchasing process. The customer should fully understand what
    needs to happen, and why each requirement/step is important, for any
    purchase they are making.
  • Source
    for quotations from suppliers and negotiate for better prices and value
    and maintain long-lasting relationships with them as well as existing
    suppliers.
  • Maintaining
    an updated supplier’s database-That includes prepayment and credit
    vendors, Primary or secondary vendors, Premise, contact person and number.
  • Working
    with Vendors to achieve the best partnership for the company e.g secure
    more credit terms of payment than prepayment of goods, delivery of goods.
  • Planning,
    tracking and execution of timely collections and delivery of items from
    various vendors. This includes contacting vendors in order to schedule or
    expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries,
    and other problems.
  • When
    goods are acquired, follows up with the departments receiving them in
    order to make sure that everything is satisfactory. If anything is
    unsatisfactory,  the assistant devises a new plan of action in order
    to obtain quality goods.
  • High
    levels of collaboration with QHSE for quality standards
  • Research
    for potential vendors
  • Request
    vendors to provide a monthly statement of accounts to monitor debits and
    credits and maintain a tracker.
  • Ensure
    that all relevant documents are availed to the Procurement Assistant
    within the agreed SLA time and payment processing to be done within the
    recommended time frames.
  • Planning
    and execution of timely collections and delivery of items from various
    vendors. This includes contacting vendors in order to schedule or expedite
    deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other
    problems to avoid stock-outs.
  • Respond
    to customer and supplier inquiries about order status, changes, or
    cancellations.
  • Ensure
    that guests are welcomed and offered assistance
  • Coordinate
    courier services
  • Perform
    general office clerical duties.
  • Maintain
    office equipment (Printers and Projectors) and if there are any issues
    escalate to the Maintenance team
  • Implement and
    maintain a filing system for all administration related documents
  • Maintain
    all Administrative trackers, and ensure that the trackers at any one time
    are up-to-date
  • Maintain
    supplies by checking stock monthly to determine inventory levels;
    anticipating requirements; placing and expediting orders; verifying
    receipt; stocking items.
  • Raise
    administrative related Requisitions and liaise with procurement Assistant
    to ensure that procurement requests are approved and payment processed on
    time to avoid discontinuation of service
  • Scan
    filled in forms to HR Administrative coordinator for example Salary
    Advance, Leave Request forms.
  • Perform
    any other duties assigned by the supervisor as needed
  • A
    degree/diploma in Purchasing/ Supply Chain management or a related field.
  • Working
    experience with an ERP system.
  • Previous
    experience in an admin related role.
  • Ability
    to navigate ambiguity and comfort with continually adapting plans
  • Strong
    interpersonal, communication & presentation skills (verbal, written)
    and the ability to build effective internal and external client
    relationships. Should have the 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.
  • High
    level of organization.
  • NHIF
  • NSSF
  • KRA
    PIN
  • Police
    Clearance Certificate
  • Academic
    Transcripts and Academic Certificates
To apply, please submit a cover letter clearly indicating
your available start state (include notice period) and your interest in this
role, and your resume/CV that includes a list of three referees by 
28th
January 2020
. Kindly indicate your salary
expectations.
NB: Please note that for the first 1-2 months the position will be in Nairobi
and thereafter in Kilifi.
Position: Director of Government Affairs & Policy
Sanergy is an award-winning social venture that develops
bold sanitation and waste management solutions that are affordable and
sustainable for growing cities. Our systems-based approach has four key steps:
We build a dense network of franchised sanitation facilities. We collect the
waste regularly and safely remove it from the community; we also collect
organic solid waste from markets, farms, and commercial businesses, including
hotels and restaurants. We convert the waste into valuable by-products, such as
organic fertilizer and protein for animal feed. Finally, we sell the byproducts
to Kenyan farms. Since November 2011, we have launched over 3,000 Fresh Life
Toilets to a network of 1,500 micro-entrepreneurs serving 120,000 people daily.
We have safely removed over 20,000 tonnes of waste from polluting the
environment and destroying community health and converted it into high-quality
agricultural inputs.
The Director of Government Affairs & Policy will be
responsible for developing policy frameworks and working with governments at
local and national levels to advocate for favorable government policies,
regulations, and standards to support Sanergy’s business and customer
interests. The position is based in Kenya and the portfolio includes Kenya,
East Africa, and global sector and policy engagements. The initial primary focus
will be on structuring and securing a public-private partnership for expansion
throughout Nairobi.
The Director builds relationships with government officials
to keep them informed about our work, ensures compliance with all laws related
to our field work, and advocates for policies and regulations that create
opportunities to better fulfill our mission. The Director will work in close
collaboration with national managing directors to support relationships with
bilateral and international institutions, sector associations, NGOs, relevant
government officials and influencers. This role will report to the Co-Founder
and will work cross-functionally with all Sanergy departments and country
subsidiaries.
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Create
    and execute the Sanergy global Government Affairs & Policy strategy to
    achieve Sanergy’s long-term vision and near-term goals
  • Provide
    exceptional guidance and support to Sanergy’s Directors across Africa in
    collaboration with the co-founders
  • Build
    and lead a high performing, dynamic global Government Affairs & Policy
    Team
  • Serve
    on the Sanergy Leadership Team and drive to achieve Sanergy’s mission and
    values
Partnerships Strategy and Execution
  • Develop
    strategy to secure long-term partnerships with municipalities
  • With
    leadership, develop relationships with financiers for partnerships
  • Secure
    contracts and successfully navigate public-private partnerships with
    governments and utilities
  • Manage
    relationships with relevant contracting entities
Policy Strategy and Execution
  • Develop
    and execute policy strategy to ensure government policies support
    Sanergy’s interests in sanitation, waste management & reuse,
    agriculture inputs, import tariffs, employment and labor law, and
    necessary compliance approvals for the company’s products, team, and
    services
  • Analyze
    policy framework in mature and high priority new markets and proactively
    identity key policy risks and opportunities and support country leadership
    to respond accordingly
  • Establish
    and maintain effective working relationships with key government officials
    in Africa, key industry associations, and bilateral and international
    institutions that conduct advocacy with governments to advance Sanergy’s
    growth objectives and establish policies to promote profitable growth and
    minimize adverse actions
  • Represent 
    Sanergy with politicians, policy makers, and international institutions,
    and communicate Sanergy’s positions on key policy issues in appropriate
    forums
  • Support
    the drafting of papers and articles for media and public relations
    purposes
  • Demonstrated
    passion for the Sanergy mission, values and customers
  • 7+
    years of government affairs experience, including relationship management,
    crisis management, public-private partnerships, new policy formulation and
    advocacy, preferably in Africa, working with governments on behalf of
    companies or non-profits
  • Ability
    to identify & analyze policy and the implications it has on Sanergy’s
    business
  • Ability
    to create policy strategy (offense and defense) and drive results through
    exceptional execution and relationship-building skills
  • A
    collaborative, flexible and entrepreneurial style, with a strong service
    mentality and ability to thrive in fast-changing management and government
    environments
  • Demonstrated
    experience in managing multi-country teams with diverse professional
    development needs
  • Strong
    relationship management with experience in identifying and securing
    advocates across a number of African governments
  • Ability
    to work collaboratively across multiple country offices and departments;
    remote workplace experience preferred
  • Very
    strong critical and analytical thinking skills; ability to work with large
    amounts of data to develop strategy and make rigorous decisions
  • Highly
    organized and able to follow through and prioritize tasks
  • Proven
    experience as a hands-on team player, with an eagerness to learn new tools
    and roll up sleeves to get the job done
  • Willingness
    to travel frequently throughout Kenya, across Africa, and globally
  • An
    effective communicator at all levels in the organization, with strong oral
    and written skills and a willingness to share information; required
    fluency in English; Swahili highly desirable; French preferred
Fresh Life Initiative (FLI)is an award-winning social venture that
makes hygienic sanitation accessible and affordable in Africa’s urban slums for
everyone, forever. Our systems-based approach to solving the sanitation crisis
involves five key steps: we build a dense network of franchised
micro-entrepreneurs, who operate low-cost, high-quality waterless sanitation
facilities. We provide critical support services – such as access to finance,
training, marketing and business analytics. We collect the waste regularly and
safely remove it from the community. Working with our sanitation partners we
convert the waste into valuable by-products, such as organic fertilizer and
renewable energy. Finally, we sell the by-products to Kenyan farms. Since
November 2011, we have launched over 3000 Fresh Life Toilets to a network of
2500 micro-entrepreneurs and we collect and convert over 9000 tons of waste
annually.
We are expanding our franchise network, by identifying and selling our
sanitation products and services. We are looking for Sales Agents who will be
responsible for customer acquisition and retention, leading the sales and
customer life cycle.
  • Diploma
    in any Business related field
  • Good
    interpersonal skills, effective communicator, attentive to detail, strong
    problem solving and interpretation skills
  • Flexible
    and adaptable, ability to perform task without repeated instructions,
    demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Demonstrable
    experience in handling multiple customer demands
We offer an interesting and challenging position within a
multicultural and dynamic environment, selling a product that makes a
significant positive impact, working with a highly motivated team who is
passionate about the cause.
Interested applicants are invited to make their applications
via the company’s email address hr@saner.gy and attach a
detailed CV with contact details of three referees by 22nd January 2020.
Application deadline is 22nd January 2020 
Position: Process & Product Quality Intern
Sanergy is an award winning social enterprise that
employs the circular economy approach to treat and convert  all forms of
urban waste into organic fertilizer and insect based animal protein. Sanergy
manufactures and distributes Evergrow Organic Fertilizer and Kuzapro Insect
Based Animal Protein, under the Farm Star brand. We are an increasingly
sophisticated, highly intricate organization with many moving parts. Sanergy
seeks accomplished, driven individuals who will make substantive contributions
to the organization.
We currently seek a Process & Product Quality- Intern who will be
assisting in ensuring we have reliable and predictable products and processes.
  • Develop
    WI and SOP for existing and new processes at our organics recycling
    factory
  • Support
    and occasionally lead RCA
  • Develop
    and revise process guidelines, datasheets and CCP documents
  • Monitoring
    data captured on online spreadsheet and checking for trends, errors,
    adherence and potential areas of improvements
  •  Bachelors
    degree in Engineering
  • Previous
    experience in Quality Control/Quality Assurance (preferred)
  • Good
    understanding of statistics
  • Understanding
    of SOP and WI
  • Proficiency
    in the use of software tools including spreadsheets, statistical software
    (e.g SPSS, minitab)
  • Quick
    learner
  • 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
Required Documents for Shortlisting
  • NHIF
  • NSSF
  • KRA
    PIN
  • Police
    Clearance Certificate
  • Academic
    Transcripts and Academic Certificates
To apply, please submit a cover letter clearly indicating
your available start state (include notice period) and your interest in this
role, and your resume/CV that includes a list of three referees by 23th
January, 2020. Kindly indicate your salary expectations.
Position: Quality Health Safety Environment (QSHE) Intern
Sanergy is an award winning social enterprise that employs the
circular economy approach to treat and convert all forms of urban waste into
organic fertilizer and insect based animal protein. Sanergy manufactures and
distributes Evergrow Organic Fertilizer and Kuzapro Insect Based Animal
Protein, under the Farm Star brands. The company seeks to recruit QHSE
coordinators on an Internship level who will support coordination of quality,
health, safety and environmental activities in the organization.
  • Coordinate
    non-lab Goods In and Goods Out Inspection. Coordinate with teams to
    complete associated CAPA
  • Participate
    in the assessment, design, implementation and maintenance of process
    changes required to achieve and maintain standards set by product
    certification bodies for both local and international markets for all
    products (e.g. KEBS standards. Also refer to assessment and prevention
    methodologies like HACCP)
  • Participate
    in the assessment, design, implementation and maintenance of process
    changes required to achieve and maintain standards set by workplace safety
    regulatory bodies (regulatory bodies e.g. DOSH. Also refer to assessment
    methodologies like HAZID and HAZOP)
  • Participate
    in the assessment, design, implementation and maintenance of process
    changes required to achieve and maintain standards set by environmental
    regulatory bodies e.g. NEMA
  • Support
    operational teams to implement workplace organization (5S).
  • Coordinate
    all workplace audit work and the collection, analysis and reporting of HSE
    data across the organization. Coordinate with teams to ensure timely
    resolution of HSE CAPA.
  • Coordinate
    execution of HSE activities relating to fire preparedness, accident &
    incident preparedness and employee wellness. Coordinate HSE learning and
    competence across the organization.
  • Bachelor’s
    degree in engineering, biological sciences, or ESH related fields
  • 0 –
    1 years of experience in quality, health, safety and environment related
    work
  • Proficiency
    in MS packages (word, excel, powerpoint)
  • Exceptional
    communication and interpersonal skills.
  • NHIF
  • NSSF
  • KRA
    PIN
  • Police
    Clearance Certificate
  • Academic
    Transcripts and Academic Certificates
To apply, please submit a cover letter clearly indicating
your available start state (include notice period) and your interest in this
role, and your resume/CV that includes a list of three referees by 24th
January, 2020. Kindly indicate your salary expectations.
Position: Production Planning Intern
Sanergy is an award-winning social
enterprise that employs the circular economy approach to treat and convert all
forms of urban waste into organic fertilizer and insect-based animal protein.
Sanergy manufactures and distributes Evergrow Organic Fertilizer and Kuzapro
Insect Based Animal Protein, under the Farm Star brand. We are an increasingly
sophisticated, highly intricate organization with many moving parts. Sanergy
seeks accomplished, driven individuals who will make substantive contributions
to the organization.
We currently seek a Production Planning Intern who
will support the planning team in daily, weekly and monthly forecasting of
our product lines.
  • Gain
    proficiency in SL production planning for KuzaPro and Evergrow
  • Reduce
    weekly plan versus actual variances to a maximum of 5%
  • Recommend
    at least 2 new production planning tools by Q2 2020. Commence
    implementation of one of the recommended systems
  • Expand
    the weekly/monthly/yearly production forecasts to include briquettes
    production and utilization
  • Expand
    the weekly/monthly/yearly production forecasts to include EG production
  • Maintain
    a CAPA resolution rate >90% for immediate corrective actions
  • Bachelor’s
    degree in engineering. These include chemical, mechanical, process,
    industrial engineering fields
  • Experience
    in statistics or related certification (stats) will be an added advantage
  • Previous
    experience in a production facility/company will be an added advantage
  • 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
  • NHIF
  • NSSF
  • KRA
    PIN
  • Police
    Clearance Certificate
  • Academic
    Transcripts and Academic Certificates
To apply, please submit a cover letter
clearly indicating your available start state (include notice period) and your
interest in this role, and your resume/CV that includes a list of three
referees by 23rd January 2020. Kindly indicate your salary expectations.
Position: Regional Sales Manager
Sanergy is an award-winning social enterprise that employs the circular
economy approach to treat and convert all forms of urban waste into organic
fertilizer and insect-based animal protein. Sanergy manufactures and
distributes Evergrow Organic Fertilizer and Kuzapro Insect Based Animal
Protein, under the Farm Star brand. We are an increasingly sophisticated,
highly intricate organization with many moving parts. Sanergy seeks accomplished,
driven individuals who will make substantive contributions to the organization.
 We are currently seeking a Regional Sales Manager who will lead the sales
team in covering the Western and Rift Valley regions in Kenya to sell organic
agri-inputs and insect-based animal protein to achieve required revenue and
margins. Specifically, drive sales of Evergrow Organic Fertilizer and KuzaPro
insect-based animal protein.
  • Develop
    the sales plan across all sub – territories in your region as assigned by
    the manager
  • Work
    with the the the territory reps to ensure that the plan is executed on
    time.
  • Participate
    in sessions to analyze sales activities to identify areas where we are
    falling short of targets.
  • Develop
    and test out hypothesis to improve performance.
  • Work
    as assigned to implement winning solutions.
  • Participate
    in sessions to analyze sales activities to identify areas where we are
    falling short of targets. -Develop and test out hypothesis to improve
    performance. Work as assigned to implement winning solutions.
  • Measure
    the performance of territory reps performance and your own criteria
    against the criteria provided by the manager.
  • Participate
    in the analysis of sales activities to identify areas where we are falling
    short of targets.
  • Participate
    in sessions to redesign sales and marketing activities across the team
    from the results of the analysis of sales and marketing data that gives
    rise to sub-territory specific targeted sales and marketing interventions.
  • Suggest
    ideas to the manager to redesign and implement of sales activities in your
    region to ensure that (a) the reps time issued optimally (b) sales
    conversion rates are improved
  • Collaborate
    with the production and distribution teams to ensure that product is
    delivered on time, in full, error-free.
  • Own
    activities in the sales pipeline as assigned by the manager to grow the
    key accounts and Reseller sales for Evergrow, KuzaPro and any other end
    product in your region
  • Develop
    the sales plan across sub- territories as assigned by your manager.
  • Work
    with the territory reps to ensure that the plan is executed on time.
  • Develop
    and execute corrective and preventive measures to ensure that the team
    remain on course.
  • Participate
    in brainstorming sessions and meetings to select and agree on sub territory-specific
    marketing initiatives
  • Participate
    in root cause analysis sessions with the sales team to establish reasons
    for variances in planned performance and implement corrective and
    preventive measures.
  • Own
    revenue targets for specific clients as assigned by the manager in your
    region.
  • Degree
    or higher-level education in an Agricultural related course
  • Previous
    experience in significantly scaling up Agri input sales
  • >2 years’
    experience in consultative B2B selling
  • Aptitude
    for numbers and data-driven decision-making
  • Knowledge
    of agricultural inputs market for small and medium-scale farmers preferred
    or ability to learn technical knowledge quickly
  • Coachable
    – a desire to learn, constantly improve, and act on feedback
  • Willingness
    to work outside of Nairobi and travel to support the sales team approx.
    80% of the time.
  • Valid
    driver’s license and min. 2 years driving experience
  • Valid
    Driving Licence
  • NHIF
  • NSSF
  • KRA
    PIN
  • Police
    Clearance Certificate
  • Academic
    Transcripts and Academic Certificates
To apply, please submit a cover letter clearly indicating
your available start state (include notice period) and your interest in this
role, and your resume/CV that includes a list of three referees by 27th January
2020. Kindly indicate your salary expectations.
Position: Warehouse Coordinator
Location: Kinanie, Machakos County
Sanergy is an award winning social enterprise that employs the circular
economy approach to treat and convert  all forms of urban waste into
organic fertilizer and insect based animal protein. Sanergy manufactures and
distributes Evergrow Organic Fertilizer and Kuzapro Insect Based Animal
Protein, under the Farm Star brand. We are an increasingly sophisticated,
highly intricate organization with many moving parts. Sanergy seeks
accomplished, driven individuals who will make substantive contributions to the
organization.  We are currently seeking a Warehouse Coordinator.
Responsibilities
  • Implement
    established procedures for requisition, receipt, storage and issuance of
    goods to prevent losses and pilferage.
  • Monitor
    all inventory items and ensure that requisition requests are placed on
    time.
  • Oversee
    all issuances to ensure accuracy, completeness, timeliness and that all
    relevant documentation is in place before dispatch
  • Supervise
    and control order picking, goods in, goods out operations to ensure
    accuracy with minimum handling and stock damage
  • Ensure
    proper stacking of products to facilitate picking, rotation, physical
    counts and to attain optimal space utilization
  • Maintain
    the overall image of the warehouse by ensuring that the items are arranged
    in order, are properly labeled and housekeeping maintained
  • Maintain
    standards of health and safety, hygiene and security in the warehouse by
    ensuring that safety practices and policies are followed at all times
  • Complete
    warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees;
    following up on work results
  • Ensure
    security of Warehouse environment and maintain access control
  • Ensuring
    5S housekeeping standards are maintained at all times (Sort, Set in Order,
    Shine, Standardize, and Sustain)
  • Responsible
    for ensuring the physical condition of the warehouse is maintained and
    reporting any maintenance/repair related issues
  • Ensure
    quality control of goods in and/or goods out
  • Liaise
    with the procurement team and suppliers to ensure that goods are delivered
    within agreed timelines.
  • Control
    inventory levels by conducting physical counts; reconciling with the
    inventory management system.
  • Liaise
    with line managers and the procurement team to develop and update demand
    projections and reorder levels.
  • Complete
    warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees;
    following up on work results.
  • A
    degree/diploma in Purchasing/ Supply Chain management or a related field.
  • 2-year
    working experience with an ERP system.
  • Ability
    to navigate ambiguity and comfort with continually adapting plans
  • Strong
    interpersonal, communication & presentation skills (verbal, written)
    and the ability to build effective internal and external client
    relationships. Should have the 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.
  • High
    level of organization.
  • NHIF
  • NSSF
  • KRA
    PIN
  • Police
    Clearance Certificate
  • Academic
    Transcripts and Academic Certificates
To apply, please submit a cover letter clearly indicating
your available start state (include notice period) and your interest in this
role, and your resume/CV that includes a list of three referees by 28th
January, 2020. Kindly indicate your salary expectations. Please note that the
position is based in Kinanie, Machakos County

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