Government Relations Fellow at Sanergy

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  • Company: Sanergy
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Sanergy is an award-winning social venture that builds healthy, prosperous communities by making hygienic sanitation accessible and affordable in Africa’s urban informal settlements. 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 – called Fresh Life Toilets. We provide critical support services – such as access to finance, business analytics, training, and marketing. We collect the waste regularly and safely remove it from the community. We convert the waste into valuable end products, such as organic fertilizer, insect-based animal feed, and renewable energy. Finally, we sell the end products to Kenyan farms under the brand name Farm Star.

Duties and Responsibilities

1.Policy research and advocacy communications:

  • Contribute to Sanergy Limited & Fresh Life Initiative policy analysis by conducting research and presenting relevant policy content to the Policy & Advocacy team to assist with major projects
  • Assist with written briefs for Sanergy & Fresh Life and cross-departmental projects as needed

2.Support for conferences, forums, and other convenings:

  • Assist with planning process by providing administrative and research support
  • Assemble background materials for distribution to attendees
  • Provide support throughout the process and on the days of the convenings
  • Other administrative responsibilities as needed

Qualifications 

  • Recent graduate of a college or undergraduate program
  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience preferred
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated interest in public policy/public health strongly preferred
  • Basic knowledge or experience with the policy and political landscape at any/all levels of government
  • Comfortable working daily with a computer to complete work; experience with Google Suite
  • Collaborative and a team player

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 7th June, 2021