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  • Posted: Aug 11, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • This company was formerly known as SmartCook Energy. Last-mile energy networks for Africa's cities. Smarter commerce for urban Africa. Unique rich media delivery platforms. Our mission is to improve life for everyone in Africa’s cities.
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    Manager, Regulatory and Public Policy

    Job Responsibilities

    • To work as part of a team to establish, manage and maintain positive relationships between KOKO Networks, National Government, County Governments, The Legislature, Regulators, and other stakeholders that will enable KOKO to achieve its ambitions
    • To engage with the regulators, government, and other stakeholders in developing industry policy, legislation, guidelines, and codes of practice
    • Provide timely advisories on bills and newly enacted legislation to the business, and formulate a strategic response to the same
    • To support the public policy team in the preparation of opinions on public policy and competition matters as well as engagement with regulators and policymakers
    • To work closely with the Legal and Compliance Department to ensure awareness of new regulations and spearhead engagement with various regulators
    • To be at the forefront in engagement with County Governments as KOKO expands its Networks across Kenya to ensure KOKO’s entry is seamless
    • To ensure that KOKO Networks is an active participant in industry consultations
    • To work closely with the Product Development/Management team and provide support on regulatory and other requests in a timely manner
    • To manage regulatory interventions which could adversely affect KOKO Networks and ensure that regulators undertake all steps outlined in the law before effecting any changes
    • To identify events where KOKO can play a leading role and where KOKO’s visibility would be increased as a market leader
    • To curate a calendar of critical engagements that will advance KOKO’s agenda, locally and internationally
    • To engage with County governments and other stakeholders and seek partnership opportunities primarily from a Commercial/Operational perspective and work closely with the relevant function to bring the agreement to life
    • To recommend best practice methods for regulatory interventions and public policy matters and actively lobby the various stakeholders on the proposed opinion
    • To support the public policy team in monitoring and advising the business on anticipated changes in legislation affecting the energy and other industries in future and how these will affect the business
    • To engage and participate actively in industry bodies to ensure a unified approach to common industry concerns for the benefit of KOKO Networks

    Job Requirement

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Business, Policy, or Social Sciences from a reputable university
    • At least four years relevant post-graduation experience in a similar role
    • Demonstratable knowledge in public policy and regulations at National and County level in any industry
    • Attention to detail with good organizational, planning, report writing and presentation skills
    • Excellent skills in project management and business case development
    • Proactive, confident, energetic with the ability to work under pressure, ability to meet tight schedules/deadlines and monitor/follow up on all actions taken
    • A highly motivated person with a positive attitude towards work
    • Innovative, creative, results oriented with excellent analytical skills
    • A proven team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong awareness of market trends, competitive impact, and market opportunities

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