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  • Posted: Jun 2, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    M-KOPA’s mission is to make high quality energy affordable to everyone. OUR GROWTH SO FAR... M-KOPA has connected more than 400,000 homes in Kenya,Tanzania and Uganda to solar power with over 550 new homes being added every day.
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    Android Engineer (Remote)

    About this role:

    • Our Android team is relatively small. We have 9 specialists with combined experience in Android, Kotlin and team leading. Our Android Engineers are part of our engineering department, which is always growing. Our engineers work remotely from locations such as UK, Europe and Africa.
    • As a Android Engineer, you will work in a cross-functional team of android, backend engineers, product managers and testers. Your main responsibilities will design, develop, and maintain M-KOPA’s Customer apps, and deliver software that scales with both company and customer growth.
    • As part of this role, you will work on a variety of problems that could include deliver new offers and products to our customers; Deep diving user journeys using data and implementing focused updates to address our customers needs; Collaborate with fellow Android engineers to improve application quality and raise coding standards.
    • We use Kotlin for our Android apps and .NET for our backend. Our teams work in a self-organised agile fashion where they keep track of their work in Azure DevOps, which we also use for our CI/CD. Our cloud provider is Azure, where our microservices are hosted in Azure Kubernetes Services. We implement Android applications following clean architecture principles, unidirectional data flow and jetpack compose.
    • We are a team of passionate product-focused engineers committed building and encouraging an environment where our colleagues feel valued. We encourage knowledge sharing and learning as much as possible.

    You’re excited about this opportunity because:

    • You like to put your people and teammates first and bring your most empathetic self to work
    • You like to take a product-focused approach to development and drive changes using data to guide your decisions
    • You have the opportunity to identify gaps in the product experience, influence the project and the way we work
    • You embrace DevOps mindset and understand the benefits it brings to the team
    • Working in a team makes you happy and you like collaborating with other teams to grow and improve the department and wider business
    • You will follow software best practices when handle sensitive data and Protect Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
    • You will own releases, support product teams and troubleshoot issues, driving improvements in our codebase and standards
    • You enjoy working in cross functional domain teams, collaborating on issues and deep diving into features to improve our users’ lives
    • Advocate CI / CD best practices and understand the importance of writing clean code

    We’re excited about you because you:

    • You are excited to work on product-driven development.
    • You apply critical thinking to presented requirements and deliver constructive feedback, while communicating difficult technical issues clearly.
    • You have commercial experience in Android and Kotlin and you prefer taking ownership.
    • You know how to setup analytics experiments and make data-driven decisions.
    • You understand the importance of testing and you are experience writing clear and reliable tests as well as aware of testing best practices (i.e. testing pyramid and test automation)
    • You are experienced with Kotlin coroutines and structured concurrency
    • You are familiar with the Jetpack tool suite and modern Android development practices.
    • You have previously worked for a large-scale product and you are familiar with the following: Trunk-based development, Clean Architecture, Dependency Injection, Uni-directional data flow (MVI), Feature Toggles, Docker and Azure DevOps
    • It will be beneficial if you have device locking, connected asset financing or banking experience
    • We are looking for someone who is excited about what we do. You don’t need to be an expert in FinTech but you are keen to learn and apply our values.

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    Backend Engineer (Remote)

    About this role:

    • We pay important emphasis in Infrastructure as Code, Observability, and Automated Testing in all environments, including Production, which will be part in your daily job.
    • We foster autonomy inside the teams, while keeping some standards across the company. We use the latest .NET stack, and are based in Azure using Kubernetes.
    • We have a mix of legacy services and greenfield microservices, so if you love the challenge of improving a legacy codebase while working on new projects, and if you love working remotely, this might be a job for you. 

    You’re excited about this opportunity because:

    • You like to put your people and teammates first and bring your most empathetic self to work
    • You take a product-focused approach to development and drive changes with data.
    • You make technical decisions based on stakeholders and user needs.
    • You understand clean architecture and know how to keep domain teams decoupled.
    • You write clear and reliable automated tests using testing best practices such as TDD.
    • You apply data security practices, such as protecting Personally Identifiable Information (PII).

    We’re excited about you because you:

    • You have at least 2 years’ experience working as a professional software engineer
    • You have commercial experience with C#.NET, and shipping high-quality backend code into production.
    • You have knowledge of Azure and AKS or other containerized application deployment tools.
    • You can write high quality code by applying software development principles such as KISS, YAGNI.
    • You are comfortable with the DevOps culture, and with the idea of being involved with the management of the systems that you build through their entire lifecycle.
    • You have a collaborative spirit and a desire to learn from teammates. 

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    Environment Health and Safety Manager

    Job Functions

    • You will ensure compliance with EHS laws, regulations, best practices, and internal procedures in Kenya and support other M-KOPA entities.
    • You will develop and support the implementation and embedding of health and safety policies, processes, and procedures.
    • You will champion EHS activities and standards and support M-KOPA to achieve high safety standards in Kenya and support other M-KOPA markets.
    • You will manage EHS KPIs to track progress and advise M-KOPA management on emerging health and safety risks and develop and implement mitigating plans.
    • You will support the management of EHS investor compliance obligations.
    • You will coordinate M-KOPA's EHS management initiatives including risk assessments, training and sensitization programs, and employee-led health and safety committees among others.
    • You will lead EHS audits and inspections developing corrective and preventative action plans as needed.
    • You will conduct periodic reviews and audits (both internally and externally) and implement findings in a timely and effective manner.
    • You will update the monthly and quarterly submission of EHS reports.

    Experience Required

    • You should have a university qualification in a relevant discipline including environmental health & Safety management, security management, risk management, or relevant professional qualifications.
    • Have recognized EHS Certifications and in-depth knowledge of EHS law, regulations, guidelines, and international best practices.
    • You should have at least three (3) years of experience as an EHS professional working in a warehouse an advantage.
    • Have a strong track record of performing and overseeing EHS risk assessments, audits, action plans, and maintaining an EHS action and reporting system.
    • Have strong written, verbal, communication, decision-making, and analytical skills.
    • Having a valid driving license is an added advantage.
    • Willingness to travel.


    • Great compensation package
    • Private health insurance (inpatient outpatient, maternity, eye care, and dental)
    • Group Life Cover
    • Hybrid working
    • Airtime allowance
    • WIFI payment up to 5 Mbps monthly
    • 21 days per annum (excluding public holidays).

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    Senior Associate - Audit and Investigations


    • You will help us implement the internal audit plan by conducting audits of processes to ensure compliance with company procedures.
    • You will conduct investigations of alleged misconduct or potential violations of internal procedures.
    • You will obtain and review documents, reports, and other relevant data to gather evidence for audits and investigations. This will involve interviewing witnesses or team members to gather audit evidence.
    • You will analyze data, determine findings, and create recommendation actions.
    • You will prepare detailed and accurate audit and investigation reports outlining recommendations.
    • You will follow up with management on the implementation of corrective actions from the audit and investigation findings.


    • Bachelor's degree in social sciences/ Law/ Finance/Accounting or related fields from a recognized university.
    • ACCA/CPA/CIA/CISA/certification or the equivalent qualification.
    • Participation in investigation training courses.
    • Minimum of 3 Years of experience conducting investigations and audits.


    • Able to be keen and attentive and have professionalism and truthfulness.
    • Excellent judgment, honesty, and integrity to the highest degree.
    • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent drafting and reporting skills, including interviewing/good skills in communication.
    • Team player with good skills for interpersonal relations.
    • Advanced level of Microsoft Suites, including Excel (can perform complex functions) use and analysis.
    • Be able to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures and levels in a global organization.
    • Confidential when handling sensitive information

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    Process Engineer


    • You will conduct line balancing and station cycle counts per model to evaluate the hourly output efficiency and sharing reports and proposals with management.
    • You will analyze defective smartphones within the production floor and coming up with recommendations to reduce the in-line product defect rate
    • Improve the productivity of assembly lines by designing new procedures and work instructions.
    • Work with the quality team to observe any defect/quality issues and collaborate with suppliers for feedback and corrective action planning.
    • Upon receipt of new consignment of raw materials into the factory, you will coordinate and follow the first article inspection with an objective of ensuring all resources e.g. equipment, people and processes are in consideration of start production, after which production starts.
    • Coordinate the New Product Introduction (NPI) process to ensure the assembly plant is ready to start production of a new model/SKU, by coordinating different departments within phone assembly and training new production operators.
    • You will liaise with suppliers to develop, document, review, improve and ensure compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and assembly work instruction methods and others e.g., line shut down procedure.
    • You will train all our production operators on work methods, with an aim to reduce in-line quality defects, following feedback on the defect/root-cause analysis conducted from in-line defects on the assembly lines.
    • You will mentor junior process engineers, manage performance for direct reports and motivate the team.
    • You will be responsible for submission of related reports e.g., NPI reports, line efficiency reports, root cause analysis reports, and incident reports of abnormal problems in the production lines.
    • Take lead in the documentation of smartphone troubleshooting and repair guide, with an aim to build a knowledge base on defect analysis, troubleshooting, and repair process.
    • Ensure processes comply with safety and quality standards.
    • Perform Optimization of production process, process improvement, and layout planning of production site.
    • Champion and practice 6S Kaizen principles
    • Liaise with the Engineering, production, and Quality Managers for action on defective machines or products.
    • Develop and implement metrics to monitor and improve performance of processes.
    • Any other tasks assigned by the manager.

    Experience Required

    • Degree in BSc in Electrical and Electronics engineering or related field.
    • 1 or more years of experience in troubleshooting and repair of electronics especially smartphones, and engineering equipment
    • Experience with process simulations and standard operating procedures.
    • Ability to read and translate schematics.
    • Ability to do conduct In-depth root-cause analysis with best practice RCA techniques.
    • Are familiar with computer application, new systems and troubleshoot common computer failures.
    • Proven project management experience to enable incumbent lead on New Product Introduction in the assembly line.
    • Have superb analytical, problem-solving, critical thinking and advanced technical skills.
    • Fast learner with ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
    • Knowledge of Kaizen 6S Principles
    • Understanding of production machinery and proper assembly procedures.
    • Excellent knowledge of manufacturing safety protocols and regulations.

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