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  • Posted: May 18, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Pawame is transforming the lives of individuals and entire communities, starting with modern energy access. Pawame operates anywhere underserved people are, pushing boundaries deep into some of the most rural communities on the continent while functioning sustainably and with integrity. Pawame is a partner to its customers from their first interaction wit...
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    Front-End Software Developer


    We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application.

    Women are highly encouraged to apply.


    Build Front-End Features

    • Design and document frontend features
    • Write manageable code to implement these features against an approved development plan.
    • Integrate health monitoring and logging tooling to maintain a healthy stack.

    Development of Strategy and Plan around the Front-end Stack

    • Contribute to the software development plan and the general strategy to a more robust and scalable stack.
    • Advise on new technologies to adopt for the stack.

    Testing and Training of New Features

    • Write automated and functional tests for front-end features.
    • Train users on new features working as well as improving the UX based on user feedback.

    Support and Maintain The FullStack

    • Offer support in the fullstack when called upon. e.g troubleshoot Zoho Creator used for field operations.


    Preferred Education

    Bachelor in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Technology or any related field of study.

    Required Experience

    • 3 years’ experience in FrontEnd environment
    • 2 years’ experience in React.js workflows
    • Proven experience with newer specifications of EcmaScript
    • Proven experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js)
    • RESTful APIs
    • Excellence in Testing knowledge

    Preferred Experience

    • Knowledge and proven experience in Gitlab
    • Proven experience with Docker

    Technical Requirements

    • Excellent communication skills.

    Behavioral Requirements

    • A proactive individual.
    • The ideal candidate should have a result-driven personality
    • A team player
    • Ideal candidate should be resilient.
    • Excellent Problem-Solving skills
    • Highly attentive to detail.


    • Healthcare Insurance.
    • Paid time off.
    • Middle management training programs.
    • Flexible working conditions.
    • Subsidized meals at the Pawame Headquarters.
    • Our values guide our work, and as a PawaTeam member, you're expected to work with integrity, discipline and drive to serve our customers and build our community. Everyone from our interns to the founders contributes to our success in different ways and have meaningful opportunities to grow and learn in the company.
    • With community being one of Pawame’s core values we foster an inclusive, collaborative culture that treats every individual with respect. Pawame welcomes applications for this position from all qualified applicants with pre-existing Kenyan work authorization. Women are especially encouraged to apply.

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    Grants and Impact Manager

    About the role

    The purpose of this role is primarily to ensure strong, successful implementation of Pawame’s grant and other impact-related projects in order to maximize their benefit any associated concessional financing. The Grants and Impact Manager will report to the CFO and will also be the subject matter expert at Pawame for environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG), impact, grant and concessional funding, and will represent Pawame in engaging on this topic with external stakeholders.

    Women are highly encouraged to apply.


    Pawame successfully completes current grant-funded projects (KOSAP, EEP, SDG7 Results, MBEA)

    Cross-functional project oversight for grant-funded projects:

      • Project planning
      • Implementation
      • Reporting
      • Donor relations

    Pawame complies with all ESG requirements posed by lenders, investors, and grant providers

    • Ensure ESG (environmental, social & corporate governance) best practice implementation within Sales, Logistics, Product, Corporate Development and Finance.
    • Manage Pawame’s ESG (environmental, social & corporate governance) documentation.
    • Provide ESG (environmental, social & corporate governance) reporting to donors, lenders and investors.

    Pawame benefits from new grant and concessional funding opportunities

    • Identify new opportunities for fundraising
    • Supervise and coach Corporate Development Associate in grant proposal writing
    • Lead and/or support concessional funding application processes
    • Manage contracting processes with grant providers
    • Set up projects emerging from successful applications.

    Pawame implements an ambitious gender action plan

    • Oversee implementation of Pawame’s gender action plan.
    • Actively obtain external support for Pawame’s gender work (e.g. from Power Africa).

    Pawame benefits from and participates in industry bodies (KEREA, GOGLA)

    • Participate in relevant working groups and share information and resources from external bodies to Pawame stakeholders.




    Overseeing implementation of results-based grant programs (i.e. ensuring sales targets are appropriately set and achieved).


    • Collaborating with the Product Manager to provide support on the EEP-funded women farmers' project.
    • Identifying funding needs and opportunities for new product introduction.


    Required Education

    Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university.

    Preferred Education: Masters’ degree, MBA, or equivalent.

    Preferred Certifications

    Any certification related to Gender, Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG), impact measurement or other relevant topics.

    Required Experience

    • 5 years of experience in the non-profit sector, social enterprise, or impact investment.

    Preferred Experience: 5 years of experience in the non-profit sector, social enterprise, or impact investment in grant management, project management, and/or fundraising roles.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.


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