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  • Posted: Oct 7, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 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...
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    Business Risk Management Internship

    Job Description

    The Sanergy Fellows Program seeks accomplished, driven individuals who will make substantive contributions to the organization. We currently seek a Business Risk Management Intern who will work in our Business Risk Management department:


    • Formulating compliance checklists to be used for the purpose of ensuring that all information required to draft legal documents is provided accordingly
    • Ensuring records of contracts, leases, loan agreements and the covenants as the case may be are in good order
    • Providing timely prompts to team leaders and managers on renewals or termination of agreements
    • Drawing up contracts, lease documents, loan agreements and other legal documents as may be required by internal stakeholders to assist and support various business activities
    • Liaising with relevant departments to ensure that where legal or business risks have been identified, appropriate courses of action have been taken
    • Providing and interpreting legal information, conducting training and disseminating appropriate legal information to staff
    • Negotiating, reviewing and drafting documentation for business transactions and advising on the necessary checklist to be adopted to ensure information is submitted on time
    • Reviewing progress of outstanding litigation and liaising with and managing external lawyers
    • Ensuring the undertaking of due diligence searches on behalf of the Sanergy and Fresh Life and associated companies and liaising with an external legal counsel as required
    • Ensuring the follow up of all court cases facing the organization and attend court hearings where necessary, follow up of Judgments and costs on behalf of the Organization.


    • LL.B (Second Upper) from a Public University is required.
    • At least 1-year experience in a busy law firm/organization.
    • Demonstrable experience in handling vendor contract portfolio
    • Excellent research skills
    • Experience in Immigration laws will be an added advantage
    • Experience in a startup and a multicultural environment is highly desirable
    • 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. Should have the ability to maintain confidentiality and tactful in dealing with clients
    • Proactive, able to multitask, prioritize work, meet deadlines & works effectively under pressure with minimum supervision
    • Demonstrated initiative in developing solutions to meet complex administrative/technical needs of a workgroup. Should have very strong organizational skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain equilibrium and focus in a demanding, fast-paced work environment and be a team player and effective in the role of BRM resource.

    Qualities you’ll need to fit in well with the Sanergy-Stars

    • 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

    While the 2019 Sanergy interns are not provided monetary compensation, the experience gleaned from their time at Sanergy will benefit them for many years to come. Join us in pushing the frontiers of innovation

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    Research & Development Intern

    Job Description

    We currently seek a Research & Development Intern in our Kilifi Site to help us move our work forward, improving our process and insect performance while helping to take the technically feasible to scale.


    •  Assist in the design of R&D trials for growing black soldier flies
    • Implement R&D trials in the field and oversee data collection
    • Make improvements to data collection methods and taking methods to accelerate trials
    • Enter trial data and manage databases differently and on time
    • Assist in data analysis and report writing, learning and applying statistical methods to data
    • Assist R&D Specialists to carry out experiments and research to support in trouble shooting
    • Provide on-site input for developing new protocols for the R&D team
    • Support field workmen in trial set up
    • Coordinate supply purchase/collection for trials requirements
    • Liaise with Production planner to utilize materials
    • Manage inventory of R&D equipment
    • Communicate with field supervisor on trial updates


    • Undergraduate or a masters degree (Science or Engineering background)
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office – Mastery of Excel will be an added advantage
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Strong time management, organizational, and prioritization skills
    • Excellent communication skills on all levels
    • Diligent and high attention to detail
    • Relentless desire to improve yourself, your team, and your organization;
    • A collaborative mentality
    • Able to work in hot environments

    Qualities you’ll need to fit in well with the Sanergy-Stars

    • 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

    Method of Application

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


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