Strategic Assistant to CEO


Job Type

Full Time

Published:

05/06/2018

Application Deadline:

06/29/2018

Address

Ruiru
Kiambu County
Kenya

Description

BURN designs, manufactures, and distributes aspirational fuel-efficient cooking products that save lives and forests in the developing world. BURN has revolutionized the global cookstove sector by proving the business case for selling a high quality, locally manufactured and unsubsidized cookstoves. Since 2013, BURN has sold 400,000 high quality, locally manufactured and unsubsidized improved cookstoves in East Africa. These stoves have helped 1,900,000+ beneficiaries save $94 million in fuel expenditures and 1.4 million tons of wood while reducing indoor air pollution by 65%. BURN is on track to sell 200,000 stoves in 2018 alone.


The strategic assistant will apply his/her professional knowledge and expertise to support CEO in all financial and strategic planning activities. We are looking for someone who is interested in working in a dynamic, challenging environment, for a company that recognizes and rewards creativity, initiative and contributions.


The successful candidate will be groomed for a senior position in the company within 12 months.


Main responsibilities will involve:

  • Assist CEO to track and provide analytical reports on the development of strategic initiatives, financial performance and the market
  • Coordinate with regional /head offices and industry bodies for reporting activities and general administrative affairs
  • Carry out specific management projects falling outside the scope of Operations
  • Develop and communicate strategic roadmap, corporate strategies and business strategies
  • Consolidate and produce business plans and review together with other business heads
  • Produce regular and ad-hoc research papers / reports on business development and market landscape
  • Complete all reporting activities accurately and on time


Skills and Experience

  • MBA or Bachelor degree
  • Previous experience in strategic or management consulting
  • Good sense of local and global socio-economic development
  • Excellent Communication skills in both written and spoken English
  • Excellent graphical presentation skill
  • Excellent Desktop research skill

 


DURATION: 12 months

·        Fellows receive a stipend of $1,500 plus international travel

·        To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to recruitment.kenya@burnmfg.com


Level of Language Proficiency

English

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


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