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wPOWER, the green tech company with office space at our Westlands campus is in search of an office-space manager who can look over operations.

They are looking for an organized, detail-oriented, cheerful Office & Operations Manager to manage the office and improve operations. Reporting to the Director of Strategic Partnerships, the Operations Manager will need to have excellent management, financial and people skills. They will also need to manage costs, evaluate priorities and constantly maintain a high standard in your work and the team around you. The position contributes to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices.This is a full-time position based at the wPOWER Hub in Nairobi, Kenya (or internationally, preferably at the GBMI Offices overseas in New York City and London). Attendance may also be required at special events that occur outside of normal working hours and the position involves some travel. Apply now! 

wPOWER is a global organization served by a secretariat “the Hub” that is located in Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya. Reporting to the Director of Strategic Partnerships, the Office Operations Manager role is one of the toughest in the organization because you need to have excellent management, financial and people skills. You need to manage costs, evaluate priorities and constantly maintain a high standard in your work and the team around you. The position contributes to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices.

Globally, more than 1.3 billion people lack access to electricity, and at least 2.7 billion people lack access to clean cookstoves and fuels. While not the primary source of climate pollution, inefficient lighting and cooking contribute to climate change, the degradation of natural resources, health problems and a variety of other challenges. The Department of State launched the Partnership on Women’s Entrepreneurship in Renewables (“wPOWER”) in January 2013. The mission of wPOWER is to promote the central role of women in clean energy entrepreneurship to improve energy access and in addressing climate change. wPOWER aims to empower more than 8,000 women clean energy entrepreneurs globally who will deliver clean energy access to more than 3.5 million people.

Please submit your resume, cover letter including current salary, writing sample (max 3,000 words), and salary expectations to [email protected] . The close date for the recruitment process is March 26th, 2017. Applicants must be lawful residents of Kenya. wPOWER will not provide relocation support. The Green Belt Movement (wPOWER HR Partner) is an equal opportunity employer.

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