Sanergy is an award-winning social enterprise that employs the circular economy approach to treat and convert all forms of urban waste into organic fertilizer and insect-based animal protein. Sanergy manufactures and distributes Evergrow Organic Fertilizer and Kuzapro Insect Based Animal Protein, under the Farm Star brand. We are an increasingly sophisticated, highly intricate organization with many moving parts. Sanergy seeks accomplished, driven individuals who will make substantive contributions to the organization. We are currently seeking a Marketing and Sales Coordinator who will support the sales team in the Eastern, Western and Rift Valley regions of Kenya to sell organic agri-inputs and insect-based animal protein to achieve required revenue and margins. Specifically, drive sales of Evergrow Organic Fertilizer and KuzaPro insect-based animal protein.
We currently seek a Legal Fellow (Business Risk Intern) who will work in our Business Risk Management department:
A typical day for you might include the following
Formulating compliance check-lists 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 the 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.
Skills and qualifications you’ll need
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 multi-task, prioritize work, meet deadlines & works effectively under pressure with minimum supervision
Demonstrated initiative in developing solutions to meet the 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