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Assistant to the Senior Management

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Administrative, clerical
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

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 cookstoves in East Africa, which have helped 2,000,000+ beneficiaries save $45 million in fuel expenditures and 926,221 tons of wood while reducing indoor air pollution by 65%. BURN intends to double sales by the end of 2018.


• Effective organisation and management of the senior management team’s schedules to ensure efficiency with the ability to effectively assess priority of appointments.

• Manage the diary of the senior management team in a pro-active and efficient manner.
• Arrange meetings and set up equipment for the meetings as required.
• Arrange and manage travel itinerary, agenda and logistics.
• Prepare and follow-up correspondences on behalf of the senior management team, including drafting of general replies.
• Support the senior management team in other day-to-day tasks as needed

General Information

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Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Ruiru
Area of work: Administrative, clerical
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: Reporting; Answering telephones and call management; Calendar management; Office administration, management; Email correspondence; Meeting preparation; Travel planning and reservations (leisure, business)
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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BURN Manufacturing

ManufacturingCompany size: 100-500 people

BURN is a social venture that saves lives and forests in the developing world through the design, local production, and distribution of clean burning cookstoves. BURN currently manufactures one stove per minute in its solar-powered modern manufacturing facility just outside of Nairobi, Kenya. BURN has sold more than 200,000 of its flagship ‘jikokoa’ household improved charcoal stoves, thus reaching more than 1 million people. BURN’s Kenya-based product development team works closely with consumers and the factory to launch new products for the East African market.

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