Junior Project Manager at Sanergy

SANERGY
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  • Full Time
  • NAIROBI

Sanergy

About the Role

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The Junior Project Manager, who will report to the Director of Innovations, will be responsible for the administrative duties & processes, planning, support and coordination of projects, and independently manage some project elements. The ideal candidate will have a healthy mix of both research and operational capabilities, being able to turn ideas into plans, and plans into tangible results.

The Innovation Team sits at the intersection of Sales, R&D, and Expansion. The Innovation team’s goal is to uncover the next big breakthroughs for the organization. This is typically done through a process of research and analysis, and then the piloting and scaling of ideas. We’re a team that prides itself on moving swiftly, hitting our goals, and being willing to iterate as needed

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support formulation of projects, milestone planning, and scoping
  • Prepare project briefs when necessary
  • Providing inputs for project documents
  • Support in data collection eg interviews, customer feedback, and market research
  • Provide logistical and field support
  • Creation, execution and administration of project tasks
  • Maintain and update project documentation, filing & archiving
  • Proactively identify risks, issues & solutions on projects
  • Independently deliver smaller initiatives/projects, as you grow into independently managing your own projects
  • Any other duties as determined by Team Lead

Skills & Experience 

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  • 2+ years in the workforce with experience in some combination of market research, sales operations, and project management
  • Preference towards a background in startups or fast growing organizations
  • Having worked on international projects and/or the exports sector is a plus
  • Can learn quickly and is hungry to grow — we see this as a launchpad for your career
  • Proficient with Google Suite — Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Sheets — and working on a virtual team
  • Strong organisational skills and doesn’t let things slip; attention to detail is critical
  • Yearning to solve-problems, propose solutions and build processes on a fast growing team
  • Strong team work and interpersonal skills
  • A high level of personal responsibility and self-discipline
  • Bonus if you have a STEM background, but not compulsory

To apply for this job please visit portal.saner.gy.

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