Social Enterprises Associate
- Nuru International
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The Social Enterprises Associate reports directly to the President, Nuru Social Enterprises. He/she contributes to Nuru’s mission by managing the Social Enterprises Business in Kenya, which include three main activities: a dairy farm, a poultry farm, and health commodities sales. These income generating activities are critical to creating a financially self-sustaining and scaling model. The Social Enterprises Associate will manage Nuru\’s businesses on the ground and ensure their profitability and scalability.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
Responsible for meeting goals of income generating activities of Nuru Social Enterprises.
Responsible for updating five year models for three main business lines, adapting initial plans for new research and knowledge gained on the ground, as well as researching and developing model for one new business idea.
Responsible for creation and implementation of “phase 2” for dairy (center of excellence and loans to farmers) and poultry (meat production and overall expansion).
Build and manage SE budget including yearly budgeting process and budget reforecasting
Manage all financial components of SE process including inventory tracking, dashboard, monthly closes, P&Ls, and ad hoc analyses
Research and implement systems and processes for financials and operations to streamline processes and prevent theft and inefficiencies
Required Skills and Attributes:
Business degree (MBA preferred)
Minimum 4 years of business experience
2 – 4 years prior experience living and working in developing world
Strong financial modeling skills
Prefer experience running a company or managing a P/L with $1m-$2m budget
Experience implementing strategy and willingness to “be in the weeds”
Experience and / or interest in working with the poor
Strong leadership and team building experience
Ability to do crisis management and rapid, innovative problem solving in uncertain environments
Ability to adapt quickly to change
Strong commitment to the mission and vision of Nuru International
Please apply and upload your resume/ CV and cover letter at http://www.nuruinternational.
Nuru International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Nuru International is a U.S.-based social venture on a mission to end extreme poverty in remote, rural areas. It establishes sustainable community development projects, such as Nuru Kenya and Nuru Ethiopia, to deliver high touch, holistic programming – in Agriculture, Financial Inclusion, Healthcare and Education – to engage all household members in building resilience and ending intergenerational poverty. Our collective of strategists, operators, and consultants are bringing Nuru’s vision to life by daring to believe that we can end extreme poverty in our lifetime. To learn about Nuru’s holistic, sustainable, and scalable model visit http://www.nuruinternational.org/what-we-do/nuru-model/. To view this job description and application instructions go to http://www.nuruinternational.org/careers/.