Based in Ruiru, Kenya, designs, produces, and distributes Kenya’s best selling, most durable and economical charcoal and wood cookstoves that also dramatically reduce harmful smoke emissions which can cause significant health problems, even death.
Not only do we sell the world’s most fuel-efficient charcoal and wood household stoves, but BURN is also the only jiko company that manufactures all of its products in sub-Saharan Africa’s only state-of-the-art clean cookstove manufacturing facility.
We are extremely proud to employ 225 team members throughout Kenya and support a workforce that is 60 percent female, thus empowering women in roles traditionally considered to be for men only.
Since 2013, BURN has sold more than 800,000+ Jikokoa ™ stoves in East Africa. These stoves have helped 3,000,000 beneficiaries save $151 million in fuel expenditures and 2.
6 million tons of wood while reducing indoor air pollution by 65%. BURN currently sells 15,000 stoves per month and are on track to double sales over the next 12 months.
About the Role :
BURN is seeking a Carbon Fellow, who will be responsible for helping BURN grow and improve its carbon offset generation projects.
The Carbon Fellow will be integral in contributing to BURN’s carbon offset expansion across Africa and offset delivery through a variety of global offsetting arrangements.
They will work hand-in-hand with BURN’s carbon team, Marketing Intelligence team, and 3rd party carbon consultants to bring carbon offsetting to several innovative clean-energy products launching in 2020 & 2021.
The Carbon Fellow will be responsible for researching carbon offset inputs, preparing and organizing carbon documentation, assisting in carbon project financial modeling, and reviewing and analyzing carbon data.
The position requires strong organizational and research experience, as well as a strong technical background, excellent analytical skills, and practical business thinking.
The ideal candidate will have hands-on analytical and research experience, strong attention to detail, and some hands-on experience with carbon offset or GHG reduction projects.
Roles and Responsibilities :
Skills and Experience :
Degree and Qualifications :
MBA or Bachelor degree, ideally in Economics, Finance, Engineering, or the Sciences
Previous experience in strategic / management consulting and / or in market research or M&E
Knowledge of sales and marketing fields
Excellent analysis / number-crunching background, ideally including financial modeling and analysis
Hands-on experience with carbon offset or GHG reduction projects desired
Job Location - Street Address
Go Downs 8-11, New Horizons Industrial Park, Ruiru, Kenya
Researching Carbon Offset Inputs : In-depth research both online and via networking, to obtain key data required for carbon offsetting
Financial Modelling : assisting with financial modeling for various projects using existing model templates
Data Review and Analysis : Analyzing and quality checking BURN’s databases that interface with carbon offsetting, and identifying opportunities for improvement
Collaboration : Be an organizer and go-between with BURN’s business intelligence, market research, sales, and senior management teams for tracking and reporting on carbon project execution
Reporting : produce analytical reports on the development of new market entry initiatives and performance of carbon projects, including analyzing and reporting from distribution activities and staff performance
Carbon Admin : Preparing and organizing documentation and SOPs related to BURN’s carbon offsetting
Projects : Carrying out specific one-off carbon projects falling outside the scope of existing staff
Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English
Excellent graphical presentation skill
Excellent desktop and networking research skills