International managing director

Job Summary

Seeking dynamic international managing director to lead growth of innovative waste management company in Kenya.

  • Minimum Qualification: Masters
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

Pipa Bag Ltd is looking for an experienced international managing director to close an investment round to fund the company’s growth in Kenya and oversee day-to-day operations. The international managing director will be expected to close financing of at least USD 750,000 by December 2019. Successful candidates should have experience doing business in Kenya, a track-record raising money from international investors, experience in the waste management and energy sectors both in Kenya and internationally, and a robust network of investor contacts.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop a fundraising strategy that meets the company’s funding needs for the next 24 months.

  • Identify and pitch international investors.

  • Facilitate due diligence.

  • Negotiate investment terms.

  • Close a funding round of at least USD 750,000 by Q4 2019.

  • Oversee the company’s Kenya operations.

  • Master’s degree in economics or finance.

  • At least 2 years waste management experience.

  • At least 2 years biofuels or renewable energy experience.

  • Experience working in Kenya.

  • Professional language competency in German or French.

  • Advanced financial modeling skills.

  • Start date: March 1st 2019.

  • Compensation: The new hire will earn a modest salary, but compensation is primarily performance-based. The employee will earn shares in Pipa Bag Ltd according to a milestone-based vesting schedule.

  • Travel: Regular travel to Europe and North America.

Company Profile

Pipa Bag Ltd is a municipal solid waste management company in East Africa that aims to eliminate 90% of illegal and open urban dumping, process waste in a manner that yields a net positive environmental impact, and be affordable to all households and businesses within the target market. The company’s innovative collection and processing model offers a convenient waste collection solution for customers while enabling the company to recycle up to 80% of the waste stream. Formed in 2018, the company is registered in Kenya.

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