WSV Franchise Manager Jobs in Kenya

WSV Franchise Manager Jobs in Kenya

Are you someone who likes “new”, “transformative” and “challenging”?

Well, we are looking for join us in our early stage as we grow and help us reshape the development sector (only small ambitions found here…).

Our purpose: Over the next 5 years, we aim to sustainably improve the lives of 3 million people living on less than $3 per day.

WSV is a UK social enterprise. Our mission is to ensure people in communities have long-term access to affordable products and services with the dignity and empowerment of consumers and entrepreneurs, as opposed to beneficiaries.

We do this by developing micro-business solutions that tackle social problems. Once proven, we brand and package them into a “Business in a Box”; which we sell to NGOs to implement in the communities they work in, with our continuous support and improvements – a social franchise.

Our portfolio of 3 social franchises provides access to reusable sanitary pads and education, converts human waste into fertilisers to construct toilets in rural areas, and provides access to solar products and power to those unable to purchase solar products.

WSV also offer a range of support services to organisations looking to develop their own social enterprises.

What we are looking for from you

  • As the franchise manager you will be responsible for supporting WSV customers (NGOs) as they set up and support the franchises in communities. We are looking for someone who not only solves problems for the customers and our franchisees, but who also helps develop the social franchises themselves. Over the next 5 years, you will be supporting over 3,000 micro-businesses.

    This job might be for you, if you:

  • Enjoy solving problems and finding creative solutions.
  • Would like to revolutionise a sector and help shape how our
    social enterprise grows and develops.
    Want to work in a young, vibrant and efficient start-up environment.
  • Like to travel, both within Kenya and beyond, meeting amazing people and be paid for it!
  • Are looking to develop yourself and face new challenges.
  • Want to build a network of amazing contacts from around the world.

    And, are someone who:

  • Has worked for, founded or worked with small/new businesses (must have).
  • Has experience in problem solving in a variety of professional settings (must have).
  • Is very organised.
  • Is confident with technology (computers, tablets, familiar with databases).
  • Is willing and able to travel internationally regularly and for up to 5 weeks at a time.
  • Has cultural awareness of the context in other African countries.
  • WSV is growing rapidly and starting to receive global recognition (or at least, we think we are).
  • At the very heart of our business, is the support we provide to our network of organisations and entrepreneurs.
  • You are therefore, a crucial and valued part of our ambition to provide impactful solutions to 3 million people.

    How to Apply

  • Send us your CV and a one-page cover letter.
  • Explain why you want to work for WSV and why you are perfect for this role and WSV.
  • Deadline: 8th February 2019
  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Contact:
  • We look forward to receiving your CV and cover letter.

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