Office Manager / Administrative Assistant

Location: San Francisco, CA

Department: Business

Type: Part Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Company: Fenix International Inc.
Location:  San Francisco, California

Position: Part-Time, 2-3 hrs two mornings per week

Full title: Office Manager and Administrative Assistant
Compensation: Competitive hourly salary
 

About Fenix

Fenix International is a next-generation energy company.  Our mission is to transform our customers’ quality of life through disruptive innovation in energy and financial services. Our flagship product, ReadyPay Solar, is an expandable, lease-to-own solar home system financed through affordable instalments starting under $0.19 per day. We use real-time transaction data to create a unique credit score to finance power upgrades and other life-changing loans and open up a wider world of energy and financing for our customers.

To date, Fenix has sold over 170,000 ReadyPay Power systems in Uganda and Zambia, bringing clean, reliable power for lights, phones, radios, TV and much more to over one million people.  In 2017, Fenix announced that it was joining forces with ENGIE, one of the world's largest energy companies and a leader in the move to renewable, decentralised and digital energy.  ENGIE will make significant commercial investments in Fenix to accelerate the path to our mission. Fenix will operate as a distinct and autonomous company within the ENGIE group in order to retain our unrelenting focus on innovation, smart iterative design, strong team culture and exceptional customer experience. Together, Fenix and ENGIE plan to bring life-changing energy and financial services to tens of millions of off-grid customers and to make universal access to modern energy a reality across Africa.

 

Job description

Fenix International is seeking an organized, entrepreneurial, part-time office manager for our San Francisco office. We’re a mission-driven team committed to building life-changing products that bring energy access and financial inclusion to families living off the electricity grid in Uganda and Zambia, and we need some help keeping our space organized and running well while we work. This is a great opportunity for a trustworthy and reliable person looking for a few hours of work each week who also wants to work with a great group of people and contribute to an incredible social enterprise.


Key Responsibilities

Office Management

  • Procurement of supplies for engineering, office in general, and company gifts, including errands as necessary
  • Administrative support for SF office and team members (scanning, filing, liaising with global finance / admin team)
  • Ordering work items for new employees
  • Maintain a neat and pleasant office environment (load and empty dishwasher, tidy office spaces, arrange necessary repairs)
  • Liaise with facility management vendors including cleaning, catering, parking, general contractors, landlord, etc.
  • Provide general support to visitors
  • Organize office operations and procedures
  • Additional duties as required

Administrative Support

  • Scheduling and calendar management
  • Travel planning, purchasing, and support
  • Billing, payment, and shipping support
  • Additional support as required
     

Requirements

  • Proven experience as an office manager, front office manager or administrative assistant
  • Knowledge of office administrator responsibilities, systems and procedures
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Google suite
  • Familiarity with email scheduling tools
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to work collaboratively with team members
  • Strong organizational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment
  • A creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements
  • Positive, open-minded attitude
  • Excitement about working to create an excellent office experience for our team, from larger projects to day-to-day operations
  • High school degree

 

To Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter through the job posting at www.fenixintl.com/careers/.

Fenix offers a competitive salary, benefits, and a fun work environment. We recognize the value of diversity in our workforce, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all candidates who choose to apply, however, only those selected for a further interview will be contacted.

 

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