Administration Associate

We are currently looking for an Administration Associate to support our Admin & Finance team.  

 Position: Administration Associate

 Location: SunFarmer head office in Shankhamul, Kathmandu, Nepal

About SunFarmer

SunFarmer Nepal Pvt. Ltd. builds world-class solar energy systems for hospitals, schools, businesses, and farms in Nepal. We specialize in introducing innovative solar technology and business models in Nepal; we pride ourselves on doing what has never been accomplished before! Since January 2014, we have completed over 1,800 solar energy projects in Nepal.

SunFarmer Nepal has a small team that consists of some of the leading solar engineers in Nepal. We are motivated by our desire to bring clean, reliable energy to Nepal. Our office is fast-paced and high performing, but we also like to have fun together.

SunFarmer’s head office is in New York, USA and was started by experienced solar energy experts that have led over $1 billion USD in solar energy installations. We have connections to leading solar energy companies around the world, and our plan is to eventually replicate our work in Nepal in other developing countries.

Duties and responsibilities

We are currently looking for a highly motivated Administration Associate to develop and implement comprehensive day to day Administrative functions at SunFarmer Nepal.

The candidate will report directly to the Vice President of Operations (VPOPs) of SunFarmer Nepal, and will be expected to perform tasks listed below:

Responsibilities

  • Be the focal point to receive, send and record all the incoming and outgoing information to/from the organization;

  • Provide guidance and update the staff at central and local levels on administrative processes and procedures as regulated by the Organization policy

  • Assist the Line manager in developing annual, quarterly, monthly, weekly work plans and be the focal point to coordinate planned activities and monitor the implementation progress;

  • Implement procedures regarding recruitment, selection, induction, performance evaluation and remuneration of staff and consultants

  • Manage office supplies stock and place orders

  • Responsible for procurement, logistics and documentation related to procurement

  • Maintain and update inventory and stocks

  • Prepare regular reports on expenses and office budgets

  • Answer queries by employees and clients

  • Responsible for addressing employment relations issues

  • Maintain employee attendance, leave, travel record, sales and purchase invoices and gate pass

  • Update office policies as needed

  • Maintain a company calendar and schedule appointments

  • Maintain the working relationship with relevant government, non-government and private agencies

  • Organize meetings, workshops, seminars and general in house and external project events

  • Develop and maintain filing system of the Organization

  • Arrange travel and accommodations

  • Carry out other tasks assigned by the line manager.

Must Have Characteristics:

  • Proactive – You don’t wait to be told what to do, you identify what needs to happen and proactively propose and complete projects.

  • Attention to Detail – Nothing gets past you, you find and correct errors before they cause problems.

  • Integrity – Successful candidate will be someone with the utmost professional and ethical integrity.

  • Passion – You are joining a dynamic startup that uses to solar to revolutionize how Nepalese use energy. We want someone who is as excited by our mission as we are!

  • Candidate should have a positive attitude and be willing to assist with a wide range of tasks

  • Type a wide variety of correspondence reports, paper and documents using computerized systems. Draft non- routine correspondence and responses, and ensure follow-up action.

Education:

The person shall hold at least Bachelors’ degree in Business and Administration (preferably Masters’ Degree) or equivalent from a leading university, and have excellent writing, communication and presentation skills (both in English and Nepali).

Other requirements:

●     AT LEAST 2 years of professional experience in similar position preferable experience working with foreign investment company.

●     Must have ability to quickly build relationships with customers and team

●     Must have both strong analytical and communication skills. Should be highly detail oriented and organized

To Apply: Send your CV and cover letter with academic certificates in an email with the subject "Administration Associate" to hr@sunfarmer.org and info@sunfarmer.org