Office Manager

Office Manager

Company Description
Angaza is a venture-backed company that is tackling global energy poverty by enabling financing of solar solutions for off-grid consumers. We have developed a mix of hardware and software for some of the most demanding and dynamic markets in the world. We are a for-profit company, based in San Francisco, California and Nairobi, Kenya, that is focused on aiming market forces at the linked challenges of climate change and global development.

Role Objective
Work closely with our People Operations team to make the Angaza San Francisco office a place where everyone loves to work by ensuring that all aspects of office operations run smoothly.

Role Summary
This is a very fast-paced role designed for someone who is organized, detail-oriented, flexible, and excited to work with all team members across our post-Series B start-up. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter who is excited to juggle more traditional administrative activities (e.g., office operations, executive assistance, and HR) with project work in support of our sub-team leads. 

Office Management
  • We just moved! Take lead in organizing our new office, getting rid of clutter, decorating, and making it feel like home
  • Keep the office fully stocked with supplies and snacks based on budget provided; select and manage vendors as needed
  • Oversee general maintenance and upkeep of the office; select and manage vendors as needed; act as primary contact and liaison with our sub-landlord and building manager
  • Handle incoming mail and process outgoing shipments
  • Act as the primary point of contact for all visitors to the office; greet visitors and direct them to the appropriate Angaza team member they need to meet with
  • Maintain a clean and inviting office environment

Human Resources & Recruiting
  • Work closely with hiring managers throughout the hiring process to ensure hiring is efficient and effective
  • Assist with day-to-day hiring efforts such as scheduling, screening resumes, and coordinating on-site interviews
  • Manage new employee on-boarding; make sure each employee has an excellent first day, week, and month
  • Assist with benefits administration 

  • Executive assistance, including booking travel and support with scheduling for our three co-founders
  • Support team members and sub-teams (including Marketing, Sales, and Operations) with special projects as needed
  • Act as the steward of Angaza’s culture: plan team social events, identify gaps in team interactions, make sure team members feel supported, and focus on creating a positive and engaging employee experience every day

Required Skills and Attributes
  • Are super reliable
  • See what needs to be done and jump in to make it happen
  • Are so organized that you never miss a detail in spite of multi-tasking
  • Enjoy balancing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Have 2+ years of administrative, hospitality, or office management experience
  • Can anticipate the needs of others
  • Are always looking to improve how something can be done
  • Are a quick learner and search for your own answers
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Can handle sensitive information with discretion
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Exemplify Angaza’s core values: impact-driven, empathetic, courageous, trustworthy, curious, and collaborative

Preferred Skills and Attributes
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Start-up experience

To Apply
Send us your resume and personalized cover letter.
Due to application volume, we will only be able to follow up with the most promising candidates. Applications without cover letters will not be considered. We plan to fill this position quickly, with a start date as soon as possible.


This position reports to Angaza’s Operations Manager in San Francisco, CA

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