Associate Manager (Energy and Environment) Job in Nairobi Kenya

Duma Works is recruiting an Associate Manager for one of our clients. 
The company  is a consulting firm with service offerings in the energy and environment sectors delivered through four business lines: energy access, climate change, natural resource management and commercial project development. 
The company mainly identifies or develops smart solutions for and with their clients.

Location: Nairobi

Job Description: To strengthen their team, the company is looking to recruit an Associate Manager with consulting experience within the energy and environment space in East Africa. Developing logical problem solving models will be the core function of this position. 


The individual will identify and lead business development opportunities, assist in project management, lead in research and analysis and contribute to advancing the firm’s mission. 
The ideal candidate would be one who enjoys the challenge of solving complex situational problems. 
Willingness and ability to grow professionally and self-educate is vital.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in consulting.
  • At least a Master’s degree from a world-class institution, preferably in renewable energy, climate change, environment related disciplines including natural sciences.
  • At least four (4) years of active professional experience in consulting within the energy access, climate change or natural resource management fields.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the energy and environment actors including private and public actors within East Africa. Familiarity with development agencies (especially World Bank, DfID, GIZ and the European Union) operations, structures, reporting procedures and philosophy is essential.
  • In-depth understanding of the energy access, climate change and other socio-environmental challenges in East Africa, including ongoing initiatives to address the same.
  • Proficiency in computer applications especially MS Excel.
  • Excellent oral and written command of Swahili and English languages.
How to Apply

Deadline for applications is on 6th February 2016

Applications to be sent by email to marking the subject as “2038”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 2038, Barack Obama, 07xxxxxxxxx.  

Please include

(1) cover letter describing your interest (please include your salary expectations / range)

(2) Your Resume (or CV) including references

Applications will be treated confidentially.  

If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

* When applying to any job through Duma Works, you can expect that after you apply, you will receive a confirmation email, and then an SMS alert asking you to take a basic screening test over SMS. The SMS with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test, and if you ever have any issues with the process, please reach out to 0702093793.
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