Practical Action Energy Advisor Job in Kenya

Practical Action

Job Vacancy: Energy Advisor

Practical Action have an exciting opportunity for an Energy Advisor. The role contributes to the delivery of Practical Action’s energy strategy for the East Africa regional office and primarily delivers impact for Practical Action through the consulting approach (PAC) of technical assistance delivery.

The Energy Advisor will be responsible for: project development and resource mobilization; project implementation and quality; and liaison and networking. The post-holder will work with the Practical Action global energy team and liaise with the other Practical Action offices in Africa and the UK in order to ensure that Practical Action’s energy strategy and specific assignment goals and objectives are achieved.

An experienced professional, you will have excellent knowledge and experience of off-grid energy access technologies, preferably around mini-grids and solar home systems and clean cook stoves.

You will also have knowledge and experience within the energy-agriculture-WASH nexus and demonstrate understanding of energy access issues in developing countries and knowledge of energy policy and regulatory approaches.

Knowledge and experience of one or more of the following: energy economic analysis and least-cost energy access planning; energy markets, enterprise models and bottom-of-the-pyramid delivery; rural development, community engagement, environmental impact assessment, social impact assessment and participatory methods will be required of you.

Practical Action is a global innovator, inspiring people to discover and adopt ingenious, practical ways to free themselves from poverty and disadvantage. With 50 years of expertise, Practical Action has a strong heritage, and track record of bringing communities and experts together to find practical, sustainable solutions to enable people to meet their needs, which work for both people and the planet.

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How to Apply

If you have the experience, skills and the ability we are looking for, please send your supporting statement that describes your suitability and updated CV by email to: not later than 21st December 2018.

We treat all applications for employment on their merits and do not take into consideration any factors that are not relevant to the job such as disability, race, age, religion, gender, gender reassignment or sexual orientation.

Practical Action are committed to safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks.

The successful applicant must have the pre-existing right to both live and work in Kenya.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Engineering and Technical, NGO and UN
Updated: December 10, 2018 — 8:37 am