Saturday, 23 November 2013

Advisor Jobs at SNV Tanzania

Job Title: Advisor - Renewable Energy/Biomass Cooking Energy Programme

Employer: SNV Tanzania

Duty Station:  Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 30th November 2013

Main Responsibilities

  • In coordination with other SNV advisors and local service providers in capacity building (LCBs) in TICS and other SNV RE programming, provide advisory services to increase technical and business skills of small and medium RE enterprises, including ICS production, business skills development, marketing and product diversification. Facilitate linkages and relations between local rural and urban improved cook stove supply chain actors (producers, distributors, retailers) to develop and validate market access of appropriate cooking technologies to target consumer markets.
  • Participate in Monitoring and Evaluation of TICS project activities, while actively being engaged in the day-to-day implementation of project activities. Lend general support to the ICS in the Lake Zone with a focus to up-scaling and complementary partner initiatives.
  • Organizational capacity building of national and local renewable energy stakeholder platforms, including Tanzania Renewable Energy Association (TAREA) and the regional branch in the Lake Zone, for increased sector coordination, knowledge exchange, advocacy and influencing policy formulation and decision making.
  • Provide on-the-job technical assistance, advisory and coaching to partners, local service providers (LCBs, consultants) and clients in the project as well as other RE programmes especially in the area of market based approaches for scaling up technologies, results-based financing schemes for RET distribution, youth skills
  • development and entrepreneurship development.
  • Delivery of quality information briefs in communication, advocacy and dialogue with public-private RE stakeholders, and PR and resource mobilization efforts with (inter)national donor/partners. Knowledge brokering and sharing of (inter)national best practices in RE with clients, partners and SNV team.
  • Participate and contribute to sector events (workshops, training, learning events, etc) that initiate constructive means and channels for on-going advocacy and dialogue with relevant public-private agencies (TaREA, MEM, REA, MNRT, PMO) Develop, expand and maintain effective and efficient networks with relevant sector stakeholders at local and national levels and identify potential partners in the sector. Ensure up to date contextual analysis within the renewable energy sector in Tanzania and beyond, identifying and interpreting emerging opportunities, barriers and threats to the SNV strategy and services.

Qualifications:
  • Master's degree (or equivalent combination of experience and education) in a relevant field (Renewable Energy, Business Administration, Economics of Sustainable Development, Agro-economy, Rural development, etc.)
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience in (renewable) energy sector and/or relevant programme in or outside Tanzania.
  • Work experience in private sector business and entrepreneurship development, value chain development, and finance/investments.
  • Proven track record in RE project implementation; team work and leadership; programme design, development and resource mobilisation.
  • Strong external network in the RE sector of Tanzania and beyond.           "
  • Desired Skills and Attitude
  • Master's degree (or equivalent combination of experience and education) in a relevant field (Renewable Energy, Business Administration, Economics of Sustainable Development, Agro-economy, Rural development, etc.)
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience in (renewable) energy sector and/or relevant programme in or outside Tanzania .
  • Work experience in private sector business and entrepreneurship development, value chain development, and finance/investments.
  • Proven track record in RE project implementation; team work and leadership; programme design, development and resource mobilisation.
  • Strong external network in the RE sector of Tanzania and beyond.

Desired Skills and Attitude
  • Innovative, entrepreneurial, business oriented. Leadership, coaching and self reflection skills.
  • Good team player, pragmatic, hands-on, negotiator with solution orientated approach.
  • Readiness to work and travel in rural districts with minimal amenities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (in
  • Kiswahili and English).

Contract Duration:2 years renewable

Desired start date: January 1 st, 2014


How to Apply:
Please send your application letter and CV to the Email Link above
OR Submit hardcopies at our Offices to the attention;
Job title
Country Human Resources Manager
P. O. Box 3941
Dar es Salaam,
Tanzania.