Plaza disponible – Experto de Energía – Technical Advisor (TA) – ECOWAS Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE)

  • 5 marzo, 2018
    Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID)
  • Resumen:

    Post title: Technical Advisor (TA) - ECOWAS Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
    Seconded by: Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID)
    Duration: 12 months (with possibility of extension)
    Duty station: Praia, Cape Verde; and travel as required.
    Key Duties:
    The main role of the TA is to advise and assist the Executive Director of ECREEE on all technical
    and strategic issues of the Centre, and will be responsible for liaising activities of ECREEE and
    AECID and Spanish actors related to Renewable Energy. The main duties of the TA include, in this
     Advise and assist the Executive Director on strategic, operational and technical issues of
     Assist in the elaboration and development of ECREEE’s Annual Operational Plans (AOP) and
    in the implementation and monitoring of the ECREEE 2017-2020 Strategy;
     Assist the Executive Director in the definition of the activities to be financed by the Spanish
    contribution, ensuring that they are adequately reflected in the AOP and guarantee
    coordination between ECREEE and AECID;
     Assist the Executive Director and ECREEE’s team on the elaboration of the technical and
    financial reports related to the Spanish Funds
     Assist ECREEE in quality assurance procedures, providing technical input on programs and
    projects when required and making recommendations for the improvement of ECREEE
     Implement the programs and projects assigned by ECREEE’s Executive Director;
     Assist ECREEE in identifying, developing, mobilizing funds and implementing new renewable
    energy and energy efficiency programs and projects;
     Maintain and strengthen the connections and dialogue between ECREEE and the various
    public and private Spanish stakeholders and proactively seek to promote concrete
     Assist ECREEE´s Executive Director and other colleagues in participating in renewable energy
    and energy efficiency discussions in the region through compiling policy briefs upon request;
     Promote the outreach activities of the ECREEE;

     Prepare quarterly reports on ECREEE for the Spanish Agency for International Development
    Cooperation (AECID);
     Participate in other related activities as may be assigned by AECID and ECREEE’s Executive
    Qualifications and experience
    The Technical Advisor shall have:
     at least a Master degree in engineering, economics or similar areas with a strong focus on
    sustainable energy and a minimum of 8 years of professional experience including at least 4
    years post qualification experience in sustainable energy;
     Specific experience in renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in developing as well
    as industrialized countries. Work experience in sustainable energy in West Africa would be
    an advantage;
     Proven experience in working in development cooperation projects and programs. Work
    experience with Spanish cooperation would be an advantage.
     Previous experience/relation with Spanish renewal energy actors would be an advantage.
     Proficient communication in oral and written Spanish as well as one of the official languages
    of ECOWAS (English, Portuguese and French).
    Other required skills and competencies include:
     Strong planning, organization and time management skills and ability to manage multiple
     Capacity to be a member of a multi-disciplinary team, to provide advice and recommend
     Proficiency in preparing and presenting professional reports and analytical papers;
     Very good interpersonal and communication skills, ability to manage relations with
    development partners, to work under pressure and handle politically and culturally sensitive
    Submission of Application
    Applications with cover letter, CV and relevant certificates should be sent to on
    or before 19th March, 2018. Subject of the email should indicate “Application TA ECREEE AECID”