Energy Advisor – Renewable Energy

GIZ Nepal

The registered offices of GIZ are in Bonn and Eschborn. In 2019, we generated a business volume of around EUR 3.1 billion. Our 22,199 employees, almost 70 per cent of whom are national staff, work in around 120 countries. As a recognised development service provider, we currently have 556 development workers in action in partner countries. Furthermore, in 2019, the…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 10+
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Aug 22, 2022

Job Description

Duty Station: Kathmandu

Responsibilities:

  • Initiate and implement cooperation with the private sector to introduce new and financially sustainable business models (ESCOs/PPPs/pay-as-you-go) and innovative technologies in the sector of Renewable Energy (RE)
  • Support the Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC) to optimize its incentive/subsidy mechanisms and to align these mechanisms with REEEP’s goals
  • Support the private sector and municipalities to develop financially sustainable projects and proposals eligible for financing through AEPC’s incentive mechanisms and REEEP
  • Initiate cooperation between municipalities and private companies (e.g. PPPs) for improving the supply of reliable RE in rural areas
  • Design and organize capacity development activities for municipalities and the private sector to develop and implement sustainable RE projects
  • Evaluate and shortlist project proposals for expanding RE

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in renewable energy, engineering, environment science, (renewable) energy, management and/or related topics with 10 years of total working experience in renewable energy sector and energy related issues OR a master’s degree in renewable energy, engineering, environment science, (renewable) energy, management and/or related topics with 8 years of total working experience in renewable energy sector and energy related issues
  • At least 10 years of experience in renewable energy sector and energy related issues (experience in the rural energy sector would be an added advantage)
  • At least 5 years of experience in working or cooperating with the private sector to implement market-based approaches
  • At least 5 years of experience in leading work-packages independently and supervising (teams of) consultants and managing larger contracts
  • Experience in policy support and in working with AEPC and municipalities is a must
  • Experience in working in rural areas of Nepal is an advantage
  • Experience with working in donor funded projects will be an asset
  • Excellent language skills (oral and written) in English and Nepali.

The salary and social benefits will correspond to the rule applicable to GIZ national personnel in Nepal. Especially women and candidates from minority groups are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Interested Nepali citizens are requested to send a complete application including CV, two referees, a scanned recent passport size photograph to an email address reep@giz.de by 3rd September 2022 Only applications sent by email will be accepted.

(Please write in the subject line while applying by position: “Ref. Nr. 22020; Energy Advisor – Renewable Energy)

Only short-listed candidates will be called for an interview. No telephone inquiries will be entertained. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.