Renewable Energy Officer

SNV Nepal

At SNV we believe that no-one should have to live in poverty. We are dedicated to a society in which all people, irrespective of race, class or gender, enjoy the freedom to pursue their own sustainable development. We focus on increasing people's incomes and employment opportunities in productive sectors like agriculture as well as on improving access to basic services…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Biratnagar
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Competitive /
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    Job Category NGO's | INGO's | GOV's
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    Job Level : Officer

Job Description

Job Description

  • Being stationed within energy section/unit of MOPID, REO will provide technical support for developing workplan, activities, monitoring plan related to all renewable energy activities as per the requirement of MOPID.
  • Support MOPID to develop terms of references (TOR) to conduct pre-feasibility studies, detail feasibility studies, detail project report/detail engineering design reports of mini/micro hydro projects.
  • Support MOPID to review and analyse the pre-feasibility report, detail feasibility reports, detail engineering design reports and other relevant technical reports/designs related to mini/micro hydro power projects.
  • Support MOPID to develop request for proposals (RFPs), bill of quantities (BOQ), tender documents and other relevant documents for contracting the study, survey, manufacturing, and installation of mini/micro hydro projects.
  • Conduct field visits to Karnali districts/municipalities for technical backstopping, survey & installation monitoring, coordination with local levels as per the requirement and direction by MOPID.
  • Support to organize different promotional and demonstration events related to RE technologies

Required Qualification & Experience

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in electrical/electrical & electronics/mechanical engineering with minimum 5 years of experience in mini/micro hydro projects.
  • At least 3 years of experience in developing contract/ procurement/ bidding documentation for RE technologies preferable in mini/micro hydro projects.
  • Relevant working experience in rural areas of Nepal particularly with provincial and local government will be an asset.
  • Relevant experience in other RE technologies like solar PV, solar thermal, clean cookstoves, biogas will be an added advantage.
  • Good networking capabilities with national and provincial government institutions, Bank and Financial Institutions (BFIs), private sector will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to think systematically and develop applicable tools.
  • Awareness of gender and social inclusion issues and practices.
  • Commitment to child protection principles and practice.
  • Good in written and spoken English and Nepali.
  • Good on communication / human relation skills.

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