Project Manager for Cooking Energy Strategy Development (m/f/d)

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Project Manager for Cooking Energy Strategy Development (m/f/d)

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Project Manager for Cooking Energy Strategy Development (m/f/d)
  • Rwanda
Sub-Saharan Africa
Type of job
temporary contract
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Job description
We are looking for you to work in Kigali / Rwanda:

Project Manager for Cooking Energy Strategy Development (m/f/d) as Integrated Expert

We are looking for you: Energy Development Corporation Limited (EDCL) needs your expertise to promote market development in the area of cooking energy. EDCL, a governmental institution established in 2014, supervises the implementation and/or monitoring of all energy projects in Rwanda financed by either the state or the private sector. The modernisation of cooking technologies and practices can play a particularly important role in combating deforestation and mitigating climate change. New business models are intended to reduce the use of inefficient cooking practices and thus restore the balance between wood supply and demand.

Your tasks will involve: - Coordinating all measures in the field of cooking energy - Designing a monitoring and evaluation system to track the progress made in reducing biomass by using efficient cooking technologies - Strengthening partnerships between government and non-governmental actors - Helping companies to increase their production and professionalise their business activities - Identifying sources of funding for entrepreneurial projects and establishing contacts with funding partners

Your Profile: - University degree in economics, environmental economics, energy management or another qualification that provides the necessary skills for the job - Several years of professional experience in the field of cooking energy - Experience with biomass, especially with using liquid gas - Ideally regional experience and experience with German development cooperation - Very good command of English - Citizenship of an EU- or EFTA member state

What we offer: - Varied work with individual responsibility in an international field - Teamwork with other development cooperation organisations - Professional preparation for overseas deployment - COVID-19 vaccination offer before departure - Placement to a local employer as an Integrated Expert for an initial period of two years - an extension is possible - Attractive monthly allowances as well as a local salary and social benefits

Please follow the link of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs for travel information.

About us: The Centre for International Migration and Development (CIM) is your ideal partner for finding a responsible position in the field of development policy. We place highly qualified staff with employers in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe. Your role is to pass on their knowledge where they are especially needed. CIM is jointly run by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH ( and the German Federal Employment Agency ( It has been providing a combination of development and labour market policy expertise since 1980.

For further questions please contact Mr Thomas Piecha

+49 (0)6196 79-3571
Application deadline

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