Senior sustainable energy expert under EU ONEPLANET Project

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Senior sustainable energy expert under EU ONEPLANET Project

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Senior sustainable energy expert under EU ONEPLANET Project
ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE)
  • Cape Verde
Sub-Saharan Africa
Type of job
consultancy contract

Renewable Energy
Language of description
Job description
Job description

The primary responsibility of the Sustainable Energy Expert recruited for this project is to execute ECREEE’s responsibilities under this project in a timely manner and maintain the highest quality. In addition, the Expert will work on ongoing initiatives of ECREEE that complement this project. The specific duties and responsibilities of the Sustainable Energy Expert include: • Develop, implement, and coordinate annual work plans and activities of ECREEE work packages and tasks under the ONEPlanET, ensuring that gender is mainstreaming through the process. • Oversee daily management of relevant parts of the project - both organizational and substantive matters – budgeting, planning, and general monitoring of the project in close collaboration with the ECREEE Renewable Energy Programme Officer (Technology) and under the supervision of the Director of Operations (DoO). • Support Collecting and review data collected from member states and other sources for accuracy and quality. • Support in updating data points and country energy statistics on the interactive country profiles on ECOWREX • Support with the development of the monitoring framework report on the implementation of the ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Policies • Work with the ECOWREX team to review and reorganize the indicators and sections of the country profiles to provide the most relevant information to the ECOWREX target groups i.e. policy makers, promoters, investors, and the general public, while at the same time, making the process of updating the ECOWREX platform more efficient; • Develop a data validation methodology that allows government stakeholders to fully explore the advantages of data sourced from non-state actors. • Actively contribute to ongoing data collection activities such as (ECOWAS RE&EE Reports, GSR data collection, EAC Regional RE & EE Report) • Develop information, communication, and education (IEC) materials and ensure regular dissemination of project implementation. • Prepare terms of reference for national and international consultants and subcontractors as needed. • Monitor and guide the subcontractors for compliance with the agreed work plan. • Develop and implement self-monitoring, quality assurance, and independent evaluation systems, including facilitated feedback from Member States and international partners, as a basis to sharpen and improve the objectives, strategy, and operations of the ONEPlanET. • Monitor the expenditures, commitments, and balance of funds in line with the annual work plan and reporting requirements. • Develop periodic project progress reports, as well as any other reports requested under the project Consortium Agreement and by ECOWAS Monitoring & Evaluation Unit. • Build new partnerships with relevant institutions and identify funding opportunities for replicating and scaling up the project across West Africa. • Undertake any other actions requested by your supervisor.


• Master’s degree in energy, engineering, economics, developmental studies, or any related field. • At least 8 years of work experience in the sustainable energy sector. • Sufficient knowledge of the ECOWAS energy landscape: policies, legal and regulatory frameworks, including the sustainable energy policies developed by ECREEE. • Ability to undertake research and lead strategic dialogue on key development issues. • Strong problem-solving, communication, research, and analytical writing as well as organizational skills. • At least fluency in two ECOWAS working languages is required. The West African project

site is in Mali. The expert should therefore be fluent in French.
Application deadline

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