Capacity Development Expert for the Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Climate Resilience and Energy Transition program

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Capacity Development Expert for the Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Climate Resilience and Energy Transition program

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Job title
Capacity Development Expert for the Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Climate Resilience and Energy Transition program
  • Mozambique
Sub-Saharan Africa
Type of job
permanent contract
48 months
Climate Change
Language of description
Job description
In Mozambique, through the cooperation portfolio 2023-2028, Enabel aims at supporting the country in achieving its low carbon, just, and inclusive development pathway and energy transition by fostering a multi-stakeholder integrated approach based on local needs, national priorities, and global trends.

In particular, the portfolio contains two programs that aim at supporting Mozambican authorities and communities (including women, youth, and other vulnerable groups) to engage together more actively in cross-sectoral coordination focusing on improved climate-proofed public services, enabling policies and initiatives for the energy transition.

The first program (Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Climate Resilience and Energy Transition) aims to develop the local experience and expertise in climate-proof public services related to losses and damages, access to energy, access to water as well as waste management, and circular economy to improve the living conditions of the local communities on the one hand and, on the other hand, to feed the overarching component related to policy dialogue.

Job description

As a Capacity Development Expert, you report to the Project Manager in charge of the Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Climate Resilience and Energy Transition program. You will work with teams of Experts in the portfolio priority sector and will be responsible for ensuring the technical quality of the program through a good knowledge of the issues and a good partnership (dynamic, cordial, and transparent) focused on achieving development results.


You contribute to strengthening the Government of Mozambique(GoM)’s coordination mechanism on climate resilience and energy transition for strategic multistakeholder and multisectoral climate and energy transition dialogue; You provide capacity development support to relevant institutions and senior GoM officials for evidence-based policy-making focusing on multisectoral & multistakeholder approaches by strengthening the feedback loop between local, national, and international levels; Your support to strengthen GoM’s partnership with national/international actors/agencies working in the areas of climate resilience and energy transition; You advise based on your technical expertise, to achieve performance by national and international norms and standards; You organize knowledge building and knowledge management to create an inclusive, informed climate of trust within the project;

Your profile

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Development Studies, International Relations, Business Management, or a similar discipline.

Required experience

At least 5 years of relevant experience in managing international capacity development projects in the field of integrated climate change/energy transition/natural resources management or related fields; My experience as a team leader; A proven experience in program development, project design, and partnership/donor management; An international experience (i.e. in the global development sector and outside your country of origin) is an asset; My previous experience in Mozambique is an asset.

Required skills and knowledge

Good knowledge of aspects of international development (context, challenges, application, partners, functioning…); Ability to implement a change process; Knowledge management and knowledge building; Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; Ability to develop collaborative relations and partnerships with multiple stakeholders; You are result oriented; Ability to use new technologies used in the area of expertise;

You are fluent in spoken and written English. Considering the working language of Mozambique, knowledge of Portuguese is preferred.
Application deadline
  • Mozambique

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