Senior Officer - Sustainable Energy

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Senior Officer - Sustainable Energy
  • Germany
Europe and Central Asia

Climate Change
Language of description
Job description
Experience Requirements:
  • Technical background, addition of finance, business, economy will be an advantage, with at least a University Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Energy, Renewables, Energy Economics, Business, Environment, Climate Change, Urban Studies, Sustainable Development, and/or any other related interdisciplinary studies/field. IT or developer (web/excel) skills will be an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years of work experience, preferably 8 or more, in renewables, energy, climate and environment sector or a related field, of which minimum 3 years of project coordination and management services, and minimum 2 years of proposal 3 writing/project acquisition. Experience working with an international organization is an advantage.
  • Academic, on-field and practical knowledge, with proven expertise on renewable energy – technologies, project development (ideally in developing and emerging countries) and finance & business modelling, and the role of local and regional governments in this context. Profound professional experience in the evaluation of renewable energy projects including profitability calculations and cash flow models expertise.
  • Knowledge of the Paris Agreement, Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Just Energy Transition, Net-Zero Emissions, Climate Neutrality, Multi-level Governance and/or Vertical Integration is desirable.
  • Experience in working with an international organization will be an asset. Additional experience with not-for-profit, NGO and/or membership organizations is a benefit.
  • Excellent command of English (fluency in spoken English, strong writing and editing skills), additionally proficiency/business fluency in Spanish and German is preferred. Furthermore, other languages such as French, German, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Bahasa (Indonesian) is an asset.
  • Software proficiency with Microsoft Suite, Energy modelling and Project Development software and internet applications. Experience in carrying out quantitative techno-economic assessments with simulation models, especially within the energy sphere is an advantage.
  • Readiness for frequent international travel

Special Requirements:

Application: By email to careers (dot) bonn (at) iclei (dot) org. Please include “Senior Officer, Sustainable Energy” in the subject line and send us:

  • A letter of motivation, your recent CV (max. 4 pages) and other supporting documents and/or certificates all merged into one pdf file of up to 5 MB size.
  • Indication of possible start date.
  • Indication of citizenship (and if non-EU, whether you are holder of a work permit for Germany).
Application deadline

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