NKE6. Energy Efficiency engineer- MEPS and Energy Labelling on ongrid and off-grid (senior +20 years)

Senior Expert in Africa (1 vacancy)
  • Registration deadline: 2019/07/10
  • Contracting company: Eptisa, Servicios de ingeniería, S.L.
  • Reference: NKE6 - SE4ALL

Description

Position

NKE6. Energy Efficiency engineer- MEPS and Energy Labelling on ongrid and off-grid (senior +20 years)

Pays

The place of work will be the premise of the African Union in Addis Ababa, short-term missions in Africa , as well as the home-base of the expert

Projet

Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL)

Description

Mission:

Support to AUC for the implementation, coordination and monitoring of the Electricity Harmonization Regulatory Strategy and Action Plan

Overall objective of this mission:

Development of a harmonized electricity market in Africa by supporting the AUC/Department of Infrastructure and Energy (DIE) in implementing and monitoring actions foreseen in the adopted Electricity Harmonization Regulatory Strategy and Action Plan.

Specific Role of this position:

Contribution to the development of the Deliverables under the guidance of the Team Leader

Observations

Total number of working days* 229

Home based wd 107

missions and traveling wd 122

*total nº of working days estimated to be confirmed by EC

** Public holidays and weekends are not considered to be performed unless, prior agreement of the delegation or DEVCO C6 is required prior to the delivery of these days.

Début End of July (tentative)

Minimum requirements

Qualification and skills

  • University degree in Engineering, Energy or related field
  • A Master’s degree will be a significant advantage
  • Excellent working knowledge of English and working knowledge of French

Professional experience

  • Minimum 10 years of general professional experience
  • Experience on development of IEC/standards is an advantage
  • Experience on laboratory testing procedures for energy efficiency is a significant advantage
  • Knowledge of appliance testing and enforcement
  • Work in at least 2 projects related to MEPS and energy labelling
  • Experience with off-grid devices appliances is a significant advantage
  • Experience in the development and cooperation sector with DEVCO or other international donors is a significant advantage
  • Experience in Africa is required

Other skills

  • Knowledge of French is an advantage
  • Good communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating dialogue and participatory processes.
  • Knowledge of energy efficiency policies and regulations
  • Good knowledge of the energy institutions in the African Union area is a significant advantage.

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