Team leader /Energy Efficiency quality assurance frameworks expert for off-grid appliances – (senior +7 years)

Senior Expert in Africa (1 vacancy)
  • Registration deadline: 2019/07/10
  • Contracting company: Eptisa, Servicios de ingeniería, S.L.
  • Reference: NNKE8-SE4ALL



NKE8. Team leader /Energy Efficiency quality assurance frameworks expert for off-grid appliances – (senior +7 years)


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


Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL)



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:

  • The TL has the responsibility of reporting to the coordinator and supervising Key Expert, the EU Delegation and any other stakeholders, coordinating the team, contributing to the specific technical activities and assuring the quality, timing and comprehensiveness of the assignment’s deliverables.
  • Responsible for the implementation of the lot 4 and to the quality of the work delivered by TAF experts on this lot.e ToR
  • Coordinating and amalgamating and reporting on Lot 4.


Total number of working days* 73

Home based wd 50

missions and traveling wd 23

*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
  • An MSc and/or PhD degree will be a significant advantage
  • Excellent working knowledge of English

Professional experience

  • Minimum 10 years of general professional experience
  • Rural electrification and off-grid renewable energy sector,
  • Experience in energy efficiency for off-grid devices and appliances.
  • Experience in the development and cooperation sector with DEVCO or other international donors is a significant advantage
  • Experience in Africa is required
  • Experience in working with AUC is a significant advantage

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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