Expert on Sustainable and rural electrification Energy Investments and Financing with In-depth Knowledge and Experience in RE & EE Technologies & Investments

Senior Expert in Mozambique (1 vacancy)
  • Registration deadline: 2019/09/10
  • Contracting company: Eptisa, Servicios de Ingeniería, S.L.
  • Reference: NK1 / Team Leader (senior +20 years)

Description

Projet

Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL)

Country

Mozambique , as well as the home-base of the expert

Description

Mission:

"Scoping Mission - Mozambique: Market Potential for Renewable Energy and Private Sector-led Investment Opportunities "

Overall objective of this mission :

The general objective of this assignment is improved access to sustainable and affordable electricity in Mozambique, in particular in rural areas.

Its specific objective is to recommend to DEVCO the most appropriate blending modalities to support private sector investment in Mozambique de-central renewable energy business models (IPP, C&I, Minigrids, SHS PAYGO, EE), optimising the leverage factor between the EU contribution and the private sector investment.

A national window of ElectriFi could be one of the options, but other blended finance instruments should be looked at with the same attention. The experts may suggest clear project structures; eligibility criteria, objectives, indicators, thresholds, etc. based on the findings of this assignment.

Specific Role of this position:

The NKE1 will have the responsibility to coordinate the activities of the Team of NKEs (Mission Team leader), under the direct responsibility of the corresponding TAF Key Expert (KE1) and TAF Team Leader.

The Mission Team Leader (TL) shall facilitate and lead the implementation of the assignment. Its Team Leader tasks will mostly consist of:

  • Overall management and coordination of all activities;
  • Oversee administrative management of the assignment;
  • Communicate and liaise with EUD, ElectriFI, public administrations, stakeholders and other Development Partners;
  • Reporting and ensure the quality and relevance of the deliverables that will be delivered;
  • Proven excellent report writing and communication skills (oral and written);
  • Very good interpersonal and technical skills;


Observations

Fluent in spoken and written English and Portuguese


TOTAL Nº OF WORKING DAYS: 35

*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 september (tentative)

please explain in your email the specific position for which you are applying (NK1)

Minimum requirements

Qualification and skills

  • Master’s Degree or higher (recommended) in engineering, energy studies, economics, finance or a related discipline, and with a background on sustainable energy project financing;
  • Additional degree in management, economics, (project) finance or any other relevant subjects will be an added advantage.

Professional experience

  • At least 20 years (7 years for category 2) of relevant professional experience (as a practitioner);
  • Extensive experience in leading teams of experts in a cohesive matter;
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • At least 10 years (5 years for category 2) of experience in energy project, energy finance;
  • Extensive and proven experience in advising developers, investors and financiers on energy/renewable energy / energy efficiency/rural electrification projects;
  • Familiar with most current approach on financing business models and innovative solutions for RE & EE Technologies & Investments (e.g. ElectriFI, Blending, etc.);
  • Extensive experience in preparing pre-feasibility and feasibility studies, and project financing studies for SE investment projects;
  • Experience in providing technical assistance/capacity building (training, workshops) on SE investment;
  • A professional exposure within impact investment in emerging markets;
  • Experience in working with DEVCO and EUD’s is a must
  • Experience in working with EDFI-MC is a must
  • Previous experience with EC or EC-funded projects;
  • Experience in renewable energy, energy efficiency or rural electrification investments in Mozambique is an asset.


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