Sustainable Energy Expert with Experience in Supporting Investments, finance and Project Development in Sustainable Energy in Mozambique

Senior Expert in Mozambique (1 vacancy)
  • Registration deadline: 2019/09/10
  • Contracting company: Eptisa, Servicios de Ingeniería, S.L.
  • Reference: NK2 (Senior +7 years)

Description

Projet

Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL)

Country

Mozambique and home-based

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 NKE2, with specific experience in Mozambique will be responsible for supporting all stages of the assignment. In particular, she/he will be directly responsible for supporting the information gathering from project owners and the creating the investment fiches for review by other NKEs.

  • To support the TAF NKE Team in facilitating contacts with relevant national organisations and stakeholders in Mozambique, and gathering data and information necessary for the implementation of the
  • Assignment; Support the TAF NKE Team in ensuring on-site support at all phases of the assignment and support smooth communication and the adequate flow of information between the other experts and national administrations and stakeholders;
  • Proven excellent report writing and communication skills (oral and written).

Observations

Fluent in spoken and written English and Portuguese.


TOTAL Nº OF WORKING DAYS: 34

*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 (NK2)

Minimum requirements

Qualification and skills

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

Professional experience

  • At least 10 years of relevant professional (technical) experience in the field of the assignment (as a practitioner)
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and Portuguese
  • At least 5 years in sourcing, developing, constructing and/or operating energy projects with a focus on RE technologies of various types (on grid and off-grid systems; small, to large, decentralised and utility scale), energy efficiency and rural electrification;
  • Prior experience of working with representatives of energy associations/private sector/[SE project developers/academia in Mozambique in order to ensure easy outreach to large variety of energy stakeholders;
  • Proven experience in preparing (pre-)feasibility studies and feasibility studies for SE investment projects;
  • Experience in financing privately owned rural electrification projects is required
  • Experience in developing and/or emerging markets and/or frontier markets;
  • Proven experience in renewable energy, energy efficiency or /rural electrification project development in Mozambique is required.
  • Experience in the development and cooperation sector with DEVCO is a significant advantage
  • Experience in impact investment in emerging markets is a significant advantage


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