Tuesday, July 19, 2016

(Deputy) Team leader - Off-grid Energy Market Development

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation seeks to fill the following position for an upcoming programme:
(Deputy) Team leader - Off-grid Energy Market Development
SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation with long-term, local presence in over 30 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our team of advisors works with local partners to equip communities and businesses with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services. SNV works across three sectors: Agriculture, Energy and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. Several international donors fund our programmes. SNV has a +100 million euro annual turnover and is aiming for further growth.
Background
SNV will be tendering for a donor funded multi-country Programme in Sub Saharan Africa (14 countries), which is anticipated later this year and will focus on Off-GridRenewable Energy market development with a strong emphasis on consumer awareness, private sector development and creating an enabling environment for Solar Home Systems markets.
Overview of the Position
The (Deputy) Team Leader has responsibility for overall management of the programme which includes: efficient management of financial resources; review and approval of project budgets and monitoring expenditures; supervision of field operations, administration, logistics and procurement; supervision of monitoring and evaluation; and ensuring quality control and timeliness of all deliverables as required by donor. S/he will ensure full compliance with all donor regulations and will oversee the project reporting process in line with donor requirements.
This position reports to the Managing Director of the Energy Sector and collaborates with the Country Programme Managers and consortium partners.
Key Responsibilities
  1. Guide the overall programme set-up and coordination of the Technical Assistance (TA) implementation, including developing work plans, budgets and competence table with financial responsibilities and mandates;
  2. Build, strengthen and manage strategic partnerships with national governments, key partners, institutions and stakeholders related to the TA facility;
  3. Manage relations with the donor and consortium partners;
  4. Overall management of all human, physical and financial resources allocated to the project;
  5. Monitor and ensure performance of the TA delivery to ensure that all milestones are met according to donor requirements, develop mitigation plans to reduce setbacks and take corrective actions to remedy any deviation from work plan(s)
  6. Account and report to the donor, SNV and consortium partners on programme performance;
  7. Programme coordination with relevant international Energy Access fora and programme coordination with other large sub-Saharan Africa programmes;
  8. Guide knowledge development, learning and communication and branding in close collaboration with the donor and country programme managers;
  9. Identify follow-up funding for leveraging the project and coordinate partnership possibilities and business development.
Requirements
  1. A postgraduate qualification in Economics, Finance, Development or equivalent;
  2. A minimum of 7 years or more in managing large donor-funded programs;
  3. Demonstrated experience in leading projects that incorporate one or more of the following cross-cutting approaches: Promotion of Off-Grid Renewable Energy Products, Business Enabling Environment, Policy Reform, Consumer Awareness, Access to Finance, Private Sector Development, Gender and Youth Employment;
  4. A background in managing large teams of experts across multiple geographies;
  5. Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with host governments, donors, other donor-funded projects and stakeholders, local organisations and partners;
  6. Demonstrated ability to establish productive, collaborative relationships with counterparts
  7. Proven track record in leading programmes that promote off-grid renewable energy;
  8. Results orientated and commitment to accountability;
  9. Work experience in Africa is essential;
  10. Excellent communication (written and oral), reporting and presentation skills; and
  11. Willingness to travel across Africa.
Duty station: to be confirmed (The Hague, Netherlands or Nairobi, Kenya)
Contract Type: International
Contract Duration: Three years with possibility of extension
Expected Start Date : Between 1 December 2016 and 1 February 2017
Working at SNV
SNV offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. We offer a challenging work environment, opportunities to lead and innovate, and a commitment to growing your skills in a highly professional and diverse working environment. For more information, please visit our website: www.snvworld.org
How to Apply
If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by uploading your CV and letter of motivation onto our in-house recruitment system via the https://snv.devhire.devex.com/jobs/333041 before 31 July 2016.
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