Director Renewable Energy

The Director will build and lead the Renewable Energy (RE) Directorate. S/he will promote the development of renewable energy across Africa. S/he will create a framework for cost effective integration of RE in the energy mix of countries and will liaise with the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative to develop and implement bankable RE projects. S/he will deliver on one flagship (FS) program of the New Deal on Energy for Africa: FS2 – Renewable Energy Program.
This role reports to the Vice President, Power, Energy, and Green Growth. The role requires a minimum of 10 years of proven leadership and thought leadership in a relevant sector; a master’s or doctoral degree in a relevant field of study is also required. 
Russell Reynolds Associates are assisting the African Development Bank with this appointment. For further information about this role and details of how to apply, please visit Russell Reynolds Associates website atwww.rraresponses.com. The closing date for applications is 2 October 2016.