Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Renewable World Regional Programme Manager (East Africa) Job in Kenya

Regional Programme Manager - East Africa

Renewable World East Africa (RW EA) is a not-for-profit organization who tackles poverty, reduces vulnerability and provides a development pathway not dependent on carbon for “the poorest of the poor”. We do this through enabling access to affordable and reliable renewable energy services.
We are looking for a strong programme manager with a business development background to run our existing EA project portfolio and deliver regional growth through business development, networking, fundraising and innovation. 

You will have a proven track record in the design and delivery of projects in a renewable energy and/or international development context and proof of fundraising success in both the donor and the private sector.

Reporting to an East African board of trustees and a Global Programme Manager and working on the ground directly through local private and not for profit partners, you should be a self-starter, a clear communicator and results orientated. We are a looking for a high quality person to take our programme to the next level in a competitive and demanding environment. 

If you believe you are up to the challenge then we look forward to your application.
Please send your CV and a covering letter (1-page only) to
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Location: Nairobi, with frequent travel to Nyanza & Western Provinces; occasional travel to the wider East Africa Region and UK
Salary: Up to 3.5m KES annual (dependent on candidate), plus benefits
On-Time Earnings: Bonus earnings up to [25]% of salary subject to achieving pre agreed objectives.
Closing date for applications: Midnight 22nd December 2013
Interviews: Starting 6th January 2014 by teleconference (Skype)
Essential: Minimum qualification of a Bachelor Degree in International Development, Sustainability, Renewable Energy, Business Management or similar disciplines; Understanding and/or work experience and knowledge of the social, socio-economic and cultural barriers that the poor in East Africa face when adopting technology and applying it to improve their livelihoods
Desirable: Master Degree in International Development, Sustainability, Renewable Energy, Business Management or similar disciplines; Engineering / Technical knowledge of small scale renewable energy systems, site and resource assessment and system design, specification and commissioning.