Within the Energy sector, SNV is a facilitator of commercially viable markets for renewable energy products and services for households and SMEs. SNV provides advisory services to private, public and non-governmental organizations for improved access to energy for underserved populations within rural, peri urban as well as urban areas. Nexus solutions, including renewable energy applications in agricultural value chains, are of increasing importance in SNV’s work.
The Inclusive Markets for Energy Efficiency in Uganda (IMEU) project aims at developing sustainable, inclusive markets for appropriate energy efficiency (EE) products and services for households, businesses and institutions. A sector development approach will be applied, aimed at developing a socially inclusive ecosystem for energy efficiency (enabling environment), combined with targeted, contextualised support to small medium enterprises (SMEs) and energy service companies (ESCOs, supply) and stimulating uptake of EE products and services by increasing awareness among energy users (demand). The thematic areas are agriculture (focus on agribusinesses and farmers cooperatives) and built environment (focus on households, businesses, and institutions).
Project geographical coverage Agriculture: selected value chains (dairy, tea, cereals, oil crops, horticulture) in different Agricultural Ecological Zones. Built environment within the Agricultural Ecological Zones (for economies of scale): rural communities and emerging cities.
Overall project objective: Increased adoption of energy efficient products and services in agriculture and built environment to enhance livelihoods and increase resilience and competitiveness of businesses in Uganda.
SNV seeks a talented, qualified, result-oriented, and experienced professional for the position of Technical Expert Energy Efficiency, to support implementation of this project.
Project and process development and implementation
This is a full-time position with an international contract, based in Kampala, Uganda. The successful candidate will be contracted for 2 years initially, with the possibility of renewal. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, including a competitive secondary benefits package.
· Application Deadline: 20th December 2021
· Contract Duration: 2 years, with possibility of extension
· Desired Start Date: January 2022
How to Apply
Please submit your application via Smart Recruiters by 20th December 2021, if you wish to be considered for this position. All information will be in the strictest confidence. We will revert to you as soon as feasible when we have reviewed your application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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 fulfilling and diverse working environment. Our staff benefit from, and contribute to, an internal global network of experts across sectors. For more information, please visit our website: www.snv.org
SNV is an equal opportunities employer and Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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