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22 Nov 2022

Full-Time Jobs at Chemonics International (5 Positions)

Chemonics International – Posted by Sunlit Centre Kenya Anywhere

Job Description

At Chemonics, we believe our mission of helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives is driven by our commitment to service-service to our mission, to our beneficiaries, to our clients, and to our staff.

Energy Sector Investment Promotion Experts

  • Location; Nairobi

Responsibilities:

  • Support strategy development to engage private energy sector companies on energy infrastructure projects
  • Raise public and private funds to mobilize energy sector project investment
  • Cultivate new sources of debt and capital financing, working with local, regional, and international financial institutions and DFIs such as the Development Finance Corporation, African Development Bank, and World Bank

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, similar field, or equivalent work experience
  • Experience working on USAID and Power Africa-funded programs strongly preferred
  • Minimum five years’ experience implementing energy programs. Sub-Saharan Africa work experience is preferred
  • Excellent analytical abilities, written and oral communications skills
  • Fluency in English or local languages required depending on work location
  • Ability to travel within the region
  • Demonstrated ability to promptly address ad hoc requests
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

Energy Sector Policy and Regulatory Experts

  • Location; Nairobi

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with private sector and public sector officials in energy sector
  • Ensure compliance with local regulations regarding infrastructure development projects
  • Advise on cross border power trade activities and engagement with the regional power pool
  • Facilitate adoption of improved foundational energy sector laws and regulations in alignment with countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions and National Adaptation Plans
  • Support negotiations and signing of power purchase agreements

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge utilities, IPPs, and public sector stakeholders across East and Central Africa in the energy industry
  • Minimum five years’ experience implementing energy programs. Sub-Saharan Africa work experience is preferred
  • Excellent analytical abilities, written and oral communications skills
  • Fluency in English or local languages required depending on work location
  • Demonstrated ability to promptly address ad hoc requests

Energy Sector Gender, Equality, and Social Inclusion (GESI) Experts

  • Location; Nairobi

Responsibilities:

  • Advise project leadership on GESI inclusion across Sub-Saharan energy sector.
  • Design inclusion strategies for the energy sector and lead inclusion activities across the project’s objectives
  • Identify vulnerable communities impacted by energy poverty
  • Develop local and regional capacity building activities for women, youth, and marginalized groups in the energy sector
  • Liaise with public and private sector stakeholders to engage underrepresented demographics in employment opportunities within the energy sector

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge of energy consumption behaviors in households across Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Minimum five years’ experience implementing GESI initiatives on energy programs. Sub-Saharan Africa work experience is preferred
  • Excellent analytical abilities, written and oral communications skills
  • Fluency in English or local languages required depending on work location
  • Demonstrated ability to promptly address ad hoc requests
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

Off-grid Energy Development Experts

  • Location; Nairobi

Responsibilities:

  • Support implementation and modernization of off-grid technologies
  • Support strategy development to engage communities on off-grid power usage
  • Provide expertise and input to local and regional governments to ensure effective implementation of off-grid energy supply systems
  • Drive partnerships with private sector to improve adoption of renewable off-grid energy technologies including solar, wind, and hydropower, and geothermal

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, similar field, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum five years’ experience implementing energy programs. Sub-Saharan Africa work experience is preferred
  • Excellent analytical abilities, written and oral communications skills
  • Fluency in English or local languages required depending on work location
  • Demonstrated ability to promptly address ad hoc requests
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

Utility Strengthening Experts

  • Location; Nairobi

Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain relationships with local utilities across East and Central Africa
  • Ensure compliance with local regulations regarding infrastructure development projects
  • Support engineering and design of on-grid systems to maximize energy efficiency and distribution
  • Provide regular reports to client and project leadership on utility relationships
  • Obtain buy-in from local utilities and IPPs to enhance access to energy across East and Central Africa

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge utilities, IPPs, and public sector stakeholders across East and Central Africa in the energy industry
  • Minimum five years’ experience implementing energy programs. Sub-Saharan Africa work experience is preferred
  • Excellent analytical abilities, written and oral communications skills
  • Fluency in English or local languages required depending on work location
  • Demonstrated ability to promptly address ad hoc requests

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