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Senior Advisor Energy Efficiency

SNV

This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted March 17, 2022.

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# Job Description

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation that applies
practical know-how to make a lasting difference in the lives of people living
in poverty. We use our extensive and long-term in-country presence to apply
and adapt our expertise in agriculture, energy and WASH to local contexts. SNV
has over 1300 staff in more than 25 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin
America. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organisation that uses project
financing to implement our mission. This requires us to work efficiently and
to invest in operational excellence.

In its new Strategic Plan period 2019–2022, SNV aims more explicitly for
systems change during project preparation and implementation – by
strengthening institutions and kick-starting markets that help many more to
escape poverty beyond our projects. We will continue to position ourselves as
a premium organisation and invest in making knowledge flow to and from the
frontline.

Our global team of local and international advisors works with local partners
to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge
and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic
services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own
development.

For more information on our operations in Uganda and SNV generally visit our
website: www.snv.org http://www.snv.org/ .

## Job Description

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. To support our capacity in this field, SNV is looking for a
Senior Advisor Energy Efficiency. Based in Kampala, Uganda, the international
expert will lead our technical advisory work in the Inclusive Markets for
Energy Efficiency in Uganda IMEU project.

Project Background

The 4-year Inclusive Markets for Energy Efficiency in Uganda IMEU project,
funded by the Swedish Embassy 2022-2025, 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. In
agriculture, the project will focus on selected value chains dairy, tea,
cereals, oil crops, horticulture in different Agricultural Ecological Zones.
As for the projects’ engagement in the built environment, this will focus on
rural communities and emerging cities within the Agricultural Ecological
Zones.

Overall projective objective : Increased adoption of energy efficient
products and services in agriculture and the built environment to enhance
livelihoods and increase resilience and competitiveness of businesses in
Uganda.

Project work streams: The project has 3 workstreams:

· Workstream 1: Increasing demand for EE products and services

· Workstream 2: Strengthening supply of EE products and services

· Workstream 3: Strengthening knowledge coordination and policy environment

SNV is the lead implementer in consortium with Makerere University College of
Engineering Design Art and Technology CEDAT and Private sector Foundation
Uganda PSFU.

SNV seeks a talented, qualified, result-oriented and experienced professional
for the position of Senior Advisor Energy Efficiency, to support
implementation of this project.

Responsibilities

Advisory Services

· The advisor is responsible for providing technical expertise on EE solutions
ensuring they are contextualised to the local reality of households,
institutions and businesses in Uganda, both in the built environment and agro-
industry.

· S/he will co-develop EE business models to support the SMEs and ESCOs.

· S/he will advise on the selection of the SMEs and ESCOs to qualify for
grants under the market development fund.

· Support the knowledge sharing on EE solutions with the SMEs and ESCOs.

· Provide technical advice to multi-stakeholder dialogues

Knowledge Development

Contribute to internal and external knowledge development, ensures lessons
learned are made available for a large, relevant audience in Uganda and
elsewhere.

Participates in relevant knowledge development/expertise groups and in
internal and external networks.

Sharing documentation and learnings on IMEU Energy Efficiency products
portfolio with relevant stakeholders.

Project and process development and implementation

Undertake monitoring visits to relevant partners and service providers and
report on project progress and constraints. Ensure lessons learned are applied
in daily practice.

Contribute to the process of identification of and engagement with
participating SMEs and ESCOs.

Contribute to coherent development of the work plans, and update thereof
according to progress of implementation.

Take lead in collaborating with other SNV projects and programs on the theme
of EE.

Work closely with CEDAT to leverage the opportunities, resources and networks
for building a vibrant EE ecosystem for the benefit of delivering the IMEU
project.

Positioning

Lead strategy development for SNV’s engagement in EE, aligned to SNV corporate
frameworks.

Identify and analyse market opportunities and threats related to IMEU project
and SNV in general and ensures relevant colleagues are informed.

Actively participate in strategic positioning meetings and acts as focal point
of SNV in relevant networks and platforms, both internal and external.
Analyse, understand, and develop local networks with relevant stakeholders.

Contribute to relevant reporting to the donor on technical Energy Efficiency
aspects.

## Qualifications

Master’s degree in Engineering preferably with preference for Renewable Energy
and Energy Efficiency, or any other relevant field.

Minimum 6 years progressive experience at Senior level role in the field of
Energy Efficiency.

Solid background and understanding of EE programming, processes and
technological innovations, and particularly with EE applications in
agriculture focus on agribusinesses and farmers cooperatives and built
environment focus on households, businesses and institutions. Specific
experience in Uganda and/or East Africa preferred, inclusive of working with
the private sector, public sector and other key stakeholders.

· Track record of successful leadership of a thematic area and delivering
results. Experience working with local partners and in a consortium. Able to
strategically lead, inspire and energise programme teams.

· Experience in leveraging networks, resources, and multi-stakeholder
approaches. Excellent social, networking and presentation skills, able to
engage with the private sector, civil society, governments and donors at all
levels.

· Experience in collaborative and adaptive monitoring, evaluation and
learning.

· Highly motivated self-starter, with strong organisational skills, who takes
individual accountability seriously.

· Strong strategic decision-making and excellent written and oral
communication skills, as well as reporting and presentation skills.

· Readiness to work and frequently travel in rural areas with minimal
amenities.

· Fluency in both written and spoken English

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**Closing Date** : 29th March. 2022

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