SNV Nepal

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is a not-for-profit international development organisation. Founded in the Netherlands in 1965, we have built a long-term, local presence in countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors work 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. SNV has been working in Nepal since 1980 and is active in Agriculture, Renewable Energy and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.

SNV is seeking qualified Nepalese for Project Leader position to implement a project called “Austria-Nepal Renewable Energy Blended Finance Facility” (REBFF) in Sudoor Paschim Province of Nepal.

SNV Nepal with the financial support of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) will be implementing a project called “Austria-Nepal Renewable Energy Blended Finance Facility” (REBFF) in Sudoor Paschim Province of Nepal. The main objective of the project is to support development and upscaling of innovative financing by establishing a Credit Guarantee Fund (CGF) to finance renewable energy projects and strengthening capacity of stakeholders involved. However, access to energy to the rural households through financing will be the main outcome of the project.

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NGO/INGO/Social/Development Project

Apply Before : 2020-03-29 (Closed)

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Job summary

  • No. of Vacancy
    1
  • Job Type
    Contract Time
  • Offered Salary
    Negotiable
  • Gender
    Both
  • Career Level
    Senior Level
  • Industry
    NGO / INGO / Development Projects
  • Experience
    5 Years
  • Location
    Surkhet
  • Apply Before
    2020-03-29
    Closed

Job Description:

Objective and Tasks

The objective of this assignment is to support for the promotion of Tier 2 and above type cookstoves in the rural communities of Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces of Nepal. Specifically, tasks will include but not limited to: Work with the partner Rural/Municipalities and stakeholders for the promotion of quality cookstoves.

Report to: Project Leader

Period of Performance: up to March 2021 with possibility of extension on satisfactory performance

Duty Station: Surkhet, Karnali Province

Expected Start Date: April 2020

Contract Type: Consultancy Contract

Required Number of Position: 1

Qualifications

Desired Competence:

  • Understanding of ICS (Biomass Energy) sector of the country
  • Understanding of Tier levels and Nepal Interim Benchmark for solid biomass Cookstoves
  • Basic Computer application: Ms Office, report writing, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Understanding of Federal Structure of Country and role of Provincial Government and Local Levels for renewable energy and climate issues.
  • Knowledge of Municipal Energy Plan, periodic planning process. Understanding of ICS technologies and their availability in local market.
  • This position needs frequent site visits to the fields in Karnali and Sudurpaschim Provinces

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Extensive work experience at community level, understanding local level planning process and working modality
  • Working experience with market-based approaches and public private partnership model(especially in Cookstoves sector)
  • Capacity to coordinate with local level stakeholders and line agencies, presentation skills.
  • Good reporting and communication skills
  • Past experience of working with AEPC associated programmes is desirable
  • Past experience of working with private sector (stove manufacturers) is desirable
  • Past experience of working in the mid-hills of Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces will be an asset
  • Good language skills (oral and written) in English and Nepali

Education + Experience

Academic Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Rural Development / Sociology / Social Works / Development Studies / Management or relevant with technical Degree in Civil Sub-Overseer/Overseer.

Work Experience:

  • 5 years plus experience of working in the ICS/Biomass sector, community level social mobilization experience and understanding of local level biomass energy scenario.
  • Extensive work experience at community level, understanding local level planning process and working modality
  • Working experience with market-based approaches and public private partnership model(especially in Cookstoves sector)
  • Capacity to coordinate with local level stakeholders and line agencies, presentation skills.
  • Good reporting and communication skills
  • Past experience of working with AEPC associated programmes is desirable
  • Past experience of working with private sector (stove manufacturers) is desirable
  • Past experience of working in the mid-hills of Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces will be an asset
  • Good language skills (oral and written) in English and Nepali

Apply Instruction

If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by uploading your CV (not more than 3 pages) with motivation letter (not more than 1 page) by clicking on the " I'm interested"  button before 29 March 2020

ONLY SHORTLIST CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.

For more information on SNV, please refer to our website: www.snv.org

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