ZAMBIE- Energie Renewable - Team leader

The overall objective of the project is to increase access to clean, reliable and affordable energy and promote renewable energy production and energy efficiency in Zambia

The purpose of the proposed contract are as follow :

- To help build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation and addressing energy poverty in rural areas
- To help take urgent action to cambat climate change and its impacts
- To ensure technical know-how transfer in the development of project feasibility studies for some prospective off grid sites
- Feasibility of renewable energy projects demonstrated in practice
Education required
University degree in an engineering discipline
A relevant post-graduate qualification in an energy related field will be favoured
Written and verbal fluency in the English Language
Experience required
General professional experience
" Minimum 15 years professional experience in the energy sector. Experience above 20 years will be preferred and experience above 30 years will not add any extra technical points for the purpose of the evaluation of tenders.

Specific professional experience
" Successful experience as team leader or deputy team leader in managing prefeasibility/feasibility studies of renewable energy projects: at least two (2) contracts with a minimum approved, cumulative input of 220 working days (or 12 man-months);
" Experience in a technical position (i.e. not team leader, deputy team leader or equivalent) in renewable energy or energy efficiency projects in at least 3 service contracts with a minimum approved cumulative input of 220 working days (or 12 man-months);
" Experience in mini-hydro projects is a must - the ideal candidate would be a seasoned hydropower engineer;
" Successful experience in rural electrification projects in low or middle income countries: at least 1 in-country assignment to a rural electrification project of duration of no less than 110 working days / 6 man-months (cumulative, in case of more projects);
" Experience in private sector energy projects will be an advantage;
" Knowledge of procedures for EU External Actions will be an advantage;
" In-country experience in Sub-Saharan Africa will be an advantage.
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