Project Expert Careers – GIZ

Job Title:            Project Expert
Organization: GIZ
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head of
About US:
The Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
is owned by the Federal republic of Germany with International operations in
Uganda, GIZ Implements commissions for the German government and other national
and international, public and private sector clients within the framework of
the international Cooperation between the Federal Republic of Germany and the
Government of Uganda.
The Promotion of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Programme
(PREEEP) is implemented on behalf of the Government of Uganda, the German
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), The BMZ’s
German Climate Technology Fund (DKTI), the Dutch-German-
Norwegian-British-Swiss- Swedish Partnership “Energising Development”
(EnDev), the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation,
Construction and Nuclear Safety (BMUB).
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Independently developing strategies and
implementing activities that ensure that targets in the areas of energy
efficiency and formulation of appropriate financing structures for partner
large, medium and small scale industries are met
Supporting the Energy Policy and Market
structure development components and other experts in their technical tasks, as
required Supporting innovation and knowledge management in the afore mentioned
areas Supporting monitoring and reporting on progress of activities in the
afore mentioned areas
Conducting specific research needed for planning
or implementation within the programme component
Carrying out specific tasks concerning knowledge
management in the programme organisation, planning and implementation of
stakeholder workshops and meetings.
Monitoring and reporting of activities for the
commissioning agency.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in a
course related to the programme’s goals, e.g. engineering, renewable energy,
environmental management or a related field
At least five years’ experience in the energy
sector in Uganda with at least 3 years experience in policy advisory in the
field of renewable energy and rural electrification and at least 2 years with
the private sector
Previous experience with implementing donor or
development cooperation projects in partnership with the private sector and
Ugandan public institutions such as the ministry of Energy and Mineral
Knowledge of the finance sector and how
financial institutions operate Experience working with local authorities and
Experience in thematic areas linked to Renewable
Energy (RE), Energy Efficiency(EE) and / or climate change
Knowledge of relevant RE and EE activities/
issues in Uganda
Previous experience working with various
stakeholders (local authorities, national governments, international bodies);
Experience working within a multi-cultural context
and within international organizations
Strong social, communicative, organizational and
intercultural skills
Previous experience in monitoring and
evaluation, reporting and research, preparation of program contextualization
How to Apply:
All interested and suitably qualified candidates should send their
applications with detailed CVs (max. 3 pages) and a cover letter (max. 2 pages)
addressing the applicant’s motivation by email to:
Please note: Only those applications with the subject heading “Project Expert”
will be accepted. Application and CV should be in one document.
Deadline: 8th December 2017
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