Clean Energy Programme Manager NGO Careers – Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI)

Organisation: Habitat
for Humanity International (HFHI)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: National
About Us:
Habitat for Humanity International
is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. The purpose and goal of
Habitat for Humanity International is to eliminate poverty housing and
homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience
and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to
build houses in partnership with families in need. Habitat for Humanity has an
Administrative Headquarters based in Atlanta, an Operational Headquarters based
in Americus, Georgia, and Area Office bases of operations in Manilla,
Philippines for our Asia and Pacific work, San Jose, Costa Rica for our Latin
American and Caribbean work and Bratislava, Slovakia for our Europe, the Middle
East and Africa work.
Job Summary: The Clean
Energy Programme Manager will lead the implementation & continuous
development of initiatives aiming to improve & increase the use of clean
energy at household level. Initially this will focus on the design &
construction of a 5 MW Solar Power facility with corresponding micro-grid &
distribution networks.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Oversee
    the tendering of Project Management & Engineering Works for the power
    facility (estimated at $5-6 Million USD)
  • Manage
    contracts & service agreements with Engineers & Contractors
  • Manage
    relationships with the Rural Electrification Agency & Energy
    Regulation Authority, including securing all required regulatory approvals
  • Develop
    strong partnerships with District Local Governments to support
    implementation and advance a long term energy agenda
  • Engage
    with consumers to identify household energy needs & identify
    opportunities for product delivery
  • Engage
    with Financial Service Providers to develop products that enable clean
    energy uptake
  • Engage
    with other market actors to improve products & services
  • Support
    the development of additional, complementary initiatives related to
    household energy as needed
  • Timely
    completion of all reporting requirements
  • Ensure
    compliance with all donor regulations
  • Participation
    in the broader Senior Management Team of Habitat for Humanity Uganda
  • Perform
    any other reasonable duties as assigned by the National Director

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the Clean Energy Programme Manager job placement should hold
    a relevant Degree in Development or Engineering (Masters Preferred)
  • Significant
    past experience managing multi-year programmes of similar size &
  • Demonstrated
    knowledge of Clean Energy & Electricity Distribution Systems
  • Demonstrated
    understanding of participatory development principles, practices &
    standards combined with practical experience in implementation
  • Demonstrated
    understanding of market based principles & approaches combined with
    practical experience in implementation
  • Experience
    with Behaviour Change methodologies & strategies
  • Ugandan
    Nationals preferred
  • HFHU’s
    organisational values include Service, Teamwork, Stewardship, Continuous
    Improvement and Respect for Others.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should apply by sending a cover letter, a detailed CV and
copies of relevant academic credentials via email addressed to: The Human
Resource Department. The position applied for should be indicated in the
subject line of the E-mail.
Email to:
Deadline: 15th February 2018

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