Supporting Energy SMEs Programme Manager

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

GVEP-International is looking for a Programme Manager to support Energy Small and Medium Enterprises in selected countries in East and West Africa.

The position is Nairobi based, and the candidate should have good managerial and communication skills.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in the energy sector essential including project financing and investment, energy technology and the energy policy environment.
  • Experience with investment funds and working with Financial Institutions (development banks, commercial banks, microfinance).
  • Proven experience in project management, including budget expenditure, donor relations, reporting, proposal writing, staff management and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Solid and proven background in Project administration and management.
  • Experience of working closely with international development cooperation or donor organisations, ensuring compliance with Grant Agreement requirements.
  • Proven experience in business management, financial management, and risk management as well as practical knowledge of small business/SME development and sustainable development/Corporate Social Responsibility issues.
  • Fluency is English is essential.

    The ability to speak and read French would be an advantage.

    Application deadline is 11 June.

    Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, together with Curriculum Vitae including daytime telephone, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and names of three (3) referees and contacts to:

    Acting Regional Manager,

    GVEP International,

    East Africa Regional Office,

    Kiganjo House, 1st Floor,

    Rose Avenue, Off Lenana Road,

    Nairobi.

    E-mail address: recruitment[at]gvepinternational.

    More information found at: Supporting Energy SMEs Programme Manager

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