Africa Clean Energy Facility Demand Lead Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya
Africa Clean Energy Facility Demand Lead Jobs in Nairobi, KenyaThe Position ACE TAF is seeking a Demand Facility Lead to based in Nairobi to support the programme.
At least 10 years of professional experience working with governments on policy and regulatory reform on energy and/or economic development programmes.
Practical experience coordinating across donor, government and other stakeholders in the energy sector.
Demonstrated experience designing, delivering and leading on energy strategies for donor-funded projects in African Countries.
Demonstrated experience of collaboratively working with policy makers to identify pipelines of interventions to catalyse the solar energy markets.
Knowledge of other donor programmes, with demonstrated experience of fostering coordination and collaboration to avoid donor duplication.
Practical experience of advising and guiding consultants to ensure effective implementation of programme activities.
Working knowledge of approaches to economic development and inclusive growth.
Experience managing staff.
Excellent analytical and report writing skills
Excellence in networking and advocacy
Nice to have:
Prior work experience for DFID or other donors, governments or international think tanks.
Experience working on multi-country programmes, and/or work experience in multiple sub-Saharan African countries.
Knowledge of M&E systems and how to integrate and capture field based indicators.
Working with the Team Leader and Deputy Team Leader, designing the operational structure, governance and processes for the TAF DF.
Lead effective management of the ACE TAF Demand-led Facility (TAF DF) and drive effective and strategic delivery of interventions across all target countries, whilst maintaining oversight of finances.
Establish and maintain cordial working relationships with key stakeholders including the DfID local office, Ministries of Energy and local off-grid industry associations. Provide overall management of the TAF DF, including managing two regional Facility Co-ordinators with specific country-based objectives.
Supervise and provide oversight of ACE DF resources, including, Facility Co-ordinators and Short-Term Technical Advisors (STTA), to ensure that their work is carried out to a high professional standard, within budget, in accordance with agreed work plans and schedules, and to the full satisfaction of the client.
Responsible for day-to-day management of the TAF DF activities in at least three countries (Kenya, Ghana and Somalia) and oversight of the Facility Co-Ordinators who will manage Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Tanzania and Rwanda.
Oversee delivery of activities within the project budget, working closely with the Deputy Team Leader and Project Manager to plan resource requirements and monitor utilisation and availability.
Undertake quality assurance reviews of both the pipeline and intervention development in each region prior to interventions being submitted for approval.
Organise and oversee DF Panel meetings to approve/reject suggested projects from DF Co-ordinators.
Regular communication and liaising with ACE TAF leadership team to provide progress updates and ensuring a close and effective working relationship.
Ensure responsiveness to internal and external requests that may be relevant to the project.
Ensure effective, timely and high-quality delivery of interventions and deliverables.
Develop terms of reference, and task orders for in-country interventions.
Develop monthly reports on key programme activities, problems and action points.
Contribute to cross cutting activities including knowledge management; monitoring and evaluation; development of terms of reference; or report writing, supporting the Leadership Team in Nairobi.
Ensure to highlight at the first opportunity any issues or risks that may arise.
Any other duties as may be required.
Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
Your KPI’s will be set on a yearly basis.
They are likely to be in the following categories:
Effectively manage in-country activities and interventions and relationships.
Meet targets and deadlines of the project workplans in agreement with the ACE TAF management team.
Timely delivery of project reporting requirements.
Internal and external client satisfaction.
Maintaining a progressive engagement with key in-country stakeholders.
Effectively manage Coordinators and short term technical experts.
Risk management and knowledge sharing.
Rigorous financial oversight of the project budget.
Work independently and remotely from the in Country project teams.
Report to the Team Leader based in Nairobi.
Will be based in the ACE TAF Nairobi office.
Some out of hours’ work may be required depending on the needs of the programme.
Travel to the other oversight countries WILL be required.
Willingness to travel to Somalia.
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; Africa Clean Energy Facility Demand Lead Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya
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