Global Green Growth Institute Internship Program for Super Esco Project Jobs in Rwanda

Global Green Growth Institute Internship Program for Super Esco Project Jobs in Rwanda

We are looking for a talented individual to work with us in the Rwanda Country Office to support a preparatory project on ‘Support to setup Super ESCO (Energy Services Company) in Rwanda as a vehicle to promote energy efficiency’.

The assignment will include the following but not limited to:

1. Support to Review the Detailed Market Assessment of Energy Efficiency in Rwanda

  • Support to review the detailed market assessment of energy efficiency potential in Rwanda across all sectors and sub-sectors including but not limited to existing public buildings (administrative, commercial, healthcare, education), private buildings (commercial, retail, mixed-use, residential), industries, streetlighting, public utilities (potable water treatment and wastewater treatment) and any other major electricity consuming sector.
  • Support the review of institutional assessment to host the Super ESCO facility and the needed policy, regulatory, legal, capacity, and institutional framework to operationalize the facility.
  • Support to review the energy policy and energy law to ensure they provide the enabling framework to support the development of ESCO market in Rwanda
  • Support to finalize and validate the detailed market assessment and institutional assessment

    Support the Development and Validation of a Super ESCO Business Plan

  • Support to review the business plan for the Super ESCO model
  • Support to organize stakeholder consultations to refine and finalize the Super ESCO business plan in consultation with MININFRA, AfDB, REG, RHA, RURA, MINECOFIN, and BRD.
  • Support the finalization and validation of the business plan by key stakeholders

    Collection of Data on Opportunities to Increase Electricity Access and Energy Efficiency in Rwanda

  • Virtual/in-person interviews with large-scale energy consumers (building facility managers, industries, utilities, etc.) to document good practices to increase energy efficiency
  • With support from GGGI country office, liaise closely with ministries, agencies, research organizations, NGOs, private sector, and University of Rwanda actors to collect credible and usable data.
  • Support the development of concept notes & ideas to electricity access in Rwanda


    Applicants to the GGGI internship program must at the time of application meet the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled in a Bachelor’s (final year), Master’s or PhD program prior to internship assignment, or a recent graduate within the last 12 months.
  • Be engaged or recently engaged in academic study in a field directly related to the Institute’s work
  • Possess an excellent command of English and knowledge of Kinyarwanda.


  • Education in electrical engineering, energy management
    or related areas is desirable.
  • A strong background in quantitative methods and data analysis; Outstanding research and analytical skills, including strong ability to analyze, integrate and summarize information from a wide range of sources.
  • Proven computer literacy in standard office software applications skills, as well as willingness to learn new tools.
  • Experience in research and report writing is beneficial.
  • Excellent English communication skills, particularly writing and/or editing experience in the field of energy efficiency, energy management, or related areas.
  • Ability to work/deliver independently with minimal supervision.
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from diverse cultural backgrounds and time zones.


  • Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
  • GGGI evaluates applications based on: eligibility requirements, relevance of academic study and work experience (if any); and the level of interest and motivation to contribute to development work.
  • Due to high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


  • Duration: The internship program is for six months. Once selected, interns must begin internship either prior to or within 12 months of graduation.
  • Stipend: GGGI interns receive a monthly stipend of USD$500 per month. All costs related to travel, insurance, accommodation, and living expenses must be borne by either the interns or their sponsoring institutions.
  • Visa: GGGI will provide a supporting letter for visa. Interns will be responsible for obtaining and financing the necessary visas.
  • Travel: Intern will arrange and finance their travel to the internship location.
  • Medical Insurance: Interns must present proof of valid medical insurance to GGGI upon returning the signed internship contract.
  • Confidentiality: Interns must keep confidential any and all unpublished information obtained during the course of the internship and may not publish any documents based on such information.
  • Academic Credit: Interns may get academic credit from their institution of higher education for the internship. Interns need to check with their university to confirm their academic credit policy for internships.
  • Working Hours: Interns are expected to work during normal Rwanda working hours (8:00 – 17:00). Leave should be pre-approved by the Intern Manager, and the latter should inform the Office of HR accordingly.
  • Learning Outcomes: Before completion of the internship, Intern Managers are expected to review the learning outcomes with the intern.
  • Certificate: Provided upon successful completion of the internship, upon request.

    For more information and job application details, see; Global Green Growth Institute Internship Program for Super Esco Project Jobs in Rwanda

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