|Position: Executive Committee Member||Duration: 36 months (1 April 2016- 31 March 2019)|
|Number of Positions: 2 Representatives||Deadline: January 3, 2016|
The Regional Center of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE)-referred hereafter as “the Center”- was created on the basis of the Cairo Declaration of June 2008, signed by governmental representatives from 10 Arab States. The founding member states articulated a vision for the Center to become the leading Arab platform for advancing the implementation of renewable energy and energy efficiency through regional cooperation and coordination. Since then, additional six Arab states joined the Center, bringing the number of Member States into 16.The Member States are Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Palestine, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen.
Today the Center operates out of Cairo as an inter-governmental body with the legal status of a diplomatic international organization. The annual operating budget of the Center is in the range of 1 million Euros, financed through grants from Donor countries and contributions from the member states.
For further information about the objectives and current activities of the Center please visit our website: www.rcreee.org.
2- Steering Structure and the Role of the Executive Committee
The Center has three acting bodies: the Board of Trustees, the Executive Committee and the Secretariat headed by the Executive Director. The organizational Charta determined the tasks and duties of each body as follows;
The Board of Trustees (BoT) consists of governmental representatives from the member countries, and is responsible, among others, for the strategic direction of the Center, the annual work plans and the financial performance of the Center.
The Executive Committee is composed of three members from the governmental sector and two from the private sector. According to the Charta, The Executive Committee: “shall implement the policy of the Board of Trustees, take the related decisions and secure the flow of information between the Member States and the Secretariat. It shall oversee and advise the Secretariat in the management of the Centre.”
Located in Cairo, the Secretariat role is to implement the center strategic and annual work plans. It also maintains communication and interaction with relevant agencies and public institutions in member states and coordinate join actions with cooperation partners. The Secretariat represents the center in all legal and commercial transactions.
According to The Center Organizational Charta, the competencies of the Executive Committee comprise all matters where a representation of the Board of Trustees is required, including, but not limited to the following:
3- Purpose of the annoucement
The Center is seeking two qualified private sector representatives, as the current representatives membership expires by the end of March 2016, to contribute to The Center mission and objectives through their role in the Executive Committee mentioned above. In addition the members are to support directing the Center strategies through developmental programs and projects aiming to minimize the growing gap of energy supply and security needed for the development of The Center member states. This could be achieved via attracting foreign private investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency fields
4- Requirements for applying to the anouncement
Applicant for the private sector seat in the Executive Committee has to represent an industrial or Consultancy or Engineering Company or Project Developing Company in the field of renewable energy or energy efficiency-and not representing a commercial agent.
The company should be located in one of the The Center Member States mentioned above.
Qualified applicant is expected -at least-:
The Company and its representative in the executive committee will be evaluated according to the following criteria:
Awarded Applicant must secure a written approval from the top management of his company to be a member of the Executive Committee.
The Executive Committee Members are expected to spend on average two working days per month on their function as Executive Committee Member and shall be compensated accordingly. It is expected that the Executive Committee will convene two to four times a year and be available for telephone conferences and (short) written consultations
6- Application Procedures and Further Information
If you receive this notice through the Country representative on the Board of Trustees, please apply by sending a letter of interest and a CV directly to the Country Representative.
Otherwise, please contact the Secretariat for the contact details of your Country representative at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The final deadline for receiving applications is January 3rd, 2016
For further information regarding RCREEE or the role of the Executive Committee, please contact any of the following: