|Position: Senior Energy Efficiency Expert||Duration: One year including a 3 month probation period|
Location: Cairo – Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
Applying: A covering letter highlighting relevant work experience,and detailed CV to (email@example.com).
1- Objectives, tasks and responsibilities
RCREEE is seeking a Senior Energy Efficiency Expert to support its activities as a leading Arab research and advisory center on sustainable energy. RCREEE works in close partnership with the many national, regional and international organizations, and is a leading partner and technical assistant provider in many projects in the energy efficiency domains, such as supporting its member states in developing their national energy efficiency action plans (NEEAPs), Solar Heating Arab Mark and Certification Initiative (SHAMCI), Compliance Tool for Building Energy Efficiency Code (eQUEST), Arab Future Energy Index (AFEX) – Energy Efficiency Edition, Egypt Sustainable Energy Financing Facility (EgyptSEFF) and many others. RCREEE aims to further strengthen its position as a recognized regional knowledge and information leader on energy efficiency activities and best practices and as a provider of technical assistance to its member states and partners, in addition to supporting private sector engagement in the implementation of energy efficiency activities.
The successful candidate will join an international team in an interdisciplinary work environment located in RCREEE headquarter, Cairo, Egypt.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Energy Efficiency Expert is expected to handle all RCREEE Energy Efficiency projects and activities in the following areas:
The Energy Efficiency Expert is also responsible for performing the administrative tasks necessary to accomplish his or her job, including but not limited to:
The position is targeting senior candidates with more than 10 years of relevant work experience. The successful candidate should have a degree in engineering, environmental sciences or other relevant discipline, at M.Sc. level or equivalent.
The required competencies include:
The successful applicant would be expected to show familiarity with different aspects of all of these areas and be able to demonstrate some specialism with them through reference to written documents and/or experience.
Specific experience in the following areas will be highly desirable:
Arab countries experience is highly preferred.
Fluency in Arabic and English is mandatory, French is a plus. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must.
The candidate must have experience with online and traditional communications and advocacy. She/he should pose solid computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office. She/he must possess exceptional problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills to troubleshoot and resolve project issues and challenges with strong attention to detail and deadline orientated.
The applicant is expected to show a general understanding of renewable energy and environmental issues and RCREEE politics combined with a commitment to the mission and vision of RCREEE. She/he is expected to contribute to the development of the RCREEE and to propose improvements in policies and procedures as appropriate.
3- General Terms and Conditions
The Senior Energy Efficiency Expert is required to work from RCREEE’s Cairo office on a full-time basis.
The initial appointment will be for one year including a 3 months probation period with possibility of extension subject to performance and availability of funding.
RCREEE is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
Please submit your application to: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 30 November 2016. Please attach:
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Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.