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Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Somalia alternative energy technologies and services Consultancy Services

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Somalia is an International Non-Governmental Organization registered in Kenya and operating in Somalia.

ADRA is seeking services of an experienced company, organization or individuals who can work with stakeholders in Somaliland and Puntland to develop a viable and sustainable commercialization, marketing and dissemination strategies to promote alternative energy technologies and services.

Objectives of Consultancy
  • Strengthening the capacity of producers and distributors in the marketing of alternative energy options.
  • Establishment of a network of key actors in the production and marketing of alternative energy technologies
  • Commercialisation and dissemination of alternative energy activities.
Scope of Work
i). Undertake a survey to assess whether commercialization of alternative energy options is feasible and desirable. The survey will identify marketable energy options capturing designs which are acceptable to users, attractive and provide sufficient benefits, easy to produce, install and transport, price and affordability.

The survey will also identify the infrastructure for commercialisation, with the ultimate aim of tapping into existing marketing networks rather than creating new networks. This will inform the development of sustainable commercialization strategies.

ii. In liaison with the energy technology producers and sellers, the consultant will draw up a detailed commercialisation, marketing and dissemination plan. The plan should include at least 4 key commercialization strategies which can be piloted in the target regions.

iii. Identify and give the energy products/energy technologies attractive brand names that will appeal to potential purchasers.

iv. Establish the capacity of existing energy businesses, producers and organisations to undertake commercialisation of alternative energy technologies that they are promoting

Qualifications and Expertise of the Consultant

  • Have experience in developing commercialisation and marketing strategies. Professionals with experience with Social Marketing will be considered.
  • Have practical experience in energy sector development, with good understanding of energy, environment and social issues
  • Degree in Commerce, Business Studies, Economics, Marketing, advertisement, Social Studies
  • Minimum of 8 years professional experience in developing countries,
  • Proven working experience in Post Conflict Transition (PCT) countries, including previous experience working in Somalia.
Other requirements: Ability to live in shared facilities with limited amenities, a valid passport and own laptop.

For the full Terms of Reference (ToR) please visit ADRA Somalia website

Interested persons should send a technical and financial proposal to or by 13th August 2010.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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