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Deputy Project Manager Job Vacancy

ADRA Somalia, registered as an International Non-Governmental Organization, undertakes several social and economic interventions in Somalia with the aim of enhancing development in individuals and communities. 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill vacant position stated below.
 

Deputy Project Manager
 
Responsibilities:
  • Manage the implementation of projects in various parts of Somalia, in line with project implementation guidelines.
  • Build the capacity of local institutions to design, install, manage and promote sustainable use of alternative energy Options.
  • Promote productive utilisation of alternative energy options
  • Develop a concrete commercialisation, marketing and dissemination strategy for alternative energy options for rural and peri-urban areas.
  • Supervise the production of technically sound pre-feasibility and feasibility studies, leading to viable and sustainable energy project installations;
  • Design campaigns for the promotion of clean energy, including shifting energy use to cleaner options
  • Strengthen the capacity of government/administrations, energy technology producers, distributors and energy service providers in marketing of alternative energy options.
  • Ensure proper utilization of funds vis-√†-vis approved project budget.
Qualifications/Experience:
  • Applicants must have a Bachelors degree in Appropriate Technology, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering. 
  • Additional qualifications in project management or international development will be an added advantage.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of five years’ work experience directly implementing sustainable energy projects, decentralised energy systems specifically off grid pico solar pv systems, community electrification schemes, energy efficient cookstoves and energy policy formulation.
  • A minimum of two years of project management experience in post-conflict countries will be desirable.
  • Should have experience working with Business associations, youth groups, civil society groups and government authorities.
  • Previous working experience with EC-funded projects will be an added advantage.
This position will be based in Somalia and the successful applicant should be prepared to work in rural areas with modest services.

If you meet the above requirements, please submit your application including your CV/resum√© via e-mail not later than 15th March 2015 to hr@adrasom.org. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Note:
 The CV should be maximum 4 pages, in word or pdf.

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