Energy Specialist job at World Bank Group

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Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  28 October 2021
Duty Station:  Dar es Salaam
Posted: 21-10-2021
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Energy Specialist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Banking , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

World Bank Group

Deadline of this Job:
28 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, October 21, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Energy Specialist
The World Bank's East Africa Energy Unit (IAEE3) seeks to recruit an Energy Specialist based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to support the unit's strategic advisory, and operational work. Specifically, the incumbent will engage in analytical work and in investment operations in Tanzania - both mainland and Zanzibar (and possibly other countries covered by the unit including supporting instruments targeted at expanding access to modern energy services The responsibilities of the selected candidate will include:
• As part of project teams, prepare, appraise, negotiate and supervise investment operations in the energy sector,
• Supporting teams on strategic energy issues and implementation of the sub-region's access agenda, including efforts to maximize finance for development, and increasing the participation of the private sector in energy
• Working with project teams to design and implement off-grid modalities including innovative financing structures;
• Leading or contributing to analytical work related to the shift towards clean energy, development of strategies for Increasing energy access in Eastern and Southern Africa in a sustainable manner,
• Actively participating in overseeing World Bank-supported energy country programs in the region with the aim to enhance quality and pro-poor focus and accelerate implementation;
• Contributing to business development in selected countries (predominantly in Tanzania)
• Developing and maintaining close relationships with local public and private stakeholders, support policy dialogue and keep abreast of developments in the energy sector

SELECTION CRITERIA : The successful must be a team oriented professional with proven ability to carry out complex tasks as part of a multi-disciplinary team: Hold a Masters' level degree in engineering, energy planning, finance, economics, business administration or equivalent areas: Have at least five years of relevant experience in the energy sector with demonstrated ability to engage credibly on a range of issues in the energy sector in developing countries, Have operational experience as a technical specialist with demonstrated experience on working in investment operations; Experience in working in the energy sector in Tanzania would be an added advantage and a good understanding of rural and perl-urban electricity access expansion approaches and their implications on the upstream/backbone electricity network is highly desirable.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
For the full position description, complete selection criteria and required competencies, candidates are requested to submit an online application at   Under "Current Openings’. Click Apply Today to access the new job Portal and Search the req13399 into the "Keyword or ReqID" search field. Only short listed candidates will be contacted
The deadline for applications is 28th October 2021

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