National Energy Efficiency Analyst (TBS) – NPSA8 job at United Nations Development Programme

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Vacancy title:
National Energy Efficiency Analyst (TBS) – NPSA8

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

United Nations Development Programme

Deadline of this Job:
13 May 2022  

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

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The National Energy Efficiency Expert will support the implementation of the project in general and advice on the best opportunities for delivering projects’ outcomes. Specifically, the Expert will coordinate the development and implementation of the Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) and Labelling. The Expert will work with the Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS).

Duties and Responsibilities
• The National Energy Efficiency Expert will be responsible for delivering the following tasks:
• Define and implement new regulations for Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) and label classifications of selected energy consuming products. Assessment of MEPS already entered into force in developed countries, neighbouring countries and Regional programs on Standards (African Union/East Africa and SADC).
• Assessment local manufacturing production of the selected products; in particular, technological, and financial resources and the time needed for updating local production lines to be in line with standards already introduced in other countries should be duly taken into consideration;
• Financial and technical assessment on the opportunity of increasing minimum energy performance requirements over time;
• Proposal of a clear time path for the implementation of the MEPS system (testing laboratory, monitoring and control system, updating local production lines, etc.);
• Assessment of possible incentives/tax credit for local manufacturers (in particular to go further the standards) to guarantee product affordability;
• Support the adoption and enactment of a national Energy Efficiency labelling system if applicable and/or the acceptance of existing labels in imported products and appliances if applicable.
• Define processes and procedures to monitor, revise and update MEPS regulation and develop a periodic market study on the performances of the products available in the market;
• Design the MEPS, adopt policy, Labelling Regulatory Framework and realization of a final consultative workshop;
• Identify incentives, financial and fiscal supportive framework in favour of local manufacturers and end users;
• Organize a national and public workshop to present and discuss MEPS policy framework and labelling proposed and next activities of Action.
• Define the testing procedures at TBS for new selected energy consuming products and provide technical advice for the procurement of new testing facilities at TBS and development of new testing capabilities of TBS, MOE, TIRDO, DIT and Ministry of Industry and Trade personnel and implement verification and enforcement systems.
• Design and adopt of a policy support and framework: regulatory, financial, fiscal supportive framework and incentives;
• Learning and replication, including technical advice for the procurement of possible new testing facilities and implementation of capacity building activities.
• Develop and implement monitoring, verification, and enforcement scheme
• Provide technical backstopping to experts, consultants and supervise their delivery in line with their contractual agreements and ToRs; ensuring that payments are made accordingly.
• Identify, in a timely manner any problems, needs and opportunities, alert PCU and PMU, undertake appropriate actions within hers/his mandate and possibility, and propose measures to be undertaken at project level.
• Organizing and facilitating meetings, in person, online conference calls and delivering capacity building and knowledge development for effective result deliveries under biannual/annual program plans.
• Prepare and regularly update the Work plan related to the project component and submit it to the project board for approval and Maintaining effective project reporting and communication internally and externally inline.
• Monitors project’s progress, measure performance and budget, and prepares progress reports.
• Institutional Arrangement
• The Expert will be embedded within the Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) and will report to the Project Manager and the UNDP Project Focal Point. The Expert will work closely with the rest of the experts and relevant institutions.

Cross-Functional & Technical competencies
• Portfolio management
• Ability to select, prioritize and control the organizations programmes and projects, in line with its strategic objectives and capacity; ability to balance the implementation of change initiatives and the maintenance of business-as usual, while optimizing return on investment.
• Project management
• Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and control resources, procedures and protocols to achieve specific goals.
• Resource mobilization
• Ability to allocate and use resources in a strategic or tactical in line with principles of accountability and integrity.
• Operations Management
• Ability to effectively plan, organize, and oversee the Organizational /project’s business processes in order to convert its assets into the best results in the most efficient manner.
• Result based Management
• Ability to manage programmes and projects with a focus at improved performance and demonstrable results.
• Partnership
• Ability to build and maintain partnerships with wide networks of stakeholders, Governments, civil society and private sector partners, experts and others in line with project’s strategy and policies.
• Communications
• Ability to communicate in a clear, concise and unambiguous manner both through written and verbal communication; to tailor messages and choose communication methods depending on the audience.

Required Skills and Experience
• A Master’s degree in project management, M&E, energy planning, or related disciplines including environmental management is required. OR A Bachelor’s degree in project management, M&E, energy planning, or related disciplines including environmental management is required.
• Experience
• Minimum of 0 years (Masters) or 2 years (Bachelor degree) of professional experience in energy-related programmes, project management, monitoring, implementation and evaluation is require;
• Good knowledge of the programming cycle (planning, monitoring, reporting and evaluation);
• Political awareness and understanding of socio-economic factors;
• Good knowledge of PC software (including a word processor, spreadsheet and presentation software) such as Microsoft Office;
• Research and analytical skills;
• Knowledge of methods and techniques for designing and assessing the quality and efficiency of process execution;
• Ability to interpret and work within applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures;
• Ability to maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders;
• Demonstrated ability to conduct detailed technical and quantitative analysis;
• Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills;
• Extensive experience in using Microsoft office applications;
• Experience working with UNDP will be an added advantage;
• Ability to manage competing priorities;
• Ability to oversee the work of and provide guidance to staff;
• Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and non-discriminatory behaviour.
• Language Requirement:
• Excellent command of English and Swahili is a requirement.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
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