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Chief of Party - Clean Energy

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Project, program management
  • Executive (director)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

In direct support of a grant through the IKEA Foundation, we are seeking an experienced Chief of Party to lead a multi-million dollar project. The Chief of Party - Clean Energy (Uganda) will lead the implementation and continuous development of initiatives aiming to improve and increase the use of clean energy at the household level in Uganda. Initially, this will focus on the design and construction of a 5 MW solar power facility, with corresponding micro-grid and distribution networks.
We are looking for a skilled candidate who also aligns with our organisational values that include service, teamwork, stewardship, continuous improvement and respect for others.


  1. Oversee the tendering of Project Management & Engineering Works for the power facility (estimated at $5-6 Million USD)
  2. Manage contracts & service agreements with Engineers & Contractors
  3. Manage relationships with the Rural Electrification Agency & Energy Regulation Authority, including securing all required regulatory approvals
  4. Develop strong partnerships with District Local Governments to support implementation and advance a long term energy agenda
  5. Engage with consumers to identify household energy needs & identify opportunities for product delivery
  6. Engage with Financial Service Providers to develop products that enable clean energy uptake
  7. Engage with other market actors to improve products & services
  8. Support the development of additional, complementary initiatives related to household energy as needed
  9. Timely completion of all reporting requirements
  10. Ensure compliance with all donor regulations
  11. Participate as part of leadership and management teams, as needed

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Executive (director)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required skills: Project management; Market research, intelligence; Compliance; Partnerships; Project implementation; Tender preparation; Contracting
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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