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Senior Officer (Clean Cooking Solutions for Households)

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Energy, power
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

About the Project

To achieve Vision 2030 and the target of universal access by 2020, the Government of Kenya (GoK) seeks to close the access gap by providing electricity services to remote, underserved areas of the country. With US$150 million of financing from The World Bank, the GoK intends to deliver the Kenya Off-Grid Solar Access Project for Underserved Counties (K-OSAP), to support the use of solar technology to drive electrification of households, enterprises, community facilities, and water pumps.

SNV will be tendering for the Facilities Manager role for “Component 2: Stand-alone Solar Systems and Clean Cooking Solutions for Households”, anticipated to start in September, 2018 and to run for 4 years and 9 months. SNV Kenya is seeking qualified candidates for the position of “Senior Officer, Clean Cooking”.

Overview of the Position

You will provide technical support to the Project Manager in implementation of Clean Cooking Solutions for Households. This Sub component aims to ensure transition from low-efficiency baseline stoves to cleaner, higher efficiency improved stoves in fourteen (14) underserved counties namely Turkana, Samburu, West Pokot, Isiolo, Marsabit, Mandera, Wajir, Garissa, Tana River, Lamu, Kilifi, Kwale, Taita Taveta and Narok in six (6) phases.


The Senior Officer, clean cooking solutions for households will report to and support the Project Manager to implement clean cooking solutions for households sub component by:

  1. Providing support and advice on the deployment of Clean Cooking Solutions - appliances and fuels for Households and institutions;
  2. Providing support and advice on the selection of the most efficient and effective Clean Cooking Solutions;
  3. Providing support and advice to target communities for deployment of Clean cooking Solutions;
  4. Providing support and advice to selected producers, distributors, wholesalers and retailers of Clean cooking Stoves;
  5. Monitoring, evaluating and reporting on performance and adoption of Clean cooking solutions;
  6. Supporting in preparation and submission of project progress, monitoring and evaluation reports;
  7. Documenting the lessons learnt in the implementation of the project and making recommendations for future interventions;
  8. Proposing solutions to emerging challenges in the project implementation;
  9. Supporting the development, production, distribution and utilization of Clean cooking solutions;
  10. Supporting the Coordination and administration of outreach and knowledge management on Clean Cooking Solutions;
  11. Any other duties as may be assigned by the Project Coordinator

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Energy, power
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Project implementation; Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Financial reporting; Performance monitoring and evaluation; Power and energy solutions
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

SNV Netherlands Development Organization

Non-profit, social workCompany size: 1000+ people

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation. Founded in the Netherlands nearly 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in 39 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors works with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.

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