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Project Officer - Renewable Energy, Blue Economy, And Marine Litter

Closing: May 20, 2024

3 days remaining

Published: May 7, 2024 (10 days ago)

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Qualifications
  • A university degree in Aquaculture, Fisheries, Marine Biology, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, Renewable Energy, Waste Management, or a related degree from a recognized University.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in Blue Economy, Marine Litte and /or Renewable Energy.
  • Ability to identify, evaluate and work to implement interventions to solve the challenges.
  • Have a good understanding of marine ecosystems, fisheries management, waste management, renewable energy, and sustainable development principles.
  • Good knowledge of financial products and services suitable for MSMEs.
  • Excellent communication skills, both writing and verbal.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Must be flexible to work in different regions across the Country.
 


Responsibilities
Qualifications
  • A university degree in Aquaculture, Fisheries, Marine Biology, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, Renewable Energy, Waste Management, or a related degree from a recognized University.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in Blue Economy, Marine Litte and /or Renewable Energy.
  • Ability to identify, evaluate and work to implement interventions to solve the challenges.
  • Have a good understanding of marine ecosystems, fisheries management, waste management, renewable energy, and sustainable development principles.
  • Good knowledge of financial products and services suitable for MSMEs.
  • Excellent communication skills, both writing and verbal.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Must be flexible to work in different regions across the Country.
 


  • Identify, mobilize, and conduct sensitization forums of the project target beneficiaries, partners, and value chain actors in the project thematic areas.
  • Enroll the targeted beneficiaries into the project in accordance with the project-set target and timelines.
  • Introduce the project beneficiaries to Equity Bank for them to learn and access relevant financial services based on their financial needs.
  • Reporting on the various activities relevant to the program focusing on client engagement and impact reported or identified. Track progress on a weekly basis and provide routine updates as agreed with the supervisor. 
  • Deliver training programs on Financial Education, aquatic food systems, biodiversity conservation and environmental protection. 
  • Enhance access to finance for entrepreneurs and innovators to scale up pipeline of bankable projects in the project thematic areas.
  • Improve entrepreneurial and financial management capabilities of targeted entrepreneurs.
  • Improve sustainable food production (including aquatic foods) in underserved markets, through adoption of climate adaptive technologies, and solutions. 
  • Increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern renewable energy solutions.
  • Organize, coordinate, and execute project activities as per the project work plan and targets (e.g., field days, exchange visits, value chain actors’ collaboration meetings, etc.)
  • Work with the monitoring and evaluation team to collect quality project data as required at all stages of project life.
  • Provide business advisory and financial analysis support to businesses in the project thematic areas.
  • Nurture businesses through market feasibility studies, product development, customer acquisition and revenue generation support


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