Energy Transition Lead – Kenya at Tetra Tech

Energy Transition Lead – Kenya at Tetra Tech… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Tetra Tech.

Descriptions;

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership and delivery on decarbonization and clean energy results
  • Manage, supervise and coordinate technical services and activities in-country
  • Provide thought leadership and technical support as needed to accelerate implementation
  • Interact with USAID, USG officials on technical issues of projects to propose and agree on a necessary activity and deliverable changes and innovations
  • Effectively integrate guiding principles in the design, implementation and evaluation of activities and programs, including environment, social, climate change, and gender and social inclusion, monitoring, evaluation and learning aspects
  • Participate and assist in setting up and undertake periodic reviews and reporting

Essential KSA’s Required (experience, Skills, Education, Certification, Etc.)

  • 10+ years’ experience, including developing country work to increase power supply through clean energy solutions
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, law, engineering, economics, finance, policy, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated familiarity, and prior experience working in the energy sector in Eastern and Central Africa
  • Knowledgeable in developing and implementing climate-resilient pathways to net-zero power systems, including regional and national policies, strategies, laws and regulations; integrated resource and resilience planning to increase clean energy generation; planning and modernization of grid infrastructure; sector coupling and decarbonization; promotion of decentralized power generation and energy efficiency.
  • Familiarity promoting gender equality and social inclusion in the energy sector
  • Prior experience with managing a team of subject matter experts across geographies
  • Familiarity with design and implementation of capacity building programs in the electricity sector
  • Excellent interpersonal, diplomacy, and leadership skills, including the ability to manage high-level relationships

Valued But Not Required KSA’s

  • A master’s degree in business administration, law, engineering, economics, finance, policy, or a related field.
  • Experience with utility unbundling and energy sector restructuring.
  • Experience with cross border power trade, and power pools
  • Experience increasing on-grid and off-grid access to affordable, reliable energy
  • Experience increasing public and private energy sector investment and innovation
  • Experienced promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment in the energy sector

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