Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Specialist

Job Description

Title: Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Specialist

Company Name: Tetra Tech ES, Inc.

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Masters’ degree (or equivalent) in engineering, energy policy, management, planning or related fields with 5+ years OR Bachelors’ degree (or equivalent) with 7+ years of progressive experience working on energy sector.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Power sector

Job Context:
∎ Tetra Tech is seeking a Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency (CEEE) Specialist for the USAID/Bangladesh’s new energy activity, Bangladesh Advancing Development and Growth through Energy (BADGE). The activity will improve energy security and resilience in Bangladesh by improving access to affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy systems, and promoting transparent and efficient energy markets. The activity will advance private sector investment, promote policy and regulatory environments favorable to the sector and investors, support entrepreneurs developing and distributing energy technologies, and convene platforms to share best practices in the management of the energy sector. Altogether, through June 2026, BADGE will support Bangladesh’s transformation to a developed, decarbonized, and inclusive energy sector.
∎ This position is full-time, and hiring is contingent upon USAID approval. Interested candidates must be eligible to work in Bangladesh. Tetra Tech values a diverse workplace and strives to achieve gender equality. Qualified women and men are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Support on enabling environment for advanced energy technology activities focused on deployment of increased clean energy generation, increased adoption of energy efficiency measures, mini-grids, and off-grid solutions.
∎ The CEEE Specialist will report to the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP), and support activities on increased adoption of energy efficient end-used technologies and DSM. The responsibilities of CEEE specialist include but not be limited to:
∎ Manage activities on enabling environment for advanced energy technology.
∎ Manage tasks and activities related to energy efficiency and DSM such as:
∎ Demonstrate opportunities for energy efficiency,
∎ Support training and certification for energy auditors,
∎ Build capacity of the private sector to implement energy efficiency projects and business models,
∎ Prepare clean energy and energy efficiency projects for investments,
∎ Help distribution companies design and implement energy efficiency and DSM programs,
∎ Support adoption of modern energy services and advanced technologies such as micro-grids, electric vehicles, energy storage etc.
∎ Support DCOP in the design, development, and implementation of the Work Plan.
∎ Support all budgetary exercises necessary for the project.
∎ Participate in meetings or calls with the clients to support DCOP.
∎ Perform other related duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with government officials and other essential power sector stakeholders.
∎ Ability to communicate effectively to build consensus and lead various energy sector stakeholders and/or project team members towards a common goal on adaptation of advanced energy technologies.
∎ Knowledge and/or understanding of clean energy technologies, energy markets, energy policies, and adaptation of end-used efficient technologies.
∎ Familiarity with current Bangladesh government regulations and incentives in renewable energy, energy efficiency and other advanced energy systems.
∎ Fluent in English (reading, writing, and oral presentation) and preferably in Bangla.
∎ Person with disability are encouraged to apply

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 18 Aug 2021

Company Information:
∎ 19 Jul 2021
∎ Tetra Tech ES, Inc.
∎ Address : TBD
∎ Web :
∎ Business : Tetra Tech is helping USAID ensure that energy supplies are resilient, promote development, advance US security and interests, and increase gender equity. Since 1983, we have delivered results for USAID and public sector energy projects in over 100 countries.
Stimulating economic growth. Tetra Tech has helped our clients created thousands of energy sector jobs. Tetra Tech has helped to deliver stable power, which gave businesses and consumers the confidence to sustain or expand their operations in, for example, Afghanistan, Georgia, Kosovo, Nigeria and across Africa.
Opening markets. Our renewable energy work has led to billions of dollars of US private sector investment. In Mexico, for example, over $9 billion of US investment is supporting new energy projects financed through the competitive auctions we helped design and implement.
Reducing corruption. Improved energy sector governance reduces corruption. In Kosovo, for example, we facilitated the transfer of over $600 million of revenue, which was being diverted into undocumented pockets, to self-finance the electric utility.
Increasing energy security. We are helping Eastern Europe diversify their fuel mixes, and increase their reliance on such allies as the United States to strengthen their security.

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