Call for Experts - Mongolia Energy Governance Activity

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Mongolia
Organization: Ecodit
Closing date: 18 Feb 2021

ECODIT is an international development firm working with governments, businesses, and local communities to advance environmentally- and socially-responsible development around the world. We provide technical assistance services ranging from quick-turnaround assessments and evaluations to design and implementation of long-term multi-million-dollar projects. Since its founding in 1993, ECODIT has provided professional services through more than 250 projects/contracts to diverse clients in more 50+ countries. Building on our track record of success, we have continuously expanded the depth and breadth of our expertise in the water, energy, environment, and urban and local governance sectors.

ECODIT seeks applications from Mongolian nationals for long-term and short-term positions under the anticipated Mongolia Energy Governance Activity funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID). The Mongolia Energy Governance Activity seeks aims to promote development, implementation of, and adherence to existing laws related to competitive and transparent processes that will (a) incentivize private investment; (b) boost the utilization of new advanced energy generation and management technologies; (c) increase resilience to natural and human induced shocks (including cyber attacks); and (d) promote a secure, stable, diversified, and modern, and ultimately, self-reliant Mongolian energy sector., thus contributing to both self-reliance in Mongolia and furthering the goals of USAID’s ASIA EDGE strategy.

This is expected to be a five-year activity based in/around Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. ECODIT seeks qualified candidates to support a range of activities over the life of the project, per the following requirements:

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in International Development, Economics, Public Policy, Energy, Engineering, or other relevant field and a minimum of five (5) years of experience working on donor funded activities (experience supporting USAID projects preferred);
    • Experience working in one or more of the following technical areas:
    • Energy Sector Governance
    • Energy Sector Planning and Operation
    • Energy Market Development
    • Power and Heat Generation
    • Renewable Energy
    • Energy Sector Financing and Investments
    • Private Sector Engagement
    • Public/Private Partnerships
    • Utility Operations and Management
    • Energy Sector Resilience
    • Policy and Regulatory Affairs
    • Emerging Technology and Cybersecurity
    • Communications and Outreach
    • Information & Knowledge Management
    • Stakeholder Engagement
    • Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL)
    • Gender & Social Inclusion
    • Project Management
    • Operations & Logistics
    • Procurement and Grants Management (previous experience with Grants Under Contract preferred)
    • Administration, Human Resources and Finance
  • Strong project management skills, along with highly developed interpersonal skills, analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills in English; and
  • Written and verbal fluency in in at least one other language is preferred.

How to apply:

To apply, please send a cover letter and updated resume/CV in English through the “Our Jobs” page of ECODIT’s website. Please note that positions are contingent upon contract award. Applications will be received and reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants who fail to meet the application criteria may be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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