New Job Opportunity at UNDP, National Energy Efficiency Analyst (MOE Awareness Raising) – NPSA8

National Energy Efficiency Analyst (MOE Awareness Raising) – NPSA8

Background

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UNDP (United Nations Development Programme is the UN’s global development network whose focus is to help countries build and share solutions to the challenges of sustainable development as informed by the 2030 sustainable development agenda. The overall focus for UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) Tanzania is to support the Government of Tanzania to improve the lives of the people through strategic programmatic areas of Inclusive Democratic Governance, Inclusive Economic Growth and Sustainable Livelihoods and Environment Sustainability, Climate Change and Resilience.

UNDP and the European Union have recently signed a Contribution Agreement to support the  Government of Tanzania through the Ministry of Energy and collaborating partners to achieve the overall objective of ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all in Tanzania. The project will fast track implementation of key Energy Efficiency actions and prepare a comprehensive Energy Efficiency Action Plan (EEAP), which will be integrated with the Tanzania Energy Efficiency Strategy (TEES) in support of the National Energy Policy and strategic goals set by the Tanzania National Development Vision 2025. In addition to EEAP, other key actions under this project are included.

The project is expected to help the country in strengthening Legal, Regulatory, Institutional framework, and administrative actions to support implementation and introduction of Energy Efficiency actions; help large energy consumers and general users to identify and implement quantifiable investments in Energy Efficiency; help in capacity and skills development, jobs creation and increase employability in the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy services and technology sector, particularly for women and youth; and increase public awareness, access to information, stakeholder dialogue and visibility of financial, economic, and societal benefits of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. The awareness for the public and all EE stakeholders is critical component of the success of this project. The National Energy Efficiency Expert – Awareness Raising is expected to work closely with the Project Manager, the Project Coordination Unit at MOE, and the Project Management Unit at the UNDP, as well as national and international technical experts to facilitate the development and implementation of the Awareness Raising Plan for the project.

Duties and Responsibilities

The National Energy Efficiency Analyst – Awareness Raising will be responsible for delivering the following tasks:

1) Design Awareness Raising Plan including conducting opinion research on importers, distributors and retailers of energy consuming appliances and products, on private and public companies management and Assess findings and results of the opinion research.

2) Design, develop and implement awareness raising campaigns on energy efficiency for: general public; private and public companies’ management; government and public institutions Officials; decision makers; import companies, dealers, distributors and retailers of energy consuming products; high school and University students.

3) Application of communication channels, tools and media depending on targeted audience, costs, and message in the implementation of previous awareness raising campaigns. These include: TV and radio special programmes (both at national and local levels); Social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.); Specific web portals; and Blogs; Documentaries for TV and the Internet; TV and radio advertisings.

4) Design, develop and realize an “Energy Efficiency Action Plan” webpage to be embedded in line institutions: MOE, EWURA, TANESCO, REA, etc.

5) Disseminate information and realize every year an “Energy Efficiency Action Plan Progress Report”

6) Publication of three (once a year) of an “Energy Efficiency Action Plan Progress Report”, including the quantification of the level of energy savings.

Institutional Arrangement

The National Energy Efficiency Expert – Awareness Raising will be embedded within the Ministry of Energy, and will report to the Project Manager and the UNDP Project Focal Point. The Expert will work closely with the rest of the experts and relevant institutions.

Competencies:

Core Competencies

Cross-Functional & Technical competencies

Portfolio management

Project management

Resource mobilization

Operations Management

Result based Management

Partnership

Ability to build and maintain partnerships with wide networks of stakeholders, Governments, civil society and private sector partners, experts and others in line with project’s strategy and policies.

Communications

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

Experience

Language Requirement:

Travel: Regular travels to Dar es salaam, Morogoro and Arusha are expected.

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The deadline for submitting the application is 13 May 2022.

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