Vacancy title: Energy Specialist[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Energy & Mining ]
Deadline of this Job:
15 September 2022
Date Posted: Thursday, September 01, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
SASSCAL invites applications for the positions of Energy Specialist at the SASSCAL Secretariate. These positions demand the application of expert scientific knowledge and expertise in support of research, sustainable energy development and dissemination across SASSCAL research priority areas. The position holder will be reporting to the Team Lead – Renewable Energy and Green Hydrogen at the SASSCAL Secretariate.
DUTY STATION: SASSCAL Secretariate, Windhoek, Namibia.
Under the direct supervision of the Team Lead – Renewable Energy and Green Hydrogen, the incumbent will perform the following duties:
• Data acquisition, integration, and
• Data analysis and
• Project management
• Product and service
• Climate science and energy project
• Conducting high quality
• Research proposal development and
• Communication of research and project
• Any other tasks related to the project as determined by the supervisor
MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
A Master’s degree or higher in Renewable Energy, Energy Systems Engineering, Energy Economics, or another related fields.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
A minimum of three (5) years’ experience working in an institution dealing with energy research, sustainable energy development and capacity development. There (3) years’ experience using energy modeling software. Demonstrated experience in energy system development especially solar and wind systems. Experience in interdisciplinary activities. Proven ability to draft and review documents, reports, and publications. The candidate must be able to relate sustainable energy development with climate change. SADC regional exposure will be an added advantage
Ability to plan and organize energy-related work and participate effectively in interdisciplinary technical projects. Good working knowledge of standard Microsoft Office applications. Knowledge and proficiency in data collection, processing analytical and visualization methods, statistics and use of analytical applications and programming languages such as Julia, C++, Matlab, SPSS, ETAP, Power Factory – Digsilent, OnSSET, HOMER, EnergyPlus, R, TIMES Energy Modeling and QGIS/ ArcGIS. Ability to collect and maintain data and information in readily accessible formats, Initiative, originality of ideas, capacity for planning, organizing, and managing work programmes. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to foster diversity and team spirit.
Excellent knowledge of English (both oral and written). Knowledge of other official languages in the SADC region would be an advantage.
NB: 1. Candidates who do not meet the minimum requirement are welcome to apply but, but the Executive Director may appoint them at a grade below the advertised grade of the post, with the possibility of promotion to that grade within three years of appointment, subject to satisfactory appraisal of performance.
2. Those who applied already are advised not to apply again, because your CVS are part of our database.
Work Hours: 8
Experience in Months: 60
Level of Education: Associate Degree
Job application procedure
The deadline for applications is 15th September 2022.
• Applicants should send a cover letter and a CV with details of relevant experience and three traceable
• Applications should be sent to:
The Executive Director, Dr. Jane Olwoch SASSCAL Regional Secretariat
28 Robert Mugabe Avenue (Corner of Robert Mugabe and Newton Street)
P O Box 87292,
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