10 Mar, 2023

Objectives and Scope of the Assignment

The primary objective of this assignment is to develop frameworks for the project to ensure effective monitoring and knowledge management. Thus, this assignment is expected to: 1) Develop a digital strategy with the following attributes: (i) to support the collection of data for the real-time monitoring of minigrid performance; (ii) to propose the best approach for the digitalization of the Calls for Proposals, and; (iii) to provide a digital platform for integrating various forms of digital data that will be generated by the project such as GIS information, market intelligence and the common monitoring and indicator framework 2) Operationalise a minigrid Quality Assurance Framework (QAF) that integrates SDG Impact indicators and Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system for tracking GHG emission reductions from renewable minigrids 3) Establish an independent verification process for third party auditing of the QAF 4) Training delivered to REA and Federal Ministry of Power staff on the use of the QAF

Consultant Competencies

The required qualifications and experience of the consultant are as follows: · An advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or related fields · At least 10 years of relevant work experience across renewable energy project engineering and software solutions · Experience working with the UN, and UNDP in particular, international organizations, and similar agencies would be an advantage · Previous experience in conducting similar assignments · Clear understanding of renewable energy project design, monitoring and maintenance

# MileStone

Inception Report

This includes Methodology and Work plan of activities to be completed during the assignment

Submission of first draft reports

These will be on findings and recommendations to the PMU · Submission of first draft of Project Digital Strategy · Submission of First draft report establishing independent verification process for QAF

Submission of final draft reports

(i) Submission of adapted common monitoring and indicator framework Project Digital Strategy (ii) Submission of final Project Digital Strategy Report Quality Assurance Framework (QAF) (iii) Submission and operationalisation of Augmented QAF (iv) Submission of final report establishing independent verification process for QAF Training on use of QAF (v) Submission of Concept Note, training manual and Agenda for training on the use of the QAF (vi) Submission of report of training for REA and FMP staff

How to apply

All applicants are required to mandatorily fill and the complete online application form including employment and educational history, motivational segment and technical competency questions. We will be thoroughly reviewing the application forms only for all the required details. Forms that are incomplete in any respect will not be considered while shortlisting for the next stage

Applicants are required to provide the following information:

  1. Please state highest degree level obtained (PhD, Masters, Bachelors, HND)

  2. Please state the title of the highest degree obtained

  3. Do you have professional certifications?

  4. Details of Professional Certification

  5. Years of Relevant Work Experience

  6. Please add details of experience with UN (or similar international organisation)

  7. Details of other Relevant Work Experience

  8. Any other Relevant Information to Support your Application

Document Required for The Job
  1. CV

  2. Degree Certificates

  3. Professional Certificates

  4. Company profile (only applicable for companies)

  5. Other