12 Feb, 2024

Objectives and Scope of the Assignment

The primary objective of this assignment is to facilitate monitoring and independent verification of the project development milestones. Thus, this assignment is expected to: 1)Support the verification process for minigrid project development milestone claims prior to disbursement of grants to developers 2)Support the verification process for deployment of energy efficient productive use equipment 3)Utilise the remote-monitoring platform for a robust verification process 4)Present the findings (including quality test and photo evidence of minigrid components, customers and their PUE equipment) and recommendations of the verification exercise to the PMU after concluding the field verification exercise

Consultant Competencies

The required qualifications and experience of the consultant are as follows: ·An advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering, Economics, Project Management, or a related field ·At least 7 years of relevant work experience in minigrid system design and installation, verification of rural electrification or renewable energy project installation and operation ·Experience in working with the UN, and UNDP in particular, international organizations, and similar agencies would be an advantage ·Clear understanding of - and skills for technical verification exercises, field/on-site studies, and project assessments ·Previous experience in conducting similar assignments.

# MileStone

Inception Report

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

Submission of first draft verification report

Submission of first draft verification report for project development milestones

Submission of final Verification Report

Submission of final Verification Report for project development milestones

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