Energy Access Grant Funding Officer, Kampala

Published 2023-05-25
Expires 2023-06-25
ID #1589023766
Energy Access Grant Funding Officer, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Published May 25, 2023

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Energy access grant funding officer

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DescriptionAbout the jobAbout ENGIE Energy AccessENGIE Energy Access is the leading Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGo) and mini-grids solutions provider in Africa. The company develops innovative, off-grid solar solutions for homes, public services and businesses, enabling customers and distribution partners access to clean, affordable energy. The PAYGO solar home systems are financed through affordable instalments from $0.19 per day and the mini grids foster economic development by enabling electrical productive use and triggering business opportunities for entrepreneurs in rural communities. With over 1,800 employees, operations in nine countries across Africa (Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia), over 1.9 million customers and more than 9 million lives impacted so far, ENGIE Energy Access aims to impact 20 million lives across Africa by 2025. Purpose/MissionAs part of the Finance Department, the Energy Access Grant Advisor coordinates and leads the grant fundraising activities across the EEA markets under the supervision of the Head of Energy Access Grant Funding. Its purpose is to identify and secure the financial resources needed to accelerate and increase the scale of our operations. As such, this role entails establishing working relationships with existing and potential funders, policymakers and other external stakeholders while working closely with the rest of the EEA Finance team, the Country teams as well as significant cross-collaboration with other EEA teams. The Energy Access Grant Advisor develops competitive funding proposals, manages the entire end-to-end fundraising and development process and identifies new grant opportunities to drive growth within new and existing markets to establish EEA as the market leader within the industry.ResponsibilitiesSupports together with a colleague the definition and implementation of EEA’s grant fundraising strategy based on the needs of the business.Establishes and cultivates working relationships with existing and potential funders, policymakers, and industry relationshipsPromote EEA’s interests by influencing the design of grant programs, contributing as such to EEA’s reputation as a credible and reliable thought-partner in the industryEnsure the prompt identification of grant opportunities of interest for the development of our businessIn collaboration with EEA Teams, create competitive proposals to secure grant funding.In collaboration with EEA Teams, manage the grant pipeline, the overall grant reporting and monitoring process to donors as well as additional donor-requestsDevelop and maintain grants database, including tracking tender release dates, application close dates, and other key informationKnowledge And SkillsExperience:Previous experience working in a national development agency, international development organization and/or on grant fundraising projectsKnowledge of the African donor landscape and fundraising processesExperience on energy-related topics, with off-grid solutions being a plusProven track record of writing & closing meaningful grant & concessionary funding opportunitiesDemonstrated experience in Project Management, coordinating multiple deliverables across different departments to meet deadlinesDemonstrated experience in writing quality and succinct reports to various stakeholdersSpecific CompetencesProfessional level command of written and spoken EnglishStrong IT skills including Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point. Knowledge of MySQL is considered an advantage.General CompetencesExcitement about EEA´s mission and deep desire to make an impact on off-grid financially underserved customers in sub-Saharan AfricaA solid team player who also performs independentlyA passion for storytelling -- written, verbal, and visualRobust research and analytical skill setCuriosity and entrepreneurial mindsetStrong attention to detail and deadline drivenAbility to work in a multi-cultural and international environmentExcellent organizational skills, with a capacity to adapt priorities based on key objectivesQualificationsAt least a Bachelor´s degree in a relevant field (e.g., International Development, Business, Public Affairs, etc.), with a master’s degree being an added advantageLanguage(s):EnglishFrench and/or Portuguese is a plusWe thank all applicants for their interest, however due to the large volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.ENGIE is an equal opportunity employer, promoting diversity and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. All applications are screened based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without any regard to origin, age, name, sexual identity, orientation or preference, religion, marital status, health, disability, political opinions, union involvement or citizenship. Our differences are our strengths!

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