Thematic Lead – Energy, Practical Action
About the role
The purpose of the role is to provide innovative and strategic expertise in the field of clean energy services and its market development. Practical Action’s Strategic Intent to 2030 aims to bring about impact at scale that can enable people to have access to clean cooking and productive use of energy. The post-holder will work across our business models of programmes and consultancies to leverage our diverse capacities to bring about change. S/he will integrate gender, climate and digital technologies across our work.
You have a knowledge and working experience in the area of clean cooking, productive use of energy, energy-agriculture nexus, climate adaption. You have an understanding of gender transformative approaches, preferred understanding of market system development approaches. You have proven experience in contributing technical excellence to competitive proposals and ability to effectively represent Practical Action’s work in national and international platforms.
Why join us
The opportunity to work for an organisation that is making a positive difference to the lives of people worldwide, a friendly and supportive culture, working with values driven and highly engaged colleagues, work life balance and flexible working – these are just some of the reasons we think Practical Action is a great place to work.
In addition, we offer the following benefits in addition to the Social Security Fund benefits in Nepal:
- Annual holiday entitlement is 18 days in addition to public holidays
- Agile working arrangements
- Baby care room, flexible lactating hours for new mothers and appropriate arrangement for childminders
Practical Action is a change making organisation that works in unconventional ways. We put ingenious ideas to work so people in poverty can change their world.
We do things differently, so answers that start small can grow big – bringing people together in bold collaborations, using innovation and knowledge to build futures free from poverty and help shape a world that works better for everyone.
We treat all applications for employment fairly regardless of gender, race, religion, ethnicity, nationality, caste, tribe, belief, age, marital status, pregnancy, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, or disability.
Practical Action is committed to safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal checks and terrorist financing.
To ensure that Practical Action meets its obligations of safer recruitment, appointment to posts within Practical Action will be subject to a satisfactory criminal check. Criminal checks will be conducted for all roles.
The successful applicant must already have the right to both live and work in Nepal and should be willing and able to travel.
Closing date for applications: 13 February 2023
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