United Nations Volunteers UNV
Sustainable Energy Specialist
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jun 20 2021


About the Organization:

United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is the UN organization that promotes volunteerism to support peace and development worldwide. Volunteerism can transform the pace and nature of development and it benefits both societies at large and the individual volunteer. UNV contributes to peace and development by advocating for volunteerism globally, encouraging partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming, and mobilizing volunteers.

Position: Sustainable Energy Specialist


  • Under the direct supervision of Programme Officer, Climate Change Energy and overall supervisor of Team Leader, Climate Change, Energy and Resilience the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Provide inputs for aligning energy portfolio with Government of India strategic priorities and the current Country Programme Document.

  • Support in preparing Project proposals for Cost sharing with Public/Private Sector and other emerging financial avenues on energy.

  • Explore and identify issues with government partners and funding institutions which can be further developed into full scale projects under cost sharing with Public and Private Sector.

  • Facilitate critical discussions with domain experts, government Ministries/ departments/ agencies and financial institutions.

  • Review technical documents, project concepts, proposals and provide technical input to strengthen the documents.

  • Provide strategic support to all aspects of the energy portfolio through anticipatory action, proactive monitoring, data mining, production of studies and processes supporting the alignment of the portfolio targets with the UNDP Strategic Plan.

  • Conduct analysis and research of information on partners and donors for the preparation of substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation and identification of cooperation opportunities.

  • Contribute to knowledge building and sharing related to the current and emerging trends in the fields of sustainable development, climate change, energy, resource efficiency.

  • Contribute to the compilation and dissemination of best practices and lessons learned through relevant knowledge platforms including the UNDP Global Community of Practices related to Energy, Climate and Environment.


Required degree level: Master degree or equivalent

Educational additional comments: Climate Change Mitigation

Required experience: 36 Months

Experience remark:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of work experience related to energy and/or green financing.

  • Demonstrated experience in the areas of project development, planning, implementation, and monitoring.

Language skills: English (Mandatory), Level - Fluent

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