Call for Expressions of Interest to Support Implementation of the USAID South Africa Low Emissions Development Program

Chemonics International
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 7 March, 2016
Opportunity type: 
Other

Call for Expressions of Interest to Support Implementation of the USAID South Africa Low Emissions Development Program

Chemonics International Inc., a leading international development consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., has been contracted by USAID Southern Africa to implement the South Africa Low Emissions Development Program (SA-LED). The aim of SA-LED is to support the Government of South Africa to transition to a low-carbon economy by promoting green growth.
 
The core objectives of SA-LED are:

  • Strengthen project development capacity for low emissions development projects 
  • Increase core competencies for implementation of low emissions development projects through technical assistance and learning.

 
Chemonics International Inc. seeks individuals and companies to support the SA-LED team in the implementation of this 5-year program. We are seeking individual consultants and companies with technical, financial, legal, and regulatory experience in the following low emissions development sectors:

  • Renewable energy (biogas, biomass, wind, solar, cogeneration)
  • Sustainable transport (non-motorised transport, electric vehicles, low carbon fuels)
  • Energy efficiency
  • Energy storage
  • Green Buildings/Eco-Districts
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Waste Management.

 We also seek individuals and companies with the following capabilities:

  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Technology evaluation
  • Regulatory analysis
  • Gender and youth integration
  • Revenue, tariff, financial modelling
  • Capacity development
  • Development planning
  • Greenhouse gas monitoring, reporting and verification
  • Communications and outreach.

We are seeking mid-level and senior consultants in the above-mentioned fields:

  • Mid-level consultants: Bachelors to Masters degree and minimum 5-8 years relevant experience.
  • Senior consultants: Bachelors to PhD degree and minimum of 8-15 years relevant experience.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience in key areas listed above with proven ability to implement projects and achieve program targets
  • Strong ability and desire to work collaboratively with SA-LED team and other partners
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Demonstrated interest in building capacity of local partners
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a complex, multi-level context
  • Leadership, versatility and integrity

Interested individuals and companies must submit an expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) and a detailed CV(s).
Non-governmental organisations are also encouraged to submit expressions of interest.
 
Send electronic submissions by 7 March 2016 to kkgang@southafricaled.com.
Please use “SA-LED Consultants” as the subject line.

Please direct any enquiries about this call for expressions of interest to Linda Manyuchi on 012 346 0848 or e-mail LManyuchi@southafricaled.com.

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