A 2nd 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, small hydro, solar, cogeneration) · Sustainable transport (non-motorised transport, electric vehicles, low carbon fuels) · Energy efficiency · Energy storage · Green buildings · Sustainable agriculture · Waste management · Mini grids · Project and community level GHG accounting .
We also seek individuals and companies with the following capabilities: · Project development · Project and development finance, specifically multi-disciplinary project facilitation and “deal making” in the above-mentioned sectors · 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 · Strong ability and desire to work collaboratively · 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, companies and NGOs must submit an expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) and a detailed CV(s). Please state clearly if you can be contracted as an individual.
Please send electronic submissions by 19 August 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org, and use “SA-LED Consultants” as subject. Please direct any enquiries about this call for expressions of interest to Linda Manyuchi on 012 346 0848 or e-mail LManyuchi@southafricaled.com.
Please do not resubmit if you have already responded to the first call for interest that closed on the 7th of March 2015.