Major FunctionOn national level, the RE Technical Advisor will:• Provide expert technical advice as inputs to Renewable Energy policy advocacy and consultations• Support WWF’s vision for 100% renewable energy for Myanmar by 2050 . • Assist in attracting renewable power investment for Myanmar.• Support fund raising for further development. On state level, the RE Technical Advisor will provide technical assistance:• To prepare quick power development planning for Kayin state.• To develop project deployment strategy (and encourage private sector) for Kayin state.• To build capacity of the stat government of Kayin to attract renewable power investment.• support dialogues with partners, private sector, national and state governments/ local authority bodies for renewable power developmentMajor Responsibilities A. Policy and Advocacy, Fundraising, Partnership Development, and Networking • Formulate result framework for the Kayin project.• Provide program support to the Energy Manager in the development of new products and proposals for fundraising • Represent the WWF-Myanmar at appropriate regional meetings and fora, as approved by the Conservation Director B. Project Development and Implementation • Support the planning, management and implementation of energy sector development projects and ensure compliance with the Project Documents and WWF’s contractual obligations• Support planning, management and implementation of the energy portfolio.• Support other technical and operational duties in relations to renewable energy, power options, off-grid solutions, and hydropower development, as necessary.• Map existing energy sector processes, in particular partners active in national energy development planning, capacity building, and advocacy in Myanmar. • Support capacity building and trainings for CSOs, government and private sector in Myanmar.• Support technical briefings to national and state level governments, parliaments and stakeholders.• Support communication and advocacy for sustainable and renewable energy solutions to engage with the relevant levels for private sector related political decision-making bodies. • Support and participate in existing energy sector meetings and networks.• Support the integration of sustainable and renewable energy practices and incentives as a component of green growth. • Support in revising and refining project strategy and work plan.• Assist in proposal / concept note development as necessary. This JD covers the main tasks and conveys the spirit of the sort of tasks that are anticipated proactively from staff. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organizational needs.
Experience• Minimum 15 years of working experience in renewable power sector for policy, project financing and project development. • Previous experience with donor funded projects and modalities • Previous experience in Myanmar is highly desirable • Proven understanding of policy/institutional context in related fields in Myanmar is an advantageSkills and competencies• Strong managerial skills including, planning, delivering quality outcomes and financial management of large projects• Training and awareness raising skills for a variety of stakeholders• Networking, building working relationships with various stakeholders and communicating effectively• Demonstrating initiative and ability to identify innovative approaches
Meal or travel allowance
Fun working environment, International Standard, Joined an experienced team
- Opportunities for promotion
- Possibility for job training
- Learn new skills and techniques
WWF’s Secretariat based in Gland, Switzerland and operating with over 5,000 staff worldwide. It is the world largest conservation organization with over 5 million supporters worldwide, working in more than 100 countries,supporting around 1,300 conservation and environmental projects.The groups mission is "to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future inwhich humans live in harmony with nature.” Currently, much of its work focuses on the conservation of three biomes that contain most of the world's biodiversity: oceans and coasts, forests, and freshwater ecosystems.Among other issues, it is also concerned with endangered species, pollution and climate change.Expanding WWF- Greater Mekong to Myanmar, WWF- Greater Mekong has built an extraordinary network of partners – local communities, the private sector, and governments – all working together to find solutions to conserve the region’s biodiversity and build a secure and sustainable future for its people, ecosystems and wildlife. WWF- Greater Mekong consists of a regional team and country offices in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar,Thailand and Vietnam.