Position Available: Energy Markets Advisor (UK based)

Position Available: Energy Markets Advisor (UK based)

Practical Action consulting (PAC) is seeking an international energy markets adviser to join their energy team, which has a strong track record in delivering innovative projects and undertaking strategic research and consulting assignments in the areas of policy development, economics and technology as well as the social and regulatory aspects of energy access provision.

PAC is part of the Practical Action group – which also includes the international development charity, Practical Answers and Practical Action Publishing. PAC provides independent and professional consulting services in the use of technology for poverty reduction to governments, NGOs, donors and the private sector. PAC works with clients and partners in Africa, Asia and Latin America to deliver projects across the development sector and has particular expertise in energy access and small-scale renewable energy provision; climate change; and participatory market development.

In this role you will be responsible for winning and managing delivery of high quality technical consultancy in the international energy and development sector. The role will have a strong focus on energy markets in developing countries, including understanding different financing models for investment, solar home system markets, and power sector reform. The role will involve developing proposals, managing projects, undertaking research and analysis, writing reports and maintaining relationships with associates, partners and clients.

You will have a Master’s degree or higher in a relevant subject, knowledge of energy markets in developing countries, off-grid energy technologies and at least five years’ relevant experience, including in developing countries with international teams and in a commercial environment delivering results to client deadlines. Your communication and influencing skills across cultures will be excellent and you will have a good network of contacts amongst research and consulting firms and understand the requirements of clients and funding agencies. Fluency in English is essential.

Please note applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK

For further details see: http://practicalaction.org/energy-markets-adviser-pac

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