Energy Africa Recruitment Economic Development Manager

By | April 1, 2021

Energy Africa Recruitment Economic Development Manager

Energy Africa Recruitment

Economic Development Manager

  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • R 650k – R 900k
  • EE/AA, Non EE/AA
  • Published: 

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Introduction

Our client currently operates in over 13 international markets from development to operation. They have grid connected 260 MW, and have a further 120 MW under construction and a global development pipeline exceeding 1 GW.

 

Based in Cape Town, we’re  looking for experienced degreed Economic Development Manager with extensive renewable energy Industry experience for existing and upcoming projects. The Economic Development Manager is primarily responsible for the oversight of all ED activities across all company sites.

The Economic Development (ED) Manager identifies and design of community projects that make a real impact. Monitors and evaluates energy power plants’ ED projects in line with the plant

strategic objectives.

The ED Manager oversees project implementation and participates in Community Trust Boards.

Together with the ED team, they are responsible for stakeholder management and reporting.

 

THIS ROLE IS VERY URGENT. PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES THAT CAN START EARLIER RATHER THAN LATER.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

  • Identify and design Socio-Economic and Enterprise Development projects
  • Identify project opportunities through consultation with relevant stakeholders
  • Design and document proposed projects including budget estimates
  • Present projects for approval by appropriate internal committee
  • Monitor and evaluate (M&E) SED and ED projects
  • Ensure that each project is captured on the M&E tool with appropriate KPIs and monitoring and evaluation schedule.
  • Coordinate meetings with all relevant partners to monitor and evaluate project implementation. Ensure proper exit and sustainability strategy is developed for each of the projects.
  • Manage stakeholder engagement – review and update stakeholder maps annually.
  • Maintain stakeholder relationships
  • Coordinate reputation management programme
  • ED Reporting – Co-ordinate quarterly reporting to the Department of Energy for all plants.
  • Compile monitoring and evaluation reports bi-annually.
  • Supervise Community Liason Officers
    • Structure and implement CLO’s Development Plan
    • Provide on and off sit support to CLO
    • Manage CLO performance
See also  GEOTECH Business Development Representative (Exports)

 

 

Desired Experience & Qualification

Minimum requirements:

  • Minimum of a degree in Social Sciences and/or Development studies or equivalent NQF level, with post graduate studies preferable.
  • Minimum of 5-8 years’ experience in Economic Development related field or which 2 would ideally be in the South African Renewables Industry.
  • 3 years supervisory or management level experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of: The South African Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Programme.
  • Exposure to and knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 Suite.

 

Interested?

Please send a detailed cv in word format.

 

Should you not hear from us within 10 days please understand that your application wasn’t successful.