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Planning & CF Specialist
Full time at Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Cairo, Egypt

Planning & CF Specialist Full time at Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Cairo, Egypt

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Posted on May 16, 2019

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RCREEE calls for candidates for the position "Planning and Climate Finance Senior Specialist"


Duties and Responsibilities:

Developing partnerships (core focus on Climate Finance) through development of concept notes, strategies, road maps for action, participating in partner conference calls/meetings

Professionally and effectively representing RCREEE in such strategy calls/meetings

Period check-ups of business opportunities/calls for tenders in partner portals (World Bank, EU, EBRD, etc.)

Project proposals development, design and coordination

Assist drafting key sections of grant proposals (such as the justification, strategy, activities, and logical frameworks) in coordination with business development unit

Contribute to fundraising activities and grant opportunities through institutional representation and opportunities research/follow up

Development of unsolicited proposals to submit for funding

Contact point of RCREEE in partner networks/Agreements such as Green Climate Fund, Union for the Mediterranean and IRENA's Coalition for Action

Contribute to the international relations, fund raising and communication teams to keep records of existing partners' status, including archiving contract details, stakeholders' database, documents and ongoing activities.

Coordinating assigned interns

Representing RCREEE in conferences, expanding network and seeking new business and funding opportunities

Identify and subscribe to relevant magazines and news portals to regularly receive news (Renewable Now, Climate Action News, ESI Africa) regarding market development and business opportunities

Take part of the overall planning processes and reporting of RCREEE,

Qualifications and Skills:

University degree in relevant discipline and relevant postgraduate studies is a must

8+ Experience in planning, development, and climate finance

Solid experience in monitoring action plans implementation including measuring and creating performance indicators

Experience in resource planning is essential

Demonstrated track record of writing project proposals.

Experience in EU tendering is a must

Experience and success taking initiative in developing business partnerships.

Experience working in a similar organization in the fields of RE/EE is preferred.

Fluency in English (verbal and written). French is a plus

Excellent writing, public speaking and presentation skills

Clear and effective communication that builds relationships in order to mediate common interests.

Knowledge of development and project tendering processes, fundraising, and stakeholder engagement.

Advanced representation and negotiation skills.

Conceptual and analytical skills.

High level of computer proficiency (in particular Powerpoint and MS Word).

Promotes teamwork and cooperation.

General Terms and Conditions:

The Planning and Climate Finance Senior Specialist is required to work from RCREEE's Cairo office on a full-time basis

Tenure of Appointment

The initial appointment will be for 12 Months including a 3 months' probation period.

Contract renewal is subject to performance, business needs and availability of funding.

Gender Mainstreaming

RCREEE is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply please send the following to with "Planning and Climate Finance Senior Specialist" as a subject line:

Detailed CV

Cover letter highlighting relevant work experience

Deadline: June 1, 2019

Emails without a subject line will be automatically discarded.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Required qualifications

Bachelors is a must

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