National Coordinator, Climate Aggregation Platform (CAP)

at UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted May 27, 2021
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

National Coordinator, Climate Aggregation Platform (CAP), Kampala, Uganda

Responsibilities

The National Coordinator will have the following responsibilities: Administrative responsibilities:

Act as the local representative of the CAP and operate under an approved annual budget with a set of targeted objectives, including around knowledge management, and knowledge product creation activities with inputs from the global CAP team and UNDP Uganda Country Office;
Support UNDP CO in Uganda in establishing and overseeing the CAP National Working Group and its activities;

Master’s or equivalent degree in energy, finance, engineering, business administration or other closely related fields.

Experience:

At least 7 years or more professional experience working in the area of clean energy finance.
Experience in financing low-carbon energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, with financial aggregation and securitization transaction experience a significant advantage, particularly if in the PAYG solar market or in Uganda;
Experience working in developing country contexts, with experience in Uganda and an existing network of relevant stakeholders in the country, a significant advantage;
Experience working with multilateral organizations, development banks and/or the UN system preferred.