Project Assistant for "De-Risking and Scaling-up Investment in Energy Efficient Building Retrofits" Project
Duty Station - Yerevan, Armenia
Education & Work Experience - I-Master's Level Degree - 3 year(s) experience
Languages - Armenian E, English
Contract Duration - One year with possibility of extension
Only nationals of Armenia country are eligible to apply
The Project seeks to systematically de-carbonise the existing building stock in Armenia. The Project having as main objective to ensure sizeable energy savings and accompanying GHG emissions reductions in both public and residential buildings, will also ensure co-benefits as green job creation and poverty reduction by addressing market barriers. The barriers to energy efficient building renovation will be addressed through a combination of policy and financial de-risking instruments and targeted financial incentives to key market players. The Project is structured under four components: building sector Monitoring, Report and Verification (MRV) and knowledge management; policy de-risking; financial de-risking; and financial incentives. In addition to funding from the Green Climate Fund, the Project will catalyze private and public sector financing for achieving the objectives and quantified indicators set by Project Document.
UNDP will work with the Government, city municipalities/administrations, financing institutions, private sector stakeholders, ESCos to deploy the most cost-effective combination of policy and financial de-risking instruments.
Required Skills and Experience
University degree in economics, social sciences, business administration or other related disciplines.
3 years of relevant administrative experience is required at the national or international level. Prior relevant experience with UNDP implemented projects will be an asset.
Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems.
Languages: Fluency in English, Armenian.
High level of integrity and professionalism, demonstrated initiative, tact and high sense of responsibility and discretion.
Result oriented; ability to work under pressure and in circumstances of diverse interests. Demonstrated strong team spirit.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Interested candidates can apply for the position at: https://jobs.partneragencies.net/erecruitjobs.html?JobOpeningId=11238&hrs_jo_pst_seq=1&hrs_site_id=2