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Embassy of Sweden Job Careers - Programme Officer – Renewable Energy and Innovation

Organisation: Embassy of Sweden
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Embassy of Sweden in Kampala has a broad mandate to promote Swedish-Ugandan relations through political dialogue, development cooperation, trade and investment, cultural exchange and through service to Swedish and foreign citizens with issues related to Swedish authorities. Sweden is strengthening its engagement with Uganda in the area of trade and investment, and has embarked on a new programming period of its bilateral development cooperation.

Job Summary: The Programme Officer – Renewable Energy and Innovation will be responsible for the portfolio in renewable energy, ICT and innovations. He/she will also lead the work on catalytic and innovative financing solutions - including guarantees, development loans, challenge funds, and crowd funding - to mobilize private investments to achieve development objectives in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Tasked with the management of development cooperation projects/programmes including preparation, risk analysis, performance review, financial monitoring and managing audit processes for the programmes;
  • Serve as the focal point for innovative financing solutions for the country programme;
  • Prepare and submit reports in his/her area of responsibility; and
  • Participate in trade promotion activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Swedish Embassy Programme Officer – Renewable Energy and Innovation should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Commerce or a related field;
  • Postgraduate certification in Finance, Accounting, Renewable Energy
  • Management and Funding or any related course;
  • A minimum of seven years of demonstrable relevant professional experience of managing programmes in the area of renewable energy;
  • Documented knowledge and experience of designing commercial financial solutions and guarantees;
  • Documented experience of working with the private sector. Documented experience of managing projects/programmes, including financial matters;
  • Good knowledge of innovation systems;
  • Strong and demonstrable analytical capacity;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills and experience of working in a multicultural environment;
  • Ability to adhere to rules, regulations and values of the Embassy of Sweden; and
  • Experience with women’s economic empowerment is an added advantage.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send an application and updated CV to

Deadline: 29th January 2018

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