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PROJECT MANAGER (Energy Efficiency project)
|Location :||Minsk, BELARUS|
|Application Deadline :||09-Mar-10 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-5|
|Languages Required :||English Russian|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||extendable|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
The project’s strategy addresses capacity and awareness issues amongst state enterprises and local authorities by building capacity to provide information and consulting services, and training to local authority and state enterprise employees in energy efficiency.
The Project will support local authorities and state enterprises efforts to identify energy efficiency opportunities and increase internal investments to realize such opportunities in the DH&CHP sector, including the utilization of concessional financing opportunities being offered by central government. The Project team will assess opportunities of local bank loans for energy efficiency investment projects. In addition to building awareness the project plans to create momentum amongst local government for investment in energy efficiency by designing and testing employee bonuses for realizing energy efficiency and institutional incentives by enabling municipalities to retain a part of the savings they make from energy efficiency improvements.
The “Removing Barriers to Energy Efficiency Improvements in the State Sector in Belarus” project was launched in partnership of the Energy Efficiency Department and UNDP.
The “Removing Barriers to Energy Efficiency Improvements in the State Sector in Belarus” project’s focus:
Influx of internal investment in energy efficiency projects in the state sector increased as the result of the project implementation
More information about the project can be found at www.energy-efficiency.by
Duties and Responsibilities
Assume overall responsibility for the successful implementation of project activities and the achievement of planned project objective, outcomes and outputs.
Undertake any other actions related to the project as requested by UNDP or the National Project Director.
Competencies and Critical Success Factors
Working knowledge of the energy sector in Belarus;
Required Skills and Experience
Project Manager works under supervision of UNDP and in coordination with the National Project Director assigned by the Energy Efficiency Department; Project Manager cannot be employed elsewhere during the entire course of the project.
This is a locally recruited position
All interested candidates should complete the UN PERSONAL HISTORY FORM (P11) at the following link:
http://un.by/pdf/P11form-6957.doc and attach it to the on-line application
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