Around the globe, RTI is working to develop and
implement low emission energy technology alternatives, raise private financing
for energy infrastructure, work with governments on legal and regulatory
reforms to alleviate bottlenecks in energy generation and consumption, and
increasing access to green energy to sustain economic growth and reduce
poverty. We serve as a chosen partner for USAID’s Power Africa program in
sub-Saharan Africa, and we are looking to support the development of sound
energy infrastructure, enabling energy sector reforms, and grow sustainable,
secure energy markets throughout the Central Asia region.
RTI is currently seeking a Clean Energy Integration
Lead for an upcoming regional project in the Central Asia region, Power Central
Asia Activity (PCA). PCA will implement activities throughout the five
countries of Central Asia of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan,
Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. The purpose of the activity is to support
regional integration of power markets, enable national market liberalization,
augment and integrate the use of clean energy technologies, attract private
sector investments, and promote the inclusion of women and marginalized
segments of the population.
This is a full-time role based in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The
Clean Energy Integration Lead will be support evaluation and implementation of project
initiatives related to renewable energy integration in all countries.
analysis and recommendations on scaling up renewable energy for every country; develop
power sector planning tools and methodologies to assess the impact of variable
renewable energy on the reliability of electricity systems.
the countries’ efforts to identify suitable energy efficiency options and create
private sector business opportunities in this field; special attention will be
given to switching to natural gas as a replacement fuel for coal as an economic
option for the transition to cleaner energy production.
initiatives to support scaling up the use of renewable energy for both on-grid
and off-grid applications.
the technical leadership team develop and manage pilot projects to be proposed
to demonstrate applicability of new approaches and technologies, including net
metering and distributed generation.
that through capacity building, power sector entities in countries are
strengthened in renewable energy concepts
- Master’s degree from an accredited
college or university in engineering, economics, business administration,
energy policy, climate, statistics or other related field.
- Ten years of professional experience in
relevant field including working on donor funded projects, USAID
with renewable energy integration and energy efficiency program implementation
in Central Asia preferred
in Russian preferred