International Energy Consultant - Ukraine

2 weeks ago
Worldwide
Type
Consultant

Overview

IBTCI is seeking an International Energy Consultant for the anticipated USAID-Ukraine Final Performance Evaluation of Municipal Energy Reform Project (MERP). This is a short-term consultancy position based in Ukraine and the U.S. The purpose of the evaluation is to: 1) assess the effectiveness of MERP’s efforts to enhance Ukraine’s energy security by improving the clean energy legislative and regulatory enabling environment, and promoting investment in clean energy; and 2) identify MERP elements that have significant potential Foer enhancing Ukraine’s energy security in the next five years. Field work for this evaluation would be conducted in October-November 2017, with the evaluation report to be submitted no later than December 31, 2017.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the Team Leader to finalize the evaluation design and methodology;
  • Develop data collection strategy, instruments, and protocols;
  • Conduct data analysis for evaluations and assessment;
  • Provide technical expertise to the team related to the energy sector;
  • Author, as needed, and provide expertise to sections of the final evaluation report.

Qualifications

  • Substantial knowledge of clean energy and energy efficiency; municipal energy use, management and planning; public utilities, social safety nets, utility regulation; and facilitation of municipal energy/utility sector investment in the Eastern Europe/CIS region;  
  • Experience in designing and/or conducting performance evaluations of energy activities of similar size or larger;
  • Experience conducting performance evaluations of USAID activities is desirable;
  • Experience in successful management of similar size activities is desirable;
  • Previous work experience in the region and knowledge of Ukraine energy issues is desirable;
  • Knowledge of Ukrainian and/or Russian is desirable;
  • Advanced degree in engineering, energy, resource economics, or other discipline related to energy in international development. 

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