THE POSITION OF PROGRAMME SPECIALIST (SUSTAINABLE ENERGY)
Applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals of CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) Member States, to fill the position of Programme Specialist (Sustainable Energy) in the Regional Development Division of the CDF with assigned duty station in Barbados.
The CDF was established under the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas. It provides technical and financial assistance to disadvantaged countries, regions and sectors, including communities and businesses, to facilitate successful participation in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). The Regional Development Division (RDD) is the department within the CDF tasked with managing the design and implementation of the agency’s technical and financial assistance programmes.
- FUNCTIONS OF THE POST
The Programme Specialist (Sustainable Energy) supports the delivery of technical and financial assistance to Member States and contributes to the achievement of CDF’s core operational results, including providing strategic advice on sustainable energy, and how it integrates with other instruments and crosscutting themes, in the formulation of the CDF’s strategies, policies, programmes and projects. In this role, the successful applicant is a key contributor to the execution of CDF’s programmes and projects aimed at improving the competitiveness of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and promoting their development through sustainable energy interventions. The Programme Specialist (Sustainable Energy) manages interventions across the programme/project management cycle – from identification and pipeline building to self-evaluation and reporting – using a results-based approach and integrating gender, social inclusion, environment and climate change considerations.