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ABOUT ICF INTERNATIONAL
If you want to work on the leading issues of the day, if you want your work to reflect your passion in life, if you truly want to make the world a better place, then you want to work at ICF International.

Whether ensuring efficient use of energy resources, protecting the environment for generations to come, supporting cancer and HIV/AIDS patients and returning veterans, keeping young people in school and educators informed, delivering results in emergency preparedness, or breaking ground in any number of today’s issues, ICF works in the topics that lead the news.

We have a passionate commitment to our work and to helping our clients achieve their objectives. We combine technical expertise with world-class analytics. We provide room for entrepreneurial thinking and grass-roots innovation to achieve compelling results for both our clients’ projects and our own company. All our work is done in a professional, collegial, and intellectual environment that allows individuals the latitude they need to perform work that parallels their passions.
Our website is www.icfi.com.

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

RENEWABLE ENERGY SPECIALIST (POWER SECTOR)

JOB DESCRIPTION:



ICF International is seeking applications for a Renewable Energy Spe...t position for the upcoming U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Nigeria Power Sector Program (NPSP) based in Lagos or Abuja, Nigeria. The Renewable Energy Spe...t will work closely with the Chief-of-Party and the Senior Power Sector Expert to provide technical support in grid-connected and off-grid renewable energy, emissions reductions and low-carbon development, and GHG accounting. S/he will also support program design and management, guide the development of renewable energy related activities, and work closely with Nigeria stakeholders to meet program outcomes on time, within scope, and within budget. Applicants must be able to demonstrate prior experience of working in Nigeria or West Africa.Local candidates from Nigeria and the West Africa region are encouraged to apply. Hiring for this position is contingent on approval from USAID.Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in Renewable Energy, Engineering, Economics, Environmental Science, and/or Science or related field
5+ years of experience in the renewable energy and/or off-grid power sector
Ability to demonstrate strong technical understanding of the off-grid energy systems
Demonstrated ability to build capacity on renewable energy and GHG accounting
Familiarity with grid integration of renewable energy projects into transmission and distribution systems

PREFERRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
5+ years of off-grid renewable energy project development
Knowledge of load forecasting, demand side management, and energy efficiency optimization and energy/environmental markets is an advantage
Technical knowledge of micro grids and other isolated grid systems
Demonstrated strong quantitative modeling skills
Advanced Microsoft Office (Excel and Access) skills
Familiarity with GIS modeling for transmission and distribution systems
Familiarity with the political, social, and cultural context of working in Nigeria.
Experience with USAID programs and international donor programs related to energy
Relevant work experience, including experience with a contractor or international NGO

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Excellent interpersonal skills
Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information

NATURAL GAS SECTOR EXPERT

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ICF International is seeking a full-time Natural Gas Sector Expert for the upcoming U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Nigeria Power Sector Program (NPSP) based in Lagos or Abuja, Nigeria. The Power Expert will work closely with the Senior Natural Gas Expert and will be responsible for supporting program design and management, supporting the development of natural gas sector activities and working closely with various Nigerian electricity stakeholders to meet program outcomes on time, within scope, and within budget. The Expert will provide technical support in natural gas sector planning, assessment of the availability and price of natural gas for use in power generation, and commercial arrangements for gas supply to a power plant, and is expected to identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner, and suggest appropriate program adjustments. Applicants must be able to demonstrate prior experience working in Nigeria or the West Africa region.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Demonstrated experience in natural gas sector planning, strategy, and development
Knowledge of gas supply and demand outlook for west Africa, including sources of gas such as African production and liquefied natural gas (LNG)
Ability to develop excel spreadsheets to analyze supply and demand forecasts, test alternative scenarios, costs of production, processing, transportation, and distribution
Ability to interpret reports on gas supply and demand in Africa
An understanding of gas sales and purchase agreements, including LNG
An understanding of gas pipeline service agreements
Ability to assess commercially viable gas supply options for power generation
Experience working with national power agencies and energy commissions
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Economics, Energy, Operations Research, Environmental Science, and/or Science or related field
5+ years relevant experience in the West Africa region power sector planning and management
Experience working with a range of program partners, including government agencies, regulatory bodies, the private sector, NGOs, civil society, etc.

PREFERRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
Power Sector Expertise – familiarity with power sector planning processes, energy modeling & tools, transmission and distribution analysis, power procurement tender process, and electrification strategies including off-grids and micro-grids
Capacity building expertise in transmission and distribution, renewable energy resources, and energy efficiency
Experience in power plant operations and management
3+ years of regional/ international experience in energy sector programs
Master’s Degree in Engineering, Economics, Energy, Operations Research, Environmental Science, and/or Science or related field
Familiarity with the political, economic, social, and cultural context of working in Southern Africa
Experience with an international contractor or NGO Professional Skills:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Excellent interpersonal skills
Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information

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RENEWABLE ENERGY SPE...T (POWER SECTOR)

NATURAL GAS SECTOR EXPERT

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