SME Business Advisor
(Experience in the energy sector an advantage)
The SME Business Advisor will be key in the implementation of a new project that seeks to:
1. Assist SMEs in the energy sector to develop and grow their businesses, by providing them with technical, managerial, business and market advisory services.
2. Create and manage linkages between SMEs in the energy sector and financial service providers (Banks,
3. Advise participating financial service providers in the creation and management of financing facilities for SMEs in the energy sector, and their customers (end user finance for the purchase of energy-related goods and installations).
This is a full time appointment under the Sustainable Energy Markets for Africa (SEMA), a four year project funded by the European Union and Hivos and implemented by Triodos Facet (Netherlands) with local partners based in East Africa.
Applicants must have the following qualifications:
A degree in banking, economics, business, or an energy-related discipline combined with experience in lending and SME business development.
At least 5 years of demonstrated experience in facilitating or managing business development.
Experience in the renewable energy sector will be an advantage.
The position is based in Nairobi, with substantial fieldwork and frequent travel upcountry.
If you qualify and are interested, apply stating expected remuneration on or before 31st May 2012 with certified copies of your transcripts, a comprehensive CV and contacts of three credible references to:
The Managing Director
P.O. Box 11463-00100
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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