''Energy Consultant and International Project Manager
Practical Action Consulting
Salary - circa £30,000 p.a.
Based in Warwickshire''

((PracticalActionConsulting|Practical Action Consulting (PAC) Ltd)) is the consultancy subsidiary of Practical Action, a development NGO with 650+ staff in Asia, Africa and Latin America. We focus on improving access to technology, services, and markets for the poor. We provide high quality, independent advice to governments, NGOs, aid agencies and the private sector.

We are seeking a consultant to join our international energy team, which has an enviable track record in undertaking innovative research and consulting assignments in the areas of policy, strategy, economics and technology as well as the social and regulatory aspects of rural electrification and renewable energy.

You will have at least five years relevant experience including in developing countries, with international teams, and will have worked in a commercial environment, delivering results to client deadlines. You will have a good network of contacts amongst research and consulting firms and understand the requirements of funding agencies and governments in this area. Candidates should have a Masters degree or higher in a relevant subject.

Fluency in English is essential and knowledge of Spanish and/or French would be an advantage, as would experience of our other sectors of work. Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.


Closing date for applications: Wednesday, 30th September 2009
Interviews will be held in the week commencing 5th October 2009

For further details and an application form contact the HR Unit, Practical Action: 01926 634503, recruitment at practicalaction.org.uk, or download the application pack by completing the form at: http://practicalaction.org/jobs/pac_energy

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HR Unit,
Practical Action,
The Schumacher Centre for Technology and Development,
CV23 9QZ.
Tel: 01926 634503.
Fax: 01926 634401.
Email: recruitment at practicalaction.org.uk