GOGLA is seeking to elevate the role of the Off-Grid Solar industry as the fastest, most cost-effective and sustainable way to deliver universal energy access, and through that improve lives and livelihoods, help deliver green growth in developing economies, and contribute to climate resilience and adaptation.
The main aim of the Regional Representative for East Africa is to help deliver GOGLA's sector support activities and programs and advocacy messages to national and regional government ministries and agencies across the region for an improved policy and regulatory environment that creates sustainable markets for off-grid solar companies delivering quality, affordable off-grid electricity and productive use products and services to customers in East Africa.
The Regional Representative will be expected to contribute to the development of GOGLA's policy and advocacy agenda in the region and ‘content’ for advocacy or sector support work by providing local perspectives on questions around enabling environment (including fiscal, legal, regulatory), access to finance, business development, and quality assurance.
Location: Nairobi (Kenya) or Kampala (Uganda)
Representation of industry interests and advocacy:
Project Management and Delivery
Program Management and Delivery
Member engagement and support.
Key partner and stakeholder engagement.
Leading national and regional level policy change in line with GOGLA's global positions.
Bachelor’s degree in international business or similar topic.
In addition, the following work-related competencies are required for this role:
What is in it for you?
Do you want to join our team as our new Regional Representative East Africa? Then we'd love to hear about you!