Off-grid Energy Intern NGO Job at Diamond Development Initiatives (DDI)

Diamond Development Initiatives (DDI) is a not-for-profit organization that serves a the Technical Partner of the United States African Development Foundatior (USADF) in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Off-grid Energy Intern

Location: Abuja

Job Summary

  • We are seeking an Off-grid Energy Intern for six months (April 2019 to September 2019). The intern will be based in our Abuja office but will frequently travel to various project locations across the country.

Job Description

  • The intern will provide support for planning and implementing program activities on time and achieve targets within program budget
  • In collaboration with the Off-grid Energy Specialist, review grant applications, conduct needs assessments, gather data – including baseline information
  • Analyse budgets and conduct market surveys on budget line items
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant stakeholders in government, private sector and communities to promote the successful deployment of off-grid energy solutions
  • Review quarterly reports from grantees
  • Conduct monitoring of program activities to validate the completion of milestones.
  • Administrative duties.

Qualification and Experience

  • First degree in Renewable Energy; Social Sciences or another relevant field
  • At least 1 year of work experience including Project Management experience in a similar position is desirable
  • Excellent analytical, report writing and oral communication skills
  • Experience managing renewable energy projects
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.

Application Closing Date
24th March, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and Resume to: using “Off-grid Energy Internship” as subject of the mail.

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the next steps.