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The Government of Uganda (GOU) has received a Credit from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the third phase of the Energy for Rural Transformation Project (ERT 3) and intends to use part of the proceeds of the Credit towards payment for consultancy services for the position of a Communication & Membership Officer for Uganda Solar Energy Association (USEA).

GOU, through the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU), is to engage a competent individual to fill the positions of Communication & Membership Officer & Finance Officer

BACKGROUND 

USEA was started in 2016 with support from the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development. USEA is a private sector membership body whose role is to enable growth of the off-grid solar energy sector through coordination, information sharing, building capacity of its members and carrying out joint advocacy. USEA has a membership of more than 130 member companies. 

As one of the ways of supporting the implementation of the Rural Electrification Strategy Plan (RESP 2013-2022), ERT 3 project, through PSFU, is supporting the development of USEA’s strategic framework and establishment of institutional systems. The objective of the support is to nurture USEA into a:

  1. Financially self-sustaining, strong advocacy body able to influence the formation of favorable policies for the sector
  2. One-stop center for information on solar PV, and
  3. Promoter of quality products and service delivery to end users
  4. Effective representative of its members on issues of government policy. 

Among the activities ERT 3 is to support is the recruitment and remuneration of key staff, including the Communications & Membership Officer.  These Terms of Reference are intended for the individual consultant that will be engaged as the

  1. Communications & Membership Officer,  pdf download terms of reference here >> (124 KB)
  2. Finance Officer,  pdf download terms of reference here >> (304 KB)

Deadline for submission is Tuesday, 4th June 2019 not later than 11.00hrs

Interested persons should address and hand deliver their applications, CV, and copies of academic certificates to;

The Executive Director

Private Sector Foundation Uganda

Plot 43 Nakasero Road

Kampala, Uganda