Energy and Climate Change Experts - Pakistan
Tetra Tech
Islamabad, PK-PK, Pakistan
3d ago
  • Tetra Tech provides best-in-class energy consulting services for clients worldwide. Our work advances clean energy to achieve climate and decarbonization goals;
  • creates sustainable utilities and modern grids; and promotes gender equality and economic inclusivity at the energy nexus.

    Position summary & job purpose :

    Tetra Tech is seeking qualified energy sector experts based in Pakistan to join our team for the anticipated USAID-funded Climate Smart Energy Activity (CSEA).

    The expected CSEA objective is to support the Government of Pakistan (GoP) in meeting its 2021 NDC commitments on the energy sector in particular assisting GoP reducing emissions from the energy sector and decreasing the energy sector’s vulnerability to the effects of climate change.

    The experts will support the implementation of project technical assistance activities, coordinate closely with the client and regional stakeholders, and work with the program management team based in Islamabad.

    Applicants will be considered for inclusion in Tetra Tech’s proposal as potential employees or independent contractors on a part-time or full-time basis and are contingent upon contract award.

    The successful candidates should have leadership skills and experience and be mid- to senior-level experts with experience in one or more of the following working areas :

    Energy Sector

  • Renewable energy policies, planning, regulations and incentives
  • Design and implementation of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects
  • Cost-benefit analysis of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects
  • Energy audits in industry, and commercial buildings
  • Energy efficiency standards for commercial and industrial appliances
  • Program design and implementation for large / scale renewable energy and energy efficiency projects and programs
  • Commercial financing for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects
  • Marketing and promotion of renewable energy and energy efficiency initiatives
  • Battery energy storage systems and solutions for grid-scale projects and off-grid implementations.
  • Design and implementation of electromobility solutions for public, commercial and private transport
  • Design and implementation of pilot projects for the assessment and adoption of emerging low-carbon technologies
  • Development of waste to energy projects from municipal and agricultural sources
  • Climate Change

  • Energy related climate change mitigation and adaptation policies, planning, regulations and incentives
  • Development and assessment of low carbon development strategies in the energy sector
  • Development of greenhouse gas inventories and marginal abatement cost curves
  • Use of climate finance in renewable energy and energy efficiency investments, including green bonds, carbon pricing, carbon trading mechanism, etc.
  • Risk mitigation instrument to facilitate investments in renewable energy, energy efficiency and electromobility
  • Vulnerability assessment, adaptation, and resilience of energy systems to the impacts of climate change
  • Capacity building of financial institutions and private stakeholders on climate finance and clean energy investments
  • Polices and regulatory instruments for energy related net zero targets and energy related national adaptation plans
  • Integration of gender equality in energy interventions
  • Essential KSA's Required (experience, skills, education, certification, etc.) :

  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant field, such as engineering, physics, environmental, business, finance, economics, law, public policy or similar field.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in the energy sector or energy related climate change programs.
  • Experience supporting USAID or other donor-funded energy projects in South Asia.
  • Ability to build effective relationships with peers, supervisors, clients, and stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with the political, social and cultural context of working in Pakistan.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in English (reading, writing and presentation skills). Fluency in Urdu is also preferred.
  • Valued but not required KSA's :

  • A master’s degree in a related field.
  • Prior experience working for a national government, international organizations, and electric or water utilities.
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