Coordination & Monitoring Officer – Amsterdam
(with a firm interest in the financing of renewable energy in Africa / other emerging markets)
(4 or 5 days per week)
Are you good at coordination and monitoring tasks? Do you have a firm interest in the financing of renewable energy in emerging markets in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific? Do you enjoy taking responsibility and working within an international team? We are looking for a Coordination & Monitoring Officer in Amsterdam.
Because of an increasing level of activities, we aim to expand the Amsterdam Coordination Team of the GET.invest Finance Catalyst facility. As Coordination & Monitoring Officer you will be responsible for a variety of coordination, reporting, monitoring, verification, research, communication and organisation tasks within the team, providing support where needed to the 25+ team of financial advisors of the GET.invest Finance Catalyst. After a familiarisation period, you will take care of various of these tasks on your own.
Partners for Innovation
Partners for Innovation is a leading consultancy for sustainable innovation. With 23 professionals, we work on numerous innovative projects, aimed at the transition to a sustainable future. Clients are companies, industry associations, governments and NGOs in the Netherlands, Europe, Africa and beyond. Our fields of activity are renewable energy, circular economy and sustainable land use. Partners for Innovation was founded in 2006 and has 23 employees in the Netherlands and 10 in Niger. Our Dutch office is situated at the river IJ, just 10 minutes from Amsterdam Central Station. Our core values are: professionality, sustainability, relationship, being result-oriented and innovative.
The GET.invest Finance Catalyst
Partners for Innovation has been implementing the GET.invest Finance Catalyst facility since 2016. The GET.invest Finance Catalyst links renewable energy projects and companies with finance opportunities and vice versa, targeting small- and medium-scale renewable energy opportunities, currently in sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean and Pacific region. The Amsterdam Coordination Team manages the global expert team of the GET.invest Finance Catalyst, takes care of programme administration and monitoring, and reports to GET.invest. GET.invest is a European programme, hosted by GIZ, that aims to mobilise investments in decentralised renewable energy projects. It assists private sector business and project developers, financiers and regulators in building sustainable energy markets.
You have demonstrated that you are good at coordinating and monitoring. You are well-organized, good at setting priorities and maintaining overview. You are communicative and solution-oriented and meet the following criteria:
- Master diploma in a relevant field e.g. Business Administration, Economics, Engineering or Law
- Firm interest in business models and financing of decentralised renewable energy in emerging and developing economies
- At least 2 years of professional experience in renewable energy in emerging and developing economies, or 2 years of professional experience in coordination activities at an international level
- At least 1 year professional experience in Sub-Saharan Africa or other relevant geographic area(s), or 1 year professional experience in coordination activities at an international level
- Profound level of language competence in English (full proficiency, level C2)
- Living in the Amsterdam region
- Permanent work permit valid for the Netherlands
Partners for Innovation attaches great importance to personal development and growth. Much attention is therefore paid to the exchange of ideas, initiative, coaching and self-development. The working atmosphere is pleasant and open.
Are you interested? Please do send us your CV and motivation letter via firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to know more about this vacancy, please feel free to contact our managing partner Peter Vissers on telephone number
+31 6 4260 9354 or our external HR advisor John Slingerland on +31 6 2299 3157.
Acquisition related to this vacancy is not appreciated.