Friday, 24 March 2017

Tetra Tech Off Grid Mobile Finance Access Advisor Recruitment

Tetra Tech, ES Inc., a subsidiary of Tetra Tech dedicated to international development, is recruiting for an Off-grid Mobile Finance Access Advisor to support our Power Africa Transactions and Reforms Program (PATRP) contract in Lagos, Nigeria.Tetra Tech Off Grid Mobile Finance Access Advisor Recruitment

To increase the use of mobile finance for potential customers to spread the upfront cost of off-grid energy systems in Nigeria, PATRP will build on the recent toolkit that is has developed, which provides step-by-step guidance to off-grid energy companies in Nigeria on the specific models that have been approved by the National Regulator, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and the terms for working with a range of Mobile Money Operators (MMOs) and Mobile Network Operators (MNOs). The objective is to provide tailored Technical Assistance to at least 5 Off-Grid companies to start implementing the use of mobile finance following one of the models outline in the toolkit. The objective will be carried out in partnership with the Gates Foundation, the Vice Presidents’ Office and the Global Innovation Lab (GIL).

Job Title: Off Grid Mobile Finance Access Advisor

Location: Lagos


  • Technical Assistance to up to 5 off-grid companies to develop pilot outlines in line with the models approved by CBN for incorporating mobile money into their business models, together with MMOs and MNOs.
  • Technical assistance to these 5 companies to start putting these pilots into operational practice.
  • Detailed outlines of each pilot with each of the 5 off-grid companies, as well as relevant Mobile Money Operators (MMOs) and Mobile Network Operators (MNOs).
  • Operational models of each pilot with each of the 5 off-grid companies.
Candidate Requirements
  • A Master’s Degree or higher in energy economics, energy finance, business administration, or other relevant field is preferred.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in off grid financing and mobile payments experience.
  • Experience of the mobile finance sector in Nigeria including its regulatory environment.
  • Experience of assessing regulations and, if possible, providing technical assistance to government departments and private sector companies.
  • Effective communication skills and coordinating between various stakeholders, including government departments and private sector organisations, including mobile operators, Financial Institutions (FIs) and ideally, off-grid energy companies.
  • Energy sector work experience in Nigeria.
  • Experience working with senior government officials, private sector leaders, and other stakeholders in the energy sector.
  • Exceptional communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Strong analytical and project management skills are strongly preferred
How to apply
Interested candidates should;
Click here to apply

Application Deadline Date
Not stated

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies


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