Diamond Development Initiatives (DDI) is a not-for-profit organization that serves as the Technical Partner of the United States African Development Foundation (USADF) in Nigeria. We are seeking an Off-grid Energy Intern for six months (March 2020 to August 2020). The intern will be based in our Abuja office but will frequently travel to various project locations across the country.
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.
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
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants’ cover letters and resumes should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org using Off-grid Energy Internship as subject. Deadline for the submission of applications is February 14, 2020. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the next steps.