The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB/the Bank) is seeking to recruit a strong professional to assume the role of Sustainable Energy Specialist, Sustainable Energy Unit, Economic Infrastructure Division. The successful candidate will be based at CDB’s office in St. Michael, Barbados.
Sustainable Energy Specialists fulfil the function of operations officers who are collectively responsible for the identification of potential capital projects and TA interventions for inclusion in the Bank’s pipeline. Project preparation, appraisal, and implementation supervision activities account for a significant portion of the responsibilities of the position.
The Sustainable Energy Specialist is accountable for due diligence, probity, and professional excellence in the discharge of the position’s key responsibilities. He/she is expected to stay abreast of advances in the electricity sector and sustainable energy development in general, identify areas for improvement of operational policy, procedure, and practice, “lessons learned” and best practices to support project development activities and project performance assessments.
The Sustainable Energy Specialist will monitor developments and trends in electric power systems policies and operations, especially as related to the transition to increased integration of renewable energy, electricity system modernization, and resilience. He/she will work directly with clients to contribute to the achievement of their development priorities, relating to the electricity/ sustainable sectors, and the Bank’s strategic objectives.