The job entails commissioning and conducting analysis and research for policies, as well as providing communications to inform key internal stakeholders of policy developments. The candidate will be responsible for drafting policy papers, letters, or responses to regulators under supervision. They will also be expected to stay up-to-date on the latest developments and initiatives in the energy and clean cooking industry and collect on-the-ground information that might impact policies.
The candidate must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills to analyze current policy issues and trends. They will attend stakeholder meetings where matters of policy and legislation are discussed and may be required to set up meetings and consultations with stakeholders and the public. Additionally, they will propose policy actions or solutions to supervisors for approval and offer guidance and advice to senior management.
The ideal candidate should have a bachelor's degree in a related field such as public policy or environmental studies, and at least 2 years of experience in policy development, implementation, and analysis in the electric power industry. They should possess knowledge of electric power generation, transmission, and distribution systems. Good communication and interpersonal skills are also necessary, as well as the ability to work independently and collaboratively with others.
Lastly, the candidate will support the gathering of feedback reviews from management and other stakeholders for policy evaluation.