DAI’s Environment and Energy Sector provides technical leadership and implementation support to international field-based USAID programs in the areas of climate change, clean energy, green/circular economy, water and natural resources management, climate finance, ocean plastics, and just transition with flagship USAID projects in countries such as Colombia, Haiti, Honduras, Indonesia, Kenya, Lebanon, Nepal, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Vietnam, and the West Africa region. The Lead / Senior Lead Specialist, Clean Energy will be based in the Environment and Energy Sector and provide strategic vision and technical support to the delivery of DAI’s clean energy activities, expand DAI’s portfolio of energy projects, and advance thought leadership based on DAI project results and tools. DAI has a dynamic portfolio of energy and climate projects across donors that focus on clean energy, energy security, energy sector governance, energy finance, and private sector engagement. The Senior/Lead Specialist will be responsible for leading and supporting new business efforts, implementing technical solutions, and supporting program implementation and competitive positioning. Under the leadership of the Water and Energy Senior Director, this position is responsible for delivering superior technical support on proposals, growing DAI’s market share in clean energy, and building a network that connects DAI projects, staff, and clients. The Lead / Senior Lead Specialist will collaborate with other specialists across USG sectors and regions and other client facing business units to improve DAI’s competitiveness.
The Specialist may spend up to 20% of his or her time traveling internationally to support business development efforts and projects around the world.
This is a full-time, permanent position. U.S. work authorization is required.