Senior Research and Policy Analyst
Nextier Power
Abuja, FC, ng
1d ago

Nextier Power is a management consultancy andsolutions development firm focused on providing energy sector solutions. Ourteam of professionals have in-

depth knowledge of the electricity industry andoperating experience managing power companies in the local and internationalsphere.

They are supported by a team of young and talented professionals. Wecombine their engineering and project excellence with our entrepreneurialdrive, innovation, and passion to provide real solutions to the electricitychallenges in Nigeria.

Nextierseeks to engage the services of a Senior Research and Policy Analyst .

o The Senior Research andPolicy Analyst will engage with personnel within Nextier, government officials,and development partners to expand meaningful application of up-

to-date powerknowledge and tools as well as the synthesis of cutting-edge insights andideas.

o Take initiative to supportthe development of energy proposals and engagements with donors and privatesector to mobilize financial resources and leverage co-financing.

o In-depth understanding of the Nigerian Powersector and proffer solutions.

Responsibilities

Collaboration and Support

o Develop program scope, support, execute andcoordinate Nextier Power programmes and projects.

o Manage the various grant programmestargeted to improve consumer education and access both in the on-grid andoff-grid space.

o Provide strategy for programme directionand dissemination.

o Provide strategic supervision for thedissemination of the daily newsletter.

o Editor for the Weekly newspaper series oncritical issues in the power sector.

o Manage, coordinate and organise the Monthlydiscuss on matters which are critical to economic growth.

o Organise power sector specific radioprogrammes, roundtables and customer engagement workshops.

o Monitor and evaluate all activities in theprogramme using strategic tools.

o Develop concept notes on Greenfieldpolicies and programs.

Research and Technical writing

o Developing policy briefs, proposals, tenderfor bids, copy editing and proof reading of articles and briefs.

o Developing any other document as instructedby the senior leadership

Public relations between Nextier Power and relevantconsultant and power sector operators on relevant projects and dialogues

o Lookout for possible portfolios within themarket for expansion.

o Stakeholder relations to understand themarket operated in and assisting Nextier to consolidate shares within themarket with a target of expansion.

o Interface with other sector operators andparticipants for exchange of ideas and information.

Conduct research on the industry

o Read books, journals and materials in sectorto stay updated and relevant.

o Research on industry aspects as the needarises.

o Research on innovations and opportunitiesfor expansion and implementation within the industry.

Other related tasks and activities as instructed by theTeam Lead.

Requirements

o Bachelor’s degree in engineering or any science related field

o Minimum of Second-Class Upper division (Master’s degree is anadded advantage)

o 3-5 years working experience preferably in the power sector

o Knowledge of donor agencies operational procedures

o Good networking and negotiation skills

o Must beable to develop policy briefs, proposals, tender for bids, copy editing andproofread articles and briefs.

o Excellent verbal and written communication skills, includingability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers

o Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office Word, Excel andOutlook)

o Excellent organizational and time management skills

o Analytical abilities and aptitude in problem-solving

o Some knowledge of back office computer systems

o Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, whilemaintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service

o Ability to work independently or part of a team to carry outassignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribedroutines, and standard accepted practices

o Attention to detail

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