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Call for Energy Experts – Indonesia

Natural Sciences Research
International Development Group
190KO Requisition #
Around the globe, RTI works to develop and implement low emission energy technology alternatives, facilitates private financing for energy infrastructure, collaborates with governments on legal and regulatory reforms to alleviate bottlenecks in energy generation and consumption. The combined suite of legal and regulatory policies leads to increased access to green energy to sustain economic growth and reduce poverty. We serve as a chosen partner for USAID’s Power Africa programs in sub-Saharan Africa, and we are strategically poised to support the development of sound energy infrastructure, enabling energy sector reforms, and grow sustainable, secure energy markets throughout the Indo-Pacific. RTI is currently seeking professionals with senior- and mid-level expertise in energy sector located in Indonesia with experience in the region for an anticipated USAID-funded energy project. The purpose of this activity is to improve Indonesian energy sector policies and planning and increase investment in advanced energy systems, particularly renewable energy, to expand access to energy, drive inclusive growth and reduce poverty.

Candidates should be fluent in English and have minimum of 7 years of experience in the energy sector in the Indonesia or the region. We are currently accepting CVs/resumes for the following technical positions:

Senior Energy Technology Lead: will lead the adoption of appropriate technologies, operational practices, and help implement policy frameworks in order to meet growing demand at the lowest cost, while concurrently maintaining reliability, enhancing resilience, and minimizing environmental impact. The candidate will support the accelerated development and integration of emerging technologies, which include distributed energy (e.g., solar, battery storage), electric vehicles, modern gas systems, and energy efficiency.

Senior Procurement Advisor: will build on current government initiatives designed to create transparency in the procurement process; analyze energy procurement systems/processes and make recommendations for best value procurement along the supply chain for the end-users; perform de-risking activities to attract participation of global players; evaluate current legal frameworks to match technology maturity and innovative auction options for new technology.

Senior Regulatory Advisor:
Will lead the enhanced institutional strengthening of the relevant government agencies and private sector; provide technical guidance in the full effective implementation and harmonization of the various energy laws as these impact electricity users; lead the strategic analysis related to regulatory policies that foster an environment conducive to private sector investments in technology innovation and emerging modern energy systems, provide technical guidance to the regulators in the review of the existing competitive selection process that will lead to the most cost effective solutions to electricity users.
We are also currently accepting CVs/resumes for technical experts for the following positions:
• Utility Expert
• Tariff expert
• Private Sector Engagement Expert
• Procurement Expert
• Legal Advisor
• Finance Manager
• CLA/Communications Specialist
• Capacity Building and Partnerships Manager
• Gender Specialist
• M&E Specialist

Ethics Notice: No one at RTI may ever demand payment for anything of value in exchange for anything related to the hiring process (including, for example, for applying for, interviewing for, or receiving any offer of employment).  If any such request is made, please report this request confidentially to RTI’s Ethics office at HRethics@rti.org.  Any payment made will disqualify any applicant from future employment at RTI.  Please only use the HRethics@rti.org email address to report ethics concerns; any job applications sent to this email address will not be processed.

Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

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