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Description of Organization: The position is located within DDI/EEI/E. DDI/EEI/E works to advance sustainable results in support of the Agency’s environment, energy, economic growth, and infrastructure priorities. DDI/EEI/E provides technical leadership and field support for energy programs. These programs promote energy sector reforms, climate change mitigation, and the scaling of innovative energy technologies. DDI/EEI/E supports the design, implementation, and evaluation of the Agency’s energy programs totaling approximately $300 million per year. DDI/EEI/E’s annual budget of approximately $9 million per year is used to support program-funded staff and a variety of global energy programs that provide capacity building, technical assistance, technical leadership, and knowledge management for the benefit of counterparts such as developing country ministries, regulatory agencies, utilities, and private sector developers and investors.

Description of Position: The Environment Officer serves as an Energy Advisor in DDI/EEI/E, which manages USAID’s Washington-based energy programs and provides technical and management leadership and support to USAID’s energy sector reform agenda implemented at the country-level, with a primary focus on the electricity sector in developing economies in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe and Eurasia, and Latin America and the Caribbean where USAID Missions are located. The Energy Advisor will serve as a technical expert on a range of electricity sector issues, including energy sector reform, which encompasses legal, regulatory, and utility reform, clean energy, energy efficiency, energy access, and climate change mitigation.

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