Associate Program Officer, Environment – Advancing Climate Change Solutions


CS Mott Foundation

The new Associate Program Officer (APO), ACCS, will manage the Foundation’s efforts addressing clean energy access in East Africa, primarily Tanzania. The Foundation’s grantmaking under this program area seeks to create the conditions necessary for the private sector in Tanzania to develop mini-grids powered by distributed renewable energy, typically solar, for productive economic uses in remote “last-mile” communities. We aim to establish an “ecosystem” of actors—entrepreneurs, technical training schools, local financial institutions, and others—that will accelerate and deepen the uptake of distributed renewables in Tanzania, thus demonstrating the benefit of such an approach globally. Grants support model projects, capacity building in key sectors, and policy implementation activities. The individual filling this position will work with an experienced team of consultants that know...

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