Program Officer - International Network on Small Hydropower, Hangzhou

• Improve small hydropower development in China by communicating with small hydropower technology centers worldwide and promoting new technology.
• Facilitate technology transfer between China and IN-SHP member countries and use appropriate technology to carry out rural electrification projects in poor areas.
• Find international sponsors and secure funding for small hydropower cooperation between China and IN-SHP member countries.
• Assist with project management of bilateral / multilateral projects within China.
• Provide and develop proposal development inputs and grant reporting.
• University degree in one of the following areas: Chinese Affairs, international or development economics, international relations or engineering.

Required skills:
• Knowledge of renewable energy sector.
• Excellent communication skills to maintain relations with bilateral donor institutions.
• Ideally project management experience.
• Background knowledge of renewable energy sector in China desirable.
• Experience of working in a developing country organisation for at least one year, preferably in the field of environmental issues / social development and poverty issues / international aid (preferably in NGOs or international organisations).
• Ability to plan, prioritize and deliver tasks on time.
• Ability to work autonomously.
• Fluency in written and spoken English.
How to apply: 
To apply please send your CV to .
Closing date:  31 May 2012