Kathmandu, Nepal
JOB #R2000363

Nepal Energy Experts - South Asia EDGE

Nepal Energy Experts - South Asia EDGE

Job Description:

ICF is seeking local or international candidates for both long-term and short-term energy experts for an upcoming USAID funded project in the South Asia region. The project will develop sound energy infrastructure, enable energy sector reforms, and grow sustainable, secure energy markets throughout Asia. The Nepal technical leads for the project will be based in Kathmandu, and will include engagement throughout the South Asia region, including India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and other nations. The project’s energy experts will work closely with USAID/Nepal but will also liaise with USAID missions throughout the region and engage routinely with governments, donors, and other key stakeholders.

Technical Expertise:

  • Cross-border power and gas trade, including the development of harmonized regulations and policy frameworks;
  • Advising technical and procurement divisions of key public agencies and utilities to improve procurement processes and governance;
  • Development of new models for public-private partnerships (PPPs) and improved bankability of energy project development to foster private sector investment;
  • Modernizing energy systems by advancing renewable energy (RE) generation, distributed energy resources (DER), digitalization and improved integration technologies, off-grid solutions, and sustainable building technologies;
  • Ensure quality control and the overall responsiveness of technical assistance provided by the project, including necessary adjustments to fit the requirements of USAID.


  • Master’s degree (or higher) in relevant field (e.g., energy, economics, engineering).
  • At least ten years’ experience focused on one of the referenced energy disciplines, with strong experience in Nepal and the South Asia region.
  • Experience should include multi-country project management for an international donor funded program; ideally USAID.

Professional Qualifications:

  • A proven record of excellent management, leadership, decision-making, and interpersonal skills, including being an articulate speaker and sympathetic listener.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and advise a highly-skilled, interdisciplinary team to lead a broad range of governmental and non-governmental actors.
  • Demonstrated excellent writing and presentation ability, as well as experience successfully advising an intercultural team in a development context.
  • Fluency in English.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

New Delhi, India (II77)

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