27 May, 2024

Technical Assistance Facility Manager

Job description

About the role

Reporting to the Market Development Lead, the TAF Manager will be responsible for:

  • Day-to-day management of the MDF operations in line with the defined strategy, work plan and budget, with the initial core focus on the management of REPP 2 TAF, including:
  • undertaking TA needs assessments, drafting technical assistance plans and presenting them to the Camco Market Development Committee (MDC);
  • overseeing the procurement, contracting and management of TA delivery partners; ensuring that all TA providers uphold Camco and TAF’s policies with necessary safeguarding measures in place;
  • managing effective TA implementation; including designing and implementing capacity development workshops;
  • liaising with the relevant investment fund managers and the origination team to align the TAF and the respective IF activities, ensuring that the TAF supports successful implementation of investment mandates;
  • Developing and maintaining processes and systems for managing TA delivery, including processes, templates and systems to streamline task creation and delivery, to ultimately improve project management, ensure quality performance, and monitor impact;
  • Managing TA contracting and contract
  • Coordinating disbursement approval and execution processes
  • Ensuring that MDF accounting and reporting is complete and accurate to an excellent standard
  • Ensuring compliance with Funder policies and reporting requirements;
  • Developing and maintaining effective partnerships with service providers and other MDF partners.
  • Leading the detailed conceptual and technical design of MDF elements including, but not restricted to, results-based finance, capacity building and investment support
  • Developing and gaining approval for further refinements to Camco’s MDF strategy and business plan
  • Other tasks as required for the business development and effective and impactful implementation of Camco’s market development activities.

About you

  • Have at least a postgraduate degree from a top university, with preference for those with degrees in business, economics, finance, accounting, policy, international development, or a similar relevant field. Subsequent postgraduate study and/or professional qualifications in a relevant field are also a plus;
  • Have 5+ years of relevant experience in technical assistance management and implementation for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), capacity development, policy, investment, or other relevant experience.
  • Experience in managing grant funded programmes and donor relations, particularly results-based financing programmes;
  • Experience in project planning and resource allocation and management and reporting on project budgets.
  • Have renewable energy/energy access and broader sustainable development sectoral expertise;
  • Have experience of working with businesses/governments/development partners in Sub-Saharan-African experience of working in the Pacific Island Country markets would be considered a plus;
  • Possess a strong understanding of key gender and equity challenges and support strategies relevant for  SME operations; expertise in supporting gender equity in companies, organisations and programmes are highly desirable;