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  • Posted: Dec 3, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • World Relief is an international relief and development agency. Founded in 1944 as the humanitarian arm of the National Association of Evangelicals, World Relief offers assistance to victims of poverty. Located in East Africa, Kenya’s population currently stands at 45 million, 75-80% of whom live in rural areas and depend on either subsistence agric...
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    Electric Mobility Coordinator

    Job Summary:

    As the Electric Mobility Coordinator, you will be able to provide administrative, project coordination, and research support to ongoing sustainable transport programs, focusing on projects that advance electric mobility in Kenya and the East Africa region. Your responsibilities will range from organization of events, workshops, staff visits, and external meetings, as well as research or project support as needed and as time permits. You will support project team in creation of content for publications, reports, briefs, blogs, presentations, tools, and other knowledge products that contribute to WRI Africa’s sustainable mobility programs, including electric mobility. You will have the opportunity to partner with and learn from sustainable mobility and electric mobility experts, and key stakeholders around the world.

    Job Responsibilities:

    Project coordination

    • Help organize and attend internal and external meetings, workshops, conferences, and other dissemination activities related to electric mobility
    • Coordinate with WRI Global Electric Mobility team, WRI Kenya Energy team and other electric mobility projects across WRI’s regional offices, as required for project activities and knowledge sharing


    • Conduct and coordinate research and analysis related to electric mobility, including coordinating research efforts among stakeholders and analyzing existing e-mobility research in the region
    • Develop strategies for, and manage data collection related to electric mobility and sustainable mobility in East Africa
    • Develop communications to share research with a diverse range of stakeholders


    • Assist WRI Africa Cities team members with e-mobility project development including project workplans, budgets and project monitoring and evaluation activities

    Job Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in a field related to electric mobility, including transportation planning, civil/electrical engineering, or urban/regional planning
    • Minimum of 1 year of full-time professional work experience
    • Demonstrable previous experience or research and enthusiasm regarding sustainable urban mobility, and previous experience in electric mobility projects or research is highly desirable
    • Understanding of institutions and government agencies in Kenya and the larger African region. Local and/or regional experience is highly desirable
    • Fluency in written and spoken English is required and fluency in Swahili or other local dialects is desirable
    • An East African National is preferred, although all qualified candidates will be considered
    • Demonstrated ability to work well in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams, juggle multiple priorities and work under tight deadlines
    • Comfortable working remotely until such time when WRI opens the Nairobi office
    • Experience or demonstrated interest in event planning and external outreach
    • Detail-oriented, organized and independent thinker
    • Clear and effective written and oral communication skills
    • Kenyan work authorization is required, WRI will not sponsor a visa for the position.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to World Relief on to apply

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