Senior Energy Advisor – UK or NL

Mercy Corps

Location: UK, or NL- Versatile working

Place Standing: Full time, everlasting

Wage: The beginning wage vary for this place within the UK is 53,360 GBP; within the NL is 63,040 Euro

Time limit: Please submit software and canopy letter by April tenth

Present unrestricted work authorization in UK or NL is required on the time of software for this place.

About Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a worldwide group of humanitarians working collectively on the entrance strains of at this time’s greatest crises to create a way forward for risk, the place everybody can prosper. In additional than 40+ nations all over the world, over 5,400+ group members work facet by facet with individuals dwelling via poverty, catastrophe, violent battle, and the acute impacts of local weather change. We’re dedicated to creating world change via native affect — 84% of our group members are from the nations the place they work.

We deliver a complete method to each problem, addressing issues from a number of angles. And we transcend emergency support, partnering with native governments, forward-thinking companies, social entrepreneurs, and other people dwelling in fragile communities to develop daring options that make lasting change potential.

About Packages at Mercy Corps

The Packages operate at Mercy Corps helps its mission and works with program affect, innovation, and affect groups. The Program Perform consists of headquarters and regional departments that are guided by Mercy Corps world technique: Pathway to Chance and works in shut partnership with all different company departments to ship the best high quality programming and impactful outcomes. The Program Workforce aligns carefully with the Pathway to Chance, and works to ship on elevated accountability, alignment, and truthful and clear useful resource allocation, whereas performing with its Core Behaviors of collaboration, curiosity, inclusion, and integrity on the forefront. The Packages operate is a key steward of Mercy Corps’ strategic commitments and the combination of those commitments into programming, inclusive of: Local weather Good, Domestically Led, Proof Pushed, Revolutionary and Artistic, and Protected, Numerous and Inclusive.

Our complete TRaQ Workforce is an integral a part of the Program Division that helps country-led work to ship measurable affect, leads company pondering in key technical and program administration areas, and ensures high quality programing whereas sustaining company visibility with key audiences. TRaQ’s aim is to equip our world packages with the best technical options and high quality program administration instruments to deal with the world’s hardest challenges, whereas concurrently constructing our world fame and sources.

The TRaQ group has 9 technical and cross-cutting thematic groups, Local weather and Water Safety, Financial Alternative, Meals Safety, Peace and Governance, International Resilience, Social Inclusion, Money, Infrastructure, Coaching and Program Requirements. This place can be a part of the Local weather and Water group. Every group has established objectives and methods that can information the Senior Advisors work

The Place

Supporting company priorities, the Local weather and Water Safety group is especially centered on technical assist within the areas of local weather change adaptation and low carbon growth, together with catastrophe threat discount; pure useful resource administration and environmental conservation; and entry to vitality. The Senior Vitality Advisor will play a pivotal position in Mercy Corps’ Technical Help Unit, specializing in the event of latest companies and steering for the implementation of vitality initiatives with a robust emphasis on revolutionary fashions for renewable vitality entry. This position would require in-depth data of renewable vitality markets and vitality financing fashions and devices. The Senior Vitality Advisor will lead the cost in creating connections between vitality entry and entry to finance whereas contributing to enterprise mannequin growth, threat evaluation, and stakeholder engagement.

The Senior Advisor will primarily give attention to serving to nation groups strengthen their portfolio of low carbon growth programming, via the combination of renewable vitality. This can embrace integration of vitality concerns in nation methods, growing idea notes, assist donor engagement, and producing influencing analysis merchandise. The Senior Advisor may also present sturdy technical recommendation and coaching in areas associated to entry to vitality and low carbon growth, together with: program design and growth; program high quality; community and illustration at key sector boards; and lead strategic partnerships and contribute to strategic discussions (internally and externally).

The Senior Advisor supplies technical assist to Mercy Corps program groups within the Senior Advisor’s space of experience. Help contains designing and growing packages, assessing and enhancing program high quality, writing proposals for donors, offering coaching, growing humanitarian networks, sustaining present data on business finest practices, disseminating info to inner and exterior companions, and representing Mercy Corps at key occasions. The Senior Advisor may also construct the capability of their friends and the group.

Important Obligations


  • Help nation technique refinement to combine renewable vitality as a catalyst for the Company’s technique, frequently elevating funds and amassing proof in collaboration with nation and regional groups.
  • Write and overview grant proposals and idea notes for donors together with foundations, companies, and authorities businesses.
  • Analysis, analyze, and assess knowledge to find out program wants, priorities, and Mercy Corps’ benefits for funding; Preserve data of growth methods by governmental, tutorial, and non-profit teams.
  • Collaborate with program, nation, regional, and TRaQ groups on prepositioning and technique growth, and designing multi-sectoral packages that meet the outcomes and commitments in Mercy Corps’ 10-year technique.
  • Lead write advanced, aggressive proposals following Mercy Corps’ finest practices in proposal growth, group administration, and the suitable sectoral space.


  • Present vitality entry applied sciences and enterprise fashions technical assist to Mercy Corps’ groups globally, together with these in advanced disaster environments; Help efficient interventions via built-in approaches and programs pondering.
  • Strengthen partnerships at world, regional and nation ranges with expertise corporations, monetary service suppliers, affect traders, institutional donors, foundations, analysis institutes, UN businesses, peer organizations, and host nation governments.
  • Preserve requirements of program supply via software of company approaches and compliance with related rules and necessities.
  • Enhance program capability inside Mercy Corps via growing and circulating instruments similar to coaching and workshops, manuals, case research, webinars, and monitoring and analysis instruments; Collaborate with Director to set and execute methods addressing agency-wide program high quality wants.


  • Present in-country and distant coaching for Mercy Corps employees, companions, and packages with help on evaluation, implementation, analysis, and analysis.
  • Construct a robust neighborhood of apply throughout Mercy Corps in your technical space to strengthen program high quality and construct a neighborhood of technical specialists.


  • Construct Mercy Corps’ fame as a important influencer in entry to vitality and low carbon growth in fragile contexts and develop our exterior visibility on related technical areas and lead exterior illustration efforts.
  • Characterize Mercy Corps at tutorial occasions, conferences, media boards, and different occasions; Contribute to thought management in space of experience.
  • Determine and nurture strategic partnerships with different organizations and establishments; Current ideas and concepts to donors, companions, and peer organizations that affect them to drive innovation and constructive change.


● Show distinctive management by persistently delivering expectations and sustaining composure, even in difficult conditions.

● Embrace a progress mindset, actively search numerous views, and welcome suggestions to drive steady enchancment.

● Preserve the best moral requirements, treating all people with respect and dignity.

● Show professionalism in all elements of life, guaranteeing that your conduct displays positively on Mercy Corps and doesn’t compromise its mission or work.

● Rent, orient and lead group members as needed.

Supervisory Duty

The place has supervisory accountability over interns and/or volunteers. At instances this place may have supervisory accountability over different group members when there isn’t a Director on the group.


Experiences Instantly To: Director of Vitality Entry

Works Instantly With: all different TRaQ groups, HQ, Regional and Program groups

Accountability to Individuals and Stakeholders

Mercy Corps group members are anticipated to assist all efforts towards accountability, particularly to our program individuals, neighborhood companions, different stakeholders, and to worldwide requirements guiding worldwide aid and growth work. We’re dedicated to actively partaking communities as equal companions within the design, monitoring and analysis of our area initiatives.

Minimal Qualification & Transferable Abilities

  • 5 to 7 years of expertise required offering more and more proficient technical assist within the related area of experience that features:
    • Grant writing, analysis, and proposal growth.
    • Main all elements of huge and sophisticated proposals and managing built-in grant writing groups.
    • Producing and publishing influential articles and blogs.
    • Combining sturdy theoretical and utilized data of the sector of experience utilizing built-in approaches and making use of programs pondering.
  • Diploma in vitality engineering, local weather finance, environmental coverage or administration, or different local weather change-related specialties most popular.
  • Sensible area expertise required, sometimes over the course of two years, that features:
    • A brief period area project, longer-term area assignments, or dwelling in a area location to work in a rustic or area workplace.
    • An emergency response project or different disaster response work demonstrating efficiently adapting assist and help methodologies to real-world complexities.
    • Managing and implementing profitable packages.
    • Delivering Capability Constructing curriculum or different processes for program groups.
  • Familiarity with main donors similar to USAID, FCDO, the EC and related foundations and companies.
  • Fluency in English is required; fluency in a international language most popular.

Success Components

The Senior Advisor may have important expertise managing packages and adjusting technical theories to actual world complexities. The person ought to have the confirmed capability to affect donors, companions, and peer organizations towards revolutionary packages and finest practices. By their expertise managing giant or advanced proposals, the person will have the ability to coach different Mercy Corps employees on adjusting their methodology. The Senior Advisor should take a lead position in constructing and sustaining exterior relationships in addition to demonstrating the drive and initiative to contribute to inner group efforts.

At Mercy Corps, we worth group members who embrace curiosity, act with integrity, and foster an surroundings of inclusion and collaboration. Our profitable group members work successfully in evolving and dynamic environments, prioritize clear communication, and construct collaborative relationships throughout departments. They work together with all world group members with an inclusive method and excel at multitasking, assembly deadlines, and processing info to assist our altering program actions.

Dwelling Circumstances / Environmental Circumstances

The place relies in UK or NL and it requires as much as 40% journey to assist nation packages, which can embrace journey to insecure areas the place freedom of motion is proscribed and areas the place facilities are restricted.

Ongoing Studying

In assist of our perception that studying organizations are more practical, environment friendly and related to the communities we serve, we empower all group members to dedicate 5% of their time to studying actions that additional their private and/or skilled progress and growth

Variety, Fairness & Inclusion

Attaining our mission begins with how we construct our group and work collectively. By our dedication to enriching our group with individuals of various origins, beliefs, backgrounds, and methods of pondering, we’re higher in a position to leverage the collective energy of our groups and resolve the world’s most advanced challenges. We try for a tradition of belief and respect, the place everybody contributes their views and genuine selves, reaches their potential as people and groups, and collaborates to do one of the best work of their lives.

We acknowledge that variety and inclusion is a journey, and we’re dedicated to studying, listening and evolving to grow to be extra numerous, equitable and inclusive than we’re at this time.

Equal Employment Alternative

Mercy Corps is an equal alternative employer that doesn’t tolerate discrimination on any foundation. We actively hunt down numerous backgrounds, views, and abilities in order that we could be collectively stronger and have sustained world affect.

We’re dedicated to offering an surroundings of respect and psychological security the place equal employment alternatives can be found to all. We don’t have interaction in or tolerate discrimination on the idea of race, coloration, gender identification, gender expression, faith, age, sexual orientation, nationwide or ethnic origin, incapacity (together with HIV/AIDS standing), marital standing, army veteran standing or some other protected group within the areas the place we work.

Safeguarding & Ethics

Mercy Corps is dedicated to making sure that every one people we come into contact with via our work, whether or not group members, neighborhood members, program individuals or others, are handled with respect and dignity. We’re dedicated to the core rules relating to prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse laid out by the UN Secretary Normal and IASC and have signed on to the Interagency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. We is not going to tolerate youngster abuse, sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment by or of our group members. As a part of our dedication to a protected and inclusive work surroundings, group members are anticipated to conduct themselves in an expert method, respect native legal guidelines and customs, and to stick to Mercy Corps Code of Conduct Policies and values always. Workforce members are required to finish obligatory Code of Conduct elearning programs upon rent and on an annual foundation.

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