Consultancy opportunity: East Africa Geothermal Energy Facility

Alexander Richter 6 Oct 2015

The UK-funded East Africa Geothermal Energy Facility issues call for independent consultants for geothermal work.

The East Africa Geothermal Energy Facility (EAGER) is seeking independent consultants for geothermal work in East Africa.

EAGER is a donor funded programme which has been set up to support greater investment in geothermal power generation in East Africa.

EAGER provides independent, on-demand consultancy to Government bodies and state-owned companies involved in geothermal development in Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. Its key areas of advisory are on regulatory and policy issues for geothermal development, but it also supports Government geothermal agencies to develop and manage geothermal power projects.

EAGER is actively managed from the UK with staff based in the region and is scheduled to run until November 2018. Currently, independent consultants are sought to support EAGER’s work in East Africa with expertise and experience as described below:

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in geothermal development.
  • Expert in one or more of the following areas of geothermal development: exploration geology, geophysics, geochemistry, GIS analysis, geothermal data management, drilling, safety and reservoir engineering, mechanical and civil engineering, power plant engineering, environmental and safety regulation, licensing and permitting regulation, procurement and financing.
  • Preferably experience in developing countries and consultancy work with Government agencies or state-owned organisations.
  • Willingness to travel to East Africa at short notice.

All interested should send CVs to by 30th October 2015.