Gaia Energy Holding (Gaia) is a leading independent large scale renewable energy developer in Africa, headquartered in Morocco. While adopting the highest international technical standards, Gaia Energy is the first African company having a prevalence in 10 energy markets under development. Gaia offices gather a multicultural team of 40 experienced staff members. The core mission of Gaia Energy is to develop, finance, and bring to COD large scale, renewable energy projects in emerging markets.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has forged a new partnership with Gaia Energy to create a joint platform for the development of wind power and other renewable energy projects in Africa. The new joint platform will start with a pipeline of 22 projects in nine countries in North, West and East Africa, representing a pipeline under development of more than 3 gigawatts. Originally developed by Gaia Energy, this pipeline will be progressively enlarged to new countries across the continent. In this context, Gaia Energy recruits an Environmental and Social (E&S) Manager in Morocco.
OPEN POSITION : RENEWABLE ENERGY ENGINEER IN MOROCCO
GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM
You will be in charge of identifying high potential renewable energy sites in the countries using GIS softwares, realizing country screenings and pre-feasibility studies using GIS databases and Optimizing layouts using different softwares (PVsyst, Windographer, Open Wind, QGIS etc..)
You will be in charge of organizing and planning installations and maintenances of the met masts, monitoring and organizing wind data collected from the masts and preparing wind reports using Windographer.
RESOURCE ANALYSIS & CALCULATION
You will model the projects and calculate wind resource productible using OpenWind Software and solar resource productible using PVsyst.
TECHNICAL STUDIES ASSISTANCE
You will be in charge of assisting in the preparation of Terms of References and Request for Proposals for technical studies, following up, compare offers and assisting in the conduction and optimization of the studies.
You will report the advancement of the projects and studies, to to the management.
- Experience in developing RE projects
- Global experience in RE technologies
- Work independently and meet deadlines.
- Good computer skills (MS office, GIS softwares, Google Earth, Google for work)
- Strong report writing and analytical skills in English and French
- Strong communication skills in working languages ( English, French and Arabic)
- Plus: Work experience in African context
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
Graduate (e) of a school of engineering or higher education Bac + 5, you have a first successful experience in the prospection or development of renewable energy projects. You have a good knowledge of the energy sector and you are passionate about renewable energies, especially solar and wind.
LOCALISATION AND CONTRACT
Casablanca and Benslimane, Morocco
Full time Job, long term contract
Applications (CV + cover letter) must be sent by e-mail to the following address: email@example.com