South African National Energy Development Institute – Graduate Internship: Monitoring and Evaluation of Energy Efficiency Projects

Graduate Internship: Monitoring and
Evaluation of Energy Efficiency Projects
GIZ Programme: Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings and
Infrastructure Programme (EEPBIP), support to SANEDI
Reports to: Programme Manager: Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings
and Infrastructure Programme (EEPBIP)
Duration Six (06) Months
Main Outputs for the internship
The intern will be be providing technical support in the development of a Monitoring and Evaluation
System for public sector energy efficiency projects – their tasks will therefore comprise support to
following activities, but not limited to:
• Support the establishment of data collection and analysis processes, and data integrity
requirements, including the development and review of data templates;
• Data collection and formatting of primary data from energy efficiency projects;
• Support the establishment of operational processes for data transfer to other key
departments (DEFF, DPME etc);
• Support in the finalisation of Terms of Reference for the procurement of a Monitoring and
Evaluation System and support the appointed service provider in the development of the
• Preparation of briefing reports on Monitoring and Evaluation of public sector energy
• Conducting and supporting research activities as and when required on technical projects
and data support.

    The Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings and Infrastructure Programme (EEPBIP)
    aims to employ a South African graduate for the purpose of an internship. The EEPBIP,
    funded by the NAMA Facility, supports the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy
    (DMRE) in scaling-up energy efficiency projects in public sector institutions.
    The Job description below is for an intern to be employed to support SANEDI in their
    activities in the establishment of a Monitoring and Evaluation system for energy efficiency
    project identification for municipalities, provinces, national government and State-Owned
    Entities. The position will be based at the SANEDI offices in Sandton, Johannesburg.


  2. Qualifications:

    • A Undergraduate degree in an area related to: monitoring and evaluation, energy,
    engineering, data science or related subject.
    • Candidates in the possession of, or in progress of completing a postgraduate degree will
    be favoured.

  3. Competencies Experience:
    • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of energy related
    • Experience with project management;
    • Experience working with public sector institutions;
    • Excellent communication skills (oral and written English);
    • Excellent MS-office skills (outlook, power point, word, excel);
    • Ability to work independently and proactively with minimal supervision.

  4. Other Knowledge and Additional Competences
    • Knowledge of Monitoring and Evaluation principles and processes is essential;
    • Knowledge of a range of energy efficiency technologies, including small-scale
    embedded generation, will be advantageous;
    • Knowledge of Measurement and Verification of energy savings will be an advantage;
    • Knowledge of data science or similar disciplines will be preferable.
    • This Internship will be based at the SANEDI offices in Sandton, Johannesburg;
    • The internship period for this position is only six (06) Months.
    Suitable candidates may apply by submitting a motivational letter and detailed CV indicating
    their nationality, with the job title quoted as a subject line for the attention of Head of Unit:
    Human Resource. Application must be submitted by following this link:

  7. Closing date for applications: 09 June 2020
    Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be informed!
    Applications without a motivational letter will not be considered!