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ENGIE Energy Access Uganda Jobs 2022 – Fresher Stakeholder and Grant Manager

Job Title: Stakeholder and Grant Manager – ENGIE Energy Access Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: ENGIE Energy Access Uganda

Duty Station: Any EEA African Markets (Preferably East Africa)

Reports to: Head of Funding Solar Home System



ENGIE Energy Access Uganda Profile:

ENGIE Energy Access is one of the leading Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGo) and mini-grids solutions provider in Africa, with a mission to deliver affordable, reliable and sustainable energy solutions and life-changing services with exceptional customer experience. The company is a result of the integration of Fenix International, ENGIE Mobisol and ENGIE PowerCorner; and develops innovative, off-grid solar solutions for homes, public services and businesses, enabling customers and distribution partners access to clean, affordable energy. The PAYGo solar home systems are financed through affordable installments from $0.14 per day and the mini-grids foster economic development by enabling electrical productive use and triggering business opportunities for entrepreneurs in rural communities. With over 1,700 employees, operations in 9 countries across Africa (Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia), over 1 million customers and more than 5 million lives impacted so far, ENGIE Energy Access aims to remain the leading clean energy company, serving millions of customers across Africa by 2025.



Job Summary:

The Stakeholder and Grant Manager owns together with a colleague within the Global Funding SHS team the grant raising activities across the EEA markets. This role entails working closely with the EEA Finance team and the Country teams as well as significant cross-collaboration with other EEA teams to establish deep, meaningful and sustainable relationships with existing and potential donors, policymakers and other external stakeholders. The Grant Manger develops compelling and fact-driven funding proposals, manages the entire end-to-end fundraising and development process and identifies new grant opportunities to drive growth within new and existing markets to establish EEA as the market leader within the industry.

This role will require travel to sub-Saharan Africa.  



Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Owns together with a colleague the EEA grant raising strategy to establish deep, meaningful and sustainable relationships with existing and potential donors, policymakers, and industry relationships
  • Create compelling and fact-driven funding proposals as well as supporting documents in collaboration with other EEA teams and identify new grant opportunities
  • Manage the grant pipeline, the overall grant reporting and monitoring process to donors as well as additional donor-requests
  • Develop and maintain grants database, including tracking tender release dates, application close dates, and other key information
  • Identify key industry events at which EEA should take part to optimize the grant strategy and represent EEA at these events
  • Identify grant opportunities for our existing kit mix but also for new products including productive usages.



Minimum Qualifications


  • At least 2 years in a fundraising and development capacity, and knowledge of the African donor landscape and fundraising processes
  • Proven track record of writing & closing meaningful grant & concessionary funding objectives
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills (English)
  • Excitement about EEA´s mission and deep desire to make an impact on off-grid financially underserved customers in sub-Saharan Africa
  • A solid team player who also performs independently
  • A passion for storytelling — written, verbal, and visual — balanced with research and analysis
  • Robust research and analytical skill-set, curiosity, and a desire to think outside the box
  • Strong attention to detail, deadline driven and entrepreneurial mindset.


  • University Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent.
  • Masters degree or equivalent work experience is a plus  


  • English 
  • French and/or Portuguese is a plus. 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however due to the large volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  



How To Apply for ENGIE Energy Access Uganda Jobs 2022

All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Deadline: 30th May 2022



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