Trama TecnoAmbiental (TTA) is an international consulting and engineering SME active since 1986 and based in Barcelona, Spain. Its main specialty is distributed renewable energy generation combined with energy management and efficiency in developing regions. In rural electrification, and particularly microgrids, TTA has been involved in studies, policy, deployment and capacity building in over 60 countries.
TTA’s team has international and cross-cultural experience at technological as well as institutional levels, including regulatory, financial and social aspects. Projects have been done in Europe, Americas, Africa, the Middle East, Oceania and Asia. Clients include governments, multilateral and bilateral institutions (WB UNDP, UNOPS, UNIDO, UNESCO, IDB, OLADE, IRENA, IEA, EC, AECID, and others), NGOs, local communities, individuals, private developers, contractors, electric utilities etc.
TTA was awarded the EUREC Technology Prize 2001, “for developing excellent system technology for rural electrification based on renewable energy sources, combined with an innovative, user-oriented approach for its implementation”.
In 2015, TTA was awarded with the Prize “Off-Grid Experts Awards” by the company Off-Grid Phaesun together with ARE, for excellence in the performance in the field of Off-Grid power supply, in the Category A “Product” for its “Electricity Dispenser”, a Smart Meter for microgrids.
TTA has already developed tens of Solar PV Micro-grid projects for rural electrification that are commissioned and still operating, and has others which still need funds to be completed or scaled-up. Among these ones, the priority is given to Kenya and Tanzania. There is a need to find new funding opportunities including international organizations, government organizations, corporations, private foundations, crowdfunding, impact investors, philanthropists, and commercial banks. TTA is thus seeking a diligent Project Fundraiser, fluent in English for an internship.
The main responsibilities of the Project Fundraiser will be, but not limited to:
To understand the funding levels of traditional and non-traditional investors to improve the fundraising strategy.
To research, identify, list and track investors who are relevant to the current and future TTA’s projects and sectoral focus.
To contact by phone all potential investors, to get through to the right person and explain the overview of the TTA’s projects requesting for funds.
To navigate investors’ organisations and form alliances with the right people to develop network and increase opportunities.
To consolidate, develop, and improve the investors data base in a organized and standardized way.
To improve the communication plan with standardized procedures.
To join meetings to explain in detail TTA’s projects requesting for funds.
To fill-in proposal forms and draw-up content for materials to request for funds.
To facilitate all the steps that lead to getting funds
To prepare proposals for international tenders
To develop and improve the business plan
The ideal candidate for this position will have the following competences:
The following competences will be an advantage:
To be determined according to the candidate’s qualifications and experience, and to the school guidance.
Immediate Duration: Minimum 2 months, the longer the better.
Interested applicants may send their up-to-date resumes along with a short cover letter (1 page max.) to the following electronic address: email@example.com
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
As soon as possible