Graduate Opportunity In Monitoring and Evaluation of Energy Efficiency

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 in principle be based at the SANEDI offices in Sandton, Johannesburg; however, during COVID restrictions, this position will require remote working.


  • 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.

Competencies Experience:

  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of energy related projects;
  • 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.


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 System;

• Preparation of briefing reports on Monitoring and Evaluation of public sector energy efficiency;

• Conducting and supporting research activities as and when required on technical projects and data support.

This Internship will be based at the SANEDI offices in Sandton, Johannesburg, but with remote working in place due to COVID restrictions;

• 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, to: with the following subject line “EEPBIP-SANEDI Internship Application”, for the attention of Head of Unit: Human candidates may apply by submitting a motivational letter and detailed CV indicating their nationality, for the attention of Head of Unit: Human Resource.

Closing date for applications: 23 June 2021

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be informed! Applications without a motivational letter will not be considered!

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