The Global e-Schools and Communities Initiative (GESCI) is launching a VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: PAUWES – MDE Project Manager Assistant

The PAUWES Mini Grid, Digitalization and Entrepreneurship programme (PAUWES-MDE) is an Online Postgraduate programme implemented in the frame of the Transforming Energy Access Learning Partnership (TEA-LP) which supports universities to develop multidisciplinary and well-rounded curricula for postgraduate students with a view to bridging existing skills gaps in the Sub-Saharan Africa energy access sector.

PAUWES-MDE is being developed in collaboration with the Global e-Schools and Communities Initiative (GESCI), and aims to strengthen youth’s capacity on the continent with innovative business ideas in the mini-grid sector with technical and entrepreneurial skills for the creation of smart microgrid businesses and start-ups in Africa. It integrates actors, stakeholders and specificities of innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems in the continent (Tech-Hubs, Fab-Labs/Makerspace, Mentoring and Business Angels, Pitch, Competition, etc.) with strengths of higher education systems geared toward skills and competences for the setup of start-up in a flexible and agile manner.

Deadline for applying: 30th March 2020.

More details can be found at the GESCI website at:


11 March 2020

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