Gas and Power Sector Specialist
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Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Government and Public Sector (GPS) is implementing the USAID West Africa Energy Program (WAEP), a 4-year project under Power Africa. The objective of WAEP is to expand supply of and access to affordable and reliable grid-connected electricity services in West Africa through a range of technical assistance, capacity building, and transactional support to advance Power Africa’s objective in the West Africa region. WAEP will implement targeted interventions to achieve the following four outcomes:
Increase the supply of power in West Africa
Enable expanded end-user connection to the grid
Improve the technical and institutional capacity and performance of select national utilities, and other relevant national power sector entities
Accelerate the establishment of a high functioning regional power market
To support WAEP, Deloitte is seeking an experienced, full-time Gas and Power Sector Specialist to be based in Accra, Ghana. The Gas and Power Sector Specialist will provide support to the Ghana (CLIN2) team, supporting the embedded Transaction Advisors.
The Gas and Power Sector Specialist is expected to support gas and power activities in Ghana, as defined in the WAEP Task Order, and engage in the following illustrative interventions:
Support Ministry of Energy efforts to implement the Energy Sector Recovery Program
Support power systems planning on modelling generation & transmission planning activities, leveraging the Power Africa Gas Roadmap
Develop financial and economic models to support energy sector initiatives (such as the proposed Natural Gas Clearinghouse)
Perform analytical work and draft reports in support of WAEP’s goals of improving the legal and regulatory frameworks for private sector investment
Participate in review of Return on Investment (ROI) analysis of country portfolio of potential generation and non-generation services investment opportunities
Bachelor’s and Masters’ degree in economics, engineering, finance or any related field
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the upstream and/or midstream energy sector
Experience working in similar context in West Africa
Previous experience with USAID and Power Africa and/or with donor agency programs will be an added advantage.
Demonstrated experience operating in developing country environments, including conducting technical activities
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
Ability to solve complex problems
Ability to write, communicate, and prepare engagement materials fluently in English
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Applications from all qualified individuals should be sent before 30 September 2020.