Project Management Specialist: Energy

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Project Management Specialist: Energy

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Job title
Project Management Specialist: Energy
  • South Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Type of job
permanent contract

Renewable Energy
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Job description
The USAID Project Management Specialist (Energy), hereafter referred to as the “Energy Specialist” or “the Specialist,” is a member of Power Africa's Energy Office in Pretoria. In this capacity, the incumbent will provide both strategic and operational senior-level contributions that will help advance Power Africa's goal of advancing sub-Saharan African development through universal access to clean energy. The incumbent will participate with other senior advisors and officers in the design, development, and management of initiative-wide energy/power-sector plans and programs to support energy sector development, with a focus on clean energy. The Specialist reports to the Team Leader focused transmission & distribution, and is the premier local senior professional advisor to the Power Africa team and its partners on sub-Saharan Africa power sector development, to include clean energy, energy policy and planning, energy sector regulation, utility strengthening and reform, energy infrastructure development, and public and private finance, covering the full sector from generation, transmission, and distribution. The Energy Specialist represents Power Africa in discussions and negotiations with the private sector, and with other donors and IPs. He/she assists USAID staff, including senior managers, visiting United States government officials, and others in sector-related public meetings, field trips, and discussions with partner government officials and organizations. The incumbent also advises on budgetary decisions and establishes and maintains senior-level contacts on behalf of Power Africa in the energy sector, including with individuals in the private sector, non-governmental institutions, and the donor community. Further details about the position:
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