Posted on :
14 Feb, 2019
14 Feb, 2019
Deloitte Consulting Overseas Projects LLC seeks individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people in the Southern African region and demonstrate leadership, versatility and integrity in their work. We are seeking exceptional Pretoria-based candidates for the USAID Southern Africa Energy Program (SAEP).
The USAID Southern Africa Energy Program (SAEP) works to advance energy policy and regulatory reform, and accelerate investment to increase power generation and access to electricity throughout the region. According to World Bank data, less than 25% of the non-South African population living in the Southern African region have access to electric power. The limited reliable power affects the competitiveness of Southern African industry, agriculture, and the economic opportunity and health conditions for rural populations, women, and youth. Through strengthening the enabling environment and facilitating public and private transactions, SAEP leverages the momentum of private investment to help focus SAEP’s resources in ways that best support the reform of national and regional energy ecosystems. At the same time, SAEP produces the tangible results needed to create a sustainable cycle of additional reforms, increased investment and continued political will.
Job Position: Lead Transaction Advisor
Opportunity Closing Date: 22 February 2019
Opportunity Type: Fixed Term Employment
Location: Pretoria, South Africa
Position Description, Objective & Responsibilities:
The Lead Transaction Advisor will work in Southern African countries to advance private sector investment-driven objectives. Based in SAEP’s Pretoria Office, the Lead Transaction Advisor will work to identify, plan, support implementation, and continually monitor IPP investment and reform activities throughout the region. The Lead Transaction Advisor will work closely with counterpart private sector developers, financial institutions and private investors and other organizations in the energy sector ecosystem to build capacity and provide independent advice on issues affecting pending and potential transactions. The Lead Transaction Advisor will report to the Deputy Chief of Party/ Technical.
The Lead Transaction Advisor will work to both i) provide transaction advisory services to IPP project counterpart, and ii) provide guidance, mentorship and management support to other Transaction Advisors working on the Program. SAEP Transaction Advisors act as both identifiers and drivers of priority IPP projects under SAEP, providing advisory services to various stakeholders in any specific IPP project. Roles include: (1) developing pipelines of potential projects for investment, (2) providing transaction advisory services to project developers on generation projects to help them to reach financial close, (3) convening working groups to prioritize and guide implementation of project assistance in country, (4) working with host country governments to identify and mitigate impediments to project approval, financial closure and/or implementation; and (5) monitoring and reporting on project development, assistance implementation, and reforms.
Pipeline Development and Maintenance – 30%
Transaction Advisory Services and Capacity Building – 50%
Monitoring and Progress Reporting – 20%
Minimum Skills, Education & Experience:
NOTE: Only South African citizens or South African permanent resident permit holders will be considered for this role. No relocation cost will be covered by Deloitte Consulting Overseas Projects LLC or the USAID Southern Africa Energy Program.
Application Instructions: If you are interested, download and complete the application form
Send a cover letter and a CV (PDF or Word format) that includes contact information and three references to [email protected] by COB 22 February 2019. Please include the title of the position you are applying for in the Subject Line of the email. No telephone inquiries. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deloitte Consulting Overseas Projects LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors
Application Deadline: 22nd Feb, 2019