Posted on :
11 Feb, 2019
11 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
candidates with work experience within the African renewable energy industry for the USAID Southern Africa Energy Program.
The USAID Southern Africa Energy Program 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 Title: Renewable Energy Grid Integration Advisor
Contract Type: Independent Consultant
Recruitment Type: International ICA
Project: Southern Africa Energy Program (SAEP)
Outcome: Outcome 4 – Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
Location: Blantyre, Malawi
Delivery Range: March 2019 – June 2019
Language Requirement: English
Opportunity Closing Date: 15 February 2019
Position Description and Objectives:
Deloitte Consulting LLP seeks a Renewable Energy Grid Integration Advisor for a power utility based in Malawi. The Advisor will assist the utility to maintain system operational integrity as variable energy generation increases. The position is offered in the framework of the USAID Southern Africa Energy Program (SAEP) and advances the objectives of Outcome 4, which promotes Renewable Energy generation and Energy Efficiency.
Responsibilities, Outcomes and Deliverables:
The target utility will be increasing its overall the contribution of variable renewable energy generation capacity. Deloitte seeks the services of a power systems expert to assess the impacts of planned renewable energy generation plants and to advise on operational planning with the goal to maintain stability and continuity of supply. The ideal candidate should have experience of system operation in an environment with significant variable renewable energy sources, especially solar PV plants. Emphasis will be placed on the candidate’s experience with integrating new solar PV plants into a national grid. The successful candidate will be required to advise the utility to achieve the following:
Minimum Skills, Education & Experience:
If you are interested, download and complete the application form (http://www.ngopulse.org/resource-centre/icap-form-dcop). Send the completed form, a cover letter and a CV (PDF or word format) that includes contact information and three references to [email protected] by 15 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 Project 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, color, 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.