Posted on :
23 Jul, 2019
23 Jul, 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, South Africa-based candidates for the USAID Southern Africa Energy Program (SAEP).
Job Title: Outcome 3 Deputy Lead
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.
Position Description, Objective & Responsibilities:
The Outcome 3 Deputy Lead will work with the Outcome 3 Lead to support the implementation of Outcome 3 Work Plan activities. The position will support the Team Lead of Outcome 3 who is responsible for: Improving regional harmonization and cross-border trade in the design and implementation of the various tasks under this Outcome to achieve its objective and deliver results. Specifically, SAEP is working to improve planning, operational and trading capabilities of market participants working within regional institutions like the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP), SADC Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (SACREE), Regional Electricity Regulators Association of Southern Africa (RERA) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC). This will improve the overall operations, increase the transmission capacity, reliability and redundancy of the regional interconnected transmission system. At the same time, it will optimize the Southern African market and enhance the commercial viability of major regional infrastructure projects.
The Deputy Outcome 3 Lead will work with the SAEP Deputy Chief of Party Technical (DCOP (T)), Project Management Office (PMO) Lead and Outcomes 3 Lead to support delivery of the annual approved project work plan. This will include, but may not be limited to the following tasks and responsibilities:
Minimum Skills, Education & Experience:
NOTE: No relocation cost will be covered by Deloitte Consulting Overseas Projects LLC or the USAID Southern Africa Energy Program (SAEP).
Please send a cover letter and a CV (PDF or word format) that includes contact information and three references to [email protected] . 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.
Application Deadline: Friday, 26 July, 2019