Energy Sector Program Lead Kenya


Chronos Consulting ( client seeks Energy Sector Program Leads Kenya
(Specicific technical areas of expertise sought include:
Power and Gas Systems Engineering
Generation, Transmission and Distribution Systems and Transactions
Demand-side Management and Energy Efficiency
Electric Utility Reform and Restructuring
Power Systems Planning & Monitoring
Private Sector Participation & Electricity Access
Legal & Regulatory
Renewable Energy Technologies
Tariffs & Power Economics
Environmental, Resettlement, Social & Gender Considerations
These positions will require periodic travel to in-country project sites as well as to client meetings in the US. project management, and strategy and design services for the power sector; successful candidates will report administratively to Office Project Manager.
Contract length: Up to five (5) years
Position Responsibilities:
Serving as staff member and liaison with both the client and the project team
Leading project teams in providing technical advisory services for the power sector while managing project staff
Reporting to Office Project Manager on project progress, needs and issues
Supporting client Office staff in developing monthly project invoices
Skills / Qualifications
A minimum of 15 years of working experience in implementing energy projects, especially in electricity distribution, is desired
Preferably a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, with a Master’s degree in engineering management, economics or other similar fields
Extensive in-country technical work experience is highly preferred
Extensive knowledge of international best practices in power system planning, economics, business models, institutional assessment, contract procedures, project follow-up and risk management
Experience working and living in developing and/or post-conflict countries, with a preference for experience in the aforementioned countries
Ability to work in a team environment with multiple reporting priorities
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