Support to the office of the National Authorizing officer (NAO) of the European Development Fund Location

Country
Zambia
Position
Key expert 3: Energy Advisor
Expected Start
11 December 2018
Duration
660 working days
Deadline
03 August 2018
Contact
Olivia Agneessens ( oagneessens@proman.lu )

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Overall objective

The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be part is as follows:

  • To support the Government's development strategy through the implementation of sound EU development programmes and to foster a more coherent and informed approach to policy dialogue and to development cooperation, political cooperation and trade related issues.

This programme is relevant for the Agenda 2030. It contributes primarily to the progressive achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target – "End poverty in all its forms everywhere" – but also promotes progress towards Goal 17, "Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development".

Purpose

The purpose of this contract is as follows:

  • To contribute to efficient and effective programming and implementation of EU funded projects and programmes by the NAO.

Qualifications

Education and Skills

  • S/he must possess a University degree of a minimum four years in an engineering field;
  • A Master Degree or equivalent in electrical, electro-mechanical engineering or equivalent will be an advantage;
  • Computer literate;
  • Good inter-personal skills to be able to work within a team and carry out networking activities related to their tasks.

General Experience

  • A minimum of twelve years' experience in the energy sector;
  • Experience with EU contractual and financial procedures will be an advantage.

Specific Experience

  • Experience of at least five cumulative years in a management or advisory position in infrastructure project cycle management;
  • Successful experience in a technical position in at least two contracts related to energy sector funded or co-funded by international development partners (development banks or bilateral or multilateral development cooperation agencies);
  • Professional experience with hydro power projects will be considered as an advantage;
  • Experience in a technical expert position within one or more rural electrification projects will be considered as an advantage.

Language skills

  • Fluent in written and spoken English;
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English.

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