Off Grid Energy Specialist Consultant Panel with the Economic and Social Infrastructure Program (ESIP) in PNG

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 12 September 2019

Job Description

The Program


The Economic and Social Infrastructure Program (ESIP) is an eight year development assistance program supported by the Australian Government and implemented by Cardno. ESIP will improve the planning, prioritisation, delivery and maintenance of important infrastructure in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Priority infrastructure sectors for the Program include Electricity, Telecommunications and Water and Sanitation. As part of Program activities, ESIP will support PNG to achieve its target of lifting electricity access from around 15% of the population at present to 70% by 2030 through supporting the use of renewable energy and off grid solutions.

The Panel

ESIP is seeking expressions of interest (EOI) for membership of an Off Grid Energy Specialist Consultant Panel (the Panel) to support ongoing implementation of ESIP activities in the Energy sector. The Panel will provide ESIP with rapid access to pre-qualified consultant services for short and long term assignments (both desk-based and in-country) as they are identified. Services will cover a range of work areas including scoping, analysis, feasibility studies, design, project management, grants management, project implementation, monitoring and evaluation and audit.

Areas of expertise sought

Applicants with technical expertise in the following areas are encouraged to submit an EOI:

  • Off Grid Energy
  • Infrastructure Project Assessment and Evaluation (energy sector)
  • Construction management (energy sector)
  • Performance and / or Project Management (energy sector)
  • Energy market assessment
  • Market development / community development
  • Safeguards and cross cutting issues
  • Environmental impact assessments


Please copy paste the following link to access the EOI form, which provides a more detailed breakdown of the areas of expertise sought: https://www.cardno.com/media/4843/application-form_esip-off-grid-specialist-consultant-panel.docx

Remuneration

Remuneration for individual consultancies under the Panel will be according to the Australian Government’s Adviser Remuneration Framework (ARF; more information at https://bit.ly/2CQ4a9u).

How to submit an Expression of Interest?

EOIs from PNG citizens and citizens of other countries motivated to undertake consultancy work in PNG will be considered. EOIs must be sent **VIA EMAIL** to esiprecruitment@esip.org.pg. Please include “Off Grid Panel” in the subject line. Please DO NOT submit your EOI via Cardno’s Careers website.

EOIs must include the following documents:

  • Completed EOI Form – please copy paste the following link to access the EOI Form: https://www.cardno.com/media/4843/application-form_esip-off-grid-specialist-consultant-panel.docx
  • Current CV, including two to three referees that can attest to the areas of specialisation you are applying for. Referees would preferably be persons you reported to in previous roles. Kindly include their contact details.

Please include your first name and surname in the file names for the above documents. This will assist us in managing the documents we receive.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 4 October 2019 (Port Moresby time).

Contact

For any queries about the Panel, please contact esiprecruitment@esip.org.pg

About Cardno

Cardno has been engaged by the Australian Government to deliver ESIP. We are a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.

Cardno has a proud, longstanding history in PNG. We have a permanent corporate office in Port Moresby with full-time corporate staff who provide ongoing in-country support to project teams. By joining Cardno, you will also be part of an environment where you can collaborate with leading experts from diverse backgrounds working on various projects in PNG and beyond.

Additional Information

We thank all applicants, however, due to the anticipated number of applications, only those candidates shortlisted for the Panel will be contacted.

Any offer of consultancy work under the Panel will be subject to the result of a criminal record check.

Cardno is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to child protection and safeguarding the welfare of children in the delivery of our international development programs. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect this commitment and may include relevant criminal record checks.

Cardno and ESIP value diversity and encourage women and minority groups to apply.

About the Organization

About Cardno

Cardno is a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.

Cardno ID (International Development) manages a number of donor-funded programs in the Asia Pacific region. We engage in international development as a holistic, multidisciplinary and integrated process. Strengthened by our geographic and market diversity, we are committed to providing innovative and integrated solutions that create opportunities for significant, lasting change in emerging economies. Partnering with multilateral and bilateral donors, private clients, governments and communities to develop sustainable solutions to complex challenges, we work with local counterparts to achieve meaningful impact.

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