Power Africa Call for Experts

  • Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 3 October 2019
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Job Description

ECODIT is a U.S. small business leader with 26 years of experience managing complex USAID energy projects and providing training and technical assistance to governments, utilities, regulators, and businesses, advancing environmentally and socially responsible development around the world. Since 1997, ECODIT has managed multiple complex, multi-year multi-million dollar USAID-funded projects in the energy, water, environment and rural tourism sectors, as well as dozens of short-term, rapid-turnaround assignments in more than 60 developing countries in all regions of the world. More information is available at www.ecodit.com.

ECODIT is currently seeking candidates for various mid- and senior-level positions in support of the Power Africa IDIQ. We are seeking subject matter experts with experience in the following areas for a variety of upcoming task orders:

Renewable Energy Technologies (biomass/biogas, hydropower, solar, geothermal, wind)
Energy Efficiency/Demand-Side Management
Disaster Risk Reduction &Management
Electric Utility Reform
Energy Access
Electricity Market Specialist
Energy Governance
Energy Legal Advisory Services
Energy Public and Project Finance
Energy Sector Public Private Partnerships
Energy Storage
Energy Sector Training and Capacity Building
Financial Analyst/ Modelling
Gas Sector
Gender and Social Integration
Generation, Transmission, Distribution Transactions
Grid Operation/ Resiliency
Legal and Regulatory Framework
Monitoring and Evaluation
Integrated Resources Planning
Power Sector Reform
Private Sector Engagement
Procurement
Program/Project Management in Energy Sector
Rural Electrification
Stakeholder Engagement
Tariff/ Subsidy Design/ Rate Setting
Transaction Advisory


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field, advanced degree strong preferred.
  • At least 5 years demonstrated experience working on international donor-funded energy projects.
  • Prior experience supporting the following U.S. government agencies, advantageous: US Department of State, US Department of the Treasury, USDA, US Department of Commerce, US Department of Energy, USTDA, USAID, OPIC, US Export-Import Bank, Millennium Challenge Corporation, US American Development Foundation, US Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Experience supporting projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English with strong oral and written presentation skills.
  • Fluency in a language other than English advantageous.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV immediately. ECODIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Only selected candidates will be contacted; no phone calls or emails please.

About the Organization

ECODIT is an international development firm working with governments, businesses, and local communities to advance environmentally- and socially-responsible development around the world. We provide technical assistance services ranging from quick-turnaround assessments and evaluations to design and implementation of long-term multi-million dollar projects. Since its founding in 1993, ECODIT has provided professional services through over 250 projects/contracts to diverse clients in more than 40 countries. Building on our track record of success, we have continuously expanded the depth and breadth of our expertise in the water, energy, environment, and urban and local governance sectors.

To serve our clients most effectively, ECODIT has two permanent office locations: one in the Washington, DC area (USA) and one in Beirut (Lebanon). In addition, ECODIT maintains a number of project-dedicated offices around the world; as of July 2017, ECODIT has project offices in Da Nang, Vietnam; and Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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