|Date Posted:||Feb 14, 2011|
|Closing Date:||Mar 20, 2011|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableUSD|
|Years of Experience:||10 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||Yes|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
About Chemonics International Inc. :
Chemonics is an international development consulting firm that promotes meaningful change to help people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives. Around the world, we design and implement projects in financial services, private sector development, health, environmental management, gender, conflict and disaster management, democracy and governance, and agriculture.
Chemonics International, a leading international development consulting firm, seeks a utility management specialist for an anticipated USAID-funded energy sector improvement program. The objective of the program is to improve access to reliable and affordable clean energy, improve regulations and governance in the energy sector, demonstrate the use of innovative technologies and busines models, and assist with the transition to a low-carbon development trajectory.
Duties & Responsibilities:
The Utility Management Specialist may be asked to carry out activities such as: diagnosing the management operations of an energy utility and developing and implementing procedural, staffing, and technological improvements to enhance operations and increase performance; assessing
what management and institutional adjustments will be timely and cost-effective in preparing a state-owned utility for privatization; advising a utility on how to separate its business functions and cost centers effectively in preparation for unbundling and privatization; advising how to better organize specific
business functions, such as procurement or collections, metering, and billing, to improve performance; and
assessing the needs for management information systems and assisting with the procurement,deployment, and utilization of such systems.
Advanced degree in engineering, economics, energy/environmental policy.
Prior international donor experience on similar projects
At least 5 years of applicable technical and professional experience
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Fluency in English (written and spoken)