Energy Engineering Specialist - Fixed Term (Ref No: DTT-221219-05)

  • Plot No. 71, Off George Walker Bush Highway, North Dzorwulu.Box GP 453, Accra, Ghana, Accra, Accra, Ghana
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Company Description

Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Every day, approximately 263,900 professionals in more than 150 countries demonstrate their commitment to a single vision: to be the standard of excellence, while working towards one purpose – to make an impact that matters.

Deloitte West Africa is a cluster of Deloitte offices that has joined together to provide seamless cross-border services to our clients in the region and to pass on the benefits of scale and access to resources that this organization can generate. Our West Africa practice serves multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium-sized enterprises and the public sector across these regions: Nigeria and Ghana.  

In Ghana, Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organisations, specialising in providing Audit, Tax & Regulatory, Business Process Solutions, Consulting, Risk Advisory and Financial Advisory services. We serve clients in a variety of industries from financial services, to consumer business and industrial products, telecommunications, energy and resources, manufacturing and the public sector. 

Our professionals are unified by a collaborative culture that fosters integrity, outstanding value to markets and clients, commitment to each other, and strength from cultural diversity. They are dedicated to strengthening corporate responsibility, building public trust, and making a positive impact in their communities. We understand that our professionals hold interests outside of the work space and we aim to encourage work/life balance, supporting them in all aspects of their lives. 

Our talented professionals and our clients understand the link between a strong learning and development programme and the ability for Deloitte to deliver on its promise of consistent, high-quality service delivery worldwide. 

Whatever your age, gender or culture, take your career to the next level with the talents and capabilities you will develop at Deloitte. 

Programme Description

Deloitte is leading a power sector transformation programme which has been established by a development agency to support reform within Ghana’s power sector. The objective of programme is to expand supply of and access to affordable and reliable grid-connected electricity services in West Africa through a range of technical assistance, capacity building, and transactional support to advance Power Africa’s objectives in selected countries in the West Africa region.

Job Description

Direct Report: Chief of Party 

The Energy Engineering Specialist will provide support to the  project leads as needed but with an initial focus on supporting the use of generation and distribution benchmarks by the utilities and the regulators as in Outcome 3 (Improve performance of national utilities and power sector entities).

Position Responsibilities

The Energy Engineering Specialist  is expected to engage in the following illustrative interventions:

  • Work under the  Project Lead to support PURC’s use of generation and distribution benchmarks;
  • Review the suitability of the current KPI’s used by the various utilities in reporting to State Interests and Governance Authority, SIGA (former State Enterprise Commission) and support the introduction of internationally acceptable indices like SAIDI, SAIFI, CAIDI and CAIFI);
  • Support Generation and Transmission Modeler with review and update of generation data used in the IPM database. and
  • Support action plan for change management programs introduced in 2 districts of NEDCo with special focus on AT&C loss reduction.

 

 

Qualifications

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc., B.A., B.Eng./B. Tech., etc.) Master’s degree in economics,  finance, or other relevant field, particularly in energy sector
  • Minimum  of 5 years in the energy sector, 6-8 years preferred

Required Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years of recent experience performing transmission/distribution system and generation planning studies or in the operation and maintenance of generation, transmission or distribution system.
  • Experience working in similar context in West Africa region
  • Previous experience with donor agency programs
  • Demonstrated experience operating in developing country environments, including conducting technical activities
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent facilitation skills
  • Excellent coordination skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required
  • Ability to respond on short notice and plan and execute several activities at once
  • Ability to work under pressure, as part of a team or independently, and meet deadlines consistently

Additional Information

What Impact Will You Make?

Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance. As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you’ll find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.

How You Will Grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Centre. https://deloitte.zoomforth.com/du

Benefits

At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits.

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