Power Planning Manager (Ghana Outcome 1 Lead) - Fixed Term

  • Plot No. 71, Off George Walker Bush Highway, North Dzorwulu., Accra, Ghana
  • Contract

Company Description

Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Every day, approximately 312,000 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 Consulting, Audit, Tax & Regulatory, Business Process Solutions, 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

The USAID-funded Power Africa West Africa Energy Program (WAEP or the Program), works 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 objective in the West Africa region. WAEP will implement targeted interventions to achieve the following three outcomes:

  1. Increase the supply of power in West Africa
  2. Enable expanded end-user connection to the grid
  3. Improve the technical and institutional capacity and performance of select national utilities, and other relevant national power sector entities.

Job Description

The Power Planning Manager (Ghana Outcome 1 Lead) will manage and execute Outcome 1 activities, as defined in the WAEP Task Order, and engage in the following illustrative interventions:

Position Responsibilities

  • In coordination with the WAEP Chief of Party (COP) and Senior Ghana Technical Lead (SGTL), define and implement Outcome 1 strategy and activities.
  • Manage a team of Transaction Advisors that will provide technical and advisory assistance to developers and government stakeholders to help advance new generation and transmission capacity through the project pipeline.
  • In coordination with WAEP Home-Office Management Team and WAEP COP and SGTL, define, manage, monitor and control Outcome 1 work, schedule, budget and resources,
  • Ensure quality of Outcome 1 deliverables and outputs, and ensure deliverables approval,
  • Ensure coordination of Outcome 1 activities with other Outcomes and support the team as needed,
  • Support DCOP in the implementation of cross-cutting activities (Gender, MEL, Communication)

General Functions of the Position

  • The Employee shall perform the following general functions:
  • Effectively inspire, lead, manage, and ensure the day-to-day personal performance of all staff under the Employee’s supervision in compliance with the Project Work Plan and the Project administrative and policy manual;
  • Lead the development and implementation of the Project’s Outcome 1 efforts on CLIN 2 (Ghana) Programs.
  • Effectively liaise with the CLIN 2 technical teams, cross-cutting team and divisions of USAID on all aspects of the Project Work Plan implementation;
  • Conduct all business in a manner that respects local culture;
  • Maintain high ethical standards at all times, avoiding any actual or perceived conflicts of interest;
  • Abide by all local laws, USAID regulations, and US Embassy/USAID project directives, whether written or verbal; and
  • Perform any and all tasks as may be assigned by the Chief of Party or his/her designee as may be required to contribute to the achievement of Project goals and objectives.

Specific Tasks Applicable to the Position

Over the course of the program, the Outcome 1 Lead is expected to lead activities under the following focus areas:

  • IR 1.1 - New generation capacity advanced through the project pipeline
  • IR 1.2 - Generation and transmission planning improved
  • IR 1.3 - Legal and regulatory frameworks for private sector investment improved
  • IR 1.4 - Financing solutions made more available
  • IR 1.5 - Transmission capacity (MW) strengthened
  • IR 1.6 - Social and environmental sustainability of power projects strengthened

Qualifications

  • Possess minimum of Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in economics, engineering, finance, and any other related field, particularly in energy sector
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in energy sector, 12 - 15 years’ experience will be an added advantage.
  • Experience working in similar context in Ghana.
  • Previous experience with donor agency programs desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience operating in developing country environments, including conducting technical activities
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to solve complex problems
  • Ability to write, communicate, and prepare engagement materials fluently in English

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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Applications from all qualified individuals should be sent before 30 September 2020.

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