NKE9.Team Leader– Transmission System energy economist (senior +20 years)

Senior Expert in Africa (1 vacancy)
  • Registration deadline: 2019/07/10
  • Contracting company: Eptisa, Servicios de ingeniería, S.L.
  • Reference: NKE9 - SE4AL



NKE9.Team Leader– Transmission System energy economist (senior +20 years)


The place of work will be the premise of the African Union in Addis Ababa, short-term missions in Africa , as well as the home-base of the expert


Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL)



Support to AUC for the implementation, coordination and monitoring of the Electricity Harmonization Regulatory Strategy and Action Plan

Overall objective of this mission:

Development of a harmonized electricity market in Africa by supporting the AUC/Department of Infrastructure and Energy (DIE) in implementing and monitoring actions foreseen in the adopted Electricity Harmonization Regulatory Strategy and Action Plan.

Specific Role of this position:

  • The TL has the responsibility of reporting to the supervising Key Expert, the EU Delegation and any other stakeholders, coordinating the team, contributing to the specific technical activities and assuring the quality, timing and comprehensiveness of the assignment’s deliverables. The work load of each member of the team has to be well-balanced and in accordance with the foreseen working days. The TL coordination and management activities will not exceed 6-8% of the TL position’s working days.
  • Responsible for the implementation of the ToR
  • Prepare the Weekly Mission Note for every week spent on the field


Total number of working days* 220

Home based wd 100

missions and traveling wd 120

*total nº of working days estimated to be confirmed by EC

** Public holidays and weekends are not considered to be performed unless, prior agreement of the delegation or DEVCO C6 is required prior to the delivery of these days.

Début End of July (tentative)

Minimum requirements

Qualification and skills

  • University degree in Engineering, Energy or related field
  • MSc and/or PhD
  • Excellent working knowledge of English and French

Professional experience

  • Power Systems Engineer, with experience in electricity distribution and transmission system maintenance, operations and management
  • Minimum 20 years of general professional experience
  • Experience in economic regulation of utility companies
  • Experience in financial in power systems finance and tariff modelling
  • Experience on electricity regulatory frameworks
  • Experience in the development and cooperation sector with DEVCO or other international partners is a significant advantage
  • Experience with the African Union Commission is a significant advantage

Other Skills

  • Good knowledge of the energy institutions in the African Union is a significant advantage. Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent co-ordination, negotiation and mediation skills

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