NKE10.Senior Power Systems Engineer (senior +7 years)

Senior Expert in Africa (1 vacancy)
  • Registration deadline: 2019/07/10
  • Contracting company: Eptisa, Servicios de ingeniería, S.L.
  • Reference: NKE10 - SE4ALL

Description

Position

NKE10.Senior Power Systems Engineer (senior +7 years)

Pays

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

Projet

Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL)

Description

Mission:

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:

Contribution to the development of the Deliverables under the guidance of the Team Leader

Observations

Total number of working days* 63

Home based wd 23

missions and traveling wd 40

*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
  • A Master’s degree will be a significant advantage
  • Excellent working knowledge of English and basic knowledge of French

Professional experience

  • Minimum 10 years of general professional experience
  • Work in at least 2 projects related to Electricity Network Sector
  • Power Systems/Electrical Engineer, with experience in transmission system dispatch operations, network management, smart metering and smart grids
  • Power Systems Engineer, with experience in generation and transmission system operations, development and management
  • Experience in electricity smart management and metering systems is required
  • Experience in the development and cooperation sector with DEVCO or other international donors is a significant advantage
  • Experience in Africa is required

Other skills

  • Knowledge of French is an advantage
  • Good communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating dialogue and participatory processes.
  • Knowledge of energy efficiency policies and regulations
  • Good knowledge of the energy institutions in the African Union area is a significant advantage

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