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Project Management
International Development Group
200QF Requisition #
Thanks for your interest in the ENERGY SPECIALIST – TANZANIA position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 464 open jobs by clicking here.
Required minimum qualification and experience:
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, civil engineering, or other relevant degree.
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in the power sector; preferably with focus on transmission planning or operations, and power sector regulation. Experience with private sector investment with a preference for experience in East Africa.
  • Strong knowledge of regional power sector is essential. Knowledge of East Africa is desirable.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent English language proficiency required – both reading, writing, and speaking.
  • Strong understanding of power systems and power markets.
  • Strong listening, oral and written communication skills and client management skills. The ability to communicate at multiple levels in the organization; and the ability to coordinate activities with officials from host country government, NGO’s and other agencies.
  • Ability to build effective relationships with all clients, peers, and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work hands-on, independently, and with the team.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented setting.
  • Excellent computer skills: Word, Excel and PowerPoint and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in power system analysis software’s: PSS/E or DigSilent and any other. Operations experience is preferred.

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