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Project Management
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International Development Group
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Required minimum qualification and experience

  • Minimum of Master’s degree in engineering, economics, or a related field
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in utility transmission and distribution planning and grid extension, with 5 years direct international work experience in developing countries; experience in East Africa desirable
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have PSS/E, PSS/Sincal, DigSilent or similar experience

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated success managing and leading technical and administrative teams
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective relationships with clients, peers, and stakeholders
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented setting
  • Strong oral/written communication skills and ability to communicate at multiple levels in the organization; ability to coordinate activities with officials from host country government, US Government, NGOs, and other agencies
  • Ability to work hands-on, independently, and within the broader team.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines, and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
  • Experience in general business administration and financial management
  • Ability to speak, read, and write at a professional level in English language


Individuals interested in working for RTI please note that as of January 18, 2022, RTI will require all staff in the United States and, except where prohibited by law, all staff in the United Kingdom and the European Union to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated in order to work at RTI. Those who cannot get vaccinated for medical or religious reasons can request an accommodation.


As a global employer of choice, RTI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace and the communities and markets where we serve our mission. We value diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective and welcome applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, creed, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws or RTI policy.


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.


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