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Demand for infrastructure is rising with the accelerating pace of globalization and urbanization. The infrastructure gap in Africa constrains economic growth and leaves the most vulnerable without access to basic services. Increased infrastructure investment in Africa can create large-scale opportunity, both financial and non-financial (environmental, social and governance) and underpin African’s achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. KPMG’s East Africa Infrastructure Advisory team is committed to supporting the delivery of high quality and affordable infrastructure on the continent and delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals.
KPMG’s East Africa Infrastructure Advisory team is therefore seeking a senior manager level individual(s) with 10-15 years of experience assessing, planning, and implementing major capital projects. This individual(s) will work with a multi-disciplinary team of KPMG professionals with project finance, procurement, accounting and consulting backgrounds.
Our infrastructure team adds value to our clients on their major infrastructure projects by helping them understand and manage risks associated with their projects. Our advisory assistance helps both public sector and private sector clients develop strategies to implement, fund and manage their major infrastructure projects through effective planning, transaction structuring, robust value for money analysis, and effective procurement and implementation. For private sector clients, we assist them in a myriad of infrastructure related advisory services including responding to alternative delivery opportunities through proposal assistance, managing funding competitions and providing key capital markets advice.
This role is geared for those with in-depth experience in infrastructure transaction advisory with experience leading teams in business case development and feasibility studies, through transaction procurement and financing.
This individual will be part of the leadership team, reporting to the Africa Head of Transport & Infrastructure, driving our practice in the delivery of high quality services to top tier public and private sector clients in our practice by bringing his/her advisory expertise to the team. He/she will be responsible for assisting with business development across the region and advising on major capital projects, including those for government, as well as those for the private sector. Infrastructure sub-sectors include transport (rail, road, airport, port, urban mobility), power and utilities and social infrastructure.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
USAID/Kenya and East Africa/Reading for East Africa’s Development Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract
KPMG East Africa is seeking an experienced Chief of Party (COP)/Project Manager to lead in the implementation of a USAID/Kenya and East Africa Reading for East Africa’s Development (READ) Program. The program is for 5 years, but the Chief of Party/Project Manager engagement would be dependent on the award of the Task Order.
IDAS services are tailored to the challenges facing African countries as well as the needs of International agencies working with African Governments including Fragile States, International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to provide viable and sustainable solutions. IDAS work spans the public, private and civil society sectors and covers five technical areas, namely:
Overview of USAID READ
The objective of the USAID contract is to provide technical assistance and services to increase access to high-quality basic education as defined by host-country governments and improve student learning outcomes, particularly but not limited to reading outcomes in the primary grades.
Key Result Areas:
Chief of Party (COP)/Director/Project Manager
KPMG is seeking one (1) full time Chief of Party/Director/Project Manager who will be available for the entire duration of the project assignment. The program is for 5 years, but the Chief of Party/Project Manager engagement would be dependent on the award of the Task Order.
We are looking for a Chief of Party (COP)/Project Manager with experience in project management implementation, proven leadership in the management of similar sized international donor support programs with strong, demonstrated skills in strategic planning, management, and supervision.
Skills and expertise
The minimum qualifications defined for staff shall be strictly followed in the selection.
Duration and location
This is a 5-year programme, anticipated to commence in the third quarter of 2021. The programme will be implemented in the East African region including but not limited to Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan and DRC.
Use the emails(s) below to apply
If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please forward your application letter and CV quoting ‘Senior Manager – Infrastructure Advisory’ or Chief Of Party (COP)/Director/Project Manager.
to the email beow 3 August 2021.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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