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  • Posted: Aug 10, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
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  • At Chemonics, we believe our mission of helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives is driven by our commitment to service-service to our mission, to our beneficiaries, to our clients, and to our staff. From our founding in 1975, we have worked in more than 150 countries to help our clients, partners, and beneficiaries face ...
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    Senior Technical Advisor, Enhancing Development through Energy in East and Central Africa

    Key Responsibilities

    • Provide technical leadership in delivery of expected results.
    • Manage, supervise and coordinate technical services, prioritize the activities in country, and provide thought leadership and technical support as needed to accelerate a supported activity.
    • Regularly liaise with the Power Africa Coordinator’s Office, USAID missions, and other USG agencies, as appropriate.
    • Maintain strong relationships with relevant regional organizations, such as the African Development Bank, and with private sector companies and host country governments.
    • Perform ad-hoc requests.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Minimum 10 years experience implementing energy programs. Sub-saharan Africa work experience is preferred.
    • Deep expertise in at least one program objective area; experience with both on- and beyond the grid energy programming strongly preferred.
    • Excellent analytical abilities, written and oral communications skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to promptly address ad hoc requests
    • Prior experience supporting USAID/Power Africa programs in an advisory capacity strongly preferred

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    Chief of Party, Enhancing Development through Energy in East and Central Africa

    Key Responsibilities

    • Providing overall vision, management, and strategic leadership to the Activity.
    • Identifying adjustments in scope and operations to ensure that the project adapts to changes in need and context.
    • Supervising and empowering all personnel.
    • Establishing effective partnerships with other U.S. government agencies, African partners, development partners, non-governmental organizations, and a wide variety of other stakeholders.
    • Effectively communicating in large public settings, as well as with senior government officials.
    • Ensuring that managerial, administrative, and financial procedures comply with USAID policies and procedures.
    • Supervise the technical leads, operations/grants managers, and short-term personnel

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree.
    • Minimum ten (10) years of management experience implementing energy programs on- and beyond-the-grid. Sub-Saharan Africa work experience is preferred.
    • Excellent interpersonal, diplomacy, and leadership skills, including the ability to manage high-level relationships.
    • Proven ability to form collaborative relationships with intergovernmental, government representatives and other stakeholders.
    • Demonstrated ability to motivate and lead a dynamic team of professionals across large geographies.
    • Prior experience effectively managing large, complex activities in the energy sector and achieving performance objectives.
    • Prior experience leading USAID/Power Africa programs strongly preferred

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