11 Dec 2020

Wholesale Electricity Market Specialist at Deloitte

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Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Every day, approximately 312,000 professionals in more than 150 countries demonstrate their commitment to a single vision: to be the standard of excellence, while working towards one purpose – to make an impact that matters.

Deloitte West Africa is a cluster of Deloitte offices that has joined together to provide seamless cross-border services to our clients in the region and to pass on the benefits of scale and access to resources that this organization can generate. Our West Africa practice serves multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium-sized enterprises and the public sector across these regions: Nigeria and Ghana.

In Ghana, Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organisations, specialising in providing Consulting, Audit, Tax & Regulatory, Business Process Solutions, Risk Advisory and Financial Advisory services. We serve clients in a variety of industries from financial services, to consumer business and industrial products, telecommunications, energy and resources, manufacturing and the public sector.

Our professionals are unified by a collaborative culture that fosters integrity, outstanding value to markets and clients, commitment to each other, and strength from cultural diversity. They are dedicated to strengthening corporate responsibility, building public trust, and making a positive impact in their communities. We understand that our professionals hold interests outside of the work space and we aim to encourage work/life balance, supporting them in all aspects of their lives.

Our talented professionals and our clients understand the link between a strong learning and development programme and the ability for Deloitte to deliver on its promise of consistent, high-quality service delivery worldwide.

Whatever your age, gender or culture, take your career to the next level with the talents and capabilities you will develop at Deloitte.

 

Programme Description

The USAID West Africa Energy Program (WAEP) works to expand supply of and access to affordable and reliable grid-connected electricity services in West Africa through a range of technical assistance, capacity building, and transactional support to advance Power Africa’s objective in the West Africa region. WAEP will implement targeted interventions to achieve the following three outcomes:

  1. Increase the supply of power in Ghana/West Africa
  2. Enable expanded end-user connection to the grid
  3. Improve the technical and institutional capacity and performance of select national utilities, and other relevant national power sector entities

Job Description

The Wholesale Electricity Market Specialist will manage and support the execution of Outcome 3 activities, as defined in the WAEP Task Order, and engage in the following illustrative interventions:

Position Responsibilities

  • Support the implementation of key reforms that will facilitate the operationalization of the Ghana Wholesale Electricity Market
  • Supervise the development of an Implementation Plan for the roll-out of the various components of the market subject to any conditions precedent relating various components of the market necessary for seamless roll-out of the GWEM. (e.g. Energy Market, AS Market, Capacity Market, Congestion Revenue Rights, transitional period etc.);
  • Facilitate avenues for capacity building for Market Operations and other GRIDCo staff in readiness for market roll-out.
  • Work with WAEP consultants to undertake specific activities required to operationalize the capacity and the energy markets.
  • Coordinate with the Civil Society Specialist to build capacity of accountability actors on the wholesale electricity market

General Functions of the Position

The Employee shall perform the following general functions:

  • Support the development and implementation of the Project’s Outcome 3 efforts on Ghana Programs.
  • Effectively liaise with the Ghana technical teams, cross-cutting team and divisions of USAID on all aspects of the Project Work Plan implementation;
  • Conduct all business in a manner that respects local culture;
  • Maintain high ethical standards at all times, avoiding any actual or perceived conflicts of interest;
  • Abide by all local laws, USAID regulations, and US Embassy/USAID project directives, whether written or verbal; and
  • Perform any and all tasks as may be assigned by the Chief of Party or his/her designee as may be required to contribute to the achievement of Project goals and objectives.

Qualifications

  • Possess minimum of Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in economics, engineering, finance, and any other related field, particularly in energy sector
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in energy transmission services, energy market, or related area 12-15 years preferred.
  • Experience working in similar context in Ghana.
  • Previous experience with donor agency programs desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience operating in developing country environments, including conducting technical activities
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to solve complex problems
  • Ability to write, communicate, and prepare engagement materials fluently in English

Additional Information

What Impact Will You Make?

Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance. As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you’ll find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.

How You Will Grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Centre. https://deloitte.zoomforth.com/du

Benefits

At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits.




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