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Utility Performance Improvement Specialist - East Africa

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Energy and Utilities
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15400000356 Requisition #
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Essential KSA’s required (experience, skills, education, certification, etc.):
  • Minimum of 10 years of work experience in the electricity sector, especially in utility management positions, operation, and maintenance.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Economics, Finance, Law, or related.
  • Experience in the implementation of power generation, transmission, or distribution technologies.
  • Experience in implementing improvements in utility operations, including electricity loss reduction strategies, outages reduction, network quality improvements, etc.
  • Knowledge of electricity markets and their operation.
  • Knowledge of electricity regulatory environment.
  • Experience in leading or managing projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve problems, including the ability to identify opportunities to improve systems and processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to appropriately prepare feasibility studies and reports, including Annual Work Plans, Annual Reports, Technical Reports, Budgets, and reports on indicators.
  • Experience working with a diverse set of clients (e.g., public, private).
  • Experience working with sub-contractors and leading small to medium size teams.
  • Comfortable engaging with diverse people, managing complex situations, and building consensus.
  • Experience preparing reports and technical studies for clients.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English at level 5 of fluency.
  • Proficient with MS Office package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project).
  • Must be willing to travel internationally to project locations.
  • Ability to work effectively in a local office environment with utility employees.
  • Ability to deal effectively with counterparts in both an office and field environment.
  • Ability to work in the evening, overnight, and weekends as needed.
  • Prior experience working in a fast-paced environment and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks independently, based on broad guidelines from the project manager.
  • High level of ethics, honesty and, professionalism.

Valued but not required KSA’s:

  • International advisory experience in developing countries.
  • Experience as head of a department and managing employees.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to interact effectively with people of diverse cultures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Tetra Tech:

   

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.

 

At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits.

 

For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

 

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies

 

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