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Offre d’emploi de la Banque mondiale

Local, Coterminous Term Appointment,Conakry, Guinea

AFTG1 seeks an energy specialist to be based in Conakry, Guinea to coordinate Sustainable Energy for All TA activities and support task managers to integrate SE4All activities into the Bank’s strategic, advisory, and operational work.  The selected candidate will be engaged as a Locally Recruited Staff (LRS) at GF level and will report primarily to the Washington-based Sector Manager, with a second reporting line to the Conakry-based Guinea Manager.  The contract will be for an initial duration of two years.

This position is expected to work very closely with Government, energy agencies (including the national power utility EDG), other development partners, NGOs & foundations and private sector actors. Very regular interaction and collaboration with Government will be particularly important.

Duties and Accountabilities
The Energy Specialist will be a core member of the AFTG2 team. The specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
·    Lead the WB’s SE4All technical assistance in Guinea, including fully developing the work program, preparing an implementation plan and delivering the planned results
·    Proactively lead collaboration with Government, energy agencies, other development partners, NGOs and private sector on the SE4All process, including reaching out to new groups not involved to date
·    As part of a team, support countries with the necessary knowledge and capacity to develop national energy access plans and strategies leading to an investment prospectus. In particular, Guinea has a large hydropower potential, which has to be developed to meet national demand by households, industrial customers and exports to neighboring countries.
·    Identify and contract external experts to advise on stocktaking exercises (including on donor and other non-governmental activities), detailed mapping of the energy demand, investment plans, and assessment of policy and regulatory reforms necessary to foster a conducive environment for public and private sector involvement in energy infrastructure investments and energy services delivery, in line with SE4All goals.

Selection Criteria:
Candidates applying for the position would be judged on the following criteria:

·    A Master level degree in Power Engineering is preferred, alternatively a Master level degree in Energy Economics, Business or Finance, will be considered.
·    At least 5 years work experience in the energy sector. Experience in areas relevant to SE4All will be particularly relevant (for example, energy sector technologies, hydropower, energy access, energy efficiency /DSM, renewable energy, and utility management & reform).
·    Experience in design and implementation of energy sector policy, reforms and regulation would be a strong plus.
·    Additional high-level work experience in other public or private sector roles will be highly valuable.
·    Hands-on project management experience, an ability to efficiently manage a large number of activities simultaneously, a flair for problem-solving and an ability to self-navigate through complex bureaucratic environments.

For the FULL job description and selection criteria for this vacancy, qualified candidates are requested to visit and submit an electronic application at the World Bank careers  Once on the site, Click on > Current Job Openings> Job type > Professional & Technical >Job Family > Energy & Mining >Location >Dakar, Senegal.>Job number> 130663. The World Bank Group is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality, culture and educational background. Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Closing date is March 31, 2013.

Source : Aminata