Lead Transaction Advisor job at Tetra Tech
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Vacancy title:
Lead Transaction Advisor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Engineering Services , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Tetra Tech

Deadline of this Job:
13 July 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 28, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Lead Transaction Advisor

Tetra Tech is searching for a Lead Transaction Advisor (LTA) for the anticipated USAID Enhancing Development through Energy in East and Central Africa (EDE ECA) Project. The LTA provides project leadership and technical expertise on advancing energy sector transactions in the region, as further detailed below. The position is a fixed-term appointment with benefits and is contingent upon contract award.

Position Responsibilities
• Advance energy sector transactions by tracking key actions, engaging with stakeholders, and recommending specific technical assistance to either remove obstacles or to expedite transactions to financial close
• Identify/anticipate long-range activities and problems/constraints of all projects
• Interact with USAID, USG officials on technical issues of projects to propose and agree on a necessary activity and deliverable changes and innovations
• Accelerate transaction development, provide independent advice on key transaction issues (particular to host governments), and build capacity of key ministries to fast track transaction approval / implementation and adoption of reforms necessary to increase private sector investment
• Work on existing and develops a future pipeline of transactions that are promising private sector driven, high‐impact power sector transactions
• Carry out preliminary technical, commercial, financial, and social due diligence (e.g., project merit, competence of project developers, risk factors, etc.) of promising private sector driven, high impact energy projects--including identifying available funding sources and technical assistance
• Maintain close relationships with important private sector and government actors, including project developers, regulatory bodies, commercial banks, investment funds, pension funds, and other donors to obtain alignment and buy-in
• Assist in the implementation of new IPP frameworks, and develop strategies that address capacity shortcomings and thus contribute to accelerated implementation of the IPP framework and adoption of policy reforms and project implementation
• Promote due attention to issues concerning the environment, social soundness, renewable and clean energy, climate change, and gender
• Participate and assist in setting up and undertaking periodic reviews sponsored or requested by clients

Essential KSA's Required (experience, Skills, Education, Certification, Etc.)
• 10+ years’ investment experience, including developing country work, in origination, structuring/execution and post-deal maintenance of various power sector transactions
• Bachelor or Master’s degree in business administration, law, engineering, economics, finance, policy, or a related field
• Demonstrated familiarity, and prior experience with advising on power sector transactions in Eastern and Central Africa
• Prior experience with managing a team of subject matter experts and/or a team of transaction advisors

Valued But Not Required KSA's
• Prior experience with utility unbundling and energy sector restructuring desirable, but not mandatory.
• Prior experience with cross border power trade, and power pools desirable, but not mandatory

Physical Demands & Work Enviornment
• Office setting

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 120

Job application procedure
Interested and qualified? Go to Tetra Tech on tetratech.referrals.selectminds.com to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 13 July 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 29-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 29-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 29-06-2065
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