Senior Energy Consultant Entry Level

USAID
Salary: Negotiable
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  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Relevant to position
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Job Category : Project
Job Description

SCOPE OF WORK

  • The scope of work of the senior energy consultant will include but not be limited to the following:

  • ï‚· Act as a nodal person for all the SARI/EI activities in Nepal.

  • ï‚· Provide technical advice and support to the Government of Nepal (GoN), in particular to the Nepal

  • Electricity Authority (NEA), Investment Board of Nepal (IBN) and the Ministry of Energy (MoE),

  • Nepal as well as other key stakeholders on the full range of energy sector issues and policy options

  • with particular emphasis on power trade, development of cross border electricity trade, energy sector

  • reform, including Nepal’s hydropower market development, etc.

  • ï‚· Provide expert advice to SARI/EI implementing partners namely IRADe and USEA as well as the

  • USAID Missions in India and Nepal on various power sector issues, Cross Border Electricity Trade

  • (CBET), hydropower and other related energy sector issues.

  • ï‚· Develop and maintain relationships with various stakeholders in Nepal such as GoN, MoE, , NEA,

  • IBN, Department of Electricity Development (DoED), private power developers, Independent Power

  • producers Association of Nepal (IPPAN), Chamber of Commerce, civil society, and development

  • partners to promote SARI/EI.

  • ï‚· Identify constraints, needs, gaps, and requirements and develop concepts, project ideas and proposals

  • that will accelerate CBET in the region. In case of issues with SARI/EI implementation, the consultant

  • would also recommend alternative approaches to resolve problems.

  • ï‚· Develop partnerships with national and regional institutions for strategic collaboration with IRADe and

  • USEA to promote the SARI/EI program objectives; support capacity building efforts undertaken by

  • SARI/EI of key power sector institutions in Nepal

  • ï‚· Support organization of various SARI/EI events (meetings/workshops in Nepal, consensus building and

  • outreach activities) by coordinating with IRADe, USEA, USAID/India, and USAID/Nepal.

  • ï‚· Coordinate with other USAID’s implementing partners to support the transactional advisory services to

  • the IBN. To ensure the efforts from the US Government is consistent and there are no duplication or

  • overlaps, closely coordinate and collaborate with other US Government agencies such as the

  • Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and Department of State’s Bureau of Energy Resources

  • (ENR).

  • ï‚· Track and analyse development of new policies, regulations and its impacts on the Nepal power sector,

  • hydro power development and CBET.

  • ï‚· Undertake need based assessment for technical activities/studies required for development of Nepal

  • power sector, promoting investment in hydro-power development and advancing cross border

  • electricity trade. The consultant would also support in implementation of select activities after these are

  • reviewed and cleared by USAID.

  • ï‚· Support in collection of relevant data, information relating to the Nepal power Sector for various

  • demand driven and analytical studies being carried out under SARI/EI.

  • ï‚· Closely coordinate with USAID/Nepal to ensure that SARI/EI activities complement and align with the

  • USAID/Nepal’s bilateral energy sector assistance program.

  • ï‚· Undertake any other assignments required for success of the SARI/EI program in Nepal.