Chemonics seeks an electric utility engineer for USAID’s Libya Public Financial Management Activity (PFM). PFM delivers technical assistance to develop modern public financial management practices in Libya at the central and subnational levels. Activities implemented under PFM further USAID’s objective to build stability in the Middle East and North Africa through economic growth and job creation. Responding to a request from the U.S. ambassador to Libya, PFM prepared an Electricity Sector Assessment Report with short-, medium-, and long-term recommendations for addressing Libya’s electricity crisis. The report contained 22 recommendations on emergency interventions, utility operations, revenue generation, and sector restructuring. The electric utility engineer will work on developing a roadmap to implement these recommendations.
We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
- Work with the General Electricity Company of Libya’s international coordination work group to prepare lists of repair and construction projects
- Determine the status and resources required to repair, renovate, or complete projects
- Categorize and prioritize projects and identify impediments
- Develop order-of-magnitude estimates for completing projects
- Proven experience in utility company engineering (generation, transmission, and distribution) and utility company project management
- Ability to write project descriptions, estimate schedules and costs, and communicate effectively
- Understanding of the strategic importance of individual projects
- Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
- Ability to speak Arabic a plus