ESIP is a development assistance program funded by the Australian Government (the donor) and implemented by Cardno (the managing contractor).
ESIP is working with PNG partners to improve the planning, prioritisation, delivery and sustainability of critical infrastructure in PNG. Priority infrastructure sub-sectors include Electricity, Telecommunications and Water and Sanitation.
As part of a broad portfolio of activities, ESIP is providing critical support to PNG's power utility - PNG Power Ltd (PPL) - in a range of agreed areas.
Reporting to ESIP's Director for the Electrification Project Delivery Office (PDO), the Electricity Development Planning Adviser will provide PPL with economic and commercial planning tools and expertise to support the development and execution of its Least Cost Development Plan (LCDP). The detailed Terms of Reference
are available at: https://www.cardno.com/media/6369/esip_lta_tor_elec-pdo-development-planning-adviser.pdf
Essential experience and knowledge:
- Tertiary qualifications in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Business, or other relevant area. Post-graduate qualifications will be considered favorably
- Minimum of 10 years’ experience in the energy sector and in leading strategic planning, high level dialogue and achievement of shared outcomes with a diverse group of stakeholders.
- Proven experience in preparing and/or evaluating infrastructure feasibility studies
- Proven solid understanding of the macro-economic forecasting methodologies
- Significant experience in developing technical and commercial planning models that integrate and cascaded across different time horizons, business divisions and other relevant dimensions.
- Ability to apply independent judgment and ability to influence, and develop consensus on difficult and controversial issues, balancing multiple stakeholder expectations and objectives.
- Ability to promote Government of PNG / DFAT safeguards and child protection policies, along with cross-cutting issues including disability inclusive development and gender equality.
- Strong interpersonal, communication, representational and cross-cultural skills;
- Commitment to team work, coaching and mentoring other people and ability to build constructive and effective relationships; and
- Patience, tolerance, resilience, flexibility, and a preparedness to work with limited resources within a challenging, developing country environment.
This position will be remunerated according to the Australian Government’s Adviser Remuneration Framework (ARF) and will be offered at a level commensurate to the successful candidate's experience relevant to the role, within the following broadband Discipline Group C, Job Level 3.How to apply
We welcome your interest in joining ESIP in PNG. Click the "Apply" button to submit your application before the deadline of 11:59pm Wednesday 7 October 2020 (Port Moresby, PNG time).
Your application must include the following:
- Cover letter addressing the selection criteria (maximum three pages)
- Curriculum Vitae including details of at least two (2) professional referees
For any questions about the position, please contact email@example.comBackground on Cardno
We are a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community development programs.
Cardno has a proud, longstanding history in PNG. We have a permanent corporate office in Port Moresby with full-time corporate staff who provide ongoing in-country support to project teams. By joining Cardno, you will also be part of an environment where you can collaborate with leading experts from diverse backgrounds working on various projects in PNG and beyond.Additional information
Any offer of employment will require criminal record clearance. Cardno is committed to Child Protection in all fields. Cardno is an equal opportunity employer.