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NGO Jobs in Nairobi Kenya – AADL

Summary: Aldwych Africa Developments Limited (AADL) is a Kenyan registered company fully owned by Aldwych Holdings Limited, registered in the England and is an InfraCo Africa partner.  

The Aldwych group of companies develops, finances, owns and operates power plants across Africa. 

In Kenya, we boast the building, owning and operating of the 90MW Rabai Power plant near Kaloleni and we are nearing the commencement of construction of the Ksh75 billion, 300MW Lake Turkana Wind Power Project. 
As AADL, we are building a team to be based in Nairobi to develop and bring to market more power project opportunities with support from our London and Dar es Salaam offices.

We are, therefore, seeking talented, motivated, skilled individual to fill the position of Project Manager - Analyst

Job Purpose: In this position, your primary responsibility will be evaluating and analysing business and investment opportunities in the East Africa Region. You will also identify and prepare upcoming projects for investment.

 In addition, you will observe and analyze developments in the region’s energy sectors with a focus on identifying potential projects. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Carryout detailed financial analysis of potential energy/power projects in the East Africa Region.
  • Keep abreast with market developments, new investment products and all other areas that can affect the energy/power sector
  • Develop and maintain contacts to gain market information.
  • Research and analyze financial information necessary for use in making investment decisions.
  • Recommend on energy projects for investment
  • University degree with an emphasis in finance or maths
  • A masters and/or CFA qualification would be an advantage
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a closely related role
  • Advanced skills in building and manipulating complex financial models
  • Experience in project finance related transactions and the power sector is highly preferred
  • Excellent financial and analytical skills
  • Exposure in project management is an added advantage as is work experience abroad
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environments and build effective working relations

Project Manager - Power

Job Purpose: You will be responsible for assessing the viability of opportunities in the energy sector, negotiating contracts, permitting, and project financing. 

You will be expected to mobilise and coordinate the project stakeholders involved in project implementation and monitor the same to ensure that implementation is according to agreed budgets and timelines and quality standards are met.

Key Responsibilities
  • Support negotiations for power projects with stakeholders in the energy sector.
  • Lead efforts to secure required permits for projects
  • Coordinate the implementation of power projects
  • Track key covenants and terms and conditions with the relevant stakeholders
  • Participate in planning and tracking of project deliverables including reporting to ensure that the project remains on track.
  • Supervising the work of consultants and other third parties
  • Assistance in ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements
  • Develop a Knowledge system that captures the knowledge and experience gained in the project in a manner that is easy to retrieve, cross reference and disseminate
  • University degree with an emphasis in energy or Engineering
  • 5 to 10 years’ experience building and commissioning and/or operationalization of large energy/power projects
  • Experience in dealing with contractors, consultants, third parties
  • Be commercially astute and have a strong understanding of business issues
  • Understanding of, and interest in renewable energy technology
  • Excellent planning, organizing and Project Management skills
  • Experience in project financing is an added advantage
How to Apply: 
Send your application including a cover letter demonstrating why you are the best suited candidate for this role, a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience and especially your flagship projects, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by Close of Business Friday 3rd October 2014

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Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

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