Saturday, 23 January 2010

Norway Technical Assistance to Eastern Africa Power Pool (EAPP): Invitation for Application for Project Coordinator Post

Eastern Africa Power Pool
Pool Energetique d'Afrique Orientate

Norway Technical Assistance to Eastern Africa Power Pool (EAPP)

Invitation for Application for Project Coordinator Post

1. The Eastern Africa Power Pool (EAPP) has received a grant from the Government of Norway towards the cost of Technical Assistance Project to operationalize the regional power trade Co-ordination Centre (CC) and Independent Regulatory Body (IRB), and intends to apply part of the proceeds in payment of contract for Project Co-ordination Services.

2. Under the component, a Project Co-ordinator will be employed to manage the Project implementation. The Project Co-ordinator's scope of services shall be, but not limited to, the following:

(i) Preparing Request for Proposal (RFP) and managing the tendering process for selection of consultants (Management Consultant, Database & Communication Consultant, Training Firms and Auditor) and staff;

(ii) Co-ordinating and managing the implementation of different activities of the Project including: training of staff of CC and IRB, supply and installation of Database and Satellite Communication facilities, and auditing of the Project's Account;

(iii) Providing advice to the EAPP Permanent Secretariat on the final roles and responsibilities of the CC and IRB and their management and organizational structure;

(iv) Organizing Stakeholders' meetings to deliberate on outputs of the Project; and

(v) Preparing reports including: Quarterly Progress Reports, Inception Report, Mid-term Review Report, and Output Assessment Report.

3. Applicant for the position will be required to meet the following minimum qualifications:

(i) Education: A Master in any Social Sciences preferably in Management/Business Administration;

(ii) Experience: Ten (10) years work experience of which at least five (5) years in institutional and project management;

(iii) Language Requirement: Fluent in speaking, reading and writing in English (working knowledge of French language will have an advantage); and

(iv) Other Requirements: Basic knowledge of computer operations and ability to use related software programs.

4. EAPP, the Executing Agency of the Project, invites qualified applicants to apply providing proof of relevant qualifications and experience with curriculum vitae (CV) and copy of credentials.

Following pre-qualification, a shortlist of five (5) best qualified consultants will be invited for interview. EAPP will negotiate the contract prices with the selected applicant.

5. The Place of duty is Addis Ababa and Duration of contract is for twenty (20) months.

6. Applications must be submitted together with unretumable documents not later than 14 February 2010 at 1500 Hours Addis Ababa local time by e-mail or fax or postal address to:

Eastern Africa Power Pool (EAPP)
P O Box 100644, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
T el: +251-116 183 694/+251 -911605566

E-mail: eapp-addis @

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