Distribution Commercialization Advisor
Tetra Tech
Islamabad, PK-PK, Pakistan
1d ago

Responsibilities :

  • Serve as the focal project person for DISCOs and coordinate / liaise with DISCO staff to support the implementation of project activities.
  • Lead implementation, monitoring and evaluation of initiatives designed under the project for the DISCOs including troubleshooting all technical, administrative and other field related issues affecting the project tasks and activities.
  • Undertake assessments to identify critical issues impacting the financial performance and operation of the DISCOs and based on the outcomes, develop loss reduction and commercial improvement plans.
  • Prepare support activities in reducing losses and improving the operational environment of DISCOs through evaluation of prior and on-going donor support activities.
  • Develop key performance indicators (KPIs) to monitor and control the execution of operational improvements and provide feedback on implementable actions to ensure performance improvements are achieved.
  • Liaise with DISCO management in order to seek buy-in on all major project activities and regularly apprise them on progress and development.
  • Prepare detailed activity reports for the client on the tasks under execution / implementation on daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Carry out other duties assigned by the COP related to the project.
  • Essential KSA's Required (experience, skills, education, certification, etc.) :

  • Advanced degree in energy policy, business, finance, or engineering.
  • 10+ years of experience in the electric utility sector and at least 5 years of experience in electricity distribution commercial operations.
  • 8 years of technical expertise and proven management experience in key areas of the electricity distribution.
  • Prior experience working on a distribution privatization program.
  • Demonstrated experience with commercialization, revenue protection and management, loss reduction and metering programs within the distribution utility.
  • Experience managing complex energy distribution related activities, organizational units, and / or energy sector development and reform activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and meet tight deadlines under demanding conditions.
  • Excellent communication, writing and computer skills with a demonstrated ability to present complex technical proposals
  • Valued but not required KSAs :

  • Experience working on USAID distribution utility projects
  • Prior experience working on donor-funded projects
  • Fluency in Urdu
  • Prior experience working in Pakistan
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