World Bank Ethiopia Country Office is hiring up to three (3) short-term
consultants to support energy sector engagement in Ethiopia. The positions are based in Addis Ababa,
Ethiopia and open to Ethiopian nationals.
World Bank on-going energy portfolio and pipeline of projects in Ethiopia
include support for power sector reforms; investment projects on power transmission,
distribution, and grid electrification; solar mini grids & standalone
solar systems for households and communities; clean cooking and improved
cookstoves; and interconnection with neighboring countries as part of the
efforts to bring Ethiopia connected to the regional electricity
network. Moreover, the bank provides technical assistance and capacity
building of sector institutions. As a member of the Ethiopia energy team, the
selected consultants are expected to work as part of the energy team in
design and implementation of the on-going and future World Bank support in
energy in Ethiopia and neighboring countries as needed.
part of the Ethiopia energy team, the main responsibility of the candidates
will be to support the ongoing sector dialogue, implementation of the
investment lending operations, preparation of pipeline, as well as analytical
work in Ethiopia’s energy sector. The candidates might also be required to
provide support to other countries and regional teams in East Africa.
responsibilities of the selected candidates will include:
in the design, preparation and implementation of lending operations
including the cross-cutting aspects such as gender, environmental and
social safeguards, procurement, climate change, and citizen engagement
the design, preparation and implementation of sector strategies,
studies, analytical work, and advisory activities as appropriate.
the energy team in task planning, budget planning and management,
project monitoring, and internal and external project coordination.
Support the planning,
preparation and execution of missions, including mission announcement, mission
schedule, meeting notes, briefings, aide-mémoires, management letters, etc.
Follow up on agreed
actions and thorough engagement with internal and external stakeholders.
with and support teams from other sectors of the World Bank and external
stakeholders as the Bank engagement calls for.
proposals, analysis and other relevant documents to mobilize resources needed
to support project preparation and implementation.
progress reports for the existing trust funds and monitor and manage
trust funds in line with the trust fund administration requirements.
and manage a localized database of the projects under execution and
dissemination materials related to project design and preparation, including
power point presentations, briefs and other relevant WB internal and external
Must be 32 years old or younger.
Must have a master's degree in engineering, economics, business
administration, or equivalent areas relevant for energy sector development.
Must have at least 2 years of relevant experience working
in the energy sector in the public or private sector or international
institutions with track record of strong performance.
Is highly motivated, ability to work independently,
taking initiative, and flexibility in quickly adjusting to changing work
Has active listening skills and excellent interpersonal
Is quick learner with strong interest to work in the
Has excellent oral and written English communications
skills with demonstrated capability to prepare short and long documents with high
are required to submit their application letter along with their CV and
credentials via email to Mrs. Eleni Albejo (email@example.com) within three weeks after the date