Energy Finance and PPP Specialist

Job Description

Title: Energy Finance and PPP Specialist

Company Name: Tetra Tech ES, Inc.

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Masters’ degree (or equivalent) in finance, economics, engineering, management, law or related fields with 5+ years OR Bachelors’ degree (or equivalent) with 7+ years of relevant experience.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Financial Models, Project Finance, Transactions

Job Context:
∎ Tetra Tech is seeking a Energy Finance and PPP Specialist for the USAID/Bangladesh’s new energy activity, Bangladesh Advancing Development and Growth through Energy (BADGE). The activity will improve energy security and resilience in Bangladesh by improving access to affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy systems, and promoting transparent and efficient energy markets. The activity will advance private sector investment, promote policy and regulatory environments favorable to the sector and investors, support entrepreneurs developing and distributing energy technologies, and convene platforms to share best practices in the management of the energy sector. Altogether, through June 2026, BADGE will support Bangladesh’s transformation to a developed, decarbonized, and inclusive energy sector.
∎ This position is full-time, and hiring is contingent upon USAID approval. Interested candidates must be eligible to work in Bangladesh. Tetra Tech values a diverse workplace and strives to achieve gender equality. Qualified women and men are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ The Energy Finance and PPP specialist will report to the Director of EPF, and support activities on enabling environment for advanced energy technologies and transparent and best-value procurement, including projects to secure equity and debt financing, and identifying opportunities to develop new models for PPPs, and improving the efficiency, accountability, and financial viability of the energy sector, while enabling increased private sector engagement (PSE). The responsibilities of Energy Finance and PPP Specialist include but not be limited to:
∎ Conduct market assessments, feasibility studies and capacity-building related to new policy and business models to facilitate adoption of advanced clean energy technologies.
∎ Analyze the viability of different sustainable energy solutions, financial and business models, and their potential.
∎ Support engagement with key stakeholders including Government, private sector, projects developers, development partners and technology providers to identify potential investors, viable business models and financing mechanisms.
∎ Assess potential of developing PPP projects based on existing policy, regulatory and institutional frameworks on PPP modality, capacity of private sector involvement, constraints, and attractiveness of existing framework.
∎ Identify, recommend, and implement traditional and innovative financing mechanisms, public-private partnerships, and risk mitigation instruments.
∎ Help design regulatory and legal framework for supporting public-private partnerships, and independent power producers.
∎ Support de-risking projects and attracting commercial lenders.
∎ Support capacity building activities for key energy agencies, commercial lenders, and private sector.
∎ Advise project developers, utilities, government ministries, banks, investors, local communities, and other stakeholders to expedite the financial closure of projects.
∎ Coordinate with other international donors that clean energy for leveraging funding for projects.
∎ Support Director of EFP in the design, development, and implementation of the Work Plan.
∎ Perform other related duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Experience and involvement in development and transactions for energy or other infrastructure projects, public-private partnerships, financial modelling, and project financing.
∎ Knowledge and/or understanding of energy markets, energy policies, and regulatory environment.
∎ Familiarity with current Bangladesh government regulations and incentives in renewable energy, energy efficiency and other advanced energy systems, and utility planning, procurement, and operations.
∎ Fluent in English (reading, writing, and oral presentation) and preferably in Bangla.
∎ Person with disability are encouraged to apply

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 18 Aug 2021

Company Information:
∎ 19 Jul 2021
∎ Tetra Tech ES, Inc.
∎ Address : TBD
∎ Web :
∎ Business : Tetra Tech is helping USAID ensure that energy supplies are resilient, promote development, advance US security and interests, and increase gender equity. Since 1983, we have delivered results for USAID and public sector energy projects in over 100 countries.
Stimulating economic growth. Tetra Tech has helped our clients created thousands of energy sector jobs. Tetra Tech has helped to deliver stable power, which gave businesses and consumers the confidence to sustain or expand their operations in, for example, Afghanistan, Georgia, Kosovo, Nigeria and across Africa.
Opening markets. Our renewable energy work has led to billions of dollars of US private sector investment. In Mexico, for example, over $9 billion of US investment is supporting new energy projects financed through the competitive auctions we helped design and implement.
Reducing corruption. Improved energy sector governance reduces corruption. In Kosovo, for example, we facilitated the transfer of over $600 million of revenue, which was being diverted into undocumented pockets, to self-finance the electric utility.
Increasing energy security. We are helping Eastern Europe diversify their fuel mixes, and increase their reliance on such allies as the United States to strengthen their security.

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