Job description

Public Sector-Power Sector Reform Chief of Party-Manager

Apply Now    
Job Category:   Project Management
Line of Service:   Advisory
State & City:   VA-McLean
Travel Requirements:   41-60%
Position Type:   Manager
Req ID:   102231BR
PwC/LOS Overview
PwC is a network of firms committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

We help resolve complex issues for our clients and identify opportunities. Learn more about us at www.pwc.com/us.

At PwC, we develop leaders at all levels. The distinctive leadership framework we call the PwC Professional (http://pwc.to/pwcpro) provides our people with a road map to grow their skills and build their careers. Our approach to ongoing development shapes employees into leaders, no matter the role or job title.

Are you ready to build a career in a rapidly changing world? Developing as a PwC Professional means that you will be ready
- to create and capture opportunities to advance your career and fulfill your potential. To learn more, visit us at www.pwc.com/careers.

PwC Advisory helps our clients with their most challenging imperatives from strategy through execution. We combine the breadth of knowledge of over 48,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. We work with the world's largest and most complex companies and understand the unique business issues and opportunities our clients face.

Job Description
In today's changing environment, the public sector is seeing an increase in physical and cyber threats, financial and performance reporting requirements, diversity in the workforce, and the impact of rapidly changing technologies. PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector LLP provides management consulting, technology consulting and risk consulting services to help federal and international government agencies anticipate and address these and other complex challenges.

PwC Public Sector LLP is one of four organizations to receive the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence, recognizing U.S. organizations for superior quality and world-class results across six categories defined by Baldrige including Leadership, Strategic Planning, Customer Focus, Measurement, Analysis and Knowledge Management, Workforce Focus, and Operations Focus. For more information on our journey to performance excellence, please visit www.pwc.com/baldrige or view our winner profile on the NIST website.



Professionals in PwC Public Sector LLP may be subject to a government security investigation and may need to meet related eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Our Operations consultants help clients realize competitive advantage from operations. This high performing team translates business strategy into effective operations to drive both growth and profitability. Specific areas of focus include product innovation and development, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations, and capital asset programs and operations.

The Chief of Party (COP) team will work in the Public Sector Practice specializing in US donor-funded projects. The COP team will be located in the USAID program country and will serve as the primary liaison between PwC and USAID. The COP team will work with US-based team members on project development, execution, monitoring, communication and management.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 15


Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree


Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success managing, implementing, and advising programs with a
focus on policy, institutions and investment related to power
generation, transmission, and distribution, including but not
limited to the following:

- Working in developing countries and government organizations
on energy issues;

- Leading USAID programs as Chief of Party or serving asproject lead for a similar bilateral or multilateral institution; and,

- Understanding technical aspects of the program including energy strategy and planning, energy policy and regulation, transmission, renewable energy project development, energy finance and transactions, off-take and power purchase agreements, power pools, tariffs, investment promotion, communication and stakeholder engagement.


Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

- Leading large and complex programs in support of development
organizations including USAID, multilateral development banks,
the United Nations, and/or European Union.

- Leading, coaching, and motivating team members, promoting a collaborative work environment by providing a strategic and balanced oversight, proactively sharing insights, knowledge and experience, and seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation.

- Overseeing the components of a power program
including:




-Facilitating the close of private sector energy transactions;




-Providing institutional, policy, legal, and regulatory support;




-Organizing and coordinating with stakeholder institutions in the






power sector across the developing country; and,




-Creating partnerships and working relationships with civil






society, utilities, financial institutions, and businesses.




Apply Now    
Link for schema